The ongoing Coronavirus crisis has already delayed a lot of smartphone launches. And companies are trying hard to bring new technology and timely upgrades for consumers. That said, many launches have been shifted from March to April, while some have been freshly announced by the brands. In this article, let’s check out upcoming phones in India for April 2020.
Upcoming Phones in India (April 2020)
1. OnePlus 8, OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus has recently confirmed the launch of OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro for April 14 in India. Both the devices will be powered by Snapdragon 865 chipset and support 5G cellular connectivity.
The OnePlus 8 Pro will come with a 6.78-inch Quad HD+ AMOLED punch-hole display with a 120Hz refresh rate. As per fresh leaks, it will get a 48MP primary camera, a 48MP ultra-wide camera, an 8MP telephoto camera, and an additional 5MP sensor. There’ll be a 4,510mAh battery on board with WarpCharge 30T fast charging and wireless charging support.
The OnePlus 8, on the other hand, will come with a 6.55-inch Full HD+ AMOLED punch-hole display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It’ll get a 48MP primary camera with OIS, a 16MP ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP macro camera. There’ll be a 4300mAh battery with WarpCharge 30T Fast Charging support.
You can check out detailed OnePlus 8-series leaks here.
2. Realme Narzo 10, Narzo 10A
Realme had scheduled the launch of its Narzo 10 and Narzo 10A phones on March 26. However, the event was soon postponed due to the recently announced countrywide lockdown. Now, it’s been rumored that the phones will launch later in April in the country.
The Realme Narzo 10 will sport a 6.5″ HD+ display and MediaTek Helio G80 processor. It’ll come with a 48+8+2+2MP quad-camera setup and a 16MP selfie shooter. Moreover, there will be a 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging.
The Narzo 10A will also come with a 6.5″ HD+ display. However, it’s said to be powered by MediaTek Helio G70. It’ll pack a 12+2+2MP triple camera setup, a 5MP selfie camera, and a 5,000mAh battery with 10W charging.
3. Vivo V19
Like Realme, Vivo, too, announced that it is delaying the launch of Vivo V19 due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Following the same, the company is likely to unveil the device by mid-April in the country.
The India-spec Vivo V19 is tipped to come with a 6.44-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED punch-hole display, Snapdragon 712 processor, and a 4,500mAh battery with 18W Dual Engine fast charging. As for cameras, it’s said to feature a 48+8+2+2MP quad-camera setup at the rear, followed by a 32MP selfie shooter up front. It will also feature an in-display fingerprint scanner.
4. Infinix Hot 9
Infinix had planned to launch the Infinix Hot 9 in India on April 6. Unfortunately, the brand has postponed the launch following the nationwide lockdown. It is now expected to arrive after April 14, when the lockdown ends.
For starters, the Hot 9 was recently launched in Indonesia as a successor to the Infinix Hot 8. It comes with 6.6-inch IPS HD display and is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 chipset, paired with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
Other specifications include a 5,000mAh battery and a quad-camera setup with a 16MP primary sensor, two 2-megapixel shooters, and a depth sensor. The phone also flaunts a punch-hole upfront, which houses an 8MP selfie camera. In Indonesia, the smartphone is priced at Rp 1,699,000, which roughly translates to INR 7,800.
5. Oppo Find X2
The Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro arrived in China this March and are anticipated to launch in India in April. Both the phones come with 120Hz Quad-HD+ AMOLED displays with punch-hole, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipsets, and support for 5G.
The Find X2 Pro gets a triple rear camera setup with dual 48MP primary and secondary sensors. There’s also a 13MP periscope telephoto camera capable of 5x optical, 10x hybrid, and up to 60x digital zoom.
Whereas, the regular model gets a 48MP primary camera with 12MP wide-angle shooter and a 13MP telephoto camera with up to 5x hybrid zoom. The battery measures 4,200mAh, and both the devices support 65W SuperVOOC fast charging.
The Find X2 retails for EUR 999 (about INR 83,500), whereas the Pro costs EUR 1,199 (about INR 99,000) in Europe. Though, they are said to have a cheaper price tag in other markets, including India.
6. Honor 30S
Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has freshly unveiled its Honor 30S mid-range smartphone at a base price of 2,399 Yuan (about INR 25,400) in China. The brand is likely to announce it in India either by this month or on a later date.
The phone comes with a 6.5-inch Full-HD+ punch-hole display with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. It features the latest Kirin 820 5G chip with 8GB of RAM and 128/256GB of internal storage.
There’s a quad-camera setup with a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP telephoto shooter with 3x optical and up to 20x hybrid zoom, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. Furthermore, the device packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for 40W Supercharging technology.
7. Nokia 5.3
The new Nokia 5.3, too, is expected to land in India in April or sometime later. The mid-range phone gets a 6.5-inch HD+ display and is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 655 SoC. Plus, it runs stock Android 10 out-of-the-box with promised two years of Android updates.
There is a quad-camera setup featuring a 13MP primary camera, 5MP ultra-wide angle shooter, 2MP macro sensor, and 2MP depth sensor. Besides, it houses an 8MP front camera and packs in a 4,000mAh battery. It has been priced at EUR 189 (about INR 15,600) in Europe.
8. Nokia 1.3
Alongside Nokia 5.3, HMD Global may also launch the entry-level Nokia 1.3 smartphone in the country. The handset features quite basic specifications, including a 5.7-inch HD+ display and quad-core Qualcomm 215 processor with 1GB RAM and 16GB storage.
The Nokia 1.3 has an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel selfie camera. It runs Android 10 Go-edition out of the box and is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery. It costs EUR 95 (about INR 7,800) in European markets.
9. Nokia 5310
Nokia 5310 is the 2020 version of the classic XpressMusic phone that was first released in 2007. It is expected to be one of the upcoming phones in April 2020 in India.
For starters, the phone comes with dedicated music buttons, dual speakers, and wireless FM radio. It also gets a long-lasting 1200mAh battery. Other specifications include a MediaTek MT6260A processor with up to 16MB of RAM, a 2.4-inch TFT display, and a VGA rear camera. It is likely to be priced around INR 3,000 in the country.