The month of September has seen a plethora of new smartphone launches around the world, including in India. Eleven smartphones in total from different brands saw their debut in India this week alone. On Monday, Vivo and Vivo-owned iQOO launched the Vivo Y22 and iQOO Z6 Lite 5G. Tuesday saw Motorola and Realme announce Motorola Edge 30 Ultra, Edge 30 Fusion, and Realme Narzo 50i Prime. Next, Realme unveiled the Realme C30s on Wednesday, and Vivo and OPPO took wraps off from Vivo V25, OPPO F21s Pro 4G, and 5G variants on Thursday. The week ended with Tecno and Realme rolling out Tecno Camon 19 Pro Mondrian Edition and Realme GT Neo 4T. Here’s a quick rundown of every smartphone launched in India this week:
iQOO Z6 Lite 5G
The iQOO Z6 Lite 5G came to Indian shores as the first phone to draw power from the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 SoC. You can purchase this iQOO phone via Amazon and the company’s official website, available in two color options: Stellar Green and Mystic Night. The company ships iQOO Z6 Lite 5G in two storage options: 4GB/64GB at Rs 13,999 and 6GB/128Gb at Rs 15,499.
Up front is a 6.58-inch Full-HD+ display that supports a 120Hz refresh rate. A 5,000mAh battery with 18W fast charging support keeps the lights on. It has a dual rear camera setup: 50MP primary and 2MP secondary. There is an 8MP snapper on the front for selfies and video calling needs.
Motorola Edge 30 Ultra and Motorola Edge 30 Fusion
After successfully launching in the global market, Motorola sent the Edge 30 Ultra and Edge 30 Fusion to India. The former is India’s first 200MP camera phone and the world’s first handset to feature the large 200MP Samsung ISOCELL HP1 sensor. This 200MP phone can be yours at Rs 59,999, available in two color options: Interstellar Black and Starlight White. On the other hand, Motorola Edge 30 Fusion retails at Rs 42,999, available in Cosmic Gray and Solar Gold colors. These Motorola phones go on sale for the first time in India starting September 22nd at 12 noon via Flipkart and Motorola’s official website.
Motorola Edge 30 Ultra sports a 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz OLED panel that draws power from a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip with a 4,610mAh battery that supports 125W wired fast charging. It packs up to 12GB RAM with 256GB storage. There’s a 60MP selfie camera and a triple rear camera: 200MP primary, 50MP ultra-wide, and 2MP telephoto.
Motorola Edge 30 Fusion flaunts a 6.55-inch FHD+ 144Hz OLED panel that gets its fuel from a 4,400mAh battery that supports 68W wired fast charging with a Snapdragon 888+ chip. It packs 8GB RAM with 128GB storage. Motorola Edge 30 Fusion houses a triple rear camera: 50MP primary, 13MP ultra-wide, and 2MP depth. There’s a 32MP selfie camera on the front.
Vivo V25, like its elder sibling Vivo V25 Pro, comes with a colour-changing Flourite AG glass back panel, available in two colourways: Surfing Blue and Elegant Black. You can pick up this Vivo phone from Flipkart and Vivo’s online store starting September 23rd in two storage options: 8GB/128GB at Rs 27,999 and 12GB/256GB at Rs 31,999.
Powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900, the Vivo V25 ships with a 6.44-inch Full-HD+ 90Hz AMOLED panel. A 4,500mAh battery with 44W fast charging support runs the show. Camera configuration includes a 50MP selfie camera and a triple rear camera setup: 64MP primary, 8MP ultra-wide, and 2MP macro.
OPPO F21s Pro 4G and F21s Pro 5G
OPPO’s latest F-series smartphones – F21s Pro 4G and F21s Pro 5G – come as an upgrade over the OPPO F19s series. These phones are identical to OPPO Reno 8Z and OPPO F21 Pro in terms of specifications and design. You can get the 5G variant of the OPPO F21s Pro at Rs 25,999 and the 4G model at Rs 22,999 via Amazon and OPPO’s official website. Both units are available in two color options: Starlight Black and Dawnlight Gold.
OPPO F21s Pro 4G and F21s Pro 5G ship with a 6.4-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED panel—however, the F21s Pro 4G models support a 90Hz refresh rate. Both pack a 4,500mAh battery with 33W SuperVooc charging support and a triple rear camera setup: 64MP + 2MP + 2MP. OPPO F21s Pro 4G flaunts a 32MP selfie snapper, and OPPO F21s Pro 5G has a 16MP selfie shooter. While OPPO F21s Pro 4G has a Snapdragon 680 chip at the helm, the OPPO F21s Pro 5G features a Snapdragon 695 chipset.
Realme GT Neo 3T
A mid-life upgrade of the Realme GT Neo 3, the Realme GT Neo 3T is now official, and it comes in three colorways – Dash Yellow, Drifting White, and Shade Black. The Realme GT Neo 3T can be yours at Rs 29,999 for the 6GB/128GB unit, Rs 31,999 for the 8GB/128GB model, and Rs 33,999 for the 8GB/256GB variant. The first sale starts on September 23rd at 12 noon via Flipkart and Realme’s official website.
Realme GT Neo 3T sports a 6.62-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED panel. A 5,000mAh battery with 80W fast charging support powers the package. A Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 runs the show. A 16MP snapper on the front takes care of selfies and video call requirements. The triple-camera setup at the back includes a 64MP primary, an 8MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP macro sensor.
Realme C30, Narzo 50i, Vivo Y22, Tecno Camon 19 Pro Mondrian Edition
Tecno announced its first limited edition phone in India, the Camon 19 Pro Mondrian Edition. The phone’s USP is its back panel that flaunts a slew of white blocks, which change color under direct contact with sunlight. Apart from design, it packs the exact specifications as the original TecnoCamon 19 Pro.
Realme launched two entry-level smartphones in India this week: Realme C30s and Realme Narzo 50i. Realme C30s is a polished version of the original Realme C30 but has a new Unisoc SC9863A chip. Realme Narzo 50i, on the other hand, is a rebranded version of Realme C30.
Vivo unveiled its latest budget offering in India, the Vivo Y22. This phone comes with a Rs 14,499 price tag and is loaded with a 5,000mAh battery, 6.5-inch HD+ display, and a 50MP dual rear camera setup.