Monthly Roundup – Latest Smartphones Launched In March 2021
With each passing month we see new phones being launched in the Indian smartphone market, the month of March has been quite busy than regular and we have seen new smartphone launches from multiple brands including Xiaomi, Samsung, OnePlus, and more. While most of these launches were expected and everyone looked forward to them, there were a few surprises from various brands as well. Here a roundup of all smartphones launched in March 2021.
Highlights of the Story
- March 2021 was a busy month in the Smartphone space with launches from OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, Realme, and more
- We’ve seen brands like Samsung launch multiple smartphones in the A series and the M series line of smartphones
- OnePlus 9 was probably the most anticipated launch of the month with users waiting for the latest OnePlus flagship for several months now
The smartphone market in India is very complicated and has very stiff competition. We’ve multiple brands in various segments compete to get the largest market share possible in all possible segments. Brands like Samsung are venturing into the budget segment while budget-friendly brands like Xiaomi and Realme are venturing into the premium space of the smartphone market.
Here is a Roundup of all smartphones launched in March 2021:
1. Redmi Note 10 Series
The Redmi Note series has been quite successful in India for a long time now and has been a top seller ever since it was initially launched a few years ago. The Redmi Note 10 offers an overall balanced experience at a budget price with great battery life.
The Redmi Note 10 by Xiaomi was recently announced with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 processor, it also comes with either 4GB or 6GB of RAM and either 64GB or 128GB of internal storage.
The smartphone features a quad-camera setup including one 48MP sensor, an 8MP sensor, and two 2MP sensors on the rear. The massive 6.43-inch display panel on the smartphone is powered by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging.
The 4GB RAM variant with 64GB internal storage retails for Rs 11,999 while the more powerful 6GB RAM variant with 128GB internal storage is priced at Rs 13,999.
2. Oppo F19 Pro series
Oppo recently announced two brand new smartphones in the Oppo F19 Series, the Oppo F19 Pro, and the Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G. Both smartphones offer amazing optics and an excellent videography experience. The Oppo F19 Pro is powered by the MediaTek P95 processor and has 8GB of RAM with 128GB of internal storage. The device has a 48MP quad-camera setup with an 8MP secondary camera and two 2MP cameras.
The Oppo F19 Pro features fast charging with 30W VOOC Charging for the 4,310mAh battery. This device has been launched for Rs 21,490 on Amazon.
The Oppo F19 Pro + 5G is slightly more powerful and is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 800u chipset that supports dual 5G and dual 4G connectivity. This is paired with fast LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.1 storage for the best performance. Even the Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage.
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The smartphone also features a quad-camera setup comprising of a 48MP main camera, an 8MP secondary camera and two 2MP cameras. While the Oppo F19 Pro+ 5G uses the same 4,310mAh battery, it supports 50W fast charging. The smartphone was launched for Rs 25,990 on Amazon.
3. OnePlus 9 Series
The OnePlus 9 Series was recently launched after a lot of anticipation, the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro are worthy successors to the older OnePlus 8 series of smartphones. The new OnePlus 9 Pro comes with a Hasselblad camera for better colour accuracy and the brand has made big claims in terms of optics performance.
The OnePlus 9 comes with a 6.55-inch Fluid AMOLED display while the OnePlus 9 Pro goes for a slightly larger 6.7-inch display.
Both the smartphones support 65W fast charging while the OnePlus 9 Pro also comes with support for 50W fast wireless charging. Both the devices are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Chipset and have either 8GB or 12GB of RAM along with support for 5G connectivity.
The internal storage on the devices comes in 128GB and 256GB options based on UFS 3.1 technology. The OnePlus 9 Starts at a cost of Rs 49,999 while the OnePlus 9 Pro price starts at Rs 64,999.
4. Gionee Max Pro
Gionee smartphones are not as common as they once were, the new Gionee Max Pro is powered by an octa-core processor and has 3GB of RAM along with 32GB of internal storage.
The 6.52-inch display has an HD+ resolution and the rear of the smartphone comes with a dual-camera setup comprising a 13MP primary sensor and a 2MP secondary sensor. The device is powered by a 6,000mAh battery and the smartphone is available for a very reasonable price of Rs 6,999.
5. Samsung Galaxy M12
The Samsung Galaxy M12 is one of the entry levels smartphones from the brand and is powered by an 8nm Exynos 850 processor and has either 4GB or 6GB RAM along with 64GB or 128GB internal storage.
The smartphone has a 6.5-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate and an HD+ resolution. The device comes with a quad-camera setup on the rear including a 48MP primary sensor, a 5MP secondary sensor, and two 2MP sensors. The device has a massive 6,000mAh battery and the price starts at just Rs 10,999 on Amazon.
6. Realme 8 Pro
The Realme 8 Pro is a very capable smartphone powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset and comes with either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. The device comes with 128GB of internal storage and comes with a quad-camera setup. The primary camera on the Realme 8 Pro is a 108MP sensor along with an 8MP secondary sensor. Along with these, there are two additional 2MP sensors on the rear for Macro photography.
The device comes with a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display and is backed by a 4,500mAh battery and is priced at Rs 17,999.
7. Samsung Galaxy A32
The Samsung Galaxy A32 is a simple device available for a well-suited budget and is a perfect pick for someone who doesn’t need high-end specifications. The device is powered by the MediaTek G80 processor and has 6GB of RAM.
The device comes with a quad-camera setup comprising a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide, and two 5MP cameras. The 6.4-inch display on the Galaxy A32 is powered by a massive 5,000mAh battery and the device is available for Rs 21,999 on Amazon and other retailers.
8. Moto G10 Power & G30
Motorola recently launched two new smartphones, the Moto G10 Power is a very basic smartphone with a massive battery. The device is powered by the basic Snapdragon 460 processor and has 4GB of RAM along with 64GB of internal storage.
The device comes with a quad-camera setup comprising a 48MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide, and two 2MP cameras. The smartphone has a 6.51-inch HD+ IPS LCD display with a 6,000mAh battery and is available for Rs 9,999.
The Moto G30 shifts its priorities slightly and is powered by a Snapdragon 662 processor with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The quad-camera setup on the G30 comes with a 64MP camera, an 8MP ultra-wide, and two 2MP sensors. The G30 also has a 6.51-inch display but comes with a slightly smaller 5,000mAh battery and is available for Rs 10,999.
9. Asus ROG Phone 5
The Asus ROG Phone is one of the most-awaited and extremely capable smartphones on the list, the device is powered by the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and comes with either 8GB or 12GB of RAM along with 128GB or 256GB of internal storage. The device has a 6.78-inch display with a 6,000mAh battery.
The ROG Phone 5 has decent optics including a 64MP primary camera, a 13MP ultra-wide, and a 5MP camera. While the smartphone is mainly focused on gamers it makes for an overall great phone starting at Rs 49,999.
10. Samsung Galaxy A52 & Galaxy A72
Samsung recently announced the Galaxy A52 and the Galaxy A72 in India. The Galaxy A52 is an update to the already successful A50 series from Samsung and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chipset. The device comes with 128GB internal storage and either 6GB or 8GB of RAM. In terms of display, the device features a 6.5-inches Super AMOLED display. The smartphone has been made available for Rs 26,499.
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The Samsung Galaxy A72 comes with 8GB RAM and is powered by Snapdragon 720G processor. The smartphone features a quad-camera setup comprising a 64MP primary camera, a 12MP ultrawide camera, 8MP telephoto, and a 5MP macro sensor. The device comes with a 6.7-inch Super AMOLED display and has a 5,000mAh battery. The phone is priced at Rs 34,999 and is available on Amazon.
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