This week in Mobiles witnessed the arrival of many interesting smartphones falling under different price segments in India. Some of the launch events that created a buzz in India were Realme U1 and Huawei Mate 20 Pro. Meanwhile, the Asus ROG gaming smartphone became official in India. So, let’s do a quick roundup of all the key happenings from the mobile world this week.
Asus announced their first true gaming smartphone - Asus ROG Phone - in India. Priced at Rs 69,999, Asus ROG Phone is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC. There are many reasons why gamers might want to get their hands on the ROG Phone and it could also redefine the way users play games like PUBG and Fortnite. The device is already up for grabs via Flipkart. (Read more)
Oppo R17 Pro is all set to launch in India on December 4. The handset is confirmed to support Super VOOC, which appears to be the fastest charging method so far. This is going to be the first Oppo phone in India to support Super VOOC. Apart from that, it will sport in-display fingerprint reader, waterdrop notch, gradient design and much more. (Read more)
Realme announced a new camera-centric U series in India and the first phone to fall under their U series is Realme U1. The phone starts at Rs 11,999 and it also happens to be the world’s first smartphone to be powered by MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. Realme U1 houses 13MP+13MP dual rear cameras and a 25MP front-facing shooter for selfies and video calls. (Read more)
Huawei Mate 20 Pro with 6GB RAM and 128GB expandable storage became official in India this week. Huawei Mate 20 Pro measures 8.6mm in thickness and weighs 189g. It will be available in a couple of colour options such as Emerald Green and Twilight. It’s powered by the company’s top-of-the-line HiSilicon Kirin 980 processor. It costs Rs 69,990. (Read more)
OnePlus announced that it has partnered with McLaren, a British Formula One team. Rumour has it that OnePlus is likely to announce OnePlus 6T McLaren edition. Just a couple of weeks ago, the OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple Edition went up for sale with some discount offers. The announcement will take place on 12th December in India. (Read more)