After the Corona pandemic, the smartphone industry is slowly picking up pace. The coming month of August is expected to see many launches in India as well as globally. Here we have prepared a list of the upcoming smartphones in August 2020. There will be multiple flagships being unveiled in August such as Galaxy Note 20 series. Apart from that, the list also includes some mid-range and budget devices like Redmi Prime, Mi A4, POCO C3, etc.
Upcoming Smartphones in August
Redmi 9 Prime
Redmi will launch another budget phone in its Redmi series in India on August 4. It could be Redmi 9 Prime as teased by the company on Amazon India. If we talk about key specs of the phone, it may come with FHD+ 6.53-inch display, MediaTek Helio G80 SoC, up to 4GB RAM, and up to 64GB storage and 5020mAh battery.
Xiaomi launches its Mi A series Android one phone around this time of the year. So, we expect the successor to last year’s Mi A3 might be coming soon too. It may come with new features like AMOLED display with a punch-hole cutout and quad cameras at the back.
Google Pixel 4a
Google will launch its mid-range phone Pixel 4a globally today, on August 3. The phone is rumored to have a 5.8-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,340 pixels) OLED with a hole-punch design, Snapdragon 730G SoC, a single 12.2-megapixel rear camera, an 8-megapixel selfie camera, and a 3,080mAh battery with 18W fast charging support via USB Type-C port. The Pixel 4a price is expected to be priced at $299 (roughly Rs. 22,400) for the base variant.
Galaxy Note 20 series
Samsung has scheduled its Galaxy Unpacked Event for Galaxy Note 20 series on August 5. There are as many as three smartphones that the company may launch at the event. The new Note series flagships from Samsung will get Snapdragon 865+ SoC in the USA, and Exynos 990 SoC in Europe and Asia. The phones are said to feature a 12MP rear camera (108MP camera in the Ultra version), a 64MP telephoto lens with 30x space zoom (12MP periscope lens with 50x space zoom in Ultra), and a 12MP ultra-wide sensor.
There’s not any confirmation from Samsung about the Galaxy M51 yet, but the company may launch the smartphone in India in late August. Recently, a Samsung device with model code SM-M515F alleged M51 appeared on Geekbench. It revealed key specs of the phone and it may include Infinity O AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 675 SoC, 8GB RAM, and Android 10 with OneUI 2.0.
POCO F2 Pro
POCO launched the POCO F2 Pro for global markets back in May. This is a flagship smartphone from the company that comes with a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED screen, Snapdragon 865 with 5G support, Android 10 with MIUI 11, 3D glass back, 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, and a 4700mAh battery with 30W fast charging. The company could launch this in India in August.
POCO will launch another smartphone in India, but this time it will be under 10,000. The company may launch the recently launched Redmi 9C as a rebranded POCO C3 in India. The phone is already certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards, TÜV Rheinland, and Bluetooth SIG certification. The Redmi 9C comes with a 6.53-inch Dot display, triple rear camera, and a 5000mAh battery. It is also the first phone to get the Helio G35 processor.
Realme V5 or Realme 7
Realme has recently announced its V5 5G smartphone in China. The company may launch it as Redmi 7 or Redmi 7 Pro in India in August. The key specs of the new V series phone include a 6.5-inch Full HD+ LCD 90Hz screen with a 16-megapixel camera inside the punch-hole, the latest Mediatek Dimensity 720 SoC with support for 5G, a 48-megapixel rear camera, and a 5000mAh battery with 30W fast charging.
So, these are the upcoming smartphones in August 2020. There might be some phone launches too and we will update the list as soon as we get to know about those.