We all know that the existing Coronavirus pandemic has put a halt on smartphone launches and several ecommerce companies and smartphone businesses have been suffering huge losses. The recent GST hike has also increased the prices of smartphones in India. But there are still a few devices expected to be launch in May 2020 or later.
Realme Narzo 10/10A
The launch of Realme Narzo series has been delayed twice thanks to the current pandemic. The series will introduce only two phones – Narzo 10 and Narzo 10A. Narzo 10 has been leaked on AnTuTu, a well-known device benchmarking site. Its score matches the recently introduced Realme 6i. It is believed that Realme 6i will be rebranded as Realme Narzo 10. A live image has been leaked in which Narzo 10 is featured with water-drop notch and long display.
The Realme Narzo 10 will have MediaTek Helio G80 processor like Realme 6i. On the flip side, Narzo 10A might be toned-down Realme 6i. The price range might start at Rs. 15000 in India. On the other side, Narzo 10A will start from Rs. 10000. Initially, the series was expected to be launched on March 26. It had been delayed due to complete lockdown in the nation. Narzo 10A is supposed to have same specs with a few trimmed-down features, such as Android 10, 4-camera setup and a huge battery.
Google Pixel 4A
The entry-level flagship, Google Pixel 4A was also expected to arrive this May. The Pixel 4A was planned to launch by the first quarter of this year at I/O event in order to beat iPhone SE 2020. Thanks to COVID-19 pandemic, the event was cancelled along with other events. If things come under control, Pixel 4A could arrive by May or June, if rumors are to be believed. It may have full HD+ 5.81-inch OLED display panel with punch-hole selfie camera. It will have 12.2 MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera. The device will get the power from its Snapdragon 730 chipset. It will have eSIM card support and will come in 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The device will get the juice from 3080mAh battery with fast charging tech of 18W.
It is another most awaited phone by Poco. It was spotted and being rumored to be Poco F2 on Eurasian Economic Commission portal. It is also expected to launch in May 2020. According to the recent leaks, the model number of Poco F2 and Redmi Note 9 has a common link. With Xiaomi as the company, Poco smartphone has got M2004J11G as model number.
This model number hints a rebranded phone of Redmi with Poco branding. It could be Poco X2 Pro (Redmi K30 Pro rebranded edition) or a different Poco F2. No matter what, it is a fact that Poco F2 will launch and it will arrive with Poco Earbuds.
Xiaomi Mi 10
It is yet another phone awaiting its launch due to delay. It might be unveiled in May 2020 in India. It features 90Hz 6.67-inch OLED panel with 1080p resolution apart from punch-hole selfie shooter. It might come with up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage and it is powered by Snapdragon 865 processor. It will have 108MP primary shooter in quad rear camera module, including 13MP wide angle lens with f/2.4 aperture and 2MP sensor. It is supposed to have 30W fast charging support and 4780mAh massive battery. It runs on Android 10 based MIUI 11. It also supports reverse wireless charging of 10W.
iPhone 9/iPhone SE 2
Since the launch of iPhone SE, iPhone SE 2 has been on rumor mills. The budget iPhone is finally going to launch this year by the end of May 2020. According to the leaks, iPhone SE2 might arrive in 6 color options – Pink, Black, Red, Blue, Yellow and White. In addition, it will be powered by the powerful and latest Apple A13 Bionic chipset. A lot of top-end iPhones are powered by this processor. But it will not have FaceID. Instead, it will be replaced by TouchID. But it will also have interesting camera setup.
OnePlus 8 Series
OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro are the first two smartphones in OnePlus 8 series which were supposed to launch very early in 2020. The phones also arrived in the market by March, even before Apple reveals the most awaited iPhone SE 2. These devices are also supposed to be launhed with Snapdragon 865. Both of these devices were supposed to come with 5G support. OnePlus is also rumored to introduce a lite edition with Snapdragon 765. Fast WARP charging, improved cameras and display with high refresh rate are some of the other features.
It’s not only the Samsung which makes smartphones having curved display and stylus within. Motorola is here as a tough competitor. The upcoming Moto Edge and Edge+ models will be the new flagships. They will have stock Android UI. As per the leaks, Moto Edge+ will have curved 90Hz 6.67-inch large display with full HD resolution combined with 12GB RAM and 5000mAh battery.
It goes without saying that if smartphone sales start on May, it must be online. It is also believed that new smartphones might launch with several amazing offers and huge discounts on older models. So, it is better to wait for latest smartphones to come before you decide to buy a brand new.