Upcoming Phones in August: A Sneak Peek into Some Impressive Releases

In August, there may not be as many mobile launches compared to July, but still, we will get to see some really good phones. Let’s take a look at them:

MOBILE/SERIESEXPECTED PRICEEXPECTED LAUNCH/SALE DATE
Redmi 12 5G₹13,999August 1, 2023
Infinix GT 10 (Series)₹19,999August 3, 2023
Samsung Galaxy Z (Series)₹99,999August 11, 2023
Realme GT Neo 6₹39,999Mid-August, 2023
Oneplus Open₹1,24,999Last Week of August, 2023
Motorola G14₹10,990August 1, 2023
Poco F5 Pro₹36,999Last Week of August, 2023
Techno Pova 5 (Series)₹15,999First Week of August, 2023
Motorola Edge 40 Pro₹79,999Last Week of August, 2023

Redmi 12 5G:

Xiaomi’s upcoming phone, Redmi 12 5G, is already confirmed to be launched on August 1st. Along with this phone, Xiaomi will also launch its smart TV X series and Redmi Watch 3 Active.

Redmi 12 5G Specifications:

  • 6.79-inch 90Hz IPS Punch-Hole Display (1080 × 2460 pixels)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 SoC
  • 6GB/8GB RAM | 128GB/256GB ROM
  • 50MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras | 8MP Front Camera
  • 5000mAh Battery | 18W Fast Charging
  • Android 13
  • 4G | 5G | VoLTE | WiFi | NFC | IR Blaster | Bluetooth v5.3 | USB Type-C | Android 13

The official price for the Redmi 12 5G has not been confirmed yet, but it is expected to be priced below ₹14,000.

Infinix GT 10 Series:

There will be two phones in the Infinix GT 10 series, but their launch confirmation is pending. One of the phones, Infinix GT 10 Pro, is already confirmed and will be launched on August 3rd.

Infinix GT 10 Series Specifications (Expected):

  • 6.8-inch 120Hz AMOLED Display (1080 × 2460 pixels)
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8050 SoC
  • 8GB RAM | 256GB ROM
  • 108MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras | 32MP Front Camera
  • 7000mAh Battery | 260W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | VoLTE | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | USB Type-C 2.0 | In-Display Fingerprint Sensor | Dedicated microSD Card Slot | Android 13

The prices for both phones under the Infinix GT 10 Series, which will be under ₹25,000, have not been officially announced yet.

Samsung Galaxy Z Series:

The Samsung Galaxy Z Series will have two confirmed phones – Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5. Samsung has already revealed both phones at its Galaxy Unpacked event, and pre-orders have started.

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Specifications:

  • 6.7-inch Full HD+ Dynamic AMOLED Display | 3.4-inch Super AMOLED Cover Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
  • 8GB RAM | 256GB/512GB ROM
  • 12MP + 12MP Dual Rear Cameras | 10MP Front Camera
  • 3,700mAh Battery | 25W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | VoLTE | Vo5G | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | NFC | USB Type-C 2.0 | Android 13

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 Specifications:

  • 7.6-inch QXGA+ Dynamic AMOLED Display | 6.2-inch HD+ AMOLED Cover Display
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
  • 12GB RAM | 256GB/512GB/1TB ROM
  • 50MP + 12MP + 12MP Triple Rear Cameras | 10MP + 4MP (under display) Dual Cameras
  • 4,400mAh Battery | 25W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | Vo5G | VoLTE | NFC | Bluetooth v5.3 | USB Type-C 3.2 | Android 13

The prices for Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 and Galaxy Z Fold 5 start at ₹99,999 and ₹1,54,999, respectively.

Realme GT Neo 6:

Realme may also launch the GT Neo 6 under its GT series in August, but the official announcement has not been made yet. It is possible that this phone will be launched in mid-August.

Realme GT Neo 6 Specifications (Expected):

  • 6.78-inch 144Hz OLED Display (1240 × 2772 pixels)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
  • 8GB RAM | 256GB ROM
  • 50MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras | 32MP Front Camera
  • 5000mAh Battery | 100W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | VoLTE | Vo5G | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | NFC | USB Type-C 2.0 | IR Blaster | Android 14

Though Realme has not officially revealed any information about this phone, it is expected to be priced at around ₹40,000.

OnePlus Open:

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There have been many leaks about the OnePlus Open, indicating that the company might launch its first folding phone in August. However, OnePlus has not made any official announcements about it yet.

OnePlus Open Specifications (Expected):

  • 7.8-inch 120Hz LTPO AMOLED Display (1792 × 1920 pixels)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
  • 12GB RAM | 256GB ROM
  • 64MP + 48MP + 48MP Triple Rear Cameras | 32MP Front Camera
  • 4800mAh Battery | 67W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | VoLTE | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | NFC | USB Type-C 2.0 | Android 13

As this will be OnePlus’ first foldable phone, it is expected to have a higher price, likely around ₹1,25,000.

Motorola G14:

Motorola is set to launch its budget segment smartphone, the Motorola G14, on August 1st. This phone is the successor to the Motorola G13, which was launched in January of the same year. Pre-bookings for the Motorola G14 will start on August 1st.

Motorola G14 Specifications:

  • 6.5-inch 90Hz Full HD+ IPS Display (1080 × 1920 pixels)
  • UNISOC T616 SoC
  • 4GB RAM | 128GB ROM
  • 50MP + 2MP Dual Rear Cameras | 8MP Front Camera
  • 5000mAh Battery | 20W Fast Charging
  • 4G | VoLTE | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | NFC | USB Type-C 2.0 | Dolby Atmos | Android 13

The Motorola G14 will be available in a single variant with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage, priced at ₹10,990.

Poco F5 Pro:

After the launch of the Poco F5 in May, the Pro version, Poco F5 Pro, is expected to hit the market soon. It is speculated that Poco F5 Pro will be launched in the last week of August, but there is no official information available yet.

Poco F5 Pro Specifications (Expected):

  • 6.67-inch 120Hz AMOLED Display (1080 × 2400 pixels)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC
  • 8GB RAM | 256GB ROM
  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Cameras | 16MP Front Camera
  • 5160mAh Battery | 67W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | VoLTE | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | NFC | USB Type-C 2.0 | IR Blaster | Android 13

The expected price for the Poco F5 Pro with the 8GB + 256GB configuration is ₹36,999, but it is not confirmed yet.

Techno Pova 5 Series:

The Techno Pova 5 series will soon be available in India, as confirmed by an Amazon landing page. The exact number of phones in this series is not known yet, but it is speculated that there will be three phones – Techno Pova 5 4G, Techno Pova 5 Pro, and Techno Pova 5 Free Fire Edition.

Techno Pova Series Specifications (Expected):

  • 6.7-inch 120Hz AMOLED Display (1080 × 2460 pixels)
  • MediaTek Helio G99 SoC
  • 8GB RAM | 256GB ROM
  • 50MP + 0.08MP Dual Rear Cameras | 8MP Front Camera
  • 6000mAh Battery | 45W Fast Charging
  • 4G | 5G | VoLTE | WiFi | Bluetooth | USB Type-C 2.0 | Android 13

The expected price for the Techno Pova 5 series phones is under ₹18,000.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro:

Motorola is also likely to launch the Motorola Edge 40 Pro in August. The Motorola Edge 40 was launched in May with impressive specs, and the Edge 40 Pro will be its advanced version. While there is no official confirmation about the launch date, there is a high possibility it will be launched in the last week of August.

Motorola Edge 40 Pro Specifications:

  • 6.67-inch 165Hz OLED Display (1080 × 2400 pixels)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC
  • 12GB RAM | 256GB ROM
  • 50MP + 50MP + 12MP Triple Rear Cameras | 60MP Front Camera
  • 4600mAh Battery | 125W Fast Charging
  • 5G | 4G | VoLTE | Bluetooth v5.3 | WiFi | NFC | USB Type-C 3.2 | Android 13

The 12GB+256GB variant of Motorola Edge 40 Pro is expected to be priced around ₹80,000, but it is not confirmed yet.

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