July has already seen a bunch of major launches, including the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7, and the recently launched Yu Yureka Plus. The month is looking at ending with a similar bang, and the last week of July is jam-packed with new launches. Listed below are five major smartphone launches taking place in India next week.
Lava Android One smartphone
On Monday, Lava is hosting a launch event where it is widely expected to launch the first of the next-generation Android One smartphones. A mysterious Lava smartphone called the Iris X5 4G has been spotted online that could be the Android One smartphone.
It is said to feature a 4.6-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display, 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6735 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB internal storage, 12-megapixel rear camera, 7-megapixel selfie camera, LTE support, and on the software front, runs on Android 5.1 out-of-the box.
Micromax’s ultra-affordable smartphone
BGR India today learnt that Micromax is planning on launched an ultra-affordable smartphone next week. Details are sketchy at best, but a leaked photo hints at a smartphone with a metallic frame. Unfortunately that’s about all that we know about the smartphone. Another thing that we do know is that Micromax’s forthcoming smartphone will retail on Flipkart.
This is easily one of the most anticipated smartphones, and it will be launched on July 28 via a virtual reality event. Later in the day, the Chinese company is hosting a launch event in New Delhi to no doubt reveal Indian pricing and availability details.
OnePlus has already revealed quite a lot about the smartphone. It will be powered by an improved version of the Snapdragon 810 processor,and feature USB Type C port, fingerprint sensor, a 3,300mAh battery, faster LTE, and dual-SIM card support. Rumors claim that the smartphone will also feature a 5.5-inch full HD (1920×1080 pixels) display, 13-megapixel rear camera with laser auto focus and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The company has also confirmed that the OnePlus 2 will be priced between $320 and $450.
Motorola Moto G (2015)
On the same day, Motorola too is hosting a launch event in New Delhi, where it is expected to unveil its third generation smartphones. One of them is the mid-range Moto G (2015), and a promo video from earlier in the day has revealed nearly everything worth knowing about the smartphone.
It is expected to feature a 5-inch HD display, 1.7GHz Snapdragon 410 quad-core SoC, 2GB of RAM, and 8GB internal storage that can be expanded using a microSD card. Also set to be included are 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front-facing camera, 2,470mAh battery, and IPx7 certification making it water resistant. On the software front, it will run on Android 5.1.1 out-of-the-box. Adding to the long list of leaks is yet another report hinting that the Moto G (2015) will be priced around Rs 13,700.
Motorola Moto X (2015)
In addition to the Moto G, Motorola could also unveil the third generation of its flagship Moto X. From what we have head so far, it is expected to flaunt a 5.64-inch QHD display, and will be powered by a Snapdragon 808 chipset paired with 3GB of RAM. It is also likely to feature a 16-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel selfie camera, USB Type C port, 3,280mAh battery and will run on Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box.