Poco M5, Moto Edge 30 Ultra, Redmi 11 Prime look to steal iPhone 14 launch thunder; are they special? Check list
Apart from the premium iPhone 14, a bunch of new and exciting smartphones are on the way - from Poco M5, Moto Edge 30 Ultra, Redmi 11 Prime, and many more. Let’s have a look.
This week is going to be super exciting for all tech enthusiasts! Undoubtedly, the iPhone 14 launch is grabbing the spotlight so far, but other manufacturers are looking to steal Apple's thunder by launching some special phones of their own. But will they manage to compete with the Apple iPhone? Apple iPhone 14 launch is all set to for September 7 during the Apple Far Out Event. Ahead of the iPhone 14 launch, several other big brands are making this week super busy with a series of launches. From Xiaomi, Motorola, and Realme to Poco - all are bringing their new devices in the market from affordable to premium. The excitement is building up all around for these upcoming smartphones. Let's have a closer look at these launches - iPhone 14, Poco M5, Moto Edge 30 Ultra, and many more.
Smartphone launches this week
The new Poco M5 is coming today! Poco is all set to launch its next smartphone of the M-series, the Poco M5 with a 6.58-inch full HD+ LCD IPS display and a 90Hz refresh rate, which will be powered by MediaTek Helio G99 chipset. It will also pack a 5,000mAh battery with support for Type-C-based 33W charger. It is expected to be launched around Rs. 15,000. Yes, it is quite affordable and nowhere near the iPhone 14 price-point.
Redmi 11 Prime 5G
Redmi is set to launch a couple of new devices. The Redmi 11 Prime 5G is launching in India on September 6, which is expected to be a rebranded version of the Redmi Note 11E that was unveiled in China. Based on its China version, it is expected to feature a 6.58-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and may pack the MediaTek Dimensity 700 chipset. This smartphone is also expected to be a budget smartphone with a price tag around Rs. 15,000. No, it will not compete with the iPhone 14 either.
mobile to buy?
Apart from Redmi 11 Prime, there is another budget smartphone - the Redmi A1 which is launching tomorrow. We already know a lot of details about the smartphone which may pack the MediaTek Helio G22 chipset with LPDDR4X RAM and eMMC 5.1 support. It may feature a 6.52-inch HD+ display and an 8MP main camera. It too is not the kind of heavy-weight that can target an iPhone.
Realme is also coming up with a new budget smartphone on September 6, the Realme C33 with Unisoc T612 chipset, 5000mAh battery, and a 50MP main camera sensor. Impressive specs, but still not amounting to a face-off with an iPhone.
Moto Edge 30 Ultra
Just a day after the iPhone 14 launch, Moto India has scheduled an event to unveil two handsets - Moto Edge 30 Ultra and Edge 30 Fusion on September 8. As touted earlier, the Moto Edge 30 Ultra will be the first phone that will offer a 200MP camera sensor and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip. It definitely stands a chance to start some kind of a rivalry. Its price is somewhat near the iPhone 14 level too.
Apple is most likely to launch four new models - the standard iPhone 14, large iPhone 14 Max/Plus, the Pro version and the highly specced iPhone 14 Pro Max. Rumours and leaks are hinting toward major upgrades on the Pro models - from design, camera upgrades, new chipset, premium features and much more. The starting price is expected to be anything between $749 to $799.
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