Upcoming Smartphone launches in India: Oppo A78, Samsung Galaxy A23, Infinix Note 12i, more

From Oppo A78, Samsung Galaxy A23 to Infinix Note 12i - check what's exciting coming to India in January, 2023.

| Updated on: Jan 15 2023, 14:25 IST
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Redmi Note 12 5G
1/5 Xiaomi on Thursday launched the Redmi Note 12 5G series (Redmi Note 12 5G, Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G and Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G) in India. Out of these smartphones, Redmi Note 12 5G is the most affordable one and comes at a starting price of Rs. 16499. If you are looking for a new Android smartphone and that too under budget, you can consider buying the Redmi Note 12. Here is all you need to know about the Redmi Note 12 5G. (Xiaomi)
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2/5 Redmi Note 12 5G Display: The device comes with a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED display. The screen has a refresh rate of 120Hz and 1200 nits of peak brightness. Xiaomi claims that the Redmi Note 12 5G is the slimmest Note ever with 7.9mm thickness. It is available in three colour options- Mystique Blue, Frosted Green and Matte Black. (Xiaomi)
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3/5 Redmi Note 12 5G chipset: The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 processor. "This 6nm process chipset is power-efficient and offers long-lasting battery backup. Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 is a 5G-ready chipset with Dual 5G SIM support. Snapdragon 4 Gen 1 with 120Hz refresh rate will provide the best gaming experience in the segment," the company said. Also, the smartphone comes powered by MIUI 13 based on Android 12 operating system. (Redmi India Twitter)
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4/5 Redmi Note 12 5G camera: The phone comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, paired with an 8MP ultra-wide sensor and a 2MP macro camera. The phone also sports a 13MP selfie camera. (Xiaomi)
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5/5 Redmi Note 12 5G camera: The phone comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 48MP primary camera, paired with an 8MP ultra-wide sensor and a 2MP macro camera. The phone also sports a 13MP selfie camera. (Xiaomi)
Oppo A78, Infinix Note 12i
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Upcoming Smartphone launches in India: Some quite exciting budget smartphones are coming, check them out here. (Oppo and Infinix )

The first month of 2023 has been really exciting so far for smartphone lovers. Some noted launches include Realme 10 Pro series, Redmi Note 12 Pro and iQOO 11 series, which is the first smartphone in India with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. However, the excitement for budget buyers is set to jump as there are some really notable launches still to come in January. Check out the upcoming smartphone launches that are worth waiting for, including Oppo A78 5G, Samsung Galaxy A23 5G and Infinix Note 12i.

Oppo A78 5G

Oppo is gearing up to launch the Oppo A78 5G in India on January 16. Thanks to its earlier Southeast Asia launch, there is a lot that has already been revealed. The upcoming Oppo A78 will feature a 6.56-inch HD+ LCD display with a90Hz refresh rate. It will come with a MediaTek Dimensity 700 under the hood, and feature dual stereo speakers. For photography, it will flaunt a 50MP rear camera and an 8MP front-facing camera for selfies. It is expected to be priced around Rs. 20000 in India.

Samsung Galaxy A23 5G

Ahead of the launch of the premium flagship series Galaxy S23, Samsung is coming up with some budget and mid-range smartphones. It has been confirmed to debut Galaxy A23 5G in India on January 18. The Galaxy A23 will feature a 6.6-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 5000mAh battery. It will be powered by a Snapdragon 695 chipset and will support 25W fast charging. It will also pack a 50MP primary camera. Leaks suggest that it will be priced around Rs. 25000.

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Samsung Galaxy A14 5G

Announced just last week, the Samsung Galaxy A14 5G will share most of the features just like the Galaxy A23 5G. However, the A14 5G will have an only a 90Hz refresh rate display and will be powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 700 or an Exynos 1330 chipset. The charging support will be limited to 15W. While looking at the specs, it is expected to be launched for around Rs. 17000.

Infinix Note 12i

Without a specified date, the company confirmed that Infinix Note 12i will be launched in India along with Infinix Zero 5G this month. As it is already available in the global markets, the Note 12i will feature a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and will pack a 50MP and 2MP rear camera and a 8MP selfie camera. It will be powered by a Helio G85 chipset coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.

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First Published Date: 15 Jan, 14:20 IST
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