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If you are planning to buy a new smartphone post Lockdown; Check these latest launches



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During the lockdown, the delivery of smartphones has been on a halt. As per the research, there is a 19% decline in the sale and profit of smartphones. But if you wish to buy a new smartphone, check out the new launches below.
As per the research, the Indian smartphone market grew four percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020 to over 31 million units sold.

The overall shipments in the country grew annually in January and February from a combination of new launches and aggressive promotions. The premium smartphone market in India has transformed in the past three to four years. According to Counterpoint Research, price cuts, upgrade plans, EMI offers, among others, are the growth drivers for the smartphone segment, and these factors will drive more Indian consumers to upgrade to premium devices this year. Here is the explored list:

1. Apple’s cheapest iPhone SE

Launched in April, iPhone SE sports a smaller screen of 4.7-inch, Touch ID, and wireless charging. Recently, in its Q2 earnings calls, Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the iPhone SE is Apple’s most affordable phone so far, and has been well-received primarily for its smaller form factor with the latest technology.

2. OnePlus 8

The OnePlus 8 starts at Rs 41,999 for the 6GB RAM/128GB storage variant, the 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant is priced at Rs 44,999. Whereas, the 12GB RAM/256GB storage variant is priced at Rs 49,999. The OnePlus 8 Pro is a bit more expensive, starting at Rs 54,999 for the 8GB RAM/128GB storage variant, and at Rs 59,999 for the 12GB RAM/256GB storage variant.

3. Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Ultra

Galaxy S20 Ultra is equipped with a 5,000 mAh battery. In terms of storage, both 5G and LTE variants will offer 16GB and 12GB RAM options and 128GB and 512GB storage options. The storage space is expandable up to 1TB via a microSD card. The Ultra implements a proper 5G mode that provides full support for mmWave radios that can hit speeds of several gigabytes per second when in the right regions.

4. Xiaomi expensive Mi 10

In terms of design, Mi 10 sports a 3D Curved AMOLED display, a 6.67-inch screen, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 at the front and back. The smartphone is priced at Rs 49,000 for 8GB+128GB, and Rs 54,999 for 8GB+256GB variant. The phone can be pre-ordered starting Friday on Xiaomi’s website, Amazon, and Mi Homes, and will go on sale across platforms on May 18, 2020.