After a busy Techtober, you might have thought it’s the end of new launches in 2020. But you are in for a bunch of new phones this month. Here we are with another edition of upcoming Smartphones for the month of November 2020. The list includes Huawei, Redmi, Vivo, Realme, Moto, and more. We are just 5 days into the month, and a bunch of devices have already been announced. So, stick around till the end to find out what phones are launching in the next few weeks.
Huawei Nova 8 SE
Huawei will launch the Nova 8 SE in China on November 5. As reported earlier, the device is likely to come in two variants. A recently leaked spec-sheet shows that the device will have two editions- One with Dimensity 720 SoC, and Dimensity 800U SoC. The former has 5G+4G SIM, while the latter has dual-5G support. Other expected features include a 6.5-inch OLED display, quad-camera with 64MP main lens, 16MP selfie shooter, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage, 3,800mAh battery with 66W fast charging. It will likely run EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10.
Redmi Note 9 series
Previously rumored to be the Redmi Note 10 series, three new Smartphones(M2007J17C, M2007J22C, M2007J19C) are expected to be added to the Redmi Note 9 lineup in China.
Before you get confused, as of now, the new devices are likely headed to China. And doesn’t seem to resemble the already available ones. One of them likely has an LCD panel while the other has a high-refresh-rate screen. And likely have brightness up to 450 nits, NTSC 84%, 1500:1 contrast ratio. As of now, we don’t have an exact date but they are expected to go official later this month.
Honor V40 Series
Although rumors point to a December launch, Honor might jump the gun and bring it a month earlier as nothing is official yet. That said, the series will likely have two devices- V40 Pro, V40 Pro+. Expected features include a 6.72-inch FHD+ dual punch-hole curved display, 120Hz refresh rate, Dimensity 1000+SoC(V40 Pro), Kirin 9000 SoC(V40 Pro+), 50MP Sony IMX700 RYYB camera, 66W Wired SuperCharge, and 40W Wireless Charging.
Realme C17, X7 Pro
Realme has been mum for a while in India which is very unlike the company. However, it is likely coming back with new devices- Realme C17 for India, and Realme X7 Pro for India, and the Global market. The devices will likely launch this month(at least the C17). Realme C17 from Bangladesh features a 6.5-inch HD+ display, Snapdragon 460 SoC, quad-cameras, 6GB/128GB storage, and more. Realme X7 Pro is likely heading for a wider Global launch from China. It features a 6.55-inch AMOLED FHD+ 120Hz display, Dimensity 1000+ SoC, 64MP rear and 32MP front cameras, 5G, 65W SuperDart charging, and more.
Vivo X60 Series, V20 Pro
Vivo recently announced a transition to Origin OS for its smartphones. This new UI is expected to debut with the Vivo X60 series in November/December. Apart from a leaked naming(X60) on the advertisement hoarding from an Official Store, we don’t have any other info just yet. Vivo V20 Pro, which launched in China back in September, will debut by November End as revealed by its CEO in India. The device features a 6.44-inch AMOLED display, Snapdragon 765G, 64MP camera, 33W fast charging, and more.
Moto E7, G10 Play
Motorola is expected to break covers of the budget E7, and G10 Play very soon. The entry-level Moto E7 has bagged several certifications(FCC, NBTC, TUV) with model number X2095-3. It is likely to feature a 6.2-inch LCD HD+ display, Snapdragon 632 SoC, 2GB RAM/32GB storage, 13MP rear and 5MP front cameras, 4G, 3,550mAh battery, and more. The G10 Play is supposed to come out in a few weeks. Boasting a model number of XT-2117, it likely has a 6.5-inch screen with a single punch-hole at top left, side-fingerprint, USB-C, 3.5mm jack, 4,850mAh battery, and more.
Other Expected Launches – LAVA BE U
LAVA, an Indian Smartphone brand is likely to launch a women-centric BE U Smartphone around the Diwali period in India. Expected to debut around ₹10,000($135), the device might have a glossy finish with Pink Accents at the back. Although the specifications are not known yet, we can expect it to be designed completely in India considering it is an Indian company.
Samsung Galaxy M02
Samsung is expected to launch another entry-level smartphone, the Galaxy M02. This will likely succeed in the Galaxy M01 from July. Recently, it has passed both India’s BIS, and Bluetooth SIG certifications reveal it will likely have a Snapdragon 450 SoC, 2GB RAM, Bluetooth 4.2, and run on Android 10 OS. That said, there isn’t a specific launch date but considering the recent certification, it might go live anytime soon.
Devices Already launched so far (as of November 5)
Few companies squeezed the trigger before we could get our story out. Hence, here is the list of devices that launched very recently(a few days back).
- Samsung W21 5G
- Vivo V20 SE
- Micromax In Series
- Oppo K7x
- OnePlus 8T Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition
- ZTE Blade 20 5G.
- iPhone 12 Mini (Sales begin November 6)