Brands like Samsung and Motorola recently launched their latest smartphones. Now, OnePlus is also gearing up to unveil its new OnePlus 9RT premium phone in India today, and the live stream will begin at 5:00PM. Other brands like Xiaomi also have plans to launch the new Redmi Note 11S and Xiaomi 11T Pro. The Realme 9i launch will take place in the country on January 18, just a day before the launch of 11T Pro. Here's a look at the phones that will launch in India in January 2022.
The Oneplus 9RT will make its debut in India today and it is said to come with a starting price of Rs 42,999. If this is true or not, we will get to know at today's OnePlus India launch event. The device will be on sale via Amazon as the e-commerce giant has already published the listing for the same.
The OnePlus 9RT is already in China and ships with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor. It packs a 6.62-inch Samsung E4 AMOLED 120Hz display and a 4,500mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging. It runs ColorOS skin out of the box. The device has a triple rear camera setup, including a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary sensor. It is paired with a 16-megapixel ultra-wide sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, and a 2-megapixel macro camera. On the front is a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor. The connectivity options will include 5G, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6, NFC and more.
Realme India has scheduled the launch of the Realme 9i for January 18. The event will kick off at 12:30PM and users will be able to watch it live through the brand's social media and YouTube channels. Tipster Yogesh Brar has suggested that the Realme 9i could cost Rs 13,999 or Rs 14,499 in India. In Vietnam, the handset is selling for VND 6,290,000 (around Rs 20,500), which is for the single 6GB + 128GB storage option.
The teasers of the Realme 9i indicate that the company is planning to launch the model that was unveiled in Vietnam. If that happens, then it means that the Realme 9i will include a 5,000mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging as well as a 6.6-inch full-HD+ display with 90Hz refresh rate.
It has a triple rear camera, which includes a 50-megapixel primary camera and two 2-megapixel sensors. For selfies, there is a 16-megapixel selfie camera. Besides, Realme has already confirmed that its upcoming mid-range phone will offer a Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 SoC.
Xiaomi 11T Pro is confirmed to launch in India on January 19. The Xiaomi 11T Pro is speculated to be priced between Rs 40,000 and Rs 50,000 in India. As per an Amazon listing, the Xiaomi 11T Pro will arrive with a 10-bit AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G chipset. The company has also confirmed that the handset will have support for 120W Xiaomi HyperCharge fast charging, which can fully charge the battery in 17 minutes.
These specifications are the same as on the European version of Xiaomi 11T Pro. So, the Indian model is also expected to come with a triple rear camera setup, comprising of a 108-megapixel primary sensor, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, and a telephoto sensor. There could be a 16-megapixel front camera.
Xiaomi has confirmed on Twitter that the Redmi Note 11S will also launch in India soon. The brand hasn't explicitly mentioned the name of the device, but the teasers suggest the same name. While the company hasn't revealed much about the device, Xiaomiu has leaked renders and camera specifications of the phone.
The cited source asserts that Redmi Note 11S could come with a quad rear camera setup. It is expected to include a 108-megapixel Samsung ISOCELL HM2 sensor, an 8-megapixel Sony IMX355 ultra-wide angle sensor, a 2-megapixel Omnivision OV2A macro camera, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rest of the details are still unknown. While the official launch date of the Redmi Note 11S is unknown, there is a possibility that the brand might be planning to unveil it after the launch of the Xiaomi 11T Pro.
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