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Smartphones set to launch in August 2021: Asus Zenfone 8, Redmi 10, Micromax In Note 2, and more

Smartphones set to launch in August 2021: Asus Zenfone 8, Redmi 10, Micromax In Note 2, and more

Several new smartphones like the Asus Zenfone 8, Motorola Edge 20, Realme GT, Nokia XR 20 and more are going to be launched this month.

Story highlights
  • Motorola Edge 20 Pro, Edge 20, Edge 20 Lite will go on sale in August.
  • Xiaomi’s Redmi 10 likely to be launched with a 50-megapixel main camera.
  • Asus Zenfone 8 with 64 megapixel primary camera is expected to go on sale this month.

August is going to witness several new smartphone launches as most of the major smartphone makers have planned a launch this month. Here we have a look at some of the top much-anticipated smartphones that are set to be launched in August 2021.

Asus Zenfone 8

The Taiwanese hardware specialist Asus is set to launch their flagship smartphone Zenfone 8. ZenFone series has enjoyed success in Taiwan and other Southeast Asian countries. The Asus Zenfone 8 will come with a 5.9 inch AMOLED display and a 120 Hz refresh rate. It will be one of the slimmest phones with a 69 mm width and weighing just 169 grams. The 5G enabled smartphone is powered by a Snapdragon 888 chipset with up to 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage.

Further, the Zenfone 8 has a dual-camera setup in the rear with a 64 megapixel f/1.8 Sony IMX686 primary camera, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 12-megapixel front selfie camera. All of the cameras are capable of 4K video recording. It has a large 4000 mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. It is IP68 water-resistant, has dual stereo speakers and a 3.5mm audio jack. Here is our detailed analysis of Asus Zenfone 8

Micromax In Note 2

The domestic smartphone manufacturer Micromax is set to launch its In Note 2 in August. The affordable smartphone supports dual SIM and has a 6.52-inch FHD+ display. It is powered by an Helio G90 Chipset with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory. The 4G smartphone has a quad rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary camera with autofocus and flash. It is capable of shooting HD 1080p videos @ 30 fps. The Micromax In Note 2 has a front punch hole 16-megapixel camera.

Among other features, the In Note 2 is equipped with a rear fingerprint sensor, 3.5 mm headphone jack, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, and more.

Tecno Pova 2

The Tecno Pova 2 is set to launch tomorrow i.e. August 2. It will be available on Amazon. The most impressive feature is the large 7000 mAh battery. It has a 6.9 inch Full HD+ IPS display. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 coupled with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal memory. It runs on Android 11. Coming to the cameras, the Tecno Pova 2 is equipped with a 48-megapixel primary camera; a 2-megapixel camera; a 2-megapixel camera, and an AI lens camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. The device also sports an 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

Motorola Edge 20

Motorola launched their much-anticipated flagship series of smartphones the Motorola Edge 20. The smartphones are expected to go on sale in August. The Motorola Edge 20 has a 6.7-inch Full HD+ display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. It is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 5G processor and is available in both 8 and 12 GB RAM variants coupled with 128 and 256 GB internal memory storage respectively. The Edge 20 has a triple rear camera setup with a 108-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 16-megapixel ultra-wide lens.

The smartphone is capable of shooting 4K videos @ 30 fps. The front selfie camera is 32 megapixels. The smartphone, however, lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack. It has Bluetooth 5.0 and an under-display fingerprint sensor. It is powered by a 4000 mAh battery with support for 30W fast charging. Here we have the detailed specifications, features and expected pricing.

Realme GT

The Realme GT is another high specs smartphone expected to be launched in August. It has a 6.43 inch Super AMOLED display with a 120 Hz refresh rate and runs on Android-based Realme UI 2.0. The Realme GT is powered by a Qualcomm SM8350 Snapdragon 888 5G. The 5G smartphone has both 8 and 12 GB variants with 128 and 256 GB internal memory storage options respectively. It features a triple rear camera setup with a 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, and a 2-megapixel macro lens. The smartphone can record 4K videos @ both 30 and 60 fps. In the front, the device is equipped with a 16-megapixel selfie camera.

Among other features, the Realme GT has an under-display fingerprint sensor, Bluetooth 5.2, and a 3.5mm audio jack. It is powered by a large 4500 mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging. According to the company's claims, the device can be fully charged from 0% in just 35 minutes. Here is everything we know about the Realme GT.

Nokia XR 20

The Nokia XR 20 was launched globally recently, it is expected to be available in India in August. It is a rugged and ultra-durable smartphone from the reliable Nokia brand. The XR20 sports a tough 6.67-inch Gorilla Glass Victus display. The 5G enabled smartphone has a 48-megapixel and 13-megapixel dual-lens main camera. It has a 6.67-inch display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The Nokia XR20 is powered by Qualcomm's entry-level 5G chipset, Snapdragon 480.

The XR 20 is available in only 1 variant with 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage. It is powered by a 4630mAh battery that supports up to 18W of wired charging and 15W wireless charging. The device currently runs Android 11. Connectivity options on this device include 5G, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, USB-Type C, and a 3.5mm jack. There's also a side-mounted fingerprint scanner for authentication. Further information about the XR 20 is available here.

Redmi 10

Xiaomi's upcoming Redmi 10 is also expected to be launched later this month. The affordable smartphone is expected to have 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory storage variant and also a 6 GB RAM and 128 GB internal storage option. The Redmi 10 is rumored to have a triple rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary camera; an 8-megapixel camera, and a 2-megapixel camera. The device will run on MIUI 12.5 based on Android 11. Further details about the expected specifications and features are available here.

Vivo V21 Pro

The Vivo V21 Pro is a premium smartphone with a 6.44-inch Full HD+ display. It has a resolution of 1080 x 2404 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 800U processor and comes with 8 GB of RAM. The Vivo V21 Pro is equipped with a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.79 aperture; an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture, and a 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 44-megapixel camera on the front for selfies with an f/2.0 aperture.

The V21 Pro runs Funtouch OS 11.1 is based on Android 11 and is lightweight weighing just 176g. Connectivity options on the Vivo V21 Pro include Wi-Fi, GPS, and Bluetooth v5.10.