While the Indian smartphone market was largely revolving around two new smartphones at the end of July, the Nothing phone (1) and the Google Pixel 6A, we have plenty of phones coming next month in August. These include performance-oriented phones such as the OnePlus 10T and foldable novelties such as the new Moto Razr 2022.
Here are the best smartphones to watch out for in August 2022.
OnePlus 10T (August 3)
The OnePlus 10T is expected to be the most powerful Android phone at its launch, not only by OnePlus, but by all OEMs. The smartphone is said to have scored the highest AnTuTu score ever with over 1 million and is set to house the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset, the latest and improved version of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1.
The leaks suggested that the phone could also have a 6.7-inch 120Hz screen, up to 16GB of RAM and a 1 4,660mAh battery with 150W fast charging, along with a 50MP + 8MP + 2MP rear camera setup. It can be launched with OxygenOS 12 based on Android 12.
iQOO 9T (August 2nd)
The iQOO 9T is set to be the successor to the iQOO 9. The upgrade is expected to include the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset and other key features. iQOO has already revealed the iQOO 9T race car-inspired design, which we also saw on the iQOO 9 and iQOO 9 Pro.
The #iQOO9T It is slated to launch soon in India with the new Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip, and it looks absolutely amazing!
– Chetan Nayak (@chet_code) July 22 2022
It is also reported that iQOO quill will offer 3 years of system updates and 4 years of security patches on the iQOO 9T, but this is yet to be confirmed. More details about the iQOO 9T will be available soon.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 (Aug 10)
The Samsung Galaxy Z foldable phone lineup will get its annual update in August this year, and we’re expecting two new phones as always. The primary foldable device here is the Galaxy Z Fold 4. This year, reports suggest that the Galaxy Z Fold could be more affordable and come with a 128GB storage variant as well.
The phone is also expected to get a less noticeable wrinkle on the larger internal display this year, along with a new camera island design that’s similar to the S22 series’ design language. It is also said that the phone will measure 6.1 x 5.1 x 0.27 inches when opened and be powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 (Aug 10)
The Z-Flip series, which is the younger cousin of the Z Fold series, is also ready to welcome the Z Flip 4 on August 10. The new flip-flop smartphone will include new colors – graphite, rose gold, and bora purple and blue this year. The phone is also expected to run on a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip, along with a 6.7-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED display when opened.
The phone is also expected to include a 2.1-inch external display, a 12-megapixel dual camera, and a 10-megapixel selfie camera. Leaks indicate that the phone could have a 3,400mAh or 3,700mAh battery with support for 25W wired charging and 10W wireless charging.
Moto Razr 2022 (August 2 in China)
The Moto Razr is slated to launch in its third avatar in August 2022. The company has already confirmed that the phone will be powered by the flagship Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset this time around, quickly making the phone work with its only other competitor in shape – the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 4.
Expected specs include a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED foldable display, a 3-inch external display, a 2,800mAh battery, a 50MP rear camera, and a 32MP front camera.
Moto Edge 30 Ultra (August 2 in China)
The new Razr isn’t the only phone Motorola is working on, as it also comes a high-end addition to the brand’s Edge 30 series. The Moto Edge 30 Ultra will succeed the Edge 30 Pro and come with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. The phone was recently spotted on Geekbench, where the phone can be seen with 12GB of RAM and Android 12 operating system.
Another feature of the Edge 30 Ultra will be the new 200MP primary camera sensor, which is said to be accompanied by a 50MP ultra-wide camera and a 12MP portrait camera. Other specs expected include a 60MP front camera, 12GB of RAM, and 512GB of storage. The phone is launching on August 2 as the Moto Edge X30 Pro in China and it is assumed that it will be launched in India as well shortly after.