If you are in the market for a new smartphone, October might be the ideal month to make your purchase. This month is set to witness the launch of several highly anticipated smartphones in India, with major players like Google, Samsung, and OnePlus gearing up to unveil their latest offerings. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the most awaited smartphones expected to hit the market this October.
1. Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro
Google is all set to reveal its next-generation Pixel smartphones on October 4. The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro are expected to be powered by the Tensor G3 chip and boast a new camera system. Leaks suggest that these phones will introduce innovative AI-powered software features, including advanced face editing and video enhancement capabilities.
2. OnePlus Open (Foldable Phone)
OnePlus had initially teased the launch of its first foldable smartphone in August, but the release was delayed for undisclosed reasons. Now, there are speculations that the company might finally introduce its foldable device, likely named OnePlus Open, in September. This device is rumored to be based on the Oppo Find N2 and equipped with the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. Additionally, it might feature a periscope zoom lens, marking a significant step for OnePlus.
3. OnePlus 11R (Red Variant)
The iconic OnePlus red color, last seen on the OnePlus 7, is making a comeback. OnePlus has begun teasing the launch of the OnePlus 11R in red. This smartphone is anticipated to offer up to a whopping 18 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal storage. Its design is expected to include a leather-like finish and a distinctive circular camera module at the rear. Under the hood, it will be powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and will run on Android 13-based OxygenOS 13.
4. Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
Samsung is also in the spotlight with its teaser campaign for the Galaxy S23 FE. The device is likely to be available in two variants, powered by either the Exynos 2200 or Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, depending on the region. It is expected to come with an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance and offer a compact 6.5-inch 120Hz display with FHD+ resolution.
5. Vivo V29 Series
Vivo has officially announced the upcoming launch of its V29 series of smartphones, scheduled for October 4. The V29 series is expected to feature a curved display, which is not commonly found in many mid-range phones. Additionally, it will include a 2x telephoto lens for enhanced photography capabilities. The Majestic Red color variant will be among the choices available to consumers.
With these exciting smartphone launches on the horizon, tech enthusiasts and consumers alike have much to look forward to in the world of mobile technology this October.