Smartphone launches in India in July 2021 witnessed quite a surge. From OnePlus to Micromax, major brands in the country put out their much anticipated launched during the last month. A total of 12 smartphones were launched in the country ranging from entry-level offerings to premium flagship devices.
The Tecno Spark Go 2021 was the most affordable smartphone launched in July 2021. On the other hand, the Reno 6 Pro was the most expensive launch of the last month. We also witnessed OnePlus and POCO launch their much-anticipated Nord 2 and F3 GT respectively, which compete against each other. Let’s take a look at all smartphones that landed on the Indian shore in July 2021.
Smartphones launched in India in July 2021
- OnePlus Nord 2
- POCO F3 GT
- Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
- Samsung Galaxy M21 2021
- Redmi Note 10T 5G
- OPPO Reno 6 and Reno 6 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy F22
- Tecno Camon 17 and Camon 17 Pro
- Vivo Y72 5G
- Micromax In 2B
- Lava Z2s
- Tecno Spark Go 2021
OnePlus Nord 2
The OnePlus Nord 2 is the much-anticipated successor to the popular OnePlus Nord. The smartphone brings updates in terms of design as it borrows elements from the flagship OnePlus 9 series. The handset features a 6.43-inch FHD+ fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Powering the handset is the MediaTek Dimensity 1200-AI chipset, which is a slightly tweaked version of the standard Dimensty 1200 with better AI performance. This chipset is currently exclusive to OnePlus and the Nord 2. Other features of the smartphone include 50MP triple rear cameras, 32MP selfie cameras, and a 4,500mAh battery with support for 65W fast charging.
OnePlus Nord 2 price in India
The OnePlus Nord 2 comes in three configurations in India – 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB, and 12GB + 256GB. Below are the pricing details of the smartphone.
|OnePlus Nord 2 variant||Price|
|OnePlus Nord 2 6GB + 128GB||Rs 27,999|
|OnePlus Nord 2 8GB + 128GB||Rs 29,999|
|OnePlus Nord 2 12GB + 256GB||Rs 34,999|
POCO F3 GT
The rebranded Redmi K40 Gaming Edition, POCO F3 GT is a gaming-centric smartphone with flagship-level features. It’s the first POCO device to offer an AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. It features a 6.67-inch FHD+ panel, Dimensity 1200 chipset, up to 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. In the camera department, it has a 64MP primary camera backed by 8MP ultra-wide lens and a 2MP macro sensor. There’s a 16MP camera on the front for selfies. Lastly, the phone has a 5,065mAh battery with 67W fast charging.
POCO F3 GT price in India
The POCO F3 GT comes in Predator Black and Gunmetal Silver with three configurations. Below are the POCO F3 GT price in India.
|POCO F3 GT variant||Price|
|POCO F3 GT 6GB + 128GB||Rs 26,999|
|POCO F3 GT 8GB + 128GB||Rs 28,999|
|POCO F3 GT 8GB + 256GB||Rs 30,999|
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
The Samsung Galaxy A22 5G is the first A-series smartphone with 5G and the most affordable 5G offering from the brand in India. It comes with a 6.6-inch TFT display with HD+ resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a 90Hz refresh rate. The smartphone is powered by the Dimensity 700 SoC with up to 8GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Other features include a 48MP triple rear cameras, 8MP selfie camera, side-mounted fingerprint scanner, Android-11 based One UI 3.1, and 5,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G price in India
The Samsung Galaxy A22 5G is available in two configurations with pricing as follows:
|Samsung Galaxy A22 5G variant||Price|
|Samsung Galaxy A22 5G 6GB + 128GB||Rs 19,999|
|Samsung Galaxy A22 5G 8GB + 128GB||Rs 21,999|
Samsung Galaxy M21 2021
The Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 is a revamped version of the Galaxy M21 handset that was announced last year. It features a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED display and Exynos 9611 octa-core chipset. The processor is backed by up to 6GB RAM and expandable 128GB storage. The smartphone boots Android 11-based One UI out of the box and has a 6,000mAh battery. On the back, the smartphone features a 48MP triple rear camera setup and a 20MP sensor on the front.
Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 price in India
The Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition comes in two configurations as listed below. It starts from Rs 12,499 and is available on Amazon India and Samsung India’s online store.
|Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition variant||Price|
|Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition 4GB + 64GB||Rs 12,499|
|Samsung Galaxy M21 2021 Edition 6GB + 128GB|
Redmi Note 10T 5G
The Redmi Note 10T 5G is the first Note series offering in India to come with 5G connectivity. However, apart from the 5G-enabled chipset, the Note 10T 5G is largely similar to the standard Redmi Note 10. The smartphone comes with the Dimensity 700 chipset, which is backed by up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. There’s a 90Hz, 6.5-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a waterdrop notch housing an 8MP selfie camera. On the back, the smartphone features a 48MP primary lens and a couple of 2MP sensors. Powering the smartphone is a 5,000nAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support.
Redmi Note 10T 5G price in India
The Redmi Note 10T 5G is available through Amazon India, Mi.com, Mi Home, and Mi Studio stores. It comes in Metallic Blue, Mint Green, Chromium White, and Graphite Black. Below are the variants and their pricing.
|Redmi Note 10T 5G variant||Price|
|Redmi Note 10T 5G 4GB + 64GB||Rs 14,499|
|Redmi Note 10T 5G 6GB + 128GB||Rs 16,499|
OPPO Reno 6 and Reno 6 Pro
OPPO’s Reno 6 series was the only flagship launch during the month of July 2021. The vanilla Reno 6 is the first in India to come with the Dimensity 900 SoC, whereas the Reno 6 Pro features the Dimensity 1200. Both smartphones have 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, 64MP primary camera on the back, 32MP selfie camera, Android 11 with ColorOS 11.3, and 65W fast charging. The Pro variant gets a bigger 4,500mAh battery compared to 4,300mAh on the standard unit. Additionally, it has an 8-megapixel ultra-wide sensor, a 2-megapixel macro camera, and a 2-megapixel mono camera on the back, while Reno 6 misses out on the mono camera.
OPPO Reno 6 and Reno 6 Pro price in India
The Reno 6 and 6 Pro are being offered in a single variant with 8GB + 128GB and 12GB + 256GB configurations. Below are the prices of both models.
|OPPO Reno 6 series variant||Price|
|OPPO Reno 6 5G 8GB + 128GB||Rs 29,990|
|OPPO Reno 6 Pro 5G 12GB + 256GB||Rs 37,990|
Samsung Galaxy F22
The Samsung Galaxy F22 joins the Galaxy F41, Galaxy F62, Galaxy F02s, and Galaxy F12 in India. Priced under Rs 15,000, the Galaxy F22 has a high refresh rate display, long-lasting battery, and quad-rear cameras. The smartphone features a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with FHD+ resolution and 90Hz refresh rate. At its core, the Galaxy F22 has MediaTek Helio G80 SoC with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. Other features include 48MP quad-rear cameras, 13MP selfie cameras, and a 6,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging.
Samsung Galaxy F22 price in India
Samsung is offering the Galaxy F22 in two configurations with the following prices.
|Samsung Galaxy F22 variant||Price|
|Samsung Galaxy F22 4GB + 64GB||Rs 12,499|
|Samsung Galaxy F22 6GB + 128GB||Rs 14,499|
Tecno Camon 17 and Camon 17 Pro
Unlike OPPO Reno 6 series, Tecno Camon 17 and Camon 17 Pro are two different smartphones despite being siblings. The only common specifications shared by both include a 90Hz refresh rate, 64MP quad rear cameras, and a 5,000mAh battery. The vanilla Tecno Camon 17 features a 6.6-inch HD+ display, Helio G85 SoC, 16MP selfie camera, and 18W fast charging. The Pro model, on the other hand, has a 6.8-inch FHD+ screen, Helio G95, 48MP selfie camera, and 33W fast charging.
Tecno Camon 17 and Camon 17 Pro price in India
Tecno is offering the Camon 17 and Camon 17 Pro in single variants. Below are the pricing of both models.
|Tecno Camon 17 series variant||Price|
|Tecno Camon 17 6GB + 128GB||Rs 12,999|
|Tecno Camon 17 Pro 8GB + 128GB||Rs 16,999|
Vivo Y72 5G
Vivo launched its mid-range offering Y72 5G in India last month. The smartphone comes with a 90Hz, 6.58-inch FHD+ LCD display. It is powered by the Snapdragon 480, which is backed by 8GB RAM and 4GB virtual RAM with 128GB expandable storage. In the camera department, the smartphone offers 48MP + 2MP dual rear camera setup and an 8MP front camera for selfies. The smartphone has a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging and reverse charging as well.
Vivo Y72 5G price in India
The Vivo Y72 5G is available in a sole 8GB + 128GB variant in the country and can be in Prism Magic or Slate Grey colours.
|Vivo Y72 5G variant||Price|
|Vivo Y72 5G 8GB + 128GB||Rs 20,990|
Micromax In 2B
The Micromax In series made a comeback last month with the launch of Micromax In 2B. The successor to last year’s Micromax In 1B comes with 6.52-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ resolution. The phone is powered by the UNISOC T610 processor, which is further mated to 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB storage. The phone boots stock Android 11 and has a 5,000mAh battery. As for cameras, there’s a 13MP + 2MP dual rear camera, and a 5MP selfie camera on the front.
Micromax In 2B price in India
The Micromax In 2B is an entry-level offering being offered with 64GB storage and either 4GB or 6GB RAM. Below are the prices of both variants of the smartphone.
|Micromax IN 2b variant||Price|
|Micromax IN 2b 4GB + 64GB||Rs 7,999|
|Micromax IN 2b 6GB + 64GB||Rs 8,999|
The Lava Z2s is a budget Android 11 Go Edition smartphone launched last month. The handset is equipped with a 6.51-inch HD+ display with LCD panel and waterdrop notch. Driving the performance of the handset is the Helio G35 SoC. The chipset is backed by 2GB RAM and 32GB expandable storage. On the camera front, the Laza Z2s comes with a single 8MP camera on the rear and the same camera on the front for selfies. There’s a 5,000mAh battery powering the handset.
Lava Z2s price in India
As mentioned, the entry-level offering comes in a single 2GB RAM and 32B storage configuration and is priced at Rs 7,099.
|Lava Z2s variant||Price|
|Lava Z2s 2GB + 32GB||Rs 7,099|
Tecno Spark Go 2021
The Tecno Spark Go 2021 was the second Android Go Edition smartphone to launch in India last month. The handset offers a 6.52-inch display with HD+ resolution and a waterdrop notch. The notch is housing an 8MP front-facing camera, whereas, on the back, there is a 13MP dual-camera setup. The performance is handled by Helio A20 with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage, which can be expanded further. Powering the handset is a 5,000mAh battery.
Tecno Spark Go 2021 price in India
The lone variant of the Tecno Spark Go 2021 is priced under Rs 8,000 in India. It’s being offered in Horizon Orange, Maldives Blue and Galaxy Blue colours.
|Tecno Spark Go 2021 variant||Price|
|Tecno Spark Go 2021 2GB + 32GB||Rs 7,299|
That brings us to the end of the smartphones launched in India in July 2021. Are you planning to buy any of these? Let us know in the comments.