OnePlus Nord 2T launch date has reportedly been set for May 19. A week after the upcoming smartphone’s specifications, design and price were leaked via an unboxing video, the company briefly listed the official launch event on its YouTube channel, as per multiple reports. The handset is expected to debut alongside the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G and OnePlus Nord Buds in global markets — these have already been launched in India. The OnePlus Nord 2T is tipped to be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC, and feature a 50-megapixel triple rear camera setup.
The company posted a video for the upcoming launch event on its YouTube channel earlier today, spotted by tipster Mukul Sharma. The video revealed that that the launch event for the OnePlus Nord 2T will be held on May 19 at 4pm CEST (7:30pm IST). The video has since been taken down, but the screenshot captured by the tipster reveals the time of the event. According to Sharma, the OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, and OnePlus Nord Buds will also be launched in Europe during the event. OnePlus is yet to officially make an announcement regarding the launch of the OnePlus Nord 2T in India and other markets. Yet another tipster, Abhishek Yadav, also shared a similar screenshot.
— Mukul Sharma (@stufflistings) May 12, 2022
OnePlus Nord 2T price in India (expected)
OnePlus Nord 2T was recently spotted in an AliExpress listing that suggested the upcoming smartphone would come with a $399 (roughly Rs. 30,900) price tag. Meanwhile, according to tipster Abhishek Yadav, the OnePlus Nord 2T will be priced at EUR 399 (roughly Rs. 32,200). The handset was recently spotted in an unboxing video on YouTube, where the price of the OnePlus Nord 2T was shown to be Rs. 30,000 for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant. The company is yet to officially announce the price of the upcoming smartphone.
OnePlus Nord 2T specifications (expected)
According to previous reports, the OnePlus Nord 2T is tipped to run on Android 12-based OxygenOS 12.1 out of the box. The smartphone could feature a 6.43-inch full-HD+ (1,080×2,400 pixels) Fluid AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support. The OnePlus Nord 2T is said to be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 SoC, paired with up to 12GB of RAM.
For photos and videos, the smartphone is tipped to feature a triple camera setup, comprised of a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary camera with OIS support, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle camera, and a 2-megapixel tertiary camera. For selfies and video chats, the OnePlus Nord 2T is said to sport a 32-megapixel front facing camera. The OnePlus Nord 2T could offer up to 256GB of storage, according to reports. The handset is tipped to pack a 4,500mAh battery with support for 80W fast charging.
iQoo Neo 6 India Launch Date Set for May 31, Will Feature Snapdragon 870 5G SoC: Expected Price, Specifications
iQoo Neo 6 launch date in India has been confirmed to be May 31. The Chinese company announced that the smartphone will hit Indian markets with Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G chipset and 80W flash charge. This is different from the China variant of the iQoo Neo 6, which featured a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. The handset is expected to come in two colour options and house up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. Amazon had reportedly pushed out a notification last week indicating that the handset from iQoo will launch in India on May 31. Recent reports have also indicated that the sale of the smartphone may take place in the first week of June.
iQoo 6 Neo 6 launch date
iQoo Neo 6 launch date in India has been confirmed to be May 31 on Twitter, and there is a microsite on Amazon India that also teases the specifications. Earlier this week, the launch date was leaked by the e-commerce site when it reportedly pushed out a notification. Another report claimed that the sale of the upcoming iQoo smartphone would take place in the first week of June.
— iQOO India (@IqooInd) May 21, 2022
iQoo Neo 6 price in India (rumoured)
iQoo Neo 6 is expected to be priced at over Rs. 29,000 for its base model, as per a recent leak by tipster Paras Guglani. Meanwhile, its highest variant is tipped to have a price range higher than Rs. 31,000. iQoo Neo 6 is expected to be available in two colour options — Dark Nova and Interstellar.
iQoo Neo 6 specifications (leaked)
iQoo Neo 6’s Indian variant is expected to sport a 6.62-inch E4 AMOLED display with up to a 120Hz refresh rate, according to the tipster. The handset will run on Android 12. iQoo Neo 6 in India is confirmed to be powered by the Snapdragon 870 5G. The China variant of the iQoo Neo 6 was launched in mid-April, and features QualcommSnapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC.
As mentioned earlier, the Indian variant of the iQoo Neo 6 is said house up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. The handset is said to include a 16-megapixel front camera, apart from a triple camera setup with 64-megapixel (OIS), 8-megapixel, and 2-megapixel sensors. iQoo Neo 6 Indian variant is expected to house a 4,700mAh battery. The handset is also said to feature 80W fast charging.
OnePlus Smartphone, Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition, Asus ROG Phone 6 to Feature Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC
OnePlus, Realme, and Asus have announced the launch of smartphones equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, just a day after the flagship chipset was launched by Qualcomm. Asus will be bringing out the ROG Phone 6 gaming smartphone powered by the latest chipset from Qualcomm while the handset from OnePlus featuring the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC is scheduled to hit the markets in the third quarter of the current year. Realme has also announced that its GT2 Master Explorer Edition will be the first handset to sport the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. To recall, several other manufacturers have announced use of the new Qualcomm SoCs, but these are the first few manufacturers to reveal concrete plans.
OnePlus in a post on Weibo teased an upcoming smartphone equipped with the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC on its official Weibo page. Although the name of the handset has not been revealed by the company, OnePlus has said the smartphone will hit the market in Q3 of 2022.
Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition will also feature the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. In fact, Realme has also claimed in its Weibo post that the flagship smartphone will be first Android mobile to be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ processor. The official launch date of the handset has not been announced yet.
And finally, Taiwanese electronics giant Asus has also confirmed that ROG Phone 6 series, which will be launched as the Tencent variant in the Chinese market, will feature the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC in both the Chinese and global variant. The ROG brand has also made the announcement on its official Instagram page where it has said that the ROG Phone 6 will be the first gaming smartphone to sport the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC. 2D renders of the ROG Phone 6 series were leaked earlier this year. The design of the upcoming Asus ROG Phone 6 series was shown to be similar to the Asus ROG Phone 5 series.
Qualcomm recently launched the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoCs as its latest mobile platforms. Qualcomm claims that the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 is capable of delivering up to 10 percent faster CPU performance and 30 percent improved power efficiency over the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. As we mentioned, apart from OnePlus, Realme, and Asus, several other manufacturers announced they would be launching smartphones with the latest Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC, including including Black Shark, Honor, iQoo, Lenovo, Motorola, Nubia, Oppo, Redmi, Vivo, Xiaomi, and ZTE.
Flipkart Big Bachat Dhamaal Sale Kicks Off With Deals, Discounts on Phones, TVs
Flipkart has kicked off its Big Bachat Dhamaal sale that brings discounts on phones including the Motorola Edge 20 Fusion 5G, Moto G31, Poco M4 Pro, and the Vivo T1 5G. In addition to discounts, there will be some models with exchange offers. The Flipkart sale that lasts until Sunday, May 22, is also claimed to introduce up to 80 percent discount on electronics and accessories and up to 70 percent off on TVs. Flipkart is also hosting limited-period deals at 12am, 8am, and 4pm until Sunday.
Flipkart Big Bachat Dhamaal sale mobile phone discounts
The three-day Flipkart Big Bachat Dhamaal sale brings the Motorola Edge 20 Fusion 5G starting at Rs. 18,999. The phone was launched last year at Rs. 21,499. Flipkart also has the Moto G31 beginning at Rs. 10,999, down from its launch price of Rs. 12,999. Similarly, the Moto G40 Fusion is available at Rs. 14,499. It debuted last year at Rs. 17,999.
Flipkart Big Bachat Dhamaal sale deals on electronics
Alongside the phones, the Flipkart Big Bachat Dhamaal sale is claimed to bring up to 80 percent discount on gaming accessories and up to 70 percent discount on TVs. The sale also brings discounts on some wireless earbuds, TV streaming devices, and laptop accessories, as listed on the Flipkart page.
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