September has finally begun and with it, we can expect a batch of smartphone announcements like never before. We will be welcomed by the highly anticipated iPhone 14 series, which will debut at the “Far Out” event on September 7. This is the most exciting announcement of the month. This will be followed by a host of other launches from other brands such as Motorola, POCO, Redmi and even Huawei. These ads should keep the tech world busy and excited.
Here’s a closer look at the phones and their specifications that will be launched next week. Let’s get started.
1. iPhone 14 Series – September 7
The iPhone 14 series is scheduled to be launched on September 7 at the “Far Out” event. The lineup is expected to include four models: iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus / Max, iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. The standard iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro will have a 6.1-inch screen, while the iPhone 14 Max/Plus and iPhone Pro Max will have a larger 6.7-inch screen. This year’s Pro models will get an LTPO display with an adaptive refresh rate and possibly an Always On Display function for the first time.
Pro models will arrive with a new performance-improving A16 chipset, a 48MP primary camera, and there are rumors we might see a little fast charging support. Speculation is rife that Apple may drop the 128GB storage version for the 256GB model. If the rumors are to be believed, the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will get a new punch-hole dial design for Face ID and front camera sensors. Chances are we’ll get a slightly larger capacity battery.
iPhone 14 series priceThe price of the iPhone 14 series is said to be slightly higher than the iPhone 13 series. The lineup may start at $749 and go up to $1,149 for the Pro Max model.
2. POCO M5 and POCO M5s – September 5/6
The Poco M5 And the Poco M5s It is scheduled to launch globally on September 6th. However, the company will unveil the POCO M5 in India on September 5th. It arrives as a successor to the POCO M4 and should bring some notable improvements. The POCO M5 has been confirmed to be powered by the MediaTek Helio G99 chipset and will pack a 5,000mAh battery which may support fast charging. The phone will arrive with triple cameras on the back and a 90Hz refresh rate. The phone will have a leatherette finish on the back.
The POCO M5s, on the other hand, will come with an AMOLED display, a hole punch in the middle, triple-camera sensors on the back, and stereo speakers. POCO M5s will be sold in black, blue and white color options. However, the rest of the specs are under wraps, for now.
Prices for POCO M5 and POCO M5s: POCO M5 is said to be priced at 189 euros (about 15,000 rupees) for the 4GB + 64GB model, while the 4GB + 128GB version will cost 209 euros (about 16,600 rupees).
On the other hand, POCO M5s will be available in The 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB models will carry a price tag of €229 (~Rs 18,200) and €249 (~Rs 19,800).
3. Redmi 11 Prime 5G and Redmi 11 Prime September 6
The Redmi 11 Prime 5G and the Redmi 11 Prime 4G launch in India on the 6th of September as the successor to the Redmi 10 Prime. The former is likely to be the rebranded Redmi Note 11E that debuted in China, while the latter is expected to be similar to the POCO M5. Phone specifications may be similar.
This means that the Redmi 11 Prime 5G will have a 6.58-inch FHD+ IPS LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. It will be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 700 SoC coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It will likely run Android 12 OS with a custom MIUI interface out of the box and packing a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging. Connectivity features include 5G and 4G, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a USB Type-C port. Moving on to the optics, the Redmi 11 Prime will have dual cameras, with a 50MP primary sensor paired with a 2MP depth sensor. The phone will have a 5MP camera on the front for taking selfies and video chats.
The Redmi 11 Prime 4G could be the same as the POCO M5 which will be launched in India on September 6. You could get MediaTek Helio G99 chipset, 5000mAh battery and 90Hz refresh rate.
Redmi 11 Prime and 11 Prime 5G: We can expect the prices of both phones to be under Rs 15,000.
4. Moto Edge 30 Ultra and Edge 30 Fusion – September 8
Moto India has scheduled an event on September 8th, where it will launch the Moto Edge 30 Ultra and Edge 30 Fusion. These are said to be trademarks of Moto X30 Pro and Moto S30 Pro debuted in China Last month. Moto Edge 30 Ultra will be the first phone in India to come with a 200MP camera sensor on the back and it will arrive with Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip.
Moto Edge 30 UltraThe Moto Edge 30 Ultra features a 6.67-inch Full-HD+ OLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate and a hole punch for selfie. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chip with Adreno GPU for graphics, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB UFS3.1 storage. The phone runs on MyUX running Android 12 out of the box.
Moving on to the optics, the Moto Edge 30 Ultra will have triple cameras, with a 200MP primary sensor 16-in-1 pixel binning, OIS, and 8K video at 30 fps. The primary camera will be paired with a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 12MP telephoto sensor. There is a final 60MP camera on the front for selfies and video chats.
The Moto Edge 30 Ultra has a 4,500mAh battery with support for 125W GaN fast charging. Connectivity features include 5G, 4G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, and a USB Type-C port for charging. There is a fingerprint sensor in the screen for security.
Moto Edge 30 Fusion: The Moto Edge 30 Fusion features a 6.55-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole for selfies. Turn on the phone is Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC paired with Adreno GPU, up to 12GB RAM and 512GB storage. Moto Edge 30 Fusion runs Android 12 out of the box.
The Moto Edge 30 Fusion has a 4,400mAh battery that supports 68W fast charging. The phone comes with triple cameras on the back, with a 50-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel secondary lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. There is an 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies and video chats.
the pricesThe Moto Edge 30 Ultra will be a premium flagship and should be priced at over Rs 60,000, if not more. On the other hand, the Moto Edge 30 Fusion can be priced at around Rs 40,000.
5. Huawei Mate 50 – September 6
Huawei Mate 50 series will be presented on September 6. These will arrive as successors to the Huawei Mate 40 range from 2020 and should remain almost as familiar. The phones can run on the latest Harmony OS 3 that was recently revealed. Not much is known about the Mate 50 series but we can speculate that the cameras will be the main focus and may have a circular module on the back. They are confirmed to feature variable apertures for impressive results.
Huawei Mate 50 Pro is said to come with Quad camera setup on the back, with a 50MP Sony IMX766 primary sensor, a 13MP ultrawide Sony IMX688 sensor, a 40MP black and white Sony IMX600 lens, and a 64MP 3.5x periscope sensor. The cameras will rely on in-house XMAGE technology for image processing and will include a HiSilicon NPU.