The last month of 2022 has been a blockbuster for mobile companies as we have seen and will be seeing a number of smartphones rolling out. The list is long and quite amazing. Did you know in December Samsung Galaxy M04, iQoo 11 series, iQoo Neo 7 SE, Tecno Phantom X2 series, Realme 10 Pro 5G series, Tecno Pova 4, Vivo Y02, and Infinix Hot 20 series have already been rolled out at different dates.
Besides this, Xiaomi 13 series, Motorola X40, Oppo Find N2 series, Redmi Note 12 5G, and Infinix Zero series is scheduled to be launched soon this month.
The smartphone pipeline is long and happening. And with the recent rollout of Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor has given mobile companies another reason to release the devices and the launch date of the devices helmed by the latest chipset.
Moreover, manufacturers are focusing on mid-range and budgeted devices to expand the consumer base. Further mentioned is the selective list of mobiles launched or scheduled to be launched in December.
Samsung Galaxy M04
On December 9, 2022, Samsung launched a budget-friendly smartphone in India Samsung Galaxy M04. The starting price of this device is Rs 8,499. This new Samsung Galaxy M04 smartphone is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 processor and has an HD+ display screen with a refresh rate of 90 Hz.
Besides this, this budget-friendly smartphone has a 13 MP primary camera, and a 5 MP selfie camera, coupled with the 15 W fast charging. Additionally, this device entails a 5,000 mAh battery that promises a decent battery retention feature.
iQoo 11 Series
On December 8, 2022, iQoo 11 Series saw the first ray of light in China. The model and monikers include iQoo 11 and iQoo 11 Pro smartphones and shall launch in India by January 2023. The flagship duo is powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, performs with E6 AMOLED LTPO 4.0 screen with 2K resolution, and has a refresh rate of 144 Hz. Moreover, both smartphones consist of a V2 image processing chip and a 16 MP selfie camera.
Additionally, the iQoo 11 duo is detailed with a 50 MP primary camera alongside a 13 MP telephoto lens; however, iQoo 11 is standardized with an 8 MP ultrawide lens, whereas the Pro flagship model has a 50 MP ultrawide sensor. Besides this, the standard model has a 5,000 mAh battery and 120 W fast charging.
Whereas, iQoo 11 Pro is presented with a 4,700 mAh battery, along with 200 W wired charging and 50 W wireless charging. In India, iQoo 11 Legend Edition will launch as well with a BMW M Motorsport-themed design.
iQoo Neo 7 SE
On December 8, iQoo Neo 7 SE was rolled out alongside the iQoo 11 series in China. This smartphone is helmed by MediaTek Dimensity 8200 processor and further features a 64 MP primary camera, 16 MP selfie camera, and 120 Hz AMOLED screen. Moreover, iQoo Neo 7 SE features a 5,000mAh battery and 120 W fast charging.
Tecno Phantom X2 series
On December 8, 2022, the Tecno Phantom X2 series was rolled out in Saudi Arabia. This exciting lineup consists of Phantom X2 and Phantom X2 Pro handsets. The flagship duo is powered by MediaTek Dimensity 9000 processor.
Moreover, the Phantom X2 series features a curved AMOLED screen and a 5,160 mAh battery. Additionally, the Phantom X2 handset further features a 64 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP triple rear camera system. Whereas, the pro flagship model features a 50 MP primary rear camera supported by a 50 MP sensor with a retractable portrait lens and a third camera with a 13 MP sensor.
Tecno Pova 4
Launched in India on December 7th, Tecno Pova 4 will cost the users Rs 11,999. Tecno Pova 4 is powered by MediaTek G99 processor and features a 90 Hz screen, 50 MP primary camera, 8 MP selfie camera, 18 W fast charging, and 6,000 mAh battery.
Realme 10 Pro 5G series
On December 8, 2022, Realme 10 Pro 5G series was launched in India. There are two models in the series namely the Realme 10 Pro with a starting price of Rs 18,999 and the Realme 10 Pro+ model starting at Rs 24,999. The same features in both handsets include 8 GB RAM, a 108 MP primary camera, a 120 Hz screen, and a 5,000 mAh battery.
The Realme 10 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 695 processor. Whereas, the Realme 10 Pro+ model is helmed by MediaTek Dimensity 1080 chipset and also has a curved screen, HDR10+ support, and 2,160 Hz PWM dimming. The Pro+ model features 67 W fast charging whereas the pro model features 33 W.
This list is not an exhaustive list of the smartphones released in December; however, are among the ones that were much awaited by the reviewers and the users.