10 New 5G Mobiles Launched in India 2021 – All Details

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Top 5G Mobiles in India 2021

The new trend in the mobile domain is 5G technology. Almost every brand is coming up with a range of 5G smartphones so we decided to decode you the much-hyped 5G trend.

Mr. Mukesh Ambani has recently announced that JIO will roll out the 5G network in the second half of 2021 which makes it more enticing for buyers to invest in a 5g phone so their new phones are ready for 5G when it comes.

To name some of the features, it supersedes the 4G LTS connection in terms of speed, latency, bandwidth and even offers 4K video streaming. It will be launched as StandAlone and Non StandAlone specifications.

For NSA, in the case of non-5G env, the carrier will rollback to the available 4G LTE while in SA, it completely relies on a next-gen network.

Benefits of 5G (Theoretical)

5g Benefits
Benefits of 5G Smartphones

As much as we hate being the buzzkill, the fact of the moment is that while many countries like the US, Japan have already benefited from the 5G, India still needs to wait a couple of years to avail of the technology upgrade.

However, many brands have already launched 5G enabled smartphones in India.

Let us take a look at new and upcoming 5G mobiles in India.

Now, some telecom companies are planned to launch 5G SIM in 2021. While some top smartphone brands are already launched some 5G support smartphones.

Here is the list of some 5G smartphones launched this year(2020).

1) OnePlus Nord 5G

The OnePlus Nord 5G is the most affordable 5G phone launched by the OnePlus in India. It was launched on 26 October 2020.

OnePlus-Nord-10

Talking about  its variants, then it is available in the following variants:

  • 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at a price of INR 27999.
  • 12GB RAM and 128GB storage at a price of INR 29999.

Specs of OnePlus Nord 5G

  • Design: A body with a silver anodized coating have a dimension of 158.3 x 73.3 x 8.2mm carrying a weight of 184gram.
  • Display: 6.44-inch fluid AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, and 408ppi.
  • Performance: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G with Adreno 620 GPU.
  • Operating System: Android 10 based on Oxygen OS.
  • Camera: Quad camera setup (64MP+8MP+5MP+2MP) with LED flash and HDR.
  • Selfie Camera: (32MP+8MP) snapper at front.
  • Battery: 4115mAH lithium-ion battery with warp charge 30T support.
  • Storage: Expandable up to 256GB with UFS 2.1 storage.
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM with 5G support.

Pros – With the fast processor, high-quality camera, and 5G support at an affordable price is amazing.

Cons- 3.5 mm jack is not available.

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2) OnePlus 8T

OnePlus 8T  is one of the most successful launched this year(2020) by OnePlus.

Oneplus 8T Image
Oneplus 8T Image

It is available on the following variants :

  • 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at INR 42999.
  • 12GB RAM and 256GB storage at INR 45999.

Specs of OnePlus 8T

  • Design: 8T with an Aluminium alloy body have a dimension of 160.7 x 74.1 x 8.40mm carrying a weight of 188gram.
  • Display: 6.55-inch large fluid AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, and 402ppi.
  • Performance: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • Operating System: Android 11 based on Oxygen OS.
  • Camera: Quad camera setup (48MP+16MP+5MP+2MP) with LED flash and other special effects.
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP front camera with autofocus mode.
  • Battery: 4500mAH non-removable battery with 65W fast charging support.
  • Storage: Expandable facility is not available.
  • Connectivity: Currently offer dual 4G and single 5G support.

Pros – Good phone for futuristic people(talking about 5G) and game lovers.

Cons- 3.5 mm jack is not available and not user expandable that is very disappointing.

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3) Vivo V20 Pro 5G

Vivo launched the phone of the V20 series this year(2020) is Vivo V20 Pro. The phone has come in only one variant and that is with 8GB RAM size and 128GB internal storage. It is available on Amazon at a price of 29990.

Vivo V20 Pro

Specs of Vivo V20 Pro 5G

  • Design: The body of V20 Pro has a dimension of 158.8 x 74.2 x 7.49mm carrying a weight of 188gram.
  • Display: 6.44-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, and 409ppi.
  • Performance: Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G with Adreno 620 GPU.
  • Operating System: Android 11 based on Funtouch OS 11.
  • Camera: Triple camera setup (64MP+8MP+2MP) with LED flash.
  • Selfie Camera: (44MP+8MP) front camera with autofocus mode.
  • Battery: 4000mAH non-removable battery with 33W fast charging support.
  • Storage: Not further expandable.
  • Connectivity:  dual LTE 4G and 5G support.

Pros – Great display, good for gaming and multitasking, amazing camera quality.

Cons- Not expandable facility is the biggest disadvantage of V20 Pro.

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4) Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G

Xiaomi launched its Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G smartphone on 30 September 2020.

Xiaomi Mi 10T

The phone is available in these 2 variants:

  • 6GB RAM and 128GB storage at a price of INR 35999.
  • 8GB RAM and 128GB storage at a price of INR 37999.

Specs of Xiaomi Mi 10T 5G

  • Design: Glass body with aluminum frame 10T has a dimension of 165.1 x 76.4 x 9.33mm carrying a weight of 216gram(heavy).
  • Display: 6.67-inch FHD+ dot display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, and 386ppi.
  • Performance: Qualcomm Snapdragon 865with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • Operating System: Originally Android 10 based on MIUI 11 but currently on MIUI 12.
  • Camera: Triple camera setup (64MP+13MP+5MP) with LED flash and autofocus mode.
  • Selfie Camera: 20MP ultra-clear front camera.
  • Battery: 5000mAH non-removable battery with 33W wired fast charging support.
  • Storage: Not further expandable.
  • Connectivity: Offer dual 4G and single 5G VOLTE support.

Pros – Bumper battery backup with a fast processor.

Cons- Not an expandable storage facility is the only flaw.

5) Motorola Moto G 5G 

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus was launched on 6 November 2020. It is available with 6GB RAM size and 128GB internal memory at a price of INR 20999.

Specs of Motorola Moto G 5G

  • Design: Water repellent body with plastic frame, Moto G has a dimension of 166 x 70 x 10 mm carrying a weight of 212gram(heavy).
  • Display: 6.70-inch FHD+ ,HDR10 display with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, and 394ppi.
  • Performance: Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G with Adreno 619 GPU.
  • Operating System: Android 10
  • Camera: Triple camera setup (48MP+8MP+2MP) with LED flash.
  • Selfie Camera: 16MP front camera.
  • Battery: 5000mAH non-removable battery with 20W  quick charging support.
  • Storage: Expandable up to 1000GB(1TB).
  • Connectivity: Offer dual 4G and single 5G VOLTE support.

Pros – Excellent in every area.

Cons- Little heavy.

6). OnePlus 9 Pro

OnePlus 9 Pro is the most advanced smartphone of this series and comes in the 3 rich colors like Pine green, Stellar black, and Morning mist.

Oneplus 9 pro

For the immersive viewing experience, it comes with a 6.7-inch Fluid AMOLED left punch hole curved display along with a QHD+(3216*1440)pixels resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.

It comes in the following RAM and storage variant:

  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage – Rs 64,999.
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage – Rs 69,999.

But, it also does not have expandable storage support.

At the rear, it has a Quad camera setup carrying a 48MP wide camera, a 50MP ultrawide lens, an 8MP telephoto lens, and a 2MP monochrome lens.

At the rear, it has a 16MP single selfie camera.

For long usage, it is fueled with a decent 4500mAH battery that comes with a 65 Watts fast charging and 50 Watts fast wireless charging support.

Specs-smartphones -iconSPECS FOR Oneplus 9

  • Display: Offers a 6.70 inch Fluid AMOLED left align punch-hole display, QHD+ (3216*1440) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888(5nm) chipset along with Adreno 660 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 11 along with OxygenOS 11.
  • Rear camera: Quad camera setup (48MP+50MP+8MP+2MP).
  • Front camera: a 16MP In-display selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint scanner and face recognition.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Battery: 4500mAH.
  • Fast charging: Yes(65 Watts).
  • Wireless charging: Yes(50 Watts).
  • Weight: 198 grams.
  • Thickness: 8.7mm.
  • Color options: Pine green, Stellar black, and Morning mist.
  • Price: Rs 64,999(Base variant).
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: high-quality cameras, Powerful processors, Amazing display, and a decent battery along with fast wireless charging.

Dislike iconCons: Quite heavy and expensive too.

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7). Xiaomi Mi 10i

Xiaomi has launched one of the most affordable 5G smartphones in India – the new Mi 10i. It is available for Rs. 20,990 and comes with a massive battery capacity and also has a 108 MP primary camera for clicking detailed images.

Xiaomi Mi 10i

It is available on Amazon in a two RAM variant:

  • With 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage – Rs. 21,990.
  • With 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage – Rs. 23,990.

The Mi 10i is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G octa-core processor which is fabricated on an 8nm chipset and coupled with an Adreno 619 GPU for lag-free gaming and better performance.

It operates on MIUI 12 based on the Android 10 operating system.

For imaging, it comes with a Quad-rear camera setup at its back with a 108MP high-quality primary camera, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens for a wide view, a 2MP macro lens, and another 2MP is a depth sensor.

Additionally, It comes with a 16MP selfie camera houses at a tiny punch hole notch at the front.

Furthermore, the smartphone comes with a standard 4820mAH battery capacity along with a 33 Watts fast-charging support.

The phone is available on Amazon for purchase with a starting price tag of Rs 21,999.

Specs-smartphones -iconSpecs For Xiaomi Mi 10i

  • Display: Comes with a 6.5 inch IPS LCD display, FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G(8nm) chipset along with Adreno 619 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 10 along with MIUI 12.
  • Rear camera: Quad camera setup (108MP+8MP+2MP+2MP).
  • Front camera: a 16MP selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Weight: 214 grams(heavy).
  • Thickness: 9mm.
  • Color options: Available in grey, blue, and red/mint.
  • Price: Rs 21,999(Base variant).
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: Affordable than most other 5G phones, high-quality cameras, good processor, and a decent battery.

Dislike iconCons: Big and bulky making it difficult for one-hand use.

8). Oppo Reno 5 Pro

Oppo Reno 5 Pro is launched in India in Jan 2021. It is the first 5G smartphone launched by Oppo.

The highlight feature of the Reno 5 Pro is its 6.55 inch super AMOLED display along with FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution, a 20:9 aspect ratio, 402ppi density, 800nits brightness, and a 90Hz refresh rate for a smooth touch experience.

Oppo Reno 5 pro Image 2
Oppo Reno 5 pro Image

Another highlighting spec is its processor, powering the device is a MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ Octa-Core processor fabricated on a 7nm chipset along with ARM Mali-G77 GPU.

It has a Quad rear camera setup for the beautiful photos and video shooting carrying a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, we have a 32MP front camera.

Also, it comes with a 4350mAH non-removable battery along with 65 Watts extremely fast charging and even has a reverse charging support.

Specs-smartphones -iconSpecs for Oppo Reno 5 Pro

  • Display: Comes with a 6.55 inch super AMOLED screen, FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution, aspect ratio – 20:9, density-402ppi, and 90Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: corning Gorilla glass 5.
  • Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ octa-core processor(7nm) along with ARM Mali-G77 GPU.
  • Operating system: ColorOS 11.1 based on the latest Android 11.
  • Rear camera: Quad setup (64+8MP+2MP+2MP).
  • Front camera: come with a 32MP selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint sensor and face unlocking.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Weight: 173 grams(lightweight).
  • Thickness: 7.6mm(sleek).
  • Color variant: Astral blue, and starry black.
  • Price: Rs 35,990.

Like iconPros: Amazing, display, the camera is also good, fast charging support.

Dislike iconCons: A bit pricey.

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8). OnePlus 9

OnePlus 9 is the first smartphone of this series and the phone comes in 3 beautiful colors includes Astral black, Arctic sky, and Winter mist.

OnePlus 9

The OnePlus 9 comes with 2 variants:

  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage – Rs 49,999.
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage – Rs 54,999.

But, it does not have expandable storage support.

Powering the OnePlus 9 phone is a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5nm octa-core processor that comes along with an Adreno 660 GPU.

The OnePlus 9 operates on the OxygenOS 11 based on the latest Android 11 operating system.

At the rear, it has a Triple camera setup carrying a 48MP main camera, a 50MP ultrawide angle lens, and a 2MP monochrome lens.

At the front, it has a 16MP In-display selfie camera.

Furthermore, it comes with a 4500mAH battery capacity along with a 65T Warp charging support.

Specs-smartphones -iconSPECS FOR Oneplus 9

  • Display: Offers a 6.55 inch Fluid AMOLED left align punch-hole display, FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888(5nm) chipset along with Adreno 660 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 11 along with OxygenOS 11.
  • Rear camera: Triple camera setup (48MP+50MP+2MP).
  • Front camera: a 16MP In-display selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint scanner and face recognition.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Battery: 4500mAH.
  • Fast charging: Yes(65 Watts).
  • Weight: 183 grams(lightweight).
  • Thickness: 8.1mm.
  • Color options: Astral Black, Arctic sky, and Winter mist.
  • Price: Rs 49,999(Base variant).
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: high-quality cameras, Powerful processors, and a decent battery.

Dislike iconCons: Expensive.

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9). OnePlus 9R

OnePlus 9R surprise addition to this series and also the most affordable phone of this series that comes in 2 colors which is Carbon black and Lake blue.

OnePlus 9R

The OnePlus 9R comes in 2 variants:

  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 storage – Rs 39,999.
  • 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage – Rs 43,999.

But, it does not have expandable storage support.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G octa-core processor is used for powering the phone that comes along with an Adreno 650 GPU.

At the rear, it has a Quad camera setup carrying a 48MP wide camera, a 16MP ultrawide lens, a 5MP telephoto lens, and a 2MP monochrome lens.

At the rear, it has a 16MP single selfie camera.

It packs with a 4500mAH battery and also has a support of 65 Watts fast charging.

Specs-smartphones -iconSPECS FOR Oneplus 9

  • Display: Offers a 6.55 inch Fluid AMOLED left align punch-hole display, FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870(7nm) chipset along with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 11 along with OxygenOS 11.
  • Rear camera: Quad camera setup (48MP+16MP+5MP+2MP).
  • Front camera: a 16MP In-display selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint scanner and face recognition.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Battery: 4500mAH.
  • Fast charging: Yes(65 Watts).
  • Weight: 189 grams.
  • Thickness: 8.4mm.
  • Color options: Carbon black and Lake blue.
  • Price: Rs 39,999(Base variant).
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: All-rounder performance, lightweight and sleek.

Dislike iconCons: Processor is not so worthy as compared to its price.

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10). Vivo X60

Vivo X60 is the first member of the X60 series that comes in 2 colors which are Shimmer blue and Midnight black.

 

Vivo X60

The Vivo X60 comes in 2 variants:

  • 8GB RAM and 128GB  storage – Rs 37,990.
  • 12GB RAM and 256GB storage – Rs 41,990.

But, it does not have expandable storage support.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G octa-core processor is used for powering the phone that comes along with an Adreno 650 GPU.

At the rear, it has a Triple camera setup carrying a 48MP wide camera, a 13MP ultrawide lens, and a 13MP telephoto lens.

At the rear, it has a 32MP single selfie camera.

Specs-smartphones -iconSPECS FOR Vivo X60

  • Display: Offers a 6.56 inch AMOLED punch-hole display, FHD+ (2376*1080) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 6.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870(7nm) chipset along with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 11 along with FuntouchOS 11.1
  • Rear camera: Triple camera setup (48MP+13MP+13MP).
  • Front camera: a 32MP In-display selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint scanner and face recognition.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Battery: 4300mAH.
  • Fast charging: Yes(33 Watts).
  • Weight: 176 grams.
  • Thickness: 7.4mm.
  • Color options: Shimmer blue and Midnight black.
  • Price: Rs 37,990(Base variant).
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: Good display, lightweight, sleek, and amazing camera.

Dislike iconCons: Small battery.

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11). Vivo X60 Pro

Vivo X60 Pro is an advanced phone to the X60 but it also has some similar specs as Vivo X60 and it comes in the same Shimmer blue and Midnight black colors.

 

vivo X60 Pro

The Vivo X60 Pro comes in solo variant:

  • 12GB RAM and 256GB storage – Rs 49,990.

But, it also does not have expandable storage support.

It offers a 6.56-inch FHD+(2376*1080)pixels resolution AMOLED punch-hole display along with a refresh rate of 120Hz.

The same Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G octa-core processor is used for powering the phone that comes along with an Adreno 650 GPU.

Specs-smartphones -iconSPECS FOR Vivo X60 pro

  • Display: Offers a 6.56 inch AMOLED punch-hole display, FHD+ (2376*1080) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 6.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 870(7nm) chipset along with Adreno 650 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 11 along with FuntouchOS 11.1
  • Rear camera: Triple camera setup (48MP+13MP+13MP).
  • Front camera: a 32MP In-display selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint scanner and face recognition.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Battery: 4200mAH.
  • Fast charging: Yes(33 Watts).
  • Weight: 179 grams.
  • Thickness: 7.6mm.
  • Color options: Shimmer blue and Midnight black colors.
  • Price: Rs 49,990.
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: All-rounder performance.

Dislike iconCons: Costly as compared to specs, and the battery is also small.

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12).Vivo X60 Pro+

Vivo X60 Pro+ is the most advanced smartphone of the Vivo X60 series and it is available in a 2 beautiful color which is orange, and emperor blue.

 

vivo-x60-pro+

The Vivo X60 Pro+ also comes in only 1 variant:

  • 12GB RAM and 256GB storage – Rs 69,990.

But, it does not have expandable storage support.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G octa-core processor is used for powering the phone that comes along with an Adreno 660 GPU.

At the rear, it has a Quad camera setup carrying a 50MP wide camera, a 48MP ultrawide lens, a 32MP telephoto lens, and an 8MP second telephoto lens.

At the rear, it has a 32MP single selfie camera.

It packs with a 4200mAH battery and also has a support of 55 Watts fast charging.

Specs-smartphones -iconSPECS FOR Vivo x60 pro+

  • Display: Offers a 6.55 inch Fluid AMOLED left align punch-hole display, FHD+ (2400*1080) pixels resolution along with  120Hz refresh rate.
  • Protection: Corning with Gorilla Glass 6.
  • Processor: Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888(5nm) chipset along with Adreno 660 GPU.
  • Operating system: Android 11 along with FuntouchOS 11.1
  • Rear camera: Quad camera setup (50MP+48MP+32MP+8MP).
  • Front camera: a 32MP In-display selfie camera.
  • Security and unlocking: In-display fingerprint scanner and face recognition.
  • Connectivity: 4G/5G dual SIM VOLTE support.
  • Battery: 4200mAH.
  • Fast charging: Yes(55 Watts).
  • Weight: 191 grams.
  • Thickness: 9.1mm.
  • Color options: orange, and emperor blue.
  • Price: Rs 69,990.
  • Availability: Amazon, and retail stores.

Like iconPros: Excellent camera, and Powerful processor, and truly an all-rounder.

Dislike iconCons: Small battery, quite heavy and thick, and expensive too.

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Read more about the Vivo X60 series

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