• Smartphones like Samsung Galaxy S24 series and OnePlus 12 series will make their much-awaited debut in India.
  • Mid-range powerhouses, including Redmi Note 13 series, Poco X6 series, and Vivo X100 series, are set to be launched as well.
  • Other models such as Asus ROG Phone 8 series, iQOO Neo 9 series, and Honor X9b are also expected to be unveiled.

With the New Year here now, there’s a lot that smartphone enthusiasts can look forward to. There’s a series of new launches lined up for January, so you might want to wait just a little while before you pick your next phone for 2024. Notable players such as OnePlus, Samsung, Vivo, and Xiaomi are set to unveil their latest smartphones. In this article, we have listed out what to look forward to under each brand so you can easily make your pick!

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OnePlus 12

The Chinese tech giant is set to unveil the OnePlus 12 on January 23, 2024, in India. Priced around Rs. 60,000 for the base model, it will have a 6.82-inch 2K Super Fluid AMOLED display with an LTPO panel. The device will be powered by the latest Qualcomm chipset, offering 16GB RAM and 512GB of internal storage. The phone will have a triple rear camera with a 50MP primary sensor, a 64MP telephoto lens, and a 48MP ultra-wide-angle sensor.

Samsung Galaxy S24

Samsung is poised to make a splash with the Galaxy S24 series, expected to launch at the “Galaxy Unpacked” event on January 17, 2024. The series includes three variants – Vanilla, Plus, and Ultra, featuring the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset and a powerful quad-camera setup, including a 200MP main camera. With a substantial 5,000mAh battery and 45W fast charging, the Galaxy S24 Ultra aims to be a strong contender in the market.

According to reports, Samsung’s upcoming flagship Galaxy S24 series will come incorporated with ‘advanced AI functionalities.’ The Ultra model is said to be Samsung’s maiden ‘Generative AI’ phone. It will also see the return of the S-Pen. The Galaxy AI experience will help bring a host of features to Samsung devices, including AI Live Translate, which allows users to get a real-time transcript of a call while talking to someone. Also, the lineup could feature Titanium frames instead of the current aluminium ones.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 13

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi Note 13 series in India on January 4, 2024. As per reports, the upcoming handset will boast AMOLED displays with a 120Hz refresh rate. The smartphone will be driven by Qualcomm and MediaTek Dimensity 5G chipsets while having up to 12GB RAM. While featuring Android 13-based MIUI 14, the highlight is the staggering 200MP primary rear camera on the Redmi Note 13 Pro+. The Pro+ model may also impress with a 5000mAh battery supporting 120W charging.

Vivo X100 series

Vivo is also preparing to launch its X100 series on the same day as the Redmi Note 13. The Vivo X100 and X100 Pro will feature a 6.78-inch curved AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution and a smooth 120Hz refresh rate. Powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 9300 chipset, the Vivo X100 series will offer up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of internal storage. Notably, the X100 Pro stands out with an additional camera and supports both wired 100W and wireless 50W charging.

Other Launches

In addition to these, several other smartphones are likely to be launched in India throughout January. Take a look:

Poco, Xiaomi’s sub-brand, is also launching its X6 series in India sometime in January. These phones are likely to offer strong value for money, balancing decent specs with competitive pricing.

Asus ROG Phone 8 Series has its global, India launch on January 9th. The ROG Phone series returns with its 8th iteration, promising top-notch performance, dedicated gaming features, and a unique design.

iQOO Neo 9 Series caters to performance-seeking users. Launching in India in January, it is expected to offer powerful internals and competitive pricing.

Honor enters the budget segment with the X9b. It is expected to offer basic features at an affordable price point.

So, which of these notable smartphones will you pick? Let us know in the comments below.