Top Upcoming Smartphones in Nepal [2021]

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This article is for all the techies out there who are curious as to which smartphone will be the next to arrive in Nepal. It’s always exciting to have a newly released smartphone in your hand. From brands like Samsung, Xiaomi, Vivo, Nokia, OnePlus, and Realme, these upcoming smartphones in Nepal are definitely worth checking out if you’re looking to buy a new phone sometime soon.

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Top Upcoming Smartphones in Nepal:

Redmi Note 10 Pro series

With the Note 10 series, Redmi has launched some killer phones. We’ve already been pleased with the Redmi Note 10‘s launch while Xiaomi Nepal is yet to launch the Pro entries in the Redmi Note 10 lineup. Now, we’re anticipating their Nepal launch over the next few months.

Note 10 Pro Max - Design 1In terms of specs, the Redmi Note 10 Pro and Note 10 Pro Max each have a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Both devices also come with Gorilla Glass 5 protection and are powered by Snapdragon 732G chipset. The camera module has the most significant difference.

At the back, the Redmi Note 10 Pro has a 64MP led quad-camera setup. Then there’s an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 5MP super macro camera. Similarly, Note 10 Pro Max features a 108MP main camera with an 8MP ultra-wide, a 2MP depth, and a 5MP tele-macro camera. Other than this, you get a 5020mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging via a USB Type-C port in both phones.

Xiaomi Mi 11X series

These are Xiaomi’s newest smartphones launched in India. There are two entries in this series so far: the Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro. Both models have a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Likewise, this screen is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The former uses Snapdragon 870 while the latter is powered by Snapdragon 888 chipset. The camera modules, on the other hand, are slightly different. 

Mi 11X Color optionsThe Mi 11X has a 48MP primary, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, and a 5MP tele-macro lens. On the contrary, the Mi 11X Pro debuts with a 108MP main, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, and a 5MP tele-macro lens. Other than this, the front screen houses a 20MP selfie shooter inside the punch-hole cutout. Furthermore, the unit is powered by a 4520mAh cell that supports 33W wired charging.

Poco X3 Pro

In response to consumers’ demand, Poco made a comeback in Nepal with the Poco M2, C3, followed by the Poco X3 and X3 NFC. And now, we wait with bated breath for the Poco X3 Pro to launch in Nepal which is probably among the most awaited upcoming smartphones in the country. The phone has a 6.67-inch FHD+ DotDisplay with a 120Hz refresh rate and a touch sampling rate of 240Hz.

Poco X3 Pro Color OptionsMoving on, it is the first device to debut with Snapdragon 860 chipset. For efficient cooling, it is equipped with LiquidCool Technology 1.0 Plus. Poco X3 Pro has a quad-camera configuration with a 48MP primary, an 8MP ultra-wide, and two 2MP lenses for depth and macro shots. On the front, it houses a 20MP selfie snapper in a punch hole. Other than this, the device is powered by a 5160mAh battery which supports 33W fast charging via the USB Type-C port. 

Realme 8

After more than two months of the Realme 8 series’ launch in India, it’s time to see the Realme 8 in Nepal. It has a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED screen, which is the most significant upgrade from its predecessor. Although the panel does not have a higher refresh rate, it does have a touch sampling rate of 180Hz.

Realme 8 - DesignIt is powered by a MediaTek Helio G95 SoC, and the top-tier version has 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. Furthermore, the rear panel houses a quad-camera setup with a 64MP main, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle, a 2MP BnW, and a 2MP macro lens. Besides that, the phone gets its juice from a 5000mAh battery and supports 30W Dart Charge.

Vivo V21 series

Following that, we have the Vivo 21 series which includes the Vivo V21e and Vivo V21/5G. Both smartphones have a 6.44-inch AMOLED display with HDR 10 support and a 90Hz refresh rate. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 720G chipset in the Vivo V21e makes it a 4G smartphone, while the MediaTek Dimensity 800U SoC in the Vivo V21/5G makes them 5G devices. All three phones run on Vivo’s FuntouchOS 11.1 based on Android 11.

Vivo V21e Design and DisplayThe camera setup includes have a 64MP main sensor with OIS, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP macro lens. It has a 44MP selfie camera on the front that supports OIS as well. All three phones get their juice from a decent 4000mAh battery with 33W fast charging support.

Nokia G-series

Moving on, the Nokia G10 and G20 are the two new budget phones from the Finnish company. They’re powered by MediaTek’s Helio G25 and G35 processors, respectively, and run on Android 11 out-of-the-box. Both devices get a huge 5050mAh battery, 6.517-inches screen, and support for 10W charging through the Type-C port. 

Nokia G20Similarly, the camera unit on G10 holds a 13MP primary lens with two 2MP lenses. On the other hand, Nokia G20 houses a quad-camera configuration of 48MP, 5MP, and two 2MP lenses. 

Nokia C-series

Alongside the G-series, Nokia also updated its C-series of devices which includes the Nokia C10 and C20. Both phones have a 6.517-inch HD+ display and runs on Unisoc processors. On the software side of things, they run on Android 11 Go Edition. Nokia guarantees two years of software updates on the C series, much as the G-series. 

Nokia C10As you could tell, the Nokia C20 is the more premium choice of the two. Despite sharing nearly identical specifications, only the C20 features an octa-core processor, LTE connectivity, and FM radio.

OnePlus 9 series

With the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, the OnePlus 2021 hype train finally arrived at its station. Both have a curved back that blends perfectly with the slim frame, but the OnePlus 9 has a flat panel while the OnePlus 9 Pro has a curved one instead. Similarly, the OnePlus 9 has a 6.55-inch flat AMOLED screen, while the Pro variant has a bigger 6.7-inch AMOLED screen.

OnePlus 9 Pro Color OptionsAs these are the company’s flagship phones for 2021, they are powered by Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 888 SoC. The standard and Pro models each have a 48MP main camera, a 50MP wide-angle camera with a freeform lens, and a 2-megapixel B&W sensor. Additionally, the OnePlus 9 Pro also has an 8MP telephoto lens with 3.3x optical zoom.

While both phones have the identical 4,500mAh battery and 65W quick charging, the Pro model also supports 50W wireless charging whereas the standard OnePlus 9 is restricted to 15W wireless charging.

Top Upcoming smartphones in Nepal (Unannounced):

Samsung Galaxy A22 4G

Samsung is reportedly working on the Galaxy A22 5G, which can launch as the company’s most affordable 5G smartphone. The 5G version is unlikely to be launched anytime soon, but its 4G variant may be on the way, as the device has been spotted on the Indian BIS variant.

Samsung Galaxy A22 4G TENAA listingThe unit may pack a Snapdragon 480 SoC or a Dimensity 700 SoC. Moreover, Galaxy A22 4G could have a 13MP front camera and a quad-camera system with a 48MP main, an 8MP secondary, and two 2MP cameras. The phone could come in a variety of colors, including gray, white, light green, and purple.

Realme 8i

In addition to the launch of the Realme 8 5G, the company’s CEO also hinted at the launch of the Realme 8i. Also, the device appeared in the TENAA database with the model number RMX2205, which showed some of the phone’s specifications.

Realme 8i Rumoured DesignWe don’t know for sure if it’s the Realme 8i though. But, it seems to be the most eligible contender at the moment. The TENAA certification reveals a dimension of 158.5 x 73.3 x 8.4 mm and a display size of 6.43-inch. Since there is no physical fingerprint sensor, we assume the handset will sport an AMOLED panel. The phone packs a 4,400mAh battery and runs Android 11 with Realme UI 2.0 on top.

Top Upcoming Smartphones in Nepal [Summary]

Smartphone Model Expected Price in Nepal
Redmi Note 10 Pro NPR 28,999 (6/64GB)
NPR 30,999 (6/128GB)
NPR 33,999 (8/128GB)
Redmi Note 10 Pro Max NPR 33,999 (6/64GB)
NPR 35,999 (6/128GB)
NPR 38,999 (8/128GB)
Xiaomi Mi 11X NPR 50,000 (6/128GB)
NPR 55,000 (8/128GB)
Xiaomi Mi 11X Pro NPR 70,000 (8/128GB)
NPR 75,000 (8/256GB)
Poco X3 Pro NPR 38,000 (6/128GB)
NPR 45,000 (8/256GB)
Realme 8 NPR 27,000 (4/128GB)
NPR 30,000 (6/128GB)
NPR 32,000 (8/128GB)
Vivo V21e NPR 40,000 (8/128GB)
Vivo V21 NPR 50,000 (8/128GB)
Nokia G-series NPR 17,000 (G10)
NPR 20,000 (G20)
Nokia C-series NPR 9,000 (C10)
NPR 11,000 (C20)
OnePlus 9 NPR 90,000 (8/128GB)
NPR 100,000 (12/256GB)
OnePlus 9 Pro NPR 117,000 (8/128GB)
NPR 125,000 (12/256GB)
Samsung Galaxy A22 4G TBA
Realme 8i TBA