comscore Nokia 2, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Oppo F5 to Google Pixel 2: Top 10 smartphones launched in October 2017
News

Nokia 2, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Oppo F5 to Google Pixel 2: Top 10 smartphones launched in October 2017

Here’s a look at top smartphones that launched in October 2017.

  • Updated: October 31, 2017 8:21 PM IST
google pixel 2 xl homescreen

Another interesting month comes to an end, and the one where we saw a variety of smartphones being launched right from the entry-level to the high-end devices. October started with the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL being launched in San Francisco, followed by Honor 9i, Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 and Nokia 2. With Reliance Jio offering an effectively free smart feature phone, called JioPhone, incumbent operators also partnered other smartphone companies to offer low-cost devices, priced under Rs 3,000. Here s a look at top 10 smartphones that were launched in October 2017. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 finally gets MIUI 12 update

Also Read - Android could finally remove video file size limit

Also Read - Google Pixel devices start receiving May 2020 Android security patch

Nokia 2

With the Nokia 2, HMD Global entered the entry-level segment. Priced around 99 Euros (approximately Rs 7,500), the smartphone is set to go on sale in mid-November. It comes with a 5-inch HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC, 1GB of RAM and 8GB onboard storage. The smartphone also features an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. ALSO READ: Nokia 2 First Impressions: A surprise budget smartphone with flagship-level design

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL

Google launched its second-generation Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, with prices starting from Rs 61,000 and going all the way up to Rs 82,000. Pre-orders for the same have already kicked off in India, and the smartphones are expected to become available starting November 15. While the Pixel 2 features a rather boring design, the Pixel 2 XL comes with an edge-to-edge display. Among the key highlights of the smartphones are the cameras, which have been highly touted by Google. ALSO READ: Google Pixel 2 XL First impressions: Feature loaded and oozes Google sweetness

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

While Xiaomi didn t launch the Mi MIX in India last year, it did ensure that this year s Mi MIX 2 makes it to the Indian shores. Aggressively priced at Rs 35,999, the smartphone features a 5.99-inch edge-to-edge display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB of RAM and 128GB onboard storage, the smartphone also features a 12-megapixel rear camera with OIS, and a 5-megapixel front camera. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Review: When a smartphone becomes an experience

Honor 9i

Yes, these days all smartphone manufacturers are opting for edge-to-edge displays, and Huawei s sub-brand Honor has also launched the 9i with a full screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio. But besides the display, the Honor 9i has other key USP dual front and rear cameras. Priced at Rs 17,999, the smartphone is exclusively available via Flipkart. ALSO READ:Honor 9i review: A smartphone trying to be perfect

Oppo F5

Successor to the F3, the new Oppo F5 comes with a full screen display with 18:9 aspect ratio. Camera has been the key focus of Oppo smartphones, and the F5 continues with the same it features a 20-megapixel f/2.0 front camera powered by artificial intelligence. Essentially, it will examine every angle of your face to create the perfectly refined and natural selfie . The camera also adjusts lighting according to the background. Launched in Philippines, the smartphone is all set to launch in India on November 2. ALSO READ: Oppo F5 with 18:9 display, 20-megapixel selfie camera launched: Price, specifications

Sony Xperia R1, R1 Plus

Sony quietly launched two new mid-range smartphones in India called the Xperia R1 priced at Rs 12,990, and R1 Plus priced at Rs 14,990. Both smartphones feature 5.2-inch HD (720p) displays and are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC. In the photography department, the smartphones feature a 13-megapixel rear camera, and an 8-megapixel front camera. The only differentiator in both smartphones is the amount of RAM and onboard storage. While the Xperia R1 features 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage, the R1 Plus comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage. ALSO READ: Sony Xperia R1, Xperia R1 Plus with Snapdragon 430 SoC, HD display launched: Price, specifications

Karbonn A40 Indian

To compete with Reliance JioPhone, Airtel partnered domestic handset vendor Karbonn to offer the A40 Indian smartphone for an effective price of Rs 1,399. With a tagline of Mera Pehla 4G Smartphone , the A40 Indian runs Android 7.1 Nougat OS, which means you also get access to Google Assistant and the Play Store from where you can download from thousands of apps. ALSO READ: Airtel offers Karbonn A40 Indian smartphone at an effective price of Rs 1,399 to take on Reliance JioPhone

Micromax Bharat 1 4G

State run BSNL, on the other hand, partnered Micromax to launch the Bharat 1 4G phone at Rs 2,200. Just like the JioPhone, the Bharat 1 4G is also a smart feature phone with dual-SIM card slots and 3G/4G connectivity. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 SoC, the smartphone comes with 512MB RAM and 4G onboard storage. ALSO READ: Micromax partners BSNL to launch Bharat 1 4G phone at Rs 2,200

Bharat 2 Ultra 4G

After launching the Bharat 1 4G smartphone in partnership with BSNL, Micromax also partnered Vodafone to launch the Bharat 2 Ultra 4G smartphone effectively priced at Rs 999. This also makes it the cheapest 4G smartphone in India.With a 4-inch WVGA display, it is powered by a Spreadtrum SC9832 quad-core SoC clocked at 1.3GHz, paired with 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal storage. ALSO READ: Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra 4G smartphone launched, priced at Rs 999

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017)

Last in the list is the Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017), which is priced at Rs 7,390. The smartphone features a 4.7-inch super AMOLED display, quad-core SoC paired with 1GB of RAM. It also comes with 8GB internal storage, a 5-megapixel rear camera and 2-megapixel front camera, and 2,000mAh battery. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy J2 (2017) with 4.7-inch Super AMOLED display launched in India

For the latest tech news across the world, latest PC and Mobile games, tips & tricks, top-notch gadget reviews of most exciting releases follow BGR India’s Facebook, Twitter, subscribe our YouTube Channel.
  • Published Date: October 31, 2017 8:11 PM IST
  • Updated Date: October 31, 2017 8:21 PM IST


You Might be Interested

Sony Xperia R1

12990

Android 7.0 Nougat
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor
13 MP with Autofocus, LED Flash
Sony Xperia R1 Plus

14990

Android 7.0 Nougat
Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Processor
13 MP with Autofocus, LED Flash
Oppo F5

19990

Buy Now
Android 7.1 Nougat with ColorOS 3.2
MediaTek Octa-Core Processor
16MP with f/1.8 aperture
Honor 9i

17999

Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1
Kirin 659 Octa-Core Processor
16MP + 2MP
Micromax Bharat 1

2200

Qualcomm Snapdragon 205 Processor
2 MP
Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra

999

Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Spreadtrum SC9832 Quad-Core 1.3GHz Processor
2 MP
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2

32999

Android Nougat with Xiaomi’s MIUI 9
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core 2.45GHz 64-bit Processor
12 MP with IMX386 sensor, 4-axis OIS, f/2.0 aperture, 5P lens, PDAF, HDR
Google Pixel 2

42000

Android 8.0.1, Oreo
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Octa-Core 2.35GHz + 1.9GHz, 64-Bit Processor
12.2 MP with f/1.8 aperture
Nokia 2

6999

Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 Quad-Core 1.3GHz Processor
8 MP with LED flash
Karbonn A40 Indian

3190

Android 7.0 Nougat
1.3GHz Quad-Core Processor
2 MP

new arrivals in india

OnePlus 8T
OnePlus 8T

42,999

Samsung Galaxy F41
Samsung Galaxy F41

15,499

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max
Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max

1,29,900

Apple iPhone 12 Pro
Apple iPhone 12 Pro

1,19,900

Apple iPhone 12 Mini
Apple iPhone 12 Mini

69,900

Apple iPhone 12
Apple iPhone 12

79,900

Poco X3
Poco X3

16,999

Realme Narzo 20A
Realme Narzo 20A

8,499

Realme Narzo 20
Realme Narzo 20

10,499

Realme Narzo 20 Pro
Realme Narzo 20 Pro

14,999

Oppo F17
Oppo F17

17,990

Samsung Galaxy M51
Samsung Galaxy M51

24,999

Poco M2
Poco M2

10,999

Oppo F17 Pro
Oppo F17 Pro

22,990

Realme 7 Pro
Realme 7 Pro

19,999

Realme 7
Realme 7

14,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9A
Xiaomi Redmi 9A

6,799

Vivo Y20
Vivo Y20

12,990

Xiaomi Redmi 9
Xiaomi Redmi 9

8,999

Nokia 5.3
Nokia 5.3

13,999

Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9

11,499

Realme C15
Realme C15

9,999

Realme C12
Realme C12

8,999

Samsung Galaxy Note 20
Samsung Galaxy Note 20

77,999

Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime
Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime

9,999

Oppo Reno4 Pro
Oppo Reno4 Pro

34,990

Samsung Galaxy M01 Core
Samsung Galaxy M01 Core

5,499

Realme 6i
Realme 6i

12,999

Asus Rog Phone 3
Asus Rog Phone 3

49,999

OnePlus Nord
OnePlus Nord

24,999

Infinix Smart 4 Plus
Infinix Smart 4 Plus

7,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9

11,999

Samsung Galaxy M01s
Samsung Galaxy M01s

9,999

Vivo X50 Pro 5G
Vivo X50 Pro 5G

49,990

Vivo X50 5G
Vivo X50 5G

34,990

Realme C11
Realme C11

7,499

Poco M2 Pro
Poco M2 Pro

13,999

Realme X3
Realme X3

24,999

Realme X3 SuperZoom
Realme X3 SuperZoom

27,999

Tecno Spark Power 2
Tecno Spark Power 2

9,999

Oppo A12
Oppo A12

9,990

Oppo A52
Oppo A52

16,990

Samsung Galaxy A21s
Samsung Galaxy A21s

15,999

Oppo Find X2
Oppo Find X2

64,990

Motorola One Fusion Plus
Motorola One Fusion Plus

17,499

Samsung Galaxy A31
Samsung Galaxy A31

20,999

Samsung Galaxy M01
Samsung Galaxy M01

8,999

Samsung Galaxy M11
Samsung Galaxy M11

10,999

Infinix Hot 9 Pro
Infinix Hot 9 Pro

9,999

LG Velvet
LG Velvet

Price Not Available

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 Lite

Price Not Available

Apple iPhone SE 2020
Apple iPhone SE 2020

42,500

Honor 30 Pro
Honor 30 Pro

Price Not Available

Honor 30
Honor 30

Price Not Available

OnePlus 8
OnePlus 8

44,999

OnePlus 8 Pro
OnePlus 8 Pro

54,999

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro

13,999

Motorola Moto E4
Motorola Moto E4

8,999

Samsung Galaxy On Max
Samsung Galaxy On Max

9,775

nubia N2
nubia N2

15,999

Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G
Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G

5,290

Motorola Moto C Plus
Motorola Moto C Plus

6,999

Best Sellers