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Planning to buy a new smartphone? Here’s the list of smartphones launching in May 2022!

Are you planning to upgrade your smartphone this summer? Have a look at these smartphones launching this week. From the OnePlus Ace to the Infinix Note Series, there’s a long list of smartphones this week. Check out the specifications and price to get what suits you best.

1. OnePlus Ace Racing Release Date 17th May

OnePlus Ace Racing Specifications

  • 6.7 inches Color OLED Screen,120Hz IPS LCD,1,080 x 2,412 pixels
  • 8 GB RAM
  • Supports 5G
  • Bluetooth v5.2
  • 128 GB Storage
  • Dimensity 8100-Max
  • 2.85‚ÄČGHz, Octa Core Processor
  • 4,890mAh, Li-Po Battery
  • 64MP + 8MP + 2MP 16MP front
  • 12GB RAM.
  • Fast Charging 150W Fast Charging

OnePlus Ace Racing model will release in China on Tuesday, May 17. It is priced at around Yuan 2,000.

2. Narzo 50 5G Series Release Date 18 May

Planning to buy a new smartphone? Here's the list of smartphones launching in May 2022!

Narzo 50 5G Specifications

  • 6.52-inch display with 90Hz refresh rate
  • 50MP Main Camera
  • 4GB RAM
  • MediaTek Dimensity 720 MT6853V chipset
  • 5000mAh Battery, 33W Fast Charging support

Narzo 50 Pro 5G Specifications

  • 6.52 inches display with 90Hz refresh rate
  • 50MP Main Camera
  • 4GB RAM
  • MediaTek Dimensity 720 MT6853V chipset
  • 5000mAh Battery, 33W Fast Charging support

Narzo 50 5G series is set for launch in India on 18th May’22 at 12.30 PM IST. The first sale starts on 24th May. Narzo 50 4G price in India is tipped to be Rs 22,000.

3. Vivo X80 Series Release Date 18th May

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Vivo X80 Pro 5G is a beast in terms of performance and is equipped with a quad-camera setup that will help you enhance your photography skills! You can utilise this device with beautiful shots, non-stop entertainment and prolonged hours of gaming because of its massive 4700 mAh battery, which comes with 80W Flash Charging.

Vivo X80

  • 6.78 inches AMOLED Display, 120 Hz
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Dimensity 9000
  • Mail G710 MC10 GPU
  • 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  • 50+12+12 MP Triple Rear Camera Setup
  • 32MP Front Camera
  • 4500 mAh. with 80W fast charging (50% in 11 min, as per claims)

Vivo X80 Pro

  • 6.78 inches LTPO3 AMOLED Display, 120 Hz
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  • Adreno 730
  • 50+48+12+8 MP Quad Rear Camera Setup
  • 32 MP Front
  • 4700 mAh, with 80W Flash Charging
  • 256GB Internal Memory

The flagship Vivo X80 Series is launching in India on Wednesday, May 18 at 12 noon. It will be available for sale on Flipkart. Flagship Vivo X80 price in India is likely to be Rs 49,999 while Vivo X80 Pro might be priced at Rs 59,999.

4. OnePlus Nord 2T Release Date 19th May

The OnePlus Nord 2T will be available in India on May 19 at 7.30 p.m. IST. The smartphone, which is likely to cost Rs 32,000, would have a 6.43-inch flat AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90Hz and FHD+ quality. It will be powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 1300 processor and will ship with the Android 12-based Oxygen 12 operating system.

In terms of optics, the OnePlus Nord 2T is rumoured to include a triple rear camera array that includes a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor with optical image stabilization (OIS), and an 8MP ultrawide camera, and a 2MP monochrome sensor. A 32MP front-facing camera may be available for selfies.

  • 6.43 inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 90Hz
  • MediaTek Dimensity 1300 Processor
  • Android 12-based Oxygen 12 OS
  • 50 MP Primary Camera
  • 32 MP Front Camera
  • Price: Rs 32,000

5. OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite release date May 19

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The¬†world’s¬†second-largest¬†smartphone¬†market¬†lacks¬†devices¬†that¬†provide¬†a¬†well-rounded bundle¬†for¬†less than¬† Rs 20,000. It is rumoured to be a rebrand of Realme 9 Pro with Rs.2000 more for Base Variant.

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  • 6.59″ IPS 120Hz
  • Snapdragon 695
  • 5000mAh 33 watt
  • 64MP+2MP+2MP 16MP
  • Android 12 Oxygen OS 12
  • LPDDR4X & UFS 2.2
  • Single speaker

It will be available on the retail Amazon store.

Apart from OnePlus Nord CE 2 Lite 5G, 2 more products will be launched. OnePlus Nord 2T 5G and OnePlus Nord Buds will get a launch in Europe on the 19th of May.

OnePlus Nord Buds (India)

  • 12.4mm Titanium Drivers
  • IP55 Dust and Water Resistance
  • Ultra-Fast Charging: 10 Minutes for 5 Hours
  • Sound Master Equalizer
  • 7 Hours Listening (Buds), 30 Hours Total (with case)

6. Oppo Reno 8 Series Release Date 23 May

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OPPO Reno 8 Series is officially confirmed to launch on 23rd May in China at 07:00 pm local time (4:30 pm IST). It will go on sale from 1st June. OPPO Reno 8 will be the world’s first smartphone to feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor. The other two devices will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity series chipsets.

  • Android 12
  • 8GB RAM
  • 6.55″ FHD+ OLED display 120Hz refresh rate
  • 4500mAh 80 watts
  • 50MP+8MP+2MP Triple Setup Rear Camera
  • 32MP Front Camera
  • OPPO Reno 8: Dimensity 1300
  • OPPO Reno 8 Pro: Snapdragon 7 Gen 1
  • OPPO Reno 8 Pro + : Dimensity 8100
  • Colors: Slightly Drunk, Encounter Blue, and Night Tour Black.

OPPO will also launch a New Tablet (Pad Air) and Enco R Headset along with OPPO Reno 8 Series. A 91mobiles report reports that an Oppo Reno 8 SE, Reno 8 Lite mighty also be launched at the event.

Although Oppo has not given an official date for Reno 8 series India launch but it is speculated that the regular Reno 8 will debut by the end of June.

7. Infinix Note 12 series release date May 20

Planning to buy a new smartphone? Here's the list of smartphones launching in May 2022!

The Infinix Note 12 series, which comprises the Note 12 and Note 12 Turbo, will be available in India on Flipkart on May 20. The Infinix Note 12 and Note 12 Turbo will have a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ display. The MediaTek Helio G88 SoC will power the standard Note 12, while the Helio G96 chipset will power the Infinix Note 12 Turbo. Both will be compatible with MediaTek’s Hyper Engine 2.0 gaming suite. The launch will also mark the debut of a limited Marvel edition smartphone

Infinix Note 12 Specifications (Expected)

  • 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED Display
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G88 SoC
  • MediaTek’s Hyper Engine 2.0 gaming suite
  • 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  • 50MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • 5000 MAh Battery, with 33w Fast Charging
  • Price:

Infinix Note 12 Pro Specifications (Expected)

  • 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED Display
  • Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G88 SoC
  • MediaTek’s Hyper Engine 2.0 gaming suite
  • 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  • 50MP + 2MP Dual Rear Camera
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • 5000 MAh Battery, with 33w Fast Charging
  • Price:

Share with us which model and flagship phone you are most looking forward to.

Abhinav Jha
Abhinav Jha
Abhinav resides in New Delhi, India. He is currently pursuing Journalism and Mass Communication at GGSIPU, Delhi. He loves to talk about National Politics, India's culture and anything techy - be it an app that makes daily tasks hassle-free or Dark Web. You can spot him binge-watching something on Netflix or glued to his phone when he is not working. Moreover, Food is his love language!

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