Week 12, 2018 launch round-up: Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2, Vivo V9, OPPO A1, Lenovo S5, HTC Desire 1

Here are the launches those have happened in the week 12 of this year.

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There have been a slew of smartphone launches in the last week that the week 12 of this year. Some of the announcements happened in China and other markets such as the Lenovo S5, Vivo V9, Oppo R15, etc. A few other launches have happened in India and the silent launch of the Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2 is a notable example.

 
Week 12, 2018 launch round-up: Galaxy J7 Prime 2, Vivo V9 and more

On the other hand, the Vivo V9, which went official in Thailand and hit the Indian market at a price point of Rs. 22,990.

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If you have missed the daily updates and want to know a weekly roundup of what happened, then you can take a look at the list below as we have listed out all the smartphone launches those happened in the last week. Check out the latest models and get to know the new features and specifications of all these devices from here.

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2

Samsung Galaxy J7 Prime 2

Key Specs

  • 5.5 inches PLS TFT capacitive touchscreen
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
  • 13 MP rear camera
  • 13 MP front camera
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 3300 mAh battery

 

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Vivo V9

Vivo V9

Best Price of Vivo V9
Key Specs

  • 6.3-inch (2280 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 IPS display
  • 2.2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 626 Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, secondary 5MP camera
  • 24MP front-facing camera with soft LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3260mAh battery

 

OPPO A1
 

OPPO A1

Key Specs

  • 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) 18:9 HD+ full-screen 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2.5GHz Octa-Core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with ColorOS 3.2
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3180mAh (typical) / 3090mAh (minimum) battery

 

Lava Z50

Lava Z50

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Key Specs

  • 4.5-inch (854 x 480 pixels) FWVGA 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass protection
  • 1.1GHz Quad-core MediaTek MT6737M with Adreno 304 GPU
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition
  • Dual SIM
  • 5 MP rear cameras with LED flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera with LED flash
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2000mAh battery

LG Zone 4

LG Zone 4

Key Specs

  • 5.0 inch HD TFT Display
  • 1.4GHz Quad-Core (Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8917)
  • Android 7.1.2 Nougat
  • Internal: 16GB (up to 8.9GB usable) RAM: 2 GB support: up to 2TB
  • LTE Bands B2/B4/B5/B13; CDMA; 1.9GHz CDMA PCS, 800MHz CDMA
  • 8 MP rear camera
  • 5 MP front camera
  • 2,500 mAh Removable battery

Nubia V18

Nubia V18

Key Specs

  • 6.01-inch (2160 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with nubia UI 5.1
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 4000mAh battery

SHARP AQUOS S3 mini

SHARP AQUOS S3 mini

Key Specs

  • 5.5-inch (1080 x 2040 pixels) Full HD+ LCD 2.5D curved glass display with 550 nits brightness, 135% sRGB color coverage
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 630 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 508 GPU / Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x RAM
  • 64GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • 16MP rear camera with LED Flash, PDAF, f/2.0 aperture
  • 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3020mAh (typical) battery

Meizu E3

Meizu E3

Key Specs

  • 5.99-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass LTPS In-Cell display with 83% NTSC Color Gamut
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 636 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 509 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4x with 64GB / 128GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1.2 (Nougat) with Flyme OS 6.3
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
  • 12-megapixel rear camera and secondary 20-megapixel rear camera
  • 8-megapixel front-facing camera, f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3360mAh (typical) / 3300mAh (minimum) battery with fast charging

HTC Desire 12

HTC Desire 12

Key Specs

  • 5.5-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6739 64-bit processor with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 2TB
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera with LED Flash
  • 5MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2730mAh battery

HTC Desire 12+

HTC Desire 12+

Key Specs

  • 6-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 450 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 2TB
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI
  • Dual SIM
  • 13MP rear camera and secondary 2MP camera
  • 8MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 2965mAh battery

itel S42

itel S42

Best Price of 8,499
Key Specs

  • 5.65-inch (720 x 1440 pixels) HD+ IPS 2.5D Full Lamination Display with 285 ppi
  • 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU
  • 3GB RAM, 16GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 13MP rear cameras with LED Flash
  • 13MP front-facing camera
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • 3000mAh battery

itel A44 / A44 Pro

itel A44 / A44 Pro

Key Specs

  • 5.45-inch (480×960 pixels) FWVGA+ IPS Full Lamination Display with 196 ppi
  • Quad-Core MediaTek MT6737M 64-bit processor with Mali-T860 MP1 400MHz
  • 1GB RAM with 8GB storage
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB storage (A44 Pro)
  • expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • 5MP rear cameras with LED Flash
  • 5MP / 8MP (A44 Pro) front-facing camera with LED flash
  • 4G VoLTE,
  • 2400mAh battery

 

Lenovo K5

Lenovo K5

Key Specs

  • 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 1.5 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 64-bit processor with Mali T860 GPU
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with ZUI 3.1 lite
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera and secondary 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

Lenovo K5 Play

Lenovo K5 Play

Key Specs

  • 5.7-inch (1440 × 720 pixels) HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) 64-bit processor with Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB RAM with 16GB internal memory
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZUI 3.7
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (micro + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP rear camera and secondary 2MP camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

Lenovo S5

Lenovo S5

Key Specs

  • 5.7-inch (2160 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 18:9 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 14nm processor with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage
  • 4GB RAM with 64GB / 128GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with ZUI 3.7
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 13MP (Monochrome) + 13MP (RGB) dual rear cameras
  • 16MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh battery

Huawei Nova 3e

Huawei Nova 3e

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Key Specs

  • 5.84-inch (1080 x 2280 pixels) Full HD+ 19: 9 2.5D curved glass display, 96% NTSC color gamut
  • Octa-Core Kirin 659 processor (4 xA53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz) with MaliT830-MP2 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB storage
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.0 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano / microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera and secondary 2MP camera
  • 24MP front-facing camera
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3000mAh (typical) / 2900mAh (Minimum) battery with fast charging

Vivo X21

Vivo X21

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Key Specs

  • 6.28-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 Super AMOLED display
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6B RAM, 64GB / 128GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • Funtouch OS 4.0 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • 12MP rear camera with LED flash and secondary 5MP camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 12MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3200mAh (typical) battery with fast charging

OPPO R15

OPPO R15

Key Specs

  • 6.28-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio OLED display
  • Octa Core MediaTek Helio P20 12nm processor with ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera and secondary 5MP camera with f/2.2 aperture
  • 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3450mAh (typical) / 3365mAh (minimum) battery with VOOC Flash Charging

OPPO R15 Dream Mirror Edition

OPPO R15 Dream Mirror Edition

Key Specs

  • 6.28-inch (2280 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio OLED display
  • Octa-Core Snapdragon 660 14nm Mobile Platform (Quad 2.2GHz Kryo 260 + Quad 1.8GHz Kryo 260 CPUs) with Adreno 512 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 128GB internal memory
  • expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with ColorOS 5.0
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (nano + nano/microSD)
  • 16MP rear camera and secondary 20MP camera
  • 20MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • 4G VoLTE
  • 3400mAh (typical battery with VOOC Flash Charging

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