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Best new smartphone launches

At the time of writing this, these devices are available to local consumers. Each of these smartphones are unique on its own accord and are definitely worth checking out.

Samsung Galaxy A80

Samsung launched the Galaxy A80 on July 25, 2019. The Galaxy A80 uses a rotating camera setup, powered by a motorized mechanism which allows people to take selfies with the rear camera. The phone features a triple camera with 48MP as the primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide sensor for a wider view than what the human eye can see, and a 3D depth sensor for accurate Bokeh effect as well as AR-based measurement applications.

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The phone also comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 Processor along with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. The Galaxy A80 also features Samsung’s first new Infinity Display, an expansive, edge-to-edge, 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED screen. This new display allows people to immerse themselves in a cinematic multimedia experience. The phone also packs in a 3,700mAh battery, backed by an ‘intelligent’ algorithm that will identify the user's usage patterns to reduce any wastage of power and will offer the most engaging performance.

The Galaxy A80 is available in three colors - Ghost White, Phantom Black, and Angel Gold.

Price: BDT 74,490/-

(Discounted from BDT 77,490/- till August 31, 2019)

Samsung Galaxy M40

Samsung launched the Galaxy M40 on July 22, 2019. The smartphone will be available for purchase exclusively on The Galaxy M40 comes with a 6.3” FHD+ Infinity O Display and is available in two colors, Midnight Blue and Seawater Blue. It also has 5MP+32MP+8MP triple rear camera setup that can shoot stunning video in 123-degree ultra-wide angle, hyper-lapse, and slow-mo. Galaxy M40 takes performance to the next level with Snapdragon 675 Octa-core processor, 6GB RAM and 128 GB ROM that is expandable up to 512 GB, which means that the gamers will absolutely love it. The smartphone has a 3,500 mAh battery with 15W fast charging capability to give the consumers the freedom and convenience to share, stream and gaming all day long.

Price: BDT 30,990/-

Xiaomi Redmi 7A

Xiaomi announced the Redmi 7A on July 25, 2019. The phone will be available in Matte Black and Gem Blue and it’s the first Xiaomi smartphone to be launched with two years warranty. Redmi 7A brings an overall upgrade over Redmi 6A. It features the Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 chipset, a massive 4000mAh battery, the 12MP Sony IMX486 camera sensor, and a matte finish unibody design. Redmi 7A features the capable Octa-core Snapdragon 439 clocked at 2GHz and a high capacity 4000mAh battery to ensure up to two days of battery life. Redmi 7A boasts a 12MP Sony IMX486 sensor for the rear camera and a 5MP front camera with AI Portrait mode.

To further enhance the user experience, Redmi 7A comes with wireless FM Radio to allow access to radio without the need of earphones. It brings a 13.8cm (5.45) 18:9 HD+ Full-Screen Display with great viewing angles. Redmi 7A sports a dual SIM card with a dedicated microSD card slot which supports expansion up to 256GB. In addition, Redmi 7A offers dual SIM, dual VoLTE capabilities. Reinforced corners and a splash-proof design ensures protection against accidental falls and spills. 

Price: BDT 11,499/- for 2GB+32GB variant

Nokia 3.2

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the launch of Nokia 3.2 and Nokia 2.2 in Bangladesh on July 16, 2019.

The Nokia 3.2 comes with a 6.26” HD+ display and a long battery life. It will be available exclusively through Nokia 3.2 ships with Android 9 Pie, are Android Q ready and will receive two years of OS upgrades and three years of monthly security updates. The phone also comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 429 mobile platform, the Nokia 3.2 is available with 3GB/32GB memory configuration.

Price: BDT 13,499/-

Nokia 2.2

The Nokia 2.2 launched alongside the Nokia 3.2 on July 16, 2019, and will be available in different stores all over the country. It delivers AI-powered low light imaging that can take detailed photos even in trickier low light conditions. The camera snaps multiple images simultaneously and through advanced algorithms create a single image with more light, greater detail and less noise. HDR photography captures vivid colours with greater dynamic range in every shot.

The Nokia 2.2 also comes Android support for the future and Android 9 Pie built-in. Nokia 2.2 is powered by the quad-core MediaTek A22 CPU chipset, which is designed to deliver battery optimisation, so the phone charge lasts up to an entire day.

Price: BDT 12,999/- (3/32GB) and BDT 10,999/- (2/16GB)





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