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Worldwide Android News 20/11/15 – Micromax, OnePlus And More

November 19, 2015 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

Canvas Amaze Q395 Is Micromax’s New $121 Mid-Ranger

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Micromax has unveiled yet another mid-range smartphone in India, the Amaze Q395. This handset sports a 5-inch HD display, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable internal storage. The phone ships with Android 5.0 Lollipop out of the box, while it is powered by MediaTek’s MT6580 SoC. The 13MP camera is available on the back of the device, and the phone costs Rs. 7,999 ($121) in India. This handset will be available for purchase soon.

World’s 1st VoLTE Among Mobile Carriers Incoming

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According to a report from Korea, SK Telecom, KT and LU U+ will soon launch world’s first VoLTE (Voice over LTE) service among mobile carriers. VoLTE basically outclasses current voice call services when it comes to call quality, which is the reason why it became so popular. The service is expected to be launched rather soon, so stay tuned.

OnePlus 2 Early Adopters In India Can Sign Up For B2X Insurance Plans

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Those of you who have purchased OnePlus 2 in India can now get OnePlus’ B2X insurance plans. If you’ve purchased the device in the early months of the launch on Amazon, all you have to do is fill out this form, and you’ll be eligible for B2X insurance plans. The company will get back to you after you submit the necessary documentation, and that is pretty much it.

Minimum Purchase Prices For Products Reduced On Google Play

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As some of you might know, Google Play Store is now available in over 190 countries. That being said, Google Play is somewhat different from market to market, not all services are available everywhere. Speaking of which, Google has basically set the minimum purchase price for apps and in-app products for each country, and has recently decided to reduce those limits in a number of countries (17). If you’d like to check out the full list, click here.

Micromax Unveils Canvas Xpress 4G In India For $100

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Micromax has unveiled the Canvas Xpress 4G in India, and the device costs $100. This handset sports a 5-inch HD IPS display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. The phone is made out of plastic and metal, and it is powered by MediaTek’s MT6735p quad-core SoC running at 1GHz. The 8-megapixel shooter is available on the back, and Android 5.1 Lollipop comes pre-installed here. The phone is already available for purchase through third-party stores.