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Worldwide Android News 08/04/16 – Asus, LG And More

April 7, 2016 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

Asus ZenFone Go 5.0 LTE Gets Launch In India For Rs. 7.999 ($120)

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The ZenFone Go 5.0 LTE is Asus’ newest handset for the Indian smartphone market. This smartphone sport a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 410, a 64-bit quad-core processor, and it packs in a 2,500mAh battery. This device features an 8-megapixel snapper on the back, and interestingly enough, comes with Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box. The device is priced at Rs. 7,999 ($120) in India.

Chromecast (2015) & Chromecast Audio To Hit India And Taiwan Soon

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Google’s newest Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices will be available in India and Taiwan soon. Both devices have been added to Google’s official hardware availability page, and the devices will be available for purchase soon. These two products are already available in a number of countries around the world, and we do expect Google to make them available in more countries following India and Taiwan.

LG Display Plans To Invest $100 Million & Open A Display Module Factory In Vietnam

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LG Display has announced that the company signed a deal to build a display module factory in the North of Vietnam, a city called Hai Phong. The company will invest $100 million in the first half of this year, and they expect the factory to be fully operational in the second half of next year. LG Display expects huge demand for their OLED panels, which is why they’re making sure they’re able to produce more than enough units. ​“LG Display will enhance the global competitiveness based on the secured production base in Vietnam that is favorable to foreign investment,” said Jeong Cheol-dong, CPO at LG Display.

Panasonic Launches Eluga Arc Handset In India For Rs. 12,490 ($188) in India

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The Eluga Arc is Panasonic’s newest mid-ranger. This handset comes with a 4.7-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, along with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. This device is fueled by the Snapdragon 410 64-bit quad-core SoC, and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop comes pre-installed here with Panasonic’s custom UI on top of it. The 8-megapixel shooter is available on the back of this phone, and the device costs Rs. 12,490 ($188) in the country.

Oppo F1 Plus Comes To Malaysia, Costs RM 1898 ($483)

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The Oppo F1 Plus was introduced in India alongside the F1. This handset sports a 5.5-inch fullHD (1920 x 1080) display, 4GB of RAM, and 64GB of internal storage. This handset is fueled by the Helio P10 64-bit octa-core processor, and packs in a 2,850mAh battery. The 13-megapixel snapper is placed on the back of this phone, and Android 5.1 Lollipop comes pre-installed here with Oppo’s custom UI. The phone costs RM 1898 ($483) in Malaysia.