Worldwide Android News 21/08/15 – Xiaomi, Samsung And More


Lenovo Plans To Launch The Entry-Level A2010 Handset In India Soon

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The Lenovo A2010 was announced in Vietnam earlier this month, and it seems like the company wants to launch it in India soon as the most affordable 4G LTE handset. The Lenovo A2010 sports a 4.5-inch 854 x 480 display, 1GB of RAM and is powered by MediaTek's MT6735M 64-bit quad-core SoC. The device ships with Android 5.1 Lollipop, and sports a 5-megapixel snapper on its back. This thing costs $76 in Vietnam, and it could sport a similar price in India.


Motorola's Newest Handsets Are Coming To Australia This September

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As most of you know by now, Motorola has recently announced three new handsets, the Moto G (3rd-gen), Moto X Play and Moto X Style. It seems like all of these devices will be available in Australia this September. The Moto X Style will be available exclusively through Vodafone, while Moto X Play will also be offered by Vodafone, but not exclusively. The Moto X Play will also be available by a number of retail shops in the country. The Moto G, on the other hand, will be a direct retail offering and will cost $369.

Panasonic Announces A Couple Of Entry-Level Eluga Phones In India

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Panasonic isn't exactly the most prominent smartphone OEM out there, but it's constantly offering their devices in India. The company has launched three new smartphones in that Asian country, the Eluga I2, Eluga L2 and T45. All of these phones ship with Android 5.1 and 4G LTE connectivity by the way. The Eluga I2 features a 5-inch 720p display, 1GB of RAM and is p¸wered by MediaTek's quad-core SoC. The Eluga L2 comes with a 5.5-inch 960 x 540 display, 1GB of RAM and Qualcomm's Snapdragon quad-core SoC clocked at 1.2GHz. The T5 is the smallest one here, it sports a 4.5-inch 854 x 480 display, 1GB of RAM and MediaTek's MT6735M SoC.

Samsung Starts Offering Galaxy Note 5 & S6 Edge Plus In Taiwan

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Samsung has started Offering their newest phablets in Taiwan, one of the first markets to have access to these devices. The OEM plans to ship over 50,000 Note 5 devices in just 1 month. The 32GB variant of Note 5 is available for the equivalent of $733 (unlocked), and the 64GB variant will launch later this month for $809 (unlocked). The company has also started offering the S6 Edge Plus for pre-order. The device costs $824, and it will be available in September.


Limited Edition Xiaomi Mi 4i Unveiled In India For $199

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The original Xiaomi Mi 4i has been launched earlier this year, and the company has unveiled a limited editions variants of the device during the Redmi Note 2 / MIUI 7 press event in India. The Pink, Blue and Yellow variants of the device are considered to be Limited Edition ones, and they'll be available in the country starting August 25th. The Mi 4i sports a 5-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM and is powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core SoC. The 13-megapixel camera is available on its back, and the device offers 4G LTE connectivity and dual-SIM support.

Micromax Announces Canvas Tab P680 In India For $145

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Micromax is still India's number one smartphone OEM, by far. This India-based company has just announced yet another tablet, the Canvas Tab P680. This device features an 8-inch 1280 x 800 IPS display, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage (expandable up to 32GB via microSD card). The 5-megapixel camera is available on its back, and a 4,000mAh battery is also available here. The Canvas Tab P680 comes in Black and Metallic Copper colors, and is priced at Rs. 9,499 ($145) in the country. It will be available through retail outlets and various Micromax online partners starting August 22nd.