Worldwide Android News 22/04/16 – Samsung, Gionee And More

Huawei Unveils Y3 II and Y5 II Android Handsets

Huawei Y3 II and Y5 II are the company’s newest entry-level smartphones. Both of them comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box, on top of which you’ll find Huawei’s Emotion UI (EMUI) 3.1 user interface. Both phones will be available in both 3G and 4G variants, and interestingly enough will sport difference chips. The Huawei Y3 II 3G model will ship with MT6582M, while the 4G variant will come with the MT6735M. The Huawei Y5 II 3G, on the other hand, will be fueled by the MT6582, while the 4G model will come with the MT6735P. Both devices sport 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.

Gionee Pioneer P5 Mini Gets Announced In India

The Pioneer P5 Mini is Gionee’s new entry-level smartphone. This device features a 4.5-inch WVGA (854 x 480) display, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable internal storage. The device is fueled by MediaTek’s MT6580M quad-core SoC, and Android 5.1 Lollipop comes out of the box here with Gionee’s Amigo 3.1 UI on top of it. The 5-megapixel camera is located on its back, and a 2-megapixel snapper can be found up front. The phone is already available in India and costs Rs. 5,349 ($80).

Samsung Pay Will Be Available In Singapore Soon

Samsung has decided to partner up with MasterCard, Visa and a number of banks in the region in order to release Samsung Pay in Singapore. The service will roll out sometime this quarter, and will follow the likes of South Korea, the US and China. Samsung has also added that Singaporeans will be able to take advantage of Samsung Pay in supermarkets, convenience and departmental stores, healthcare and beauty outlets, as well as food, lifestyle, electronics and furnishing stores. The service will be available on the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.

LeEco Announced Two Smart TVs, The Super 4 X50 And X50 Pro

LeEco has introduced a number of products the other day, including three new smartphones, a VR headset, a prototype electric car, and two smart TVs. The company has announced the Super 4 X50 and X50 Pro smart TVs. Both TVs pack in 3GB of RAM, sleek design, and are quite affordable. The Super 4 X50 is priced at 2,499 Yuan ($385), while the X50 Pro costs 2,699 Yuan ($416) in China.

Samsung Rolls Out Minor Update For Indian Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge Models

The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are Samsung’s current flagship smartphones. These two devices have been available for quite some time now, and have now received a rather minor update in India. The update comes around at just 1MB, and includes a number of bug fixes and stability improvements according to Samsung. The April security patch has been rolled out last week, so this is a separate update, just in case you were wondering.

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