Worldwide Android News 13/05/16 – Samsung, Asus And More

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May Security Update Is Rolling Out To Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge In Australia

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Samsung's Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge flagships are getting the May security update in Australia. This update includes the May security patches from Google, but Samsung has also added some of their own optimizations, enhancements for the palm rejection functionality has been improved, for example, along with a couple of other aspects of the company's software. Chances are you've already received this update, if not, you will soon.

ASUS' ZenFone 2 Laser Handset Gets The Android 6.0 Update

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ASUS has announced that they've started rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the ZenFone 2 Laser. The company did not reveal how big this update is, but they did say that the design of the UI has changed quite a bit, and that a number of pre-loaded applications will be removed once you install Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Apps like ASUS Backup, Party Link, PC Link, Yahoo Shopping, Puffin Browser, Google+… and a number more will be gone after you install the update.

ASUS ZenFone Go TV Gets Announced In Taiwan

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The ZenFone Go TV is an entry-level handset made for the local, Taiwanese market. This device sports a 5.5-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM and it is fueled by the Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor, along with the Adreno 305 GPU. The 13-megapixel snapper is placed on the back of the ZenFone Go TV, and a 3,010mAh battery is also a part of this package. The device comes in Red, Black, White, Gold, Blue, Gray and Pink color variants, and it is priced at TWD 5,490 ($169).

Intex Launches iRist Pro and iRist Junior Smartwatches In India

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Intex and MediaTek partnered up in order to release the iRist Pro and iRist Junior smartwatches in India. The iRist Junior is a smartwatch for kids, and it is fueled by the MediaTek MT6261 SoC, while it sports a 0.96-inch display up front. The iRist Pro comes with the same display size as the iRist Junior, while it also sports a 580mAh battery, and IP65 rating for water and dust resistance. The device is fueled by the MediaTek MT2502 SoC, and is compatible with Android 4.4+ and iOS 7+.