Worldwide Android News 20/05/16 – Micromax, ZUK And More


Micromax Canvas Evok Is Now Official In India, Costs $126

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The Canvas Evok is Micromax's new smartphone. This device sports a 5.5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, along with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 415 64-bit octa-core processor fuels this handset, and a 3,000mAh battery is also included here. The phone ships with Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box, and comes in Black color option only. The device costs Rs. 8,499 ($126) in India, and is available exclusively from Flipkart.

6GB RAM Variant Of ZUK Z2 Pro Now Available In China

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ZUK has introduced their second-gen flagship, the ZUK Z2 Pro, a while back. This smartphone comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants, and interesting enough, the 6GB RAM model is first to hit the market. The device is now available for purchase in China, while the 4GB RAM variant will become available on May 31st. This device also packs in the Snapdragon 820 SoC, fingerprint scanner, 13-megapixel camera, and a 3,100mAh battery.

Lenovo Unveils The Budget Vibe C Smartphone

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The Vibe C is a new budget smartphone released by Lenovo. This handset sports a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable internal storage. The device is fueled by a quad-core SoC (most probably one of MediaTek's chips), and it packs in a 2,300mAh battery. The 5-megapixel is placed on the back of the Vibe C, and a 2-megapixel snapper can be found up front. The device is still not available for sale, Lenovo is expected to release more info soon.

6GB RAM Model Of The Vivo XPlay 5 Is Now Available In China

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Vivo has introduced the Xplay 5A (4GB of RAM) and Xplay 5 Ultimate (6GB of RAM) handsets a while back. Both of these phones ship with a 'Dual Edge' display, and the 4GB of RAM variant has been available in China for a while now. Well, the 6GB RAM variant has now been released as well. The phone is certainly now cheap, it costs 4,288 ($655), though this sure is one of the most interesting devices out there at the moment, mainly because of its specs and the display.

YouTube Red & YouTube Music (Ad-Free) Land In Australia And New Zealand



YouTube Red has been available in the US for quite some time now, and the support has now been added for Australia and New Zealand as well. Consumers from Australia and New Zealand can now enjoy ad-free YouTube Red and YouTube Music app experience if they decide to subscribe and pay for the service, of course. The price for YouTube Red and Music is $9.99 in Australia, though we still don't know how much does it cost in New Zealand.

Panasonic Eluga I2 Launches In India, 2GB And 3GB RAM Variants Available

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Panasonic has released their Eluga I2 smartphone in India. This device features a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, 2GB / 3GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. The phone is fueled by a quad-core SoC running at 1GHz, and a 2,000mAh battery is also a part of this package. The phone ships with Android 5.1 Lollipop, and the company's FitHome UI is installed on top of Google's OS. Eluga I2 comes in Metallic Silver, Metallic Gold and Metallic Grey color options, and its 2GB and 3GB variants are priced at Rs. 7,990 ($119) and Rs. 8,990 ($133), respectively.