Worldwide Android News 03/06/16 – Samsung, HTC And More

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Samsung And Citibank Bringing Samsung Pay To Singapore

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Samsung has announced its partnership with Citibank Singapore Limited for Samsung Pay. This essentially enables Citibank credit cardholders to use their Samsung Pay-compatible smartphones to make payments. If you've registered to be a part of the beta test you'll be amongst first to get Samsung Pay service in Singapore once it launches in the second quarter of the year. The Galaxy Note 5 4G+, S6 Edge+ 4G+, Galaxy S7 4G+, and the S7 Edge 4G+ are the Samsung Pay-compatible devices in Singapore.

Pink Gold Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge To Launch On T-Mobile In Netherlands Soon

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Samsung has introduced the Pink Gold variant of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in South Korea back in April, and it seems like the device will land in Netherlands soon. T-Mobile will start selling these smartphones on June 23rd in the country. This smartphone carries the same specs as the regular Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge models, and it will be available exclusively through T-Mobile in the Netherlands, at least as far as carriers go.

Android 6.0 Starts Hitting Lenovo K4 Note In India

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The Lenovo K4 Note has started getting the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update in India. The phone originally launched with Android 5.1 Lollipop earlier this year, and is not getting a new update which comes with a bevy of features, like Now on Tap, Doze, revamped app permissions, etc. The update itself weighs around 1.6GB, and if it didn't hit your device already, it will soon. You can check if the update is available manually by going to Settings -> About Phone, and then hitting the 'System Update' option.

Camellia Red HTC 10 On Its Way To Japan

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The Camellia Red HTC 10 variant will launch on KDDI au sometime in mid-June it seems, and we still don't know how much will it cost. You can expect it to be priced at around 90,000 yen ($810), but in order to be more accurate, we'll have to wait for the official pricing structure. This pricing might seem out of this world, but that's a pretty common thing in Japan, the Galaxy S7 Edge is even more expensive than that.

Intex Unveils iRist Pro Smartwatch For Rs. 4,999 ($74) In India

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This company has introduced the iRist Junior last month, a smartwatch for kids, and is now back with the iRist Pro. This device is compatible with both iOS and Android, and it comes in Black color only, but both Black and Brown band options are available. The device sports a 1.6-inch display, 128MB of RAM and 64MB of storage. The watch is water resistant, and packs in a 400mAh battery. The iRist Pro costs Rs. 4,999 ($74) and is available exclusively through Flipkart.