Worldwide Android News 10/06/16 – HTC, Lava And More

Android Marshmallow Is Rolling Out To Sprint’s HTC Desire 626s

The HTC Desire 626s is HTC’s mid-range handset which has been available on Sprint for a while now. Well, the device just got the update, while it was released with Android 5.1 Lollipop, it is now receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The device is getting a number of new features, including Doze, adoptable storage, per-app permissions, Google Now on Tap, and others. The device is already rolling out, so if it did not hit your device yet, it will soon.

Lava Unveils X46 Handset In India, 5-Inch Display & 2GB Of RAM In Tow

Lava is an India-based company which has introduced the X46 handset this week. This device features a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of expandable internal storage. The device is fueled by a quad-core processor running at 1.3GHz, and a 2,500mAh battery is also a part of this package. The 8-megapixel camera is placed on the back of Lava X46, and the phone is priced at Rs. 7,999 ($120) In India, and comes in a Gold color option only.

Google Play Music Contextual Playlist Rolls Out To A Number Of Countries In Europe

The Google Play Music Contextual Playlists have been around since late 2014, and were exclusive to US and Canada at first, but have rolled out to the UK shortly after as well. That being said, this feature is now available in a number of European countries as well, including Czech Republic, Poland, Ukraine and South Africa, but Google might add more countries to this list soon enough.

Google Street View App Gets A Blur Tool For Unpublished Photos

Google Street View app has been around for a long time now, and it can be quite handy if you’d like to check out a spot you’re going to go on a vacation to, or simply walk around some exotic place in the virtual world. Google keeps on making the app more capable, and in the latest update, the company has added a blur tool for unpublished (photosphere) photos. This feature is kind of self-explanatory, you can blur parts of an image before you publish it, such as license plates, faces, etc.

Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition Can Now Be Pre-Ordered In Indonesia

The Galaxy S7 Edge Injustice Edition has been announced by Samsung last week. This Batman-themed device became available in China and Russia quite recently, and it is now available for pre-order in Indonesia as well. You can get it for IDR 14,999 million ($1,135), which is quite pricey, even pricier than we anticipated, and certainly more expensive than it is in China where it costs less than $1,000. If you opt to pre-order this phone in Indonesia, it will ship your way on June 24th.

ZTE Unveils A Metal-Clad Blade A2 Smartphone In China

The Blade A2 is ZTE’s newest smartphone. This device sports a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, and it is fueled by MediaTek’s MT6750 64-bit octa-core processor. The phone comes with 13 and 5-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras, while a 2,800mAh battery is also a part of this package. This is more or less an entry-level phone, and it costs only 699 Yuan ($106) in China, in case you were wondering. We still don’t know if this phone will be available outside of China.

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