Worldwide Android News 17/06/16 – Sony, Intex And More

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Intex Unveils Aqua View Smartphone With An Eyelet Cardboard

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Intex has announced their new smartphone, the Aqua View. This device is priced at Rs. 8,999 ($134), and it comes with a fingerprint scanner and the Eyelet Cardboard VR. This device sports a 5-inch 720p (1280 x 720) display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The phone is fueled by MediaTek's quad-core SoC running at 1.0GHz and it ships with an 8-megapixel rear-facing camera.

Honor 5C Will Land In Malaysia Before The End Of This Month

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The Honor 5C has been announced in China back in April, and it will land in Malaysia before the end of June. This device sports a 5.2-inch 1080p (1920 x 1080) display, 2GB of RAM and it is fueled by the Kirin 650 64-bit octa-core SoC running at 2.0GHz. The 13-megapixel camera can be found on the back of this phone, and a 3,000mAh battery is also included in the package. The device comes in Gray and Silver color variants, and it will cost MYR 799 ($195) in Malaysia.

Samsung Pay Has Arrived To Australia

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Samsung has rolled out their Samsung Pay payment system in a number of countries thus far, and Australia is next in line. The service arrived to Singapore last week, and it is now rolling out to Australia. The service will be supported by American Express and Citibank at launch, and you'll be able to use it via the Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+, Note 5, S7 and S7 Edge, though do keep in mind that the availability will depend on your carrier.

Reliance Retail Launches Lyf Water 7 & Lyf Wind 1 Handsets

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Reliance Retail has just announced two new smartphones, the Lyf Water 7 and Lyf Wind 1. The former device features a 5.5-inch fullHD display, 2GB of RAM and it is fueled by the Snapdragon 615 SoC. The latter device comes with a 5-inch 720p panel, 1GGB of RAM and is fueled by the Snapdragon 410 processor. Both of these devices also ship with Android 5.1 Lollipop, and they cost Rs. 12,999 ($194) and Rs. 6,899 ($103), respectively.

Sony Xperia X Performance Lands In Taiwan, 23MP Camera In Tow

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The Sony Xperia X Performance arrived to Taiwan, and is expected to land in more South East Asia countries soon. This device sports a 5-inch fullHD display, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. The 23-megapixel snapper is placed on its back, and the device is fueled by the Snapdragon 820 SoC. The Xperia X Performance ships with IP68 certification for water and dust resistance, and we still don't know how much will it cost in the country.