Worldwide Android News 19/08/16 – HTC, ZTE, Honor And More

Obi Worldphone MV1 Is Now Official And Available In The UK

Obi Worldphone is the newest smartphone released by Apple’s former CEO, John Sculley. This handset, as its predecessors, is powered by Android, and it's an entry-level device. It sports a 5-inch 720p display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 212 64-bit quad-core SoC, and a 2,500mAh battery is also included here. The phone is priced at £99, and can be purchased either from Amazon or directly from Obi’s website.

Honor 8 Coming To Middle East Next Month

Honor 8 is one of Honor’s latest devices. This handset was introduced in China back in July, and it was announced in the US a couple of days ago. Now, it seems like the device will be available in the middle east as well. Pre-orders are kicking off on August 24th, while the device will be available for purchase starting September 1st. We still don’t know how much will it cost in the Middle East, but it costs less than $300 in China, while it is priced at $399 in the US, so it’s probably going to be closer to the $399 price tag.

ZTE Blade A506 Gets Announced In Europe

The ZTE A506 is an entry-level handset for the European markets. This handset sports a 5.2-inch 720p display, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. The device is fueled by the Snapdragon 210 64-bit quad-core processor, along with the Adreno 304 GPU. The 2,450mAh battery is also a part of this package, and Android 6.0 Marshmallow comes out of the box here with ZTE’s custom UI available on top of it. The device is available for purchase on Amazon for €159.90.

Android 6.0 Now Rolling Out To HTC One E8 In The US

Sprint has started pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the HTC One E8. This will update the device’s software version to 3.10.651.6, and comes with the latest security patches. The update is rolling out, but as usual, it might take some time before it hits your device, as this is a staged rollout. The HTC One E8 comes with a 5-inch fullHD display, 2GB of RAM, and it is fueled by the Snapdragon 810 quad-core processor.

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