Worldwide Android News 26/08/16 – Sharp, Nexus And More


Sharp Aquos Z2 Is Now Official In Taiwan

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Sharp, a Japan-based tech company, has released their Aquos Z2 smartphone in Taiwan. This handset sports a 5.5-inch fullHD display, 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The phone is fueled by the Helio X20 64-bit deca-core processor, and a 16-megapixel camera is placed on its back. The phone will become available in early September, and it is priced at NT$8,990 ($284), for those of you who are interested.


Karbonn K9 Viraat Is A New Affordable Offering For Indian Consumers

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Karbonn has launched yet another smartphone, the K9 Viraat. This device sports a 5.5-inch HD display, 1GB of RAM and it is fueled by MediaTek's quad-core SoC running at 1.3GHz (quite probably the MT6735 SoC). The phone also offers a 5-megapixel rear-facing shooter, while it ships with Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box. This handset is priced at Rs. 4,799 ($72) in India, and it is available exclusively from Snapdeal.


LYF Water 10 Smartphone Is Now Official In India With 3GB Of RAM

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The LYF Water 10 is a budget smartphone, though despite that, it offers really solid specs. This handset sports a 5-inch IPS panel, 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The phone is fueled by MediaTek's MT6753 64-bit octa-core processor, while a 2,300mAh battery is also a part of this package. The device is priced at Rs. 8,699 ($130), and the phone is being sold with a 1-year warranty in India.


Intex Unveils Aqua Power HD 4G, Company's New Budget Offering

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The Intex Aqua Power HD 4G features a 5-inch HD display, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable internal storage. This device is fueled by the MT6592M octa-core chip from MediaTek, and a 3,900mAh battery is also included here. The 8-megapixel snapper can be found on the back of this phone, and Android 5.1 Lollipop comes out of the box here. The device comes in Champagne, Blue and Gray color variants, and it costs Rs. 8,363 ($125).


Android 7.0 Nougat Rolling Out To Vodafone's Nexus 6P In Australia


As you all probably know, carriers are not exactly the fastest when it comes to certifying new updates for devices, though we do have some good news for Nexus 6P Vodafone users in Australia. The Android 7.0 Nougat update has been certified by the carrier and is rolling out as we speak. Go to Settings -> About Device -> Check for Updates if you'd like to update your device, do keep in mind that it might not be immediately available though.

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