AndroidBeat Daily Brief (Sep 20, 2017): HTC Halts Trading of Stocks Ahead of Potential Takeover, Google Home Mini Leaked, and More
HTC has been going through a tough time since 2016, and news about a possible takeover has been floating around for quite some time. This news might get a lot more traction soon as the company announced some big news. Meanwhile, Chinese manufacturer Meizu unveiled the successor to the M5.
AndroidBeat Daily Brief (Sep 19, 2017): Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Pricing Revealed, Sony Xperia XZ1 Launched in the U.S. with Android 8.0, More
Google is expected to unveil the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL during its October 4 event. Thanks to a new leak, we’re getting a very good look of the two handsets and the color variants they will be sold in. A separate leak also shed some light on the upgraded version of the Google Daydream View VR headset. All this and more on today’s daily brief.
AndroidBeat Daily Brief (Sep 18, 2017): Google Tez Launched in India, Huawei Takes a Dig at Apple, More
Welcome to another edition of AndroidBeat Daily Brief. Today we talk about Google launching a new mobile payments app in India, Samsung offering the option to disable Bixby button on Galaxy S8 and Note 8, and more.
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Just a couple of days after Apple announced its new iPhones, Google has confirmed that it will be holding an event of its own on October 4. The company is expected to unveil its second generation Pixel handsets alongside a smaller Google Home at the event.
The launch of the iPhone X last night has got everyone talking. Can any Android smartphone actually take on Apple’s most expensive $999 iPhone? Well, if there is any company that can compete against the iPhone X, it’s Samsung. And the company has not one but three different devices to compete against Apple’s best offering.
Xiaomi’s first Android One handset, the Mi A1, went on sale in India today. The announcement of the handset took many by surprise since Xiaomi has always promoted its own MIUI skin. Even if you remove the Android One aspect, there is no denying the fact that the Mi A1 is an impressive device.
Less than a month after launching the Lenovo K8 Note in India, Lenovo has launched another handset in the country: the K8 Plus. The handset sits below the K8 Note but offers largely the same experience as the former.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has already broken all pre-order records for a Note device in the US and will be making its way to the country’s retail stores from today. After the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 last year and the excellent Galaxy S8 and S8+ from earlier this year, the Note 8 is Samsung’s answer to the iPhone X and other bezel-less phones set to invade the market in the next few weeks.
With Apple all set to launch the iPhone 8 tomorrow, things are pretty quiet in the Android world except in the Chinese smartphone market where Xiaomi today unveiled the Mi Mix 2. Additionally, Google is all set to bring the Android One brand to the US with a Moto X4 variant running stock Android. All this and more in our daily briefing for September 11, 2017.