The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 20 May

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Welcome to Android Weekly. Let’s have a look at some of the best Android smartphones announced in the 20th week of 2018:

The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 20 May


  • Lenovo Z5
  • Vivo Z1
  • Huawei Enjoy 8e Youth
  • Vivo NEX
  • Samsung Galaxy Wide 3
  • Xiaomi Mi 8
  • Vivo X21 FIFA World Cup 2018 edition
  • Samsung Galaxy S Light Luxury

Lenovo Z5

lenovo z5 live shots

The Lenovo Z5 is a turning out to be a pretty interesting smartphone. The device, as revealed by Lenovo’s VP Chang Cheng, is going to feature the highest screen-to-body ratio in a smartphone ever. Moreover, he also told that the device is going to have 4TB of internal storage and a battery which will have more than 45 days of standby time. Recently, Cheng told us that the Lenovo Z5’s battery will be able to withstand up to 30 minutes of talk time even when it is at 0%.



The device is expected to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage which can further be expanded with the help of an external SD card.

Read:


lenovo z5 live shotsLenovo Z5: Everything you need to know about the device. Full specifications, features, price, expected release date, and more.


Huawei Enjoy 8e Youth

huawei enjoy 8e youth specifications and features

Huawei has launched a new entry-level smartphone dubbed the Huawei Enjoy 8e Youth for 799 Yuan (~$125). The device sports a 5.45-inch HD+ display giving out a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and an 18:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, we get a MediaTek MT6739 chipset coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage which is expandable.

Read:


huawei enjoy 8e youth price and release dateHauwei Enjoy 8e Youth full review: Everything you need to know.


Vivo Z1

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Vivo has released a new mid-range smartphone dubbed the Vivo Z1 for 1,798 Yuan (~$282). The Vivo Z1 is the first smartphone in the new Z lineup of smartphones.

At the display front, the Vivo Z1 sports a 6.26-inch Full-view In-cell LCD display giving out a screen-to-body ratio of more than 89.53% and a 19:9 aspect ratio. Moving to the camera, the Vivo Z1 features a dual camera setup (13MP + 2MP) and a 24MP front camera. Under the hood, we get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can further be expanded with the help of an external SD card.

Read:


vivo z1 full specificationsVivo Z1 full review: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, and more.


Vivo NEX

vivo nex specifications

Vivo is going to hold a launch event at Shanghai, China on 12th June wherein it will unveil the Vivo NEX. Recent reports claim that the Vivo Apex is going to be launched as the Vivo NEX.



A front panel of the Vivo NEX has recently popped up on the internet which confirms the bezel-less display of the device.

Read:


vivo nex live shotsVivo NEX: Everything you need to know about the upcoming Vivo smartphone. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more.


Samsung Galaxy Wide 3

samsung galaxy wide 3 full review

Samsung has introduced a new entry-level smartphone dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Wide 3. The device would cost somewhere around $275 (297,000 won).

At the display front, we get a 5.5-inch HD display with a traditional 16:9 aspect ratio. Powering the device is an octa-core chipset clocked at 1.6GHz, coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

Read:


samsung galaxy wide 3 full reviewSamsung Galaxy Wide 3: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, and more.


Xiaomi Mi 8

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Xiaomi is going to launch the Xiaomi Mi 8 on May 31 on the eve of the company’s annual product launch event. According to the latest leak, the Mi 8 sports a 6.2-inch FHD+ Display giving out a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and a 19:9 aspect ratio with a notch at the top. The device will weigh in at 172 grams with 7mm thickness.



Under the hood, we are going to get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage which can further be expanded with the help of an external SD card. The device is fueled by a 3,000 mAh battery which supports quick charging.

Read:


xiaomi mi 8 rendersXiaomi Mi 8: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more.


Vivo X21 FIFA World Cup 2018 special edition

vivo x21 fifa world cup 2018 extraordinaire edition

Vivo has launched a new special edition variant of the Vico X21 dubbed the Vivo X21 FIFA World Cup 2018 Extraordinaire Edition.

The special edition comes with a stunning design. The rear of the device shows off a four-dimensional gradient printing with a 3D 2018 FIFA World Cup logo. There are two color variants – Classic Blue and Victory Red. Along with the device, the company is offering a special protective case for the device representing Germany, Argentina, Brazil, and Portugal.

Read:


vivo x21 fifa world cup 2018 extraordinaire edition live shotsVivo X21 special edition full review: Everything you need to know.


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