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The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 21 June
Xiaomi Mi 8
Xiaomi Mi 8 SE
Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition
Huawei Honor Play
Lenovo is going to launch the Lenovo Z5 on June 5. Recently, a news has come up which suggests that the device is going to be up for sales starting from June 12. The device is reportedly going to sport the highest screen-to-body ratio ever in a smartphone. Additionally, there will be a massive 4TB of internal storage and a battery that would ensure up to 30 minutes of usage even when on 0%.
Xiaomi recently unveiled the Xiaomi Mi 8 lineup of smartphones. The Xiaomi Mi 8 is surely one of the best smartphones released in the year 2018. The device sports a 6.21-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a resolution of 2248 x 1080 pixels, a screen-to-body ratio of 88.5 percent, 60000:1 contrast ratio, up to 600nits brightness, an 18.7:9 aspect ratio, HDR support, DCI-P3 color gamut, Eye protection mode, and an Always-On Display. Under the hood, we get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset coupled 6GB of RAM and 64GB/128GB/256GB of internal storage variants.
The second device in the lineup is the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE. The device is the younger and more compact variant of the original Mi 8. Coming to the specifications, the Mi 8 SE sports a 5.88-inch AMOLED display which is equivalent in size to a 5.2-inch device, thanks to the 18.7:9 aspect ratio.
Under the hood, we get a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset coupled with 4GB/6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can further be expanded with the help of an external SD card. The Mi 8 SE is the first smartphone in the world to sport the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor.
The third smartphone in the Mi 8 lineup of smartphones is the best one. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition offers the best in class features at an amazing price.
For starters, we get a 6.21-inch Super AMOLED display with an on-screen fingerprint scanner. The device features a 3D face recognition mechanism just like the one found on the iPhone X. At the back, we get a dual camera setup (12MP Sony IMX363 sensor, f/1.8 aperture, 1.4micron pixel size + 12MP S5K3M3 telephoto lens, f/2.4 aperture, 1micron pixel size). The rear of the device is translucent which enables us to have a peek into the device’s internals.
The upcoming Honor Play smartphone is going to be the first smartphone to run on the latest Kirin OS which is powered by Linux. The device has constantly appeared in a lot of rumors and leaks and is certainly one of the most awaited devices.
The Honor Play is going to feature an FHD+ display with a notch at the top.
The Honor 9i will launch on June 6. The device sports a 5.84-inch FHD+ display giving out a resolution of 2280 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. There is a notch at the top of the display. The device measures 149.2 x 71.8 x 7.7 mm and weighs in at 152 grams. It will be available in Black, Blue, and Grey color variants.
These are the best Android smartphones announced this week. What are your thoughts? Do let us know in the comments section down below. Also, do not forget to subscribe to Android Updated. To do so, just tap the bell icon at the bottom of your device screen.