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The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 36 September

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Welcome to Android Weekly. Let’s have a look at some of the best Android smartphones announced in the 36th week of 2018:

The best Android smartphones announced this week: Android Updated Picks for Week 36 September

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 6

xiaomi redmi note 6 live shots

Xiaomi is going to launch the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6lineup off smartphones pretty soon.

The devices have recently appeared on the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) certification website which certainly means that a launch date is approaching.

Read:


xiaomi redmi note 6 wallpapersXiaomi Redmi Note 6: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


Google Pixel 3 XXL

google pixel 3 xxl live shots

Google is going to launch the Google Pixel 3 lineup of smartphones on October 16. Right ahead of the launch, we have got a working clue as to what the Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL have in store for us and as if the previous leaks were not enough, a new rumor has popped up on the internet which suggests that there will be a third device in the lineup with absolutely thin bezels (and no notch).

Read:


google pixel 3 xxl displayGoogle Pixel 3 lineup: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


Samsung Galaxy S10

samsung galaxy s10 in display fingerprint scanner

Samsung is reportedly going to launch the Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup of smartphones in 2019 and we all are eagerly waiting for it. There are plenty of reasons as to why the device is so special. For starters, it is not going to be a mere incremental upgrade over its predecessors (something which has been a debatable issue with the Galaxy S9 and the recently launched Galaxy Note 9).

Read:


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Nokia 9 and Nokia X7

nokia 9 display assembly live shot

HMD Global is working on launching the Nokia X7and the Nokia 9 pretty soon. Other than the rather conspicuous leak suggesting a penta camera setup in the Nokia 9, there is little known about both the devices so far.

Finally, we have started receiving intel on both the smartphones as live shots of the display assembly of both of them have recently popped up on the internet.

Read:


nokia x7 display assemblyNokia 9 and Nokia X7: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


OnePlus 6T

oneplus 6t retail box full details

OnePlus is reportedly going to launch the OnePlus 6T on October 17. So far, we have not got much information on the device other than the fact that it will sport an under-display fingerprint scanner and a waterdrop display.

Recently, we received a bunch of live shots of the retail packaging of the device which told us a lot about the display.

Read:


oneplus 6t launch dateOnePlus 6T: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, release date, and more


Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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Samsung recently launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 flagship and one thing is for sure, the world of Android never stops. The last few months saw all the tech bloggers covering each and every aspect of the device and the moment the device was launched, everyone moved on to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy X and the Samsung Galaxy S10 lineup. Therefore, if someone begins talking about the too far to even talk about Samsung Galaxy Note 10, people won’t probably take it seriously as of now.

The fact of the matter is, rumors and reports concerning the Galaxy Note 10 have already started popping out on the internet.

Read:


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Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition

xiaomi mi 8 youth edition hands on images

Xiaomi is all geared up to launch the Xiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition on September 19. So far, we have got plenty of intel on the device including some live shots and the specifications and features it is going to come packed with.

Now, the company has started making things official as it has posted a new official poster on Weibo.

Read:


xiaomi mi 8 youth live shotsXiaomi Mi 8 Youth Edition: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


LG V40 ThinQ

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LG is going to launch the LG V40 ThinQ on October 3. The news has come up courtesy of a new teaser video uploaded by the company on its official website.

Read:


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Huawei Mate 20 Pro

huawei mate 20 pro latest live shots

Huawei is going to launch the Huawei Mate 20 Pro on October 16. So far, we have gathered plenty of information on the device. Almost all the specifications and features are now leaked and revealed and we are kind of the waiting stage for the device to be officially unveiled.

Read:


Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


Samsung Galaxy J6 Prime

samsung galaxy j6 prime wallpapers

Samsung is reportedly working on launching a new mid-range smartphone dubbed the Samsung Galaxy J6 Prime. A bunch of CAD renders of the device has surfaced the internet which reveals its design language.

Read:


samsung galaxy j6 prime live shotsSamsung Galaxy J6 Prime: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


Samsung’s mystery 4X Fun smartphone

samsung latest 4x fun upcoming smartphone

Samsung has been into the news a lot lately. The company recently launched the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and now it is all set to unveil its first-ever foldable smartphone dubbed the Samsung Galaxy X this fall.

But before all that, the company is all geared up to launch a new device on October 11 which, as per the promotional poster, will feature 4X Fun.

Read:


samsung latest 4x fun upcoming smartphoneSamsung’s upcoming 4X Fun smartphone: Everything we know so far


Razer Phone 2

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Razer Phone 2, the successor to the widely popular Razer Phone is going to be launched on October 10. The company has sent out invites for a launch event which is going to take place in Hollywood, CA on October 10 at 1830 hours.

Read:


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Oppo K1

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Oppo is reportedly working on launching a new mid-range smartphone dubbed the Oppo K1. The Oppo K1 has recently appeared on the TENAA listing which reveals a lot of its specifications and features. Moreover, the live shots of the device have also been revealed.

By the looks of it, the Oppo K1 has more or less the same design language as that of the recently launched smartphones by Oppo. We get a dual-colored rear which looks amazing.

Read:


oppo k1 live shotsOppo K1: Everything you need to know. Full specifications, features, price, release date, and more


These are the best Android smartphones announced this week. What are your thoughts on them? 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.

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Xiaomi launches the Xiaomi Redmi Go in India for INR 4,499

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xiaomi redmi go live shots and wallpapers

Xiaomi recently launched the Xiaomi Redmi 7 and the Xiaomi Redmi 7 Pro. Now, the company has launched the Xiaomi Redmi Go which happens to be an ultra-budget smartphone.

The device has been kept at an asking price of INR 4,499 which translates to somewhere around $65. The sales will begin come March 22 and you can get your hands on the device via mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Flipkart.

Xiaomi Redmi Go: Full specifications

xiaomi redmi go live shots and wallpapers

Starting things off with the display, the Xiaomi Redmi Go sports a 5-inch HD+ LCD display with a standard 16:9 aspect ratio.

Under the hood, the device is powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 which is coupled with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can further be expanded with the help of an external SD card.

As far as the OS is concerned, the Redmi Go runs on Android Go OS out of the box (one will get Android Go apps like Google Go, Files Go, Google Maps Go, YouTube Go, and Gmail Go packed in).

Moving on to the cameras of the device, the device sports a single 8MP (f/2.0) camera at the back and a 5MP (f/2.2) selfie snapper.

A 3,000 mAh battery fuels the device. There is no support for quick charging.

What are your thoughts on the Xiaomi Redmi Go? 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.

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Vivo X27: Full specifications, features, price, release date, wallpapers, and more

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vivo x27 live shots and features

Vivo is soon going to launch the Vivo X27 which will boast of an under-display fingerprint scanner and a pop-up selfie camera.

Let’s have a look at the specifications and the features of the device.

Vivo X27: Full specifications and features

vivo x27 live shots and features

Specifications
Status Not announced yet
Dimensions 157.7 x 74.3 x 9 mm (6.21 x 2.93 x 0.35 in)
Weight 188 g (6.63 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display 6.39-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, ~400 ppi density
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Colors Blue, Pink
OS Android 9 Pie with Funtouch 9
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6x1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver)
GPU Adreno 612
RAM 8GB
Internal storage 128GB/256GB
Expandable storage Yes, up to 256GB
Primary camera Triple camera (48MP, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF + 13MP, (ultrawide) + 5MP, f/2.4, depth sensor)
Front camera Motorized pop-up 16MP, f/2.0
3.5mm headphone jack Yes
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Battery 4000mAh, Fast battery charging 18W
Charging microUSB 2.0
Fingerprint scanner Under-display
Other features -
Price $340

What are your thoughts on the Vivo X27? 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.

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Full specifications, features, price, release date, wallpapers, and more

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Xiaomi has finally launched the second generation of the Black Shark gaming smartphones. The Xiaomi Black Shark 2 is a substantial upgrade over the Xiaomi Black Shark.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2: What all is new?

For starters, we get the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset with RAM up to 12GB. There is an under-display fingerprint scanner at the front of the device. While the rear looks almost the same, we get a bumped-up camera module.

The price of the device is kept at around $511 which is not too big of a jump when compared with the original Black Shark that cost around $577 for the top-of-the-line variant when it was launched.

Let’s have a look at the full specifications and features of the device.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2: Full specifications and features

xiaomi black shark 2 full review

Specifications
Status Available
Dimensions 163.6 x 75 x 8.8 mm (6.44 x 2.95 x 0.35 in)
Weight 205 g (7.23 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display 6.39-inch AMOLED display
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 403ppi pixel density
Aspect ratio 19.5:9
Colors Black, Silver, Blue
OS Android 9 Pie
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 ( 7 nm)
CPU Octa-core (1x2.84 GHz Kryo 485 & 3x2.41 GHz Kryo 485 & 4x1.78 GHz Kryo 485)
GPU Adreno 640
RAM 6GB/8GB/12GB
Internal storage 128GB/256GB
Expandable storage No
Primary camera Dual camera (48MP, f/1.8, 1/2", 0.8µm, PDAF + 12MP, f/2.2, (telephoto), 1.0µm, PDAF, 2x optical zoom)
Front camera 20MP, f/2.0, 0.9µm
3.5mm headphone jack No
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC No
Battery 4000mAh, Fast battery charging 27W
Charging Type-C
Fingerprint scanner Under-display
Other features -
Price $510

What are your thoughts on the Xiaomi Black Shark 2? 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.

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