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Asus has unveiled a new ZenFone Go variant in Russia. The new Asus ZenFone Go (ZB450KL) has been priced at RUB 7990 (approximately Rs. 8,250) and is now available to buy in Russia. Unfortunately, there is no word when the handset is planned for availability in more markets.

Notably, the new Asus ZenFone Go (ZB450KL) is the successor to the ZenFone Go (ZB452KG), and comes with upgraded innards under the hood.

The ZenFone Go (ZB450KL) features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (480×854 pixels) display and is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 410 processor coupled with Adreno 306 GPU. The handset comes with 1GB of RAM and packs 8GB of storage. It supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). The ZenFone Go (ZB450KL) comes with 3G and 4G connectivity options, with the latter supporting LTE Cat. 4 download speeds. It sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. There is 2-megapixel front camera also on board. It is backed by a 2070mAh battery. The handset runs ZenUI 2.0 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The ZenFone Go (ZB450KL) measures 136.5×66.7×11.2mm and weighs 135 grams. The launch was first reported by a Russian site.

To recall, Asus launched the ZenFone Go (ZB452KG) in India back in April priced at Rs. 5,299.

Earlier this month, Asus launched another variant of the ZenFone Selfie smartphone in India. Priced at Rs. 12,999, the new 3GB RAM and 16GB storage variant came with a new Diamond cut rear panel design.

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Xiaomi’s alleged Mi Note 2 smartphone is already making rounds on the Internet and is rumoured to launch later this month. Now, the alleged Mi Note 2 Pro, which is believed to be the successor to the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro that was launched last year, has leaked online.

According to a Chinese tipster, the Mi Note 2 Pro will sport a 5.5-inch full-HD Amoled display and will pack a 12-megapixel rear camera. The handset is said to be backed by a 3700mAh battery. One of the biggest highlights of the Mi Note 2 Pro will be the recently unveiled Snapdragon 821 SoC. It is likely to come in two versions packing 4GB of RAM with 64GB storage, and 6GB of RAM with 128GB of storage. The Chinese tipster claims that the Mi Note 2 Pro will also come with a fingerprint scanner on the front, much like the Mi 5. The alleged Mi Note 2 Pro is expected to launch in the month of August.

Additionally, a new Xiaomi device codenamed Altun has been spotted in Geekbench listing. The listing was reported by Twitter user Krispi and also claimed that it appeared multiple times on Geekbench listing. The Xiaomi ‘Altun’ in Geekbench single core tests scored 980 while in multi-core tests scored 4076.

All these leaks should be taken with a pinch of salt as Xiaomi has not mentioned anything about the upcoming device and the legitimacy of the leaks remains questionable.

A recent report claimed that the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 may be priced at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs. 25,000) for the standard 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage model while the 6GB of RAM and 64GB storage high model will come at CNY 2,999 (approximately Rs. 30,000). There are rumours that a third top-end variant featuring 6GB of RAM and 128GB storage will be also launched priced at CNY 3,499 (approximately Rs. 35,000).

 
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Asus, as promised, has revealed the availability details of the ZenFone range of smartphones. At an event in Taiwan on Tuesday, the company also unveiled a new ZenFone 3 Deluxe variant which will be the first commercial smartphone featuring the brand new Qualcomm Snapdragon 821. The Taiwanese company also unveiled the ZenPad 3S 10 (Z500M) tablet.

The all-new Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe has been priced at TWD 24,990 (approximately Rs. 52,000) and will go on sale later this year. Other ZenFone 3 Deluxe variants featuring Snapdragon 820 will go on sale early next month in Taiwan. No word on other markets as of now. Asus confirmed that ZenFone 3 is now available in Taiwan while the ZenFone 3 Ultra is up for pre-orders and is expected to be available by end of this month.

Apart from the Snapdragon 821 SoC, the new ZenFone 3 Deluxe also packs massive 256GB of built-in storage. Rest of the specifications of the new ZenFone 3 is identical to the ‘regular’ ZenFone 3 Deluxe models. It features a 5.7-inch full-HD Super Amoled display and packs a whopping 6GB of RAM and supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 128GB). The rear camera sports a 23-megapixel Sony sensor with 4K video support and also packs an 8-megapixel front camera. There is 3000mAh battery on board. It measures 156.4×77.4×7.5mm and runs Asus Zen UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Additionally, there’s a ZenFone 3 Deluxe variant with 4GB RAM and 32GB storage as well.

Apart from the new ZenFone 3 Deluxe, Asus on Tuesday also launched the ZenPad 3S 10 (Z500M) tablet featuring a 9.7-inch LCD display with a screen resolution of 2048×1536 pixels. The tablet packs 4GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. It supports expandable storage via microSD card. There is an 8-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front camera. The tablet runs Asus Zen UI on top of Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is powered by a hexa-core MediaTek (MT8176) processor clocked at 1.7GHz and also sports a fingerprint scanner. According to Engadget, the Asus ZenPad 3S 10 (Z500M) has been reportedly priced at TWD 10,990 (approximately Rs. 23,000). It is expected to go on sale in August.

Asus at the global launch in May had revealed pricing of the some ZenFone 3 models, the Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) was priced starting at $249 (roughly Rs. 16,800), the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe (ZS570KL) priced at $499 (roughly Rs. 33,600), and the Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) priced at $479 (roughly Rs. 32,200).

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Qualcomm has confirmed that it’s far optimising Snapdragon chipsets for supporting Google’s Tango (previously venture Tango) gadget vision framework for augmented and virtual fact. The chipset maker discovered that it’s been working closely with Google for over a year with the venture Tango group ensure it runs on Snapdragon processors.

Qualcomm has showed that the high-cease Snapdragon 820 in addition to the Snapdragon 652 chipsets already help project Tango. The agency also introduced that the destiny Snapdragon 800 and six hundred collection SoCs will aid Google’s Tango.

talking to Ars Technica, Seshu Madhavapeddy, vp, Product control for Qualcomm, said, “we are dedicated to Tango and we believe in this technology. We see large adoption of this era as drawing close and we would like to aid that.”

Google’s first prototype for the Tango augmented truth included the Movidius computer imaginative and prescient chip; although the patron model announced lately with Lenovo – the Phab 2 seasoned – had no greater chipset, points out Ars Technica.

The chipmaker defined that this become feasible with the “Snapdragon Heterogeneous Processing architecture,” which means the DSP, sensor hub, and photograph signal Processor (ISP) perform the compute obligations in a Tango phone.

Qualcomm claims with its new generation, Tango phones could be able to handle “algorithms and sensors with a less than 10 percentage CPU overhead as compared to a regular app.”

To do not forget, Lenovo earlier this month at its Tech world 2016 event in San Francisco unveiled the first client facing project Tango smartphone known as the Lenovo Phab 2 seasoned. The phone is predicted to start shipping in August and has been priced at $499 (kind of Rs. 33,500).


chinese language handset producer ZTE has unveiled the brand new Nubia Z11 cellphone. The cellphone will go on sale in China starting July 6 and it is available in variants. The ZTE Nubia Z11 will include 4GB of RAM and 64GB garage priced at CNY 2,499 (approximately Rs. 25,000), with any other variation carrying 6GB of RAM and 128GB garage priced at CNY three,499 (approximately Rs. 35,000).

The ZTE Nubia Z11 features a wi-fi.wiwireless-inch full-HD (1080×1920 pixels) 2.5D display and springs with Corning Gorilla Glass three for safety from scratches. The handset runs Nubia UI four.0 primarily based on Android 6.zero Marshmallow. both the Nubia Z11 fashions support expandable garage through microSD card (up to 200GB).

The smartphone comes with hybrid twin-SIM which means that it supports one micro-SIM and any other both nano-SIM or microSD card. The ZTE Nubia Z11 is powered by using a quad-middle 2.15GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor. It sports activities a 16-megapixel rear digital camera with dual tone LED flash, section detection vehicle awareness (PDAF), and optical image stabilisation (OIS) functions. there’s an eight-megapixel the front-dealing with digital camera with f2.four aperture.

The telephone houses a wi-fingerprint scanner at the rear panel. Connectivity alternatives on the handset include Bluetooth, GPS, Glonass, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a 802.eleven a/b/g/n/ac, 4G, GPS/ A-GPS, 3G, and USB type-C. The handset is subsidized with the aid of a 3000mAh battery and helps quick price three.zero. It measures 151.8×72.3×7.5mm, and weighs 162 grams. some of the opposite capabilities that the ZTE Nubia Z11 packs consist of Dolby Atmos technology and for improved audio revel in sports SmartPA ampliwi-fier.

much like the ZTE Nubia Z11 Max, the chinese business enterprise has launched a special edition of Nubia Z11 with footballer Cristiano Ronaldo signature at the back. it will likely be available in Obsidian Gold coloration.


chinese language employer LeEco has confirmed an occasion on June 29 where it’s miles expected to show a new telephone powered by means of the expected Snapdragon 821 (which has reportedly been rebranded because the Snapdragon 823) processor. LeEco is expected to showcase the new smartphone on the mobile global Congress, Shanghai which additionally commences on June 29.

The legit teaser from the agency doesn’t reveal a good deal about the product however there are rumours that suggest the handset will % Snapdragon 821 or 823 processor. If this comes out to be authentic, the brand new LeEco cellphone can be the primary handset powered by way of the new chipset. We already know that Qualcomm at CES 2016 had revealed the primary smartphone powered by way of Snapdragon 820 processor as the Le Max seasoned. each the organizations may additionally once more collaborate for the new processor. we are able to need to wait till June 29. The way rumours are shaping up, LeEco may additionally released the Le Max 2 pro on the occasion.

Gizmo China reports that the brand new LeEco telephone can also sport 8GB of RAM alongside 25-megapixel rear camera. The file claims that the upcoming LeEco handset can be priced at CNY 2,999 (about Rs. 30,000).

The chinese organization is gearing to go into the usa marketplace q4. The agency confirmed that LeEco is hiring personnel in the US because of this it’s going to kick off operations soon. LeEco but hasn’t discovered a set timeline for america market entry.

LeEco recently launched the Le Max 2 and Le 2 smartphones in India. The Le Max 2 comes in editions – first priced at Rs. 22,999 for the 4GB RAM/32GB storage variation, and 2nd priced at Rs. 29,999 for the 6GB RAM/64GB garage variation. The Le 2 telephone, however, turned into priced at Rs. eleven,999.


quickly after unveiling the Redmi 3S, Xiaomi has now released the Redmi 3X with an same design in China. the biggest difference however is that the new Xiaomi Redmi 3X could be wi-fi to chinese cell provider, China Unicom, and may be priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs. nine,000).

aside from identical design, the present day Redmi 3X also sports activities almost same innards. There are few differences but as the new Redmi 3X could be available in only one version featuring 2GB of RAM and 32GB of garage. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S changed into launched in variants primarily based on memory and in-built garage – the 2GB of RAM with 16GB of in-built garage model priced at CNY 699 (about Rs. 7,000), and the 3GB of RAM and 32GB of garage model priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs. nine,000). there’s every other extremely good difference between the two Redmi smartphones, the Redmi 3X features slightly one-of-a-kindwireless dimensions at 139.7×69.7×8.5mm in comparison to 139.3×69.6×8.5mm on the Redmi 3S. At 146 grams, the Redmi 3X is 2 grams heavier than the Redmi 3S.
For wi-fispeciwiwireless, the Xiaomi Redmi 3X packs the all-new octa-middle Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.1GHz clubbed with Adreno 505 GPU. It supports expandable garage expandable storage through microSD card (up to 128GB). The dual-SIM handset (Micro + Nano) comes with hybrid SIM slot because of this the second slot additionally acts as a microSD slot. just like the Redmi 3S, the Redmi 3X capabilities a wi-fingerprint scanner on the returned panel.

The Redmi 3X capabilities a wi-fi-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display and runs MIUI 7 based on Android wi-fi.1 Lollipop. The smartphone sports a 13-megapixel rear digital camera with PDAF (segment detection autofocus), f2.0 aperture, HDR mode, 1080p video recording, and LED flash. The handset additionally packs a 5wireless-megapixel front camera with 1080p video recording functionality. Connectivity options at the handset include 4G, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, GPRS/ edge, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, Glonass, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a 802.eleven b/g/n, and Micro-USB.

The handset is subsidized via a 4100mAh battery similar to the authentic Redmi 3. The Xiaomi Redmi 3X will be to be had in Silver, and Gold hues.


Xiaomi has launched a new Redmi three variant, the Redmi 3S, in China. the brand new cellphone could be to be had in variations based on memory and built in garage – with the 2GB of RAM with 16GB of in-built storage model priced at CNY 699 (approximately Rs. 7,000), and the 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage version priced at CNY 899 (approximately Rs. nine,000). the new Xiaomi Redmi 3S will pass on sale beginning Thursday and could be to be had via the organization’s on-line shop, Mi.com. The chinese language corporation has now not revealed any details about worldwide availability of the handset.

The Redmi 3S packs an all-new octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.1GHz clubbed with Adreno 505 GPU. The telephone helps expandable garage expandable garage thru microSD card (as much as 128GB). The twin-SIM handset (Micro + Nano) comes with hybrid SIM slot which means that the second slot also acts as a microSD slot.

one among the biggest upgrades over the authentic Xiaomi Redmi three is the Redmi 3S capabilities a wi-fingerprint scanner at the again panel. The Redmi 3S functions a 5wireless-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS show and runs MIUI 7 based totally on Android wiwireless.1 Lollipop. The cellphone sports activities a 13-megapixel rear digicam with PDAF (phase detection autofocus), f2.0 aperture, HDR mode, 1080p video recording, and LED flash. The handset also packs a wi-fi-megapixel the front digital camera with 1080p video recording capability.

Connectivity options at the handset encompass 4G, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, GPRS/ edge, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Bluetooth, Glonass, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a 802.eleven b/g/n, and Micro-USB. The handset is backed by means of a 4100mAh battery just like the unique Redmi 3. It measures 139.3×69.6×8.5mm and weighs 144 grams. The Xiaomi Redmi 3S can be to be had in gray, Silver, and Gold colorations.


As expected, Lenovo has launched its budgets Vibe K5 telephone in India, priced at Rs. 6,999. The telephone might be to be had via a flash sale version on Amazon India, with registrations starting Monday 1pm for the sale at 2pm on June 22. it’ll be available in Gold, Silver, and gray shade variations.

To bear in mind, the twin-SIM (Micro-SIM cards) Lenovo Vibe K5 turned into globally unveiled at MWC 2016 along the Vibe K5 Plus. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus but made it to India in March at Rs. 8,499,

The Android wiwireless.1 Lollipop-based Vibe K5 sports activities a wi-fi-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display, and is powered through a 1.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 SoC it is coupled with 2GB of RAM. It bears a 13-megapixel rear camera with flash, and a wiwireless-megapixel the front shooter for selwirelesses.

The telephone bears 16GB of inbuilt garage that can be elevated via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Lenovo Vibe K5 runs on a 2750mAh removable battery, measures 142x71x8.2mm, and weighs one hundred fifty grams.

Connectivity options at the Lenovo Vibe K5 include c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G (with assist for Indian LTE networks). Sensors on the smartphone include proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and gyroscope.

ZTE, as promised, has unveiled its Nubia Z11 Max smartphone at an event in China. the brand new ZTE Nubia Z11 Max smartphone could be available to buy in China beginning June 16 priced at CNY 1,999 (approximately Rs. 20,000), even as there may be no phrase on the worldwide availability. The chinese language employer had previously teased footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to be related to the brand new Nubia phone in a few approaches and as a result ZTE is launching a unique variation of the handset.

involved clients in China can buy the Cristiano Ronaldo Collector’s version of the ZTE Nubia Z11 Max so one can include a whole package which include a special case, selwi-fie stick, and wallpapers among others. The special version smartphone sports activities the footballer’s picture and signature on the again. it’s going to pass on sale beginning June 18 and will be priced at CNY 2,299 (approximately Rs. 23,000). lamentably, ZTE has now not revealed whether or not the limited edition of the Nubia Z11 Max could be restricted to China or might be to be had in other markets as nicely.

ZTE’s Nubia Z11 Max is the ultra-modern addition to the agency’s Nubia Z11 range as in advance Nubia Z11 mini was unveiled in April. the brand new Nubia Z11 Max is anticipated to compete towards Xiaomi Mi Max which additionally functions a large 6.44-inch display.

the biggest highlight of the ZTE Nubia Z11 Max is its 6-inch full-HD display which comes with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The phone is powered an octa-center Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor (four cores clocked at 1.8GHz + four cores clocked at 1.4GHz) paired with 4GB of RAM. there is 64GB onboard garage and the smartphone supports expandable storage through microSD card.

The Android wi-five.1 Lollipop based Nubia Z11 Max runs the business enterprise’s in-residence UI.

The Nubia Z11 Max sports activities a 16-megapixel rear digital camera with f/ 2.zero aperture, twin-tone LED flash, and consists of sapphire glass safety. there’s an 8-megapixel front digital camera. The cellphone homes a wi-fingerprint scanner on the rear panel. Connectivity alternatives at the handset consist of Bluetooth, c084d04ddacadd4b971ae3d98fecfb2a, 3G, 4G, GPS/ A-GPS, and Micro-USB. The handset is sponsored through a 4000mAh battery. It measures 159.1×82.2×7.4mm, and weighs 185 grams.