VKworld officially unveiled its VK560 budget smartphone with a 5.5-inch display


VKworld has launched a new smartphone that aims to be the best of its kind. The phone has a 5.5-inch qHD display and MediaTek MT6735 processor. The new VK560 features 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, a 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front-facing camera. It will likely make it through the day due to its fairly large 2850mAh battery. Best of all, it comes with Android 5.1 pre-installed.

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New Android One device to be introduced on July 27 in India


Google introduced the Android One program back at Google I/O in 2014 in attempt to bring reliable, affordable devices to emerging markets. Google’s ultimate goal is to bring Android to more places around the world. The program began in India and has now expanded to many countries. Most recently, Android One arrived Myanmar and Pakistan. Android One is not going away any time soon. The company is proud to announce that today it has added Lava to its list of partners.

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 5 may not come with auto-ejectable S Pen


Last week, patents belonging to Samsung for an auto-ejectable stylus were uncovered. Many believed that the technology protected by those patents would be implemented into the Galaxy Note 5. Those hoping for this feature may have to wait a bit longer as a new report claims that Samsung’s patents for an auto-ejectable stylus have no effect on the Galaxy Note 5’s design.

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OnePlus’ releases app for viewing the launch of the OnePlus 2


On Monday, OnePlus will introduce its next flagship phone to the world. This won’t be a typical announcement because the company is going to utilize virtual reality for the debut of the OnePlus 2. Through the OnePlus Cardboard app, people can stream the launch event as it happens. OnePlus claims that this is the world’s first product launch in virtual reality; however, people without a viewer to insert their phone into can still witness what OnePlus has coming. Everyone is welcome to attend using the official OnePlus 2 Launch app.

Will you be watching? The event starts at 10:00PM ET on July 27.

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Huawei G8 officially unveiled, featuring a fingerprint scanner and metal design


The Huawei G8 has been released in China as a mid-range device with a metal design. The handset comes with a 5.5-inch Full HD display and inside sits the Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC and Adreno 405 GPU. The device offers two storage options: one with 16GB of internal storage and 2GB of RAM, the other with 32GB of on-board storage and 3GB of RAM. Both models come with expandable memory up to an additional 64GB.

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Talk Android Weekly Recap: July 19 – July 25, 2015


We’re coming up on some exciting releases, as the OnePlus Two, Moto X (3rd Gen), and Moto G refresh is all supposed to be unveiled this coming week. However, we’ve seen some hefty leaks ahead of next week’s press conferences, and from what we’ve seen, these devices are going to be insane.

OnePlus claims the OnePlus Two is “ahead of its time”, sporting features that most devices won’t have until Android M launches. Motorola’s new Moto G was accidentally leaked in a promo video, and the Moto X (3rd Gen), well, we have yet to see much of that ahead of time.

Hit the break to check out these exciting stories!

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