Google IO 2016 Coverage

Google announces Facetime competitor called Duo

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At Google I/O 2016 today, Google announced a pair of communication platforms they are making available for users. The first of these is their new messaging platform called Allo. To go along with that, Google also introduced attendees at the conference to Duo, a one-to-one video calling platform for mobile devices. Like the Allo app, Duo will be tied to a user’s phone number and it will work on both Android and iOS. Read more

Promo Poster Reveals Sony Ericsson Xperia Duo

A Sony Ericsson promo poster recently leaked an image of the up and coming, but unannounced, Xperia Duo.  We’re still not sure what the full line of specs are but as the name implies, there is most likely a dual-core CPU on board.  It’s also possible we can see a front facing camera and slight subtle switch up of icons than what we’re used to seeing on Android devices.  The display also looks to be somewhere in the 4.3″-4.5″ range but only time will tell until the full spec sheet comes to light.  In the poster, the device lying juxtaposed to the Duo, the Xperia Arc, is as we know a 4.2-inch display.  Stay tuned to Talk Android as we dig a little deeper on the device.  Once we find more, you’ll be the first to know.  Feel free to let us know what you think in the comments below.

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