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Here in AW Center, we added “News Digest” articles to inform you about the latest important Android news all over the world, from trusted sources. These news include: Official announcements, Gossips, General news, Reviews, Statistics, and more..
Android News – 16 October 2013 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
1. Sony Xperia Z1 and Xperia Z Ultra received an update
Sony released an update to improve the functionality of its 2 great devices, and if you haven’t already received the update, you need to wait a little bit longer. For both devices, Sony improved display performance by re-calibrating display, more battery life, and faster email functionality.
There have also been some improvements in Z Ultra touch screen sensitivity, and on the other side, Zperia Z1 users can expect better camera performance due to some improvements.
2. Top 10 models sold Globally in August 2013: Galaxy S4 is on Top
Acc ording to Counterpoint research, Galaxy S4 could secure its first rank as the most phone sold in August 2103, by a disappointing 5million units sold (While this is a disappointing number for Samsung, it is just a wish for most of other companies). Galaxy S4 could sell about 2milion units less than June 2013 and it is for sure one of the reasons that Samsung’s on the urge to introduce GS5 2 month earlier than expected.
Here is the list of top sold devices in August 2013:
Samsung Galaxy S4 International version
Apple iPhone 5-16GB
Apple iPhone 5-32GB
Nokia Asha 501
Samsung Galaxy Note II
Samsung Galaxy S III mini
Samsung Galaxy S III
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini I9190
Nokia Asha 205
3. $339 is The Price for a Nexus 5 with 16GB Memory
Today, Google posted a KitKat poster in its Google+ page to let us know the release date is getting closer and closer. The latest rumors are about the price of Nexus5 which was expected to be cheap in compare with other flagships. According to several reports, $399 USD is the price you need to pay to enjoy Nexus 5 with 16GB of internal memory. Those who are looking for twice the memory, should pay $50 USD more.