There are so many weblogs and websites which cover news about Android OS and Android devices, and if you search the term “Android News”, you will definitely get surprised by the search results. But how can you make sure the publishing source is trusted, and how can you find the news about your favorite devices among so many other news?
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Android News 20 November 2013 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
1. Galaxy Gear Sales Reached 800,000 Just in 2 Months
Yesterday we reported 50,000 units of Galaxy Gear has been sold in South Korea (which was kind of disappointing), and Samsung released the global sale of this wearable device to show, unlike the sales in Korea, the global sales is more than expected.
According to Korean firm, Samsung managed to ship and sell 800,000 units of Galaxy Gear in two months, to be named as the most sold wearable watch available in the market.
2. Android 4.3 Firmware for Galaxy Note 2 is Now Official
After leaking some Android 4.3 firmware, Samsung finally rolled-out the official ROM for Galaxy Note 2 owners. The disappoint news is that the Galaxy Note 3’s S Pen features are not available in the firmware, but here are some of the main new features and improvements over the 4.1.2 ROM: GALAXY GEAR Support, Samsung KNOX, Samsung Wallet, Daydream, Driving Mode, Sound and Shot, and New Samsung Apps , like: Calendar, S-Voice, Clock and Music.
3. Nexus 5 is Now Available in 12 Countries, Hong Kong and India Added
Google offers its latest Android phone, Nexus 5, directly from Google Play in limited countries. U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan and Korea, are the first 10 countries, that you can directly get the Nexus 5 from, with affordable price. And today Google announced that Hong Kong and India are the next 2 countries to let the customers buy directly for Play Store.
4. Huawei Ascend P6S Specifications Leaked
We all know Huawei is working hard to release the updated version of Ascend P6 soon, an according to China’s FCC site, following specs are expected for the Ascend P6S: 4.7 720p IPS display, 1.6 GHz Cortex A9 CPU, Mali-450 GPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and 8 MP camera.
Altough Huawei is equipping Ascend P6S with a new CPU, but it seems the true octa-core CPU was just a false rumor.