Android News 01 May 2014:
- Motorola To Unveil a Priced-For-All Phone on May 13
- LG G Watch Might Launch in June for €199
- HTC Desire 816 Goes on Sale in Europe, Starting From Romania
1. Motorola To Unveil a Priced-For-All Phone on May 13
Today is the first day of May, and the busy month for mobile manufacturers just started. After LG setting the May 27 event, it’s now time for Motorola to announce a new phone on May 13 in London.
Since Motorola is now during a transition from Google to Lenovo, we still don’t whether the new phone should taste like Google or Lenovo, but we know for sure that the new Motorola’s phone is promised to “Made to last and Priced for all” with the goal to connect more people to each other.
Since Motorola is recently mostly known for its budget phones, Moto G, and they have emphasized on announcing an affordable phone, we are guessing a refreshed version of Moto G is a promising option to be unveiled in London.
2. LG G Watch Might Launch in June for €199
Google introduced Android Wear on mid-March as the special Android edition for wearable devices, and LG and Motorola were the first company to be reportedly working on their sma rtwatches running Android Wear. While Moto360 is expected to absorb customers for its round design, G Watch is expected to provide a pure Android Wear experience.
Read: What to Expect from Android Wear
According to a new report, G Watch might be launched in France in June with a €199. Considering the upcoming LG’s press event on May 27, who knows, maybe the Korean OEM unveils its first smart watch along with the LG G3 at that event.
3. HTC Desire 816 Goes on Sale in Europe, Starting From Romania
HTC announced the Desire 816 at MWC this year in Barcelona and while the device has already hit the Asian markets (in March), it seems European countries are starting to offer the device as Romania is the first country to have the Desire 816 Dual-SIM variant for sale at about $405
The mid-range Desire 816 features a 5.5-inch HD display, uad-core 1.6GHz Snapdragon 400 processor, 1.5GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, microSD card slot, 13MP/5MP main and front cameras, Android 4.4 Kitkat and 2,600mAh battery.
More European countries including the UK are expected to follow Romania in May and release the Desire 816.