Android One launches in Africa

The Android One program, which aims to make affordable high quality smartphones with pure Android OS that will upgrade regularly in developing markets, is now heading to Africa. After launching the first Android One smartphones in India, Indonesia, Thailand and Turkey, Africans can now buy an Android One smartphone in Egypt, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco or Nigeria for approximately $87.

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Android 5.0 Lollipop for Oppo Find 7 and Oppo Find 7a

Today Oppo released the Android 5.0 Lollipop-based ColorOS 2.1 Beta update for the Find 7 and Find 7a. The update brings more Material design to the UI, with smaller icons, the capability to remove icons and widgets on the lockscreen, while the company claims that the ColorOS 2.1 update is faster, lighter and more stable. In the video below, you

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Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro Lollipop update available in India

The Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Lenovo Vibe Z2 Pro has just started rolling out in India. The update is available OTA (Over-The-Air) and owners of the smartphone can look for it manually by entering to Settings-> About Phone-> System Update. It is better to make sure you are using a WiFi connection, because the update weighs 1.23GB. The official

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Meizu MX4 and MX4 Pro to get Lollipop

Good news for owners of Meizu MX4 and MX4 Pro, since the company plans to release Lollipop updates for its two flagship smartphones. To be more exact, Meizu will gave out a public beta Android Lollipop version on late March, thus its FlymeOS will also get an upgrade. When Google released Lollipop, Meizu teased its upcoming update, but since then

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OnePlus unveils OxygenOS

OnePlus was the first company to ship its One with the Cyanogen OS, the custom version of Android developed by Cyanogen Inc. Although, OnePlus and Cyanogen didn’t came to a final deal since the latter choose to co-operate with Micromax in India. Thus OnePlus decided to create its own custom version of Android. Through a competition, OnePlus asked its customers

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A Smart flip phone launched by LG

LG unveiled this week in South Korea a new flip phone, the LG Ice Cream Smart flip phone, available via the LG U+ operator in the country. The Ice Cream Smart flip features a 3.5 inch display with quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor. The phone has 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can be expanded with

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CoolUi based on Android Lollipop released

If you are one of the lucky ones to own the extremely affordable Coolpad F1 or F2 then you would be happy to know that Coolpad plans to release soon the next Android Lollipop update. The update will be named as CoolUi 6.0 and according to GizChina, the first updates will be available on February. The updates available for Coolpad

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note 3 to get Android Lollipop in early 2015

The Android Lollipop update for Samsung devices has already started and in Poland the Galaxy S5 with Lollipop is already live. Besides this, the company made clear that the Galaxy Note 4, Note 3, Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Galaxy S4 will also update in early 2015. It is still unknown if other Samsung smartphones will get the latest Android version.

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The first Android One smartphone in UK

The Android One programm was announced during summer and launched a few months back, in September. The first 3 devices were made from manufacturers in India. Although these 3 smartphone were available only in India, they are now headed to Europe. One of these devices, the Karbonn Sparkle V will be the first Android One smartphone to launch on UK,

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Huawei Ascend Mate 2 to get Android Lollipop

Lately, Huawei announced that the Ascend Mate 2 phablet will not update to any new Android version. However, the owners of the device didn’t get the news as the company expected. According to GSMArena, Huawei¬†took the customers’ comments into consideration and made official the Android Lollipop update for its Ascend Mate 2. Huawei hasn’t given any exact timeframe, except that

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