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Lenovo is all set to launch the K5 Note in the Indian market on the 1st of the next month. Note that it has already launched in China in January earlier this year. That is the time when the predecessor device, the Lenovo K4 Note, was dumped in India. Now, after almost six months, the latest offering in the Note series is finally coming here. But with a catch! (more on this later).

Lenovo K5 Note

Lenovo K5 Note features a full metal body, which is a worthy upgrade over its predecessor. It runs on Vibe UI, which was based on Android Lollipop back in January, but we can expect it to run on Marshmallow now. The battery capacity of the device is 3,500 mAh (3,300 mAh on the K4 Note) and supports fast charging.

2 GB RAM powers the Chinese variant. But the one coming to India will run on 4 GB RAM (Lenovo has confirmed the same in the video below). That's the catch. It makes sense since the K4 Note itself has three gigs memory, and reducing that amount doesn't sound like a successor.

They are also running a contest on their official Twitter account, and have posted yet another tweet confirming the presence of 4 GB RAM.

The smartphone is powered by MediaTek Helio P10 octa-core processor (eight cores of ARM Cortex A53) clocked at 1.8 GHz, coupled with Mali T860 GPU. It is a significant improvement over the MediaTek MT6753 chipset on the K4 Note.

It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE, along with the usual connectivity features like WiFi and Bluetooth. It is a dual SIM (both nano) smartphone.

There is no change in the storage and display. The inbuilt storage is 16 GB, which is expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card. Lenovo K5 Note comes with a 5.5-inch FHD display, with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels.

The smartphone features a 13 MP primary camera with Phase Detection Auto Focus, and dual tone LED flash. The secondary camera is a 8 MP shooter. The fingerprint module is placed at the rear of the device.

The device supports Dolby Atmos surround sound system with the proprietary TheaterMax technology. It is compatible with Lenovo's AntVR virtual reality headset.

The smartphone comes in gold and silver color options. In China, it was priced at 1,099 Yuan ($165/₹11,000 approx.). Now that the K4 Note is available for ₹10,999, we expect the K5 Note will be initially priced at ₹11,999. It will be exclusively available on Flipkart.

Stay tuned to Today's Trendy for the launch and official pricing for Lenovo K5 Note.
Meizu has today announced their latest smartphone under the MX-series, the Meizu MX6, at an event held in Beijing, China. With a thickness of just 7.25 mm, it is the thinnest device Meizu has launched till date.

Meizu MX6

The smartphone features a metal unibody design. It runs on Flyme OS 5.2.2,  which is based on Android Marshmallow. The battery capacity of the device is 3,060 mAh and supports fast charging.

The device is powered by 4 GB RAM and MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core processor (four cores of ARM Cortex A53 clocked at 1.4 GHz, four cores of A53 clocked at 1.9 GHz, and two cores of A72 clocked at 2.3 GHz) coupled with Mali T880 GPU. The inbuilt storage is 32 GB, which is non-expandable. It supports 4G LTE and USB Type-C, along with the usual connectivity features like Bluetooth and WiFi. It is a dual SIM smartphone and comes with a fingerprint sensor integrated with the mTouch button placed below the display.

Meizu MX6 comes with a 5.5-inch FHD in-cell 2.5D display, with a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels. Sharp supplies the screen.

The smartphone features a 12 MP primary camera with PDAF and dual LED flash. The sensor is the latest Sony CMOS. The secondary camera is a 5 MP shooter. Both the lenses come with a f/2.0 aperture.

The smartphone comes in gold, gray, rose gold and silver color options. It is priced at 1,999 Yuan ($300 approx.), and will take on the likes of OnePlus 3, LeEco Le Max 2 and Xiaomi Mi 5. It is expected to launch in India soon. Meizu M3s, which was launched in China last month, is also expected to launch in the Indian market.

Meizu MX6 specifications


Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: Mediatek Helio X20 deca-core
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Storage: 32 GB internal (non-expandable)
Display: 5.5-inch FHD
Resolution (pixels): 1920x1080
Primary camera: 12 megapixel
Secondary camera: 5 megapixel
Battery: 3,060 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 75.2x153.6x7.25 mm
Weight: 155 g
Price: 1,999 Yuan ($300 approx.)
Gionee has announced their latest smartphone under the F-series, the F103 Pro. It is the successor to their fashion-centric F103 device.

Gionee F103 Pro

The smartphone features a metal body with a sleek finish. It runs on Amigo OS 3.2,  which is based on Android Marshmallow. The battery capacity of the device is 2,400 mAh.

The device is powered by 3 GB RAM and 1.3 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor. The inbuilt storage is 16 GB, which is expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE, along with the usual connectivity features like Bluetooth and WiFi. It is a dual SIM (both micro) smartphone.

Gionee F103 Pro comes with a 5.0-inch HD IPS 2.5D curved edge display, with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. Dragon Trail glass is used for its protection.

The smartphone features a 13 MP primary camera with LED flash. The secondary camera is a 5 MP shooter and comes with a screen flash for enhancing selfies.

The smartphone comes in gold, gray and white color options. It is priced at ₹11,999 ($180 approx.), and is available on Flipkart.

Gionee F103 Pro specifications


Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: 1.3 GHz quad-core
Memory: 3 GB RAM
Storage: 16 GB internal (expandable up to 128 GB)
Display: 5.0-inch HD IPS
Resolution (pixels): 1280x720
Primary camera: 13 megapixel
Secondary camera: 5 megapixel
Battery: 2,400 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 70.5x145.3x8.5 mm
Weight: 142 g
Price: ₹11,999 ($180 approx.)
In response to Xiaomi Mi Max, Samsung has today launched their latest offering with a large screen size, the Galaxy J Max, at an event held in Bengaluru. Another device, the Samsung Galaxy J2 2016, has also been launched.

Samsung Galaxy J Max

The smartphone runs on Android Lollipop. The battery capacity of the device is 4,000 mAh, which is justified given the larger screen size.

The device is powered by 1.5 GB RAM and 1.5 GHz quad-core processor. The inbuilt storage is 8 GB, which is expandable up to 200 GB via a microSD card. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE, along with the usual connectivity features like WiFi and Bluetooth. It is a dual SIM (both nano) smartphone.

Samsung Galaxy J Max comes with a 7.0-inch HD WXVGA TFT LCD, with a resolution of 1280x800 pixels. Such a mammoth screen size is seen on tablets. We are still wondering what were the officials at Samsung thinking when they decided to go ahead with it! The proprietary S-Bike and Ultra Data Saving mode are available.

The smartphone features a 8 MP rear camera. The secondary camera is a 2 MP shooter.

Samsung Galaxy J Max comes in black and gold color options. It is priced at ₹13,400 ($200 approx.). It will be available by the end of this month both online as well as offline.

Samsung Galaxy J Max specifications


Operating System: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor: 1.5 GHz quad-core
Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
Storage: 8 GB internal (expandable up to 200 GB)
Display: 7.0-inch HD WXVGA
Resolution (pixels): 1280x800
Primary camera: 8 megapixel
Secondary camera: 2 megapixel
Battery: 4,000 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 108.8x186.9x8.7 mm
Price: ₹13,400 ($200 approx.)
Samsung has today launched the latest version of its Galaxy J series of smartphones, the refreshed Galaxy J2 2016, at an event held in Bengaluru. Another device, the Samsung Galaxy J Max, has also been launched.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016

The smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow. The battery capacity of the device is 2,600 mAh.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 is powered by 1.5 GB RAM and 1.5 GHz quad-core Spectrum processor. The inbuilt storage is 8 GB, which is expandable up to 128 GB via a microSD card. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE, along with the usual connectivity features like WiFi and Bluetooth. It is a dual SIM (both micro) smartphone.

The device comes with a 5.0-inch HD Super AMOLED display, with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. The proprietary S-Bike and Ultra Data Saving mode are available.

The smartphone features a 8 MP rear camera. The secondary camera is a 5 MP shooter. Both these lenses have a f/2.2 aperture. The primary camera lens is surrounded by a notification light which Samsung is calling the Smart Glow Notification. This is a unique place to put the notifier, but we are unsure about its usefulness. If you are the one who keeps your smartphone upside down, only then this makes sense.

Samsung Galaxy J 2016 comes in black, gold and silver color options. It is priced at ₹9,750 ($145 approx.). It will be available July 10 onwards both online as well as offline.

Samsung Galaxy J2 2016 specifications


Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: 1.5 GHz quad-core
Memory: 1.5 GB RAM
Storage: 8 GB internal (expandable up to 128 GB)
Display: 5.0-inch HD Super AMOLED
Resolution (pixels): 1280x720
Primary camera: 8 megapixel
Secondary camera: 5 megapixel
Battery: 2,600 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 71.1x142.4x8.0 mm
Weight: 138 g
Price: ₹9,750 ($145 approx.)
Intex has today launched its latest budget smartphone in the Aqua Series, the Aqua Power 4G.

Intex Aqua Power 4G

The smartphone runs on Android Marshmallow. There is too much bloatware on the device which the company ironically boasts of. The battery capacity of the device is 3,800 mAh.

 The device is powered by 1 GB RAM and 1 GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit processor coupled with Mali T720 GPU. The inbuilt storage is 8 GB, which is expandable up to 32 GB via a microSD card. It supports 4G LTE and VoLTE, along with the usual connectivity features like WiFi and Bluetooth. It is a dual SIM smartphone.

Intex Aqua Power 4G with a 5-inch HD display, with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels, and a pixel resolution of 267 ppi.

Th smartphone features a 8 MP primary camera with LED flash. The secondary camera is a 2 MP shooter.

Intex Aqua Power 4G comes in blue and gold color options. It is priced at ₹6,399 ($95 approx.).

Intex Aqua Power 4G specifications


Operating System: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor: 1.0 GHz quad-core
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Storage: 8 GB internal (expandable up to 32 GB)
Display: 5.0-inch HD
Resolution (pixels): 1280x720
Primary camera: 8 megapixel
Secondary camera: 2 megapixel
Battery: 3,800 mAh
Dimensions (WidthxHeightxDepth): 72.7x145.4x8.99 mm
Weight: 160 g
Price: ₹6,399 ($95 approx.)