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Win an UMi London and Super: What Would You do with 4,000mAh?

We're back with another contest, this time for an UMi Super and an UMi London. You already know about the Super because we reviewed it here on XDA--it's a budget-friendly phone at less than $200, but offers a lot for the money such as 4GB of RAM, a MediaTek octa-core CPU, a near-stock Android Marshmallow...

Win a Bezel-Less Elephone S3! We Have Two. Contest Ends Soon!

Lately we've been talking about the budget-friendly, bezel-less Elephone S3. Just $149.99 (with the current sale, or $199.99 regularly) gets you a phone that has an ultra-modern look and feel thanks to its unique zero-bezel design and metal build. It has other goodies like a Sony camera, fingerprint sensor, microSD storage, and near-stock Android Marshmallow. We...

UMi Super Battery Report: How Far Can 4,000mAh Take You? [Sponsored]

The UMI Super is one of the better packages for the picky consumer on a budget, sporting a beautiful metal design with specifications that defy its price. At $179, the elegant phone carries inside it an eight core Mediatek processor, a whopping 4GB of RAM, and a massive 4,000 mAh battery with some seriously comfortable charging...

Bezel-less Beauty: the Elephone S3 is Elegant and Powerful for Just $149.99 [Sponsored]

If you've been around XDA for a while, you might recall that phones of the past would have massive bezels. In fact the phones on which this site were based, the XDA line of phones from O2, had bezels so large, you couldn't help but wonder about a future where bezels would shrink, or even...

[Sponsored] Flagship on a Budget: At $179.99, the UMi Super is All-Metal, Fast, and Beautiful

The Super is the latest flagship from UMi, and it's really intriguing, especially considering the price. We recently did a contest to give one away, and with over 2200 entries, it was our most popular contest ever. Usually the Super is $249.99, an impressive price by all standards, but a $70 coupon (with email sign...

[WINNER ANNOUNCED] The UMi Super has 4GB RAM, Stock Android, 4000mAh for $179.99. Win One from XDA!

Gone are the days when you have to pay a lot to get a high-end phone. Look no further than UMi, a Chinese manufacturer making impressively-spec'd phones for not much money. Take their latest, the UMi Super, which offers a full-metal build, octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 processor with 4GB of RAM, a 4,000mAh battery with...

Ads Suck. So bad. Remove Them with XDA Ad-Free

Ads suck, and we're really sorry about any ads that have annoyed you on XDA in the past. We're constantly yelling at our ad network people to remove any auto-play ads or ones that pop up in your face. In fact we have a thread dedicated to reporting bad ads, and we monitor it closely. The reality...

[Sponsored] A Look at Poetic’s Affinity Series of Cases

A couple of days ago we told you about Poetic's Revolution series of cases, which adds a fancy kickstand to your phone, and now we turn our attention to their Affinity series of cases, which balances minimalism with great protection. Before we go further, be sure you stop by our Poetic Cases contest post where...

[Sponsored] A Look at Poetic’s Revolution Series of Cases

Right now we have a contest going on that is sponsored by Poetic Cases where you can win yourself a Poetic Revolution case, with a grand prize of a saucy Nexus 6P. Make sure you stop by the contest post and enter if you haven't already! The reason we're excited about Poetic's Revolution series is...

Tell Us Why Your Phone Needs a Kickstand! Win a Revolution Case from Poetic and a Nexus 6P

Back in the day, some manufacturers (we're lookin' at you, HTC and Motorola) experimented with adding a kickstand directly into the construction of some phones. This was because phone screen sizes were exploding (to a whopping 4.3" if you consider the HTC EVO 4G and Motorola Photon) and adding a built-in stand could make video watching...

Create Your Own Forum on XDA

Historically, adding a forum on XDA has been decided by having our intern spin around in an office chair, blindfolded, throwing darts at a board. Actually, we add forums based on which devices we think will have strong community support. We don't get it right 100% of the time, but a lot of the time, just...

(Winners Announced!) XDA and LeaseWeb: Win Free VPS/Dedicated Server Trial and Huawei Watch

About a month ago, we teamed up with our hosting partner, LeaseWeb, to do a contest for a free VPS/Dedicated server trial, with the grand prize of a brand spankin' new Huawei Watch. To participate, all you had to do was tell us what you would do with a dedicated server or VPS. Well, about 200...