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Don’t be deceived by the Realme 8 Pro’s fabulous looks and competitive camera

Over the last three years, Realme has paved its way into the top 10 smartphone brands globally with numerous product lineups and recurring launches. Nearly six months after the Realme 7 series, the company has unveiled the Realme 8 and the Realme 8 Pro mid-range smartphones globally. A 108MP camera is a leading highlight of...

Samsung cuts the Galaxy Z Fold 2 price by $200 in the US

If you’ve been waiting to purchase the Galaxy Z Fold 2, your patience is being rewarded. Samsung has dropped the foldable device's price by $200 in the U.S., bringing it down to $1,800. That’s still more expensive than most flagship devices, but it’s a decent price drop for what’s considered the best foldable smartphone money...

OnePlus 9 series goes on sale in the US today: Where to buy

The OnePlus 9 series is now on sale in the U.S., with prices starting at $729. The devices previously went up for preorder on March 26, but are now more widely available. If you’re unfamiliar with the OnePlus 9 series, we have you covered. There are technically three variants in the lineup, but only two are...

Pixel 6 may use Google-made chip instead of Qualcomm processor

Google will reportedly launch a custom smartphone chip this fall, presumably with the Pixel 6, according to a new report. The company has been rumored to be exploring development of its own custom system on a chip (SoC), and this year might finally be when it debuts. 9to5Google reported on Friday the Google-made chip, internally known...

Help Make the XDA App Better, Join our Beta Team

Several months ago, we announced the new XDA app, built from the ground-up to be speedy and  support many of the great features present in our new forum software, plus offer a range of personalization options like swipe gesture customization and more. While the new app has a lot of great features that many are really...

Sony confirms a launch event for April 14, could unveil Xperia 1 III and Xperia 10 III

Sony may not be one of the top-selling smartphone brands in the world, but the company is still making some solid phones. Even more importantly, despite the less than stellar sales and fierce competition from all around, the company is still sticking around — unlike LG, which could quit the smartphone game forever. Instead of...

Leaked renders show off upcoming Moto G60 / G40 Fusion and Moto G20

Last month, we reported about an upcoming Motorola mid-range phone called Moto G60 and also shared its possible specifications. Now, fresh reports have leaked some more information about the device and has also given us our first look at its design. Our friends over at TechnikNews have obtained some leaked renders of the Moto G60, which...

This is the OnePlus Nord SE that never saw the light of day

OnePlus finally returned to the affordable, mid-range segment with the launch of the OnePlus Nord last year. The company then went on to launch even more affordable offerings in the form of the OnePlus Nord N10 5G and Nord N100. Shortly after this, we also started hearing about a special edition model called OnePlus Nord...

RetroArch 1.9.1 brings a new gamepad overlay and notch support on Android

RetroArch, an open-source front-end for emulators, has just been updated to version 1.9.1. The latest stable update offers a full-screen experience on Android devices with display notches or cutouts and adds a new gamepad style called "neo retropad clear." To select the new "neo retropad clear" gamepad overlay, go to Settings > On-Screen Display > Overlay...

Kernel sources released for OnePlus 9 series, Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite series, Mi 11 Ultra, Mi MIX FOLD, and Google ADT-3/2

Whether you like OnePlus as a brand or not, one cannot deny that the smartphones offered by the Chinese OEM are some of the easiest-to-mod devices currently available on the market. The devices are really popular on our forums since they’re relatively easy to bootloader-unlock and root, and with readily available kernel sources, they’re also...

Google is restricting which apps can see the other installed apps on your device

Google is making some new changes to the Developer Program Policy that will make it harder for apps to see what other apps are installed on your Android device. Google says it regards the full list of installed apps on a user’s device to be personal and sensitive information, and as such, will limit which...