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XDA-Developers was established in 2003, back in the days of the Personal Digital Assistant, or "PDA".

OPPO Jumps to Android 10 with ColorOS 6.7 [Review]

At the beginning of 2019, OPPO was struggling with software despite enjoying a lot of success with its smartphones.  This was because older versions of its custom user interface, ColorOS, were detrimentally affected by iOS-inspired design patterns that led to usability issues in international markets. ColorOS was generally seen as a factor that held back...

Honor 9X: A Great Full Screen Phone

In 2019 we have seen many flagship phones competing with display innovations. While the high end phones push 90Hz and 120Hz displays, the Honor 9X pushes forward of another area in display innovation. While notches and hole-punch selfies have plagued smartphones for the past two years, the Honor 9X brings us a full screen large...

Honor 9X Full Day Battery Test

The Honor 9X packs a seriously large battery considering the low budget price of the phone. The 4000mAh battery keeps the phone running effortlessly throughout a day's worth of usage. The ultra efficient Kirin 9X chipset keeps the phone running fast with minimum battery drain. In this article, we are going to look at the...

HMS Core on Android is Huawei’s alternative to Google Play Services

The Huawei Mate 30 Pro is objectively one of the best hardware releases of this year, featuring practically every meaningful innovation in the phone world so far, and introducing a fair few of its own. However, despite offering one of the best sets of features available on an Android smartphone, it cannot be recommended to...

5 Great Features of the Honor 9X [Video]

The Honor 9X launched in China earlier this year with impressive specs at an affordable price. Last week, the Honor 9X launched in Russia and will soon be coming to the Netherlands. There's a lot to still like about this phone now that it's available in more markets. Joshua Vergara from Pocketnow recently went over...

Apply to Get One of Ten Free Honor Band 5’s to Review

Honor is recruiting XDA members to receive the new Honor Band 5 in exchange for a full review. The Honor Band 5 was recently launched and features a 240 x 120 pixel o.95-inch display. The band can fit up to 45 characters at one time, with many different faces to choose from in the Watch...

AppGallery is Huawei’s alternative to Google’s Play Store on Android

Huawei has been in the spotlight in recent months, for reasons that have frankly been out of its control. The trade restrictions that the USA has put on Huawei and its business partners such as Google has deeply impacted all involved stakeholders. Google had been forced to revoke Huawei's Android license for future smartphones, which...

Honor announces new color for the Honor 20 Pro, AI-Enabled app for the visually impaired, and more at IFA 2019

We're getting into the full swing of IFA 2019 and a bunch of great stuff has already been announced. Honor, of course, is also at the event and they have a few things to share as well. The company isn't announcing a new phone, but they do have a new color for the Honor 20...

A Brief Battery Life Comparison between the Honor 20 Pro and Galaxy S10+

Battery life is always a pressing concern for smartphone users, with survey after survey showing that consumers still want long-lasting batteries out of their new devices. While this sounds like a simple feature, squeezing more out of a phone’s battery requires improvements in hardware as well as software optimizations, meaning tremendous investments. Another great route...

Honor 20 Pro is Now Available in 14 Countries

The Honor 20 was off to a really rocky start with the controversial U.S.A. ban on HUAWEI. While the future of the phone was initially unclear, the planned launch of the phone is now in full swing. As this phone's complicated launch slowly starts to be available around the world, here are all the places...

How does the Honor 20 Pro’s battery perform on a typical day? [VIDEO]

Battery performance is one of those things that's really hard to gauge. It can vary wildly from person to person depending on how the phone is used. Even "scientific" battery tests don't tell the whole story. That's why XDA TV's Adam Conway decided to put the Honor 20 Pro to the test in a typical...

A Brief Comparison of UX Speed and UI Smoothness: Honor 20 Pro, OnePlus 7 Pro and Galaxy S10+

The world of Android prides itself upon the choices it can offer to the end-user, presenting diverse options across the spectrum year after year. While the existence of a choice is good by itself, variations in core hardware can lead to situations where the experience offered by the phones are often not comparable despite the...
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