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iQOO 3 5G Review – One of the Fastest but not Smoothest Smartphones

Last month, Vivo's new sub-brand, iQOO, made its first foray into the Indian market with the launch of a brand new flagship smartphone called the iQOO 3 5G. This flagship smartphone boasts some of the most cutting edge hardware on the Indian market with the central theme revolving around delivering a superior gaming-focused experience in...

ColorOS 7.1 Review: OPPO’s latest Android OS is its best yet

OPPO recently announced the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro at the beginning of March. The two smartphones are OPPO's most premium flagship smartphones yet, both in terms of hardware and pricing. While the Find X2 and X2 Pro are only the second batch of devices in OPPO's Find X series, OPPO is no stranger...

LineageOS 17.1 based on Android 10 is now officially available

If you call yourself a custom ROM veteran, you definitely have heard about LineageOS. LineageOS traces its roots back to CyanogenMod, the custom ROM that became popular on the HTC Dream/T-Mobile G1, the first Android smartphone available for purchase. CyanogenMod, in turn, went on to become one of the most popular custom ROMs available across...

Realme 6 Pro Review: A well-rounded affordable smartphone with a few premium features

Realme's number series, which started off with the launch of the Realme 1 back in 2018, has been known to offer some great budget devices. But with the Realme C series now targeting the same price segment, Realme has upgraded the number series to offer mid-range specifications at an affordable price. Following the launch of...

Samsung Galaxy S20+ Review: The standard bearer for flagship Android

Samsung's market position isn't as good as it was in the early days of Android. Relatively poor sales of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Samsung Galaxy S10 series has led to the company facing serious competition at all price segments of the smartphone market. The company's dominant first-place advantage is no longer so dominant....

Huawei P40 Pro Hands-on [Video]

The Huawei P40 series was officially announced earlier today. This is Huawei's new photography-focused flagship series. XDA TV's TK Bay was lucky enough to get his hands on the Huawei P40 Pro. Check out his video below to get a feel for what this device has to offer! Huawei P40 Pro XDA ForumsSpecifications Huawei P40 Huawei P40 Pro Huawei...

How the Iris 5 chip from Pixelworks can improve the visual experience of Android smartphones

Smartphone screens continue to improve in visual quality every year in typical ways like color accuracy, color gamut, and brightness. However, we've come to a point where many of the technical advancements in even the top-tier displays are now imperceptible or unnoticed. Panel vendors and OEMs are constantly trying to come up with new ways,...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro Review: Max Performance without “Max” Flavor

Xiaomi's smartphones are the epitome of affordability. The Redmi Note series enjoys the status of being one of the most popular budget smartphone series. A few years ago, any smartphone enthusiast would quickly choose the Redmi Note series when recommending a worthy performance-oriented and affordable smartphone. But since then, the smartphone market has become much...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite Review: Democratizing the S Pen experience

The Samsung Galaxy Note series has a rich history of being the first proper big-screen phones that gained widespread popularity. The original Galaxy Note familiarized the "phablet" term and conventionalized larger footprint devices. The S Pen created its own niche. Big displays took over the world. However, with the increase in popularity came the increase...

TicWatch Pro 2020 Review – Upgrades that matter

The Wear OS ecosystem is not nearly as crowded as the Android smartphone ecosystem. While there are dozens of companies pumping out Android phones, smartwatches are mostly made by just a handful. Fossil Group, which includes brands like Skagen, Misfit, Puma, Michael Kors, and more, makes up a large chunk of the Wear OS options....

OPPO Find X2 Pro Hands-on: A Pleasing First Impression of OPPO’s Best Smartphone

Chinese smartphone brand OPPO is the largest under the BBK Electronics conglomerate, but despite its size in the market, OPPO isn't as well-known to consumers in the West when compared to the likes of Samsung, Apple, or Huawei. For most of its life as a smartphone brand, OPPO has been established in Asian countries where...

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite Review: The True Galaxy S10e Successor

Samsung's popularity in the smartphone industry isn't easy to fathom. Since 2013, it has remained unbeatable as the world's largest brand by the volume of shipments. In 2019, Samsung phones occupied four positions out of the top ten selling smartphones worldwide, and three out of these four smartphones belong to the Galaxy A series catering...