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HMD Global Announces Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 7 Plus, new Nokia 6, and Nokia 1 Android Go Phone

Leave it to Finnish company HMD Global, which just came off a wildly successful year (it sold 70 million smartphones in 2017), to unveil a new Android Go smartphone, a feature phone, three new flagships, and a first-of-its-kind Android One partnership with Google. At Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, HMD Global pulled no punches...

Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are Official: Specifications, Features, Prices, and Availability

After months of anticipation and many leaks which have spilled the beans on basically everything, Samsung has finally unveiled their new Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+. Prior leaks have unveiled the design, hardware specifications, and most of the new software features, but today, Samsung finally confirmed everything during its Samsung Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress 2018...

ZTE Announces the Blade V9, Blade V9 Vita and ZTE Tempo Go at MWC 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 is here, and it's the perfect opportunity for ZTE to showcase its latest smartphones. While we're still waiting on official word about an Axon 7 successor, ZTE has unveiled the newest smartphones in its popular Blade lineup, as well as ZTE's first Android Go device: the ZTE Tempo Go. ZTE Blade V9...

LineageOS 15.1 Feature List Overview with Screenshots and Video

LineageOS is the most popular custom ROM for Android smartphones and tablets. The team behind LineageOS recently announced the latest version of the custom ROM, LineageOS 15.1, based on Android 8.1 Oreo. All of Android Oreo's features are now available for users running LineageOS, including picture-in-picture mode, Autofill apps, notification channels/snoozing, and native support for...

LineageOS 15.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo has been officially announced

Following the demise of CyanogenMod at the end of 2016, its successor, LineageOS, has seen a meteoric rise in popularity. The project grew to support over 180 devices reaching over 1.8 million users thanks to the help of 700+ contributors. Now, the team is ready to move on to its next big milestone: re-basing on...

The LG V30S ThinQ Improves on the V30 with 256GB of Storage, 6GB of RAM, and AI Apps

LG didn't hold a press conference at Mobile World Congress this year, but that hasn't stopped the South Korean electronics giant from trying to steal some of their competition's thunder. The company announced the LG V30S this week, an enhanced variant of last year's V30 that bears ThinQ branding. Not coincidentally, the LG V30S, like the...

TCL Announces Alcatel 5 and Alcatel 3 Series Phones, 1T Series Tablets, and an Android Go Phone

On the eve of Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain, Chinese smartphone maker TCL took the wraps off a menagerie of new devices on Saturday. In addition to the Alcatel 5, Alcatel 3, and Alcatel 1 Series smartphones that the company teased at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in January, it also unveiled two...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Android 8.1 Oreo Update May Bring Project Treble Compatibility

Last week, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro at an event in New Delhi. Both devices are already contenders for best mid-rangers on the market thanks to Xiaomi's never-failing strategy: respectable specifications at an unbeatable price. Unfortunately, the software has always been one of the downsides of these devices...

Exclusive: the Xiaomi Mi Max 3 is coming with Wireless Charging and Possibly an Iris Scanner

Xiaomi's most anticipated smartphones this year are likely their two flagship phones: the Mi Mix 2S and the Mi 7. Both will feature the latest SoC from Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 845, and are expected to launch at or soon after the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Not everyone is a fan of purchasing expensive...

LineageOS 15.1 now available for the Honor View 10, Huawei Mate 10 Pro, and other Project Treble-Compatible Devices

Project Treble. Some of you might be sick of hearing about it by this time, while others are ecstatic about any news related to the initiative. We at XDA couldn't be more excited about what it brings to the table, and every week something new happens that adds to the excitement. Recently, a developer was...

Gboard v7.0 Beta Adds Email Address Autocompletion, Universal Media Search, & Support for Chinese and Korean Languages

Gboard, formerly Google Keyboard, is Google's first-party keyboard app for Android. It's a feature-rich app, and it is pre-installed on a wide range of Android smartphones. The last version of Gboard, v6.9, brought support for handwriting input, URL field suggestions, new languages, and more. Gboard v7.0 beta began rolling-out to users on the Play Store...

The Xiaomi Mi 7 may launch with an OLED Panel and an Always on Display Feature

As we approach the beginning of Mobile World Congress, we are hearing a lot of information about devices that may be unveiled at the event. We discovered that Samsung would be using augmented reality to show off the Galaxy S9 design to MWC attendees, for instance. Another phone that was pegged for launch at MWC...