ANDROID 5.1.1 LOLLIPOP Posts on XDA

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with SD-650 India Launch and Hands-on

The budget device segment in India is surely heating up, thank to the entry of new Chinese brands such as LeEco (with their Le 1s), it was time Xiaomi let them know they were still in the game. And they did so, with the Indian launch of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The Indian Xiaomi Redmi...

This is TouchWiz Lag — And it Better Not Show its Face in the S7

Before buying my Note5, the last Samsung phablet I owned or used was the Note 2. Suffice it to say, the Note 2 TouchWiz experience made me quite weary of Samsung’s offerings. I’ve been an unapologetic Nexus/Motorola fan for a while now.I’m a huge fan of the hardware and build quality of the 2015 Samsung...

How Remix OS will Mix Things Up — Interview with David Ko, Co-Founder of Jide

Remix OS has become a bit of a darling in the Android community. In a sea of broken promises, Jide Technology has delivered quality products that have lived up to our expectations. For a time, only users on select devices had the opportunity to use Remix OS, while others looked on in envy. Last month, however, Jide Technology opened up the...

honor 5X Review: What Do You Get for $199?

Just last week at CES 2016 honor announced that they are coming to the United States. XDA TV Host TK received one and unboxed it. Additionally, XDA Editor Mario got one as well and gave his initial impressions and followed them up with a discussion about Emotion UI. While, you’re at it make sure you enter...

Samsung Galaxy A9 Launched in China

In the build up to CES 2016, we are seeing more and more devices rush their way through regulatory authorities in order to be ready for an announcement during the event. This time, we caught the Samsung Galaxy A9 as it passed through Chinese regulatory authority TENAA.Design wise, it looks like a standard Samsung device that...

LG Unveils SD-615 Powered G Pad II 8.3 LTE Tablet

LG has added on to the G Pad family with the new G Pad II 8.3 LTE. This variant comes along to offer more choice to users not content with the G Pad II 8.0 or the G Pad II 10.1 Tablets. As its name implies, the LG Gpad II 8.3 LTE bears a 8.3" display...

The Grand Journeys of XDA Phones: To Kill or Not To Kill (A Device)

A few days ago, we wrote about Sony's Open Device Program. The interview that followed after the talk focused on the realization that the devices that we possess are much more powerful than what we normally give them credit for. Phones launched 3 to 4 years down the line are still powerful enough to be repurposed...

Motorola Announces Verizon-Exclusive Droid Maxx 2 And Droid Turbo 2

Motorola, in collaboration with Verizon, took centre stage today to unveil two new entrants to the Droid lineup, the mid-ranger Droid Maxx 2 and the top specced Droid Turbo 2.Starting off with the Droid Maxx 2, this phone is essentially a carrier-branded version of the Moto X Play, bearing the same design and aesthetics along...