ANDROID 5.1 LOLLIPOP Posts on XDA

The Chuwi Vi10 Plus is a $169 10.8″ Tablet that runs Remix OS (and optionally Windows 10 for $239)

Android tablets unfortunately don't get a lot of love these days, for many quite understandable reasons. They're generally pricy and the software experience just isn't that great, at least compared to the Android experience on smartphones. Google has put some effort into improving the tablet experience with the official introduction of multi-window in Android Nougat...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 XDA Review: The King of The Low End

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is one of Xiaomi's trump cards to capture the low-mid end market for 2016, being the successor of one of Xiaomi's most popular phones, the Redmi Note. Featuring some very enticing specs at a price that is unbelievable, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 seems to bring most of the right...

ASUS ZenFone Zoom: Does the Optical Zoom Matter?

XDA TV Host Jordan reviewed the ASUS Zenfone 2 in June. Since then ASUS had added pieces and parts to the ZenFone 2 to created new special models. Today we are looking at the ASUS ZenFone Zoom, the ASUS ZenFone 2 with an optical zoom. After spending a couple weeks with the device, Jordan gives you...

YU Launches CyanogenOS Powered “Yutopia” With SD810, 4GB RAM

Nowadays, YU is being called as the OnePlus of India, and for good reason too. The similarities between both of them are numerous: Both are off-shoots of a major and successful company in their home markets. Both tend to create a fair bit of hype around their products. Both aim to produce the most "bang for your...

Elephone M2 Review: Hardware and Style on a Budget, but Not Much Else

The Elephone M2 is a device that aims much higher than its price tag. Featuring the exterior design language seen frequently in the higher-end of the market, the Elephone M2 packs in much of the same hardware internally as other other Elephone devices devices in the market currently. So what makes the device different and worth...

Samsung Launches the 2016 A Series: A3, A5, A7

Samsung has taken the wraps off their initial product lineup going into the new year of 2016. This brings a refresh to the 2015 lineup of the A series of smartphones with the launch of the A3 2016, A5 2016 and A7 2016. Nevermind the fact that there is still one month to go for 2016 to...

Omate Announces Crowdfunding for Rise, a $199 3G Smartwatch

Omate, the Chinese smartwatch company that kicked up a storm on crowd funding sites when it raised $100,000 within 12 hours (and more than $1,032,000 overall) for its TrueSmart smartwatch, is back again, hoping to kick up another storm for its latest smartwatch. Called the Omate Rise, the smartwatch follows along the modus operandi of earlier Omate smartwatches...

King of Best Phones Under $100 (Part 5)

The time has come for the conclusion of our Best Phones You Can Get Under $100 series. Over the past couple of months, Jordan has compared the performance of our Best Phones Under $100. Admittedly, none of these phones are top of the line flagship devices. It is to be expected that performance will be...

OnePlus Unveils The OnePlus X – Specs & Pricing!

In today's reveal events, OnePlus made the OnePlus X official, a smartphone aimed at one of the key areas that the original OnePlus One aimed at, that cheap can be good. But is it good? Design wise, the OnePlus X takes a leave from the design language we've seen from previous OnePlus devices. Instead, it adopts...

A Personal Step Forward of a Phone: Moto X Pure Edition Quick Review

Few electronics companies have a history as long and as storied as Motorola. The OEM just recently celebrated its 87th birthday. In 1983 the FCC approved the first commercial cell phone from Motorola: They DynaTAC 8000X. The following 30 plus years were a roller coaster of highs and lows. Today, the former American brand is...

Performance on Best Phones Under $100 (Part 4)

In the exciting continuation of our Best Phones You Can Get Under $100 series, Jordan has compared the performance of our Best Phones Under $100. Admittedly, none of these phones are top of the line flagship devices. It is to be expected that performance will be low. But what is the actual performance of these...

Best Camera on Phones Under $100 (Part 3)

In the exciting continuation of our Best Phones You Can Get Under $100 series, Jordan has compared the cameras. There are many people out there that swear loyalty to a Digital SLR, but it is often said, For many this means the camera on your smartphone. In this case, would these cameras do well...