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The Best Smartphone to buy in August: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more!

This has been a great year for smartphones so far -- conventional slab phones are all extremely polished, and foldables are coming into their own. So if you're looking to upgrade your phone, now is as good a time as any. We here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert...

Apple has a new MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 series

Apple finally replaced the Lightning connector on the iPhone 12 last year, but not in the way some were expecting. Instead of adopting the industry-standard USB Type-C connector, Apple combined Qi wireless charging with magnets to create MagSafe, borrowing the name from earlier MacBook chargers. The new technology has led to a surge in iPhone...

The Best iPhones to buy in Summer 2021: Apple has a phone for every need!

In the market for a new iPhone? The good news is Apple has a myriad of options, from the newest and most cutting-edge 5G, 5nm handsets to older devices that are still very capable thanks to Apple's best-in-industry software updates. For example, the upcoming iOS 15 will be going to devices as old as the...

These are the Best iPhone 12 Mini Cases in July: Spigen, Otterbox, UAG, and more!

The iPhone 12 Mini is a small phone that a lot of people were asking for for years. It brings back memories of the iPhone 5 design which a lot of people absolutely loved. But it also happens to be one of Apple's worst-performing products in terms of sales figures. Understandably so, since a smartphone...

T-Mobile lets iPhone users try out its network for free without swapping SIMs

T-Mobile is offering a new way for iPhone users to test-drive its network for free for a month. The best part: you don’t need a second device or additional gear. You can try out T-Mobile's network from your existing phone while still keeping your current line. This is made possible by T-Mobile (via CNET) tapping into...

Apple has reportedly ended production of the iPhone 12 Mini

The writing has been on the wall for some time now. Apple’s attempt to revive the small phone market with the iPhone 12 Mini has not been met with overwhelming consumer demand. Following multiple reports about the iPhone 12 Mini’s poor sales performance, the Cupertino giant has reportedly stopped manufacturing new units of the device. A...

Verizon wants to get old phones off its network by offering a free 5G phone

The most annoying part about rolling out new mobile technology is actually getting people to adopt it. This is a problem pretty much everywhere in tech. Operating system adoption is a pretty good example of this: after a new version of an operating system gets released, it can be particularly cumbersome sometimes to get everyone...

Apple could soon start manufacturing the iPhone 12 in India

Apple will soon start manufacturing the iPhone 12 in India for domestic and export purposes, at the Foxconn facility in Tamil Nadu. Unconfirmed sources suggest that the company is planning to move about 7-10% of its production to India in a move to reduce its dependency on China as a manufacturing hub. The iPhone 12 series...

Samsung Galaxy S21 vs iPhone 12 Mini: Which small phone is for you?

Over the past few weeks, we've been testing Samsung's brand new Galaxy S21 series against Apple's iPhone 12 series, beginning with the middle one and then the biggest one. Now it's time for the smallest ones to shine. If you dislike the trend of phones getting bigger and bigger, then the iPhone 12 Mini and...

iPhone 12 mini sales reportedly well below expectations

When the iPhone 12 series was introduced, special attention was given to the iPhone 12 mini. Finally, people who wanted a smaller form factor had a device that didn’t compromise on performance. But no matter how much praise is heaped on the device, sales have apparently been below expectations. William Yang of JP Morgan, via AppleInsider,...

Sony may launch a compact smartphone to rival Apple’s iPhone 12 mini

Although Sony may have officially killed off its Xperia "Compact" brand of small form factor flagships, the company has continued to offer a smaller, more handy version of its top-of-the-line flagships over the last couple of years. Following the launch of the last Compact-branded device, the Xperia XZ2 Compact, in 2018, the company launched the...

XDA Awards – The Best Tech of 2020

Despite all the notable events this year, 2020 has been incredible for consumer tech, and more specifically, smartphones. A lot of companies went all out with their devices, flooding the market with great options catering to a wide variety of needs and wants. We at XDA have used a lot of these gadgets throughout the...