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The Best Smartphone to buy in May 2021: Apple, Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, and more!

On the market for a new smartphone and overwhelmed with options? Don't worry -- we here at XDA test almost every smartphone on earth, so here's our expert guide on the best smartphone -- covering both the best Android and best iPhone -- for you depending on your need or budget! Navigate this article: Best...

The Best iPhones to buy in 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 highly capable thanks to Apple's best-in-industry software updates. No matter your budget or need, there's bound to be an iPhone for you --...

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...

Apple iPhone 12 Mini Hands-on: It’s so tiny

Almost from the moment it was announced, the iPhone 12 Mini elicited excitement and garnered praise from fans and tech writers alike because they are apparently tired of large phones. And while I generally love big screens, I can see the iPhone 12 Mini's appeal after testing it for the past day and a half....

The iPhone 12 is the rocket booster that 5G desperately needs

One of the things that have always impressed me about iPhones is the degree to which they are part of the mainstream cultural discourse. When Apple introduces a new iPhone, the news is covered not just by tech media, but even lifestyle or general news outlets. It's a level of relevance that most other phone...

Apple launches the iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max

At XDA, we have usually resisted covering Apple and iPhone launches. But the $2 trillion company is here to stay, and whether we like it or not, the iPhone dictates trends across the smartphone industry. Every single Android flagship, and even non-flagships for that matter, get a comparison against the iPhone. With Apple going in all...