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Apple may be making a magnetic battery pack for its iPhones

Apple has released a handful of MagSafe accessories since the iPhone 12 series was introduced, including a leather wallet and several cases. Now, a new report claims Apple is preparing another MagSafe accessory similar to its Smart Battery cases. According to Bloomberg, Apple is developing a new battery pack that would magnetically attach to the latest...

Apple iPhone 13 expected to feature Always-On Display, along with 120Hz refresh rate

We are just about a month and a half into 2021, enjoying our iPhone 12, and we are already being greeted by some promising leaks for the next generation of iPhone, the iPhone 13, or the iPhone 12S, whatever it ends up being called. A bunch of information has recently popped up from various sources...

Need quality accessories for your Galaxy S21 or iPhone 12? ESR has you covered with their current sales

Look, you just paid a thousand dollars (or more!) for your smartphone. You should probably throw a screen protector and case on it. The last thing anyone wants is to get their brand new Galaxy S21 Ultra, and within a few days or weeks, you get a mysterious ding or scratch on it! ESR knows...

Discussion: Would you pay for a charger separately with each new phone?

Apple is undisputedly the biggest trendsetter in the smartphone industry. Despite ridicule from Android fans and brands, these controversial trends by Apple end up materializing and being adopted by these very brands. The latest in the series is the removal of a charger from the box of the iPhone 12 and future phones. Whether you...

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 vs Google Pixel 5: Which phone is for you?

Last week, we did a camera showdown between the Apple iPhone 12 and the Google Pixel 5. Today, it’s time for an overall comparison that takes into account everything else about the two latest phones from the two tech superpowers. Apple iPhone 12 vs Google Pixel 5: Specification Comparison Specifications Apple iPhone 12 Google Pixel 5 Build Aluminum mid-frame Glass...

Apple iPhone 12 vs OnePlus 8T: A closer battle than you think

Ever since Apple announced the iPhone 12, tech writers — including yours truly — have been busy comparing it against the Samsung Galaxy S20 FE and Google Pixel 5. They're the obvious comparisons — since Samsung and Google are respectively Apple's biggest rivals in hardware and software. But what if I told you the OnePlus...

iPhone 12 vs Pixel 5 Camera Shootout: Can Apple’s new sensor beat Google’s computational prowess?

When Google set out to make the Pixel, it probably had the iPhone in mind — a device that Google can have total say over software and hardware, one that represents the purest version of Android, and perhaps become the default Android phone. While Google never really got there — the Pixels never sold well,...

Apple iPhone 12 review: so good, I’m tempted to switch from Android

Like all my XDA colleagues, my mobile operating system of choice is Android. But unlike most of my far tech-savvier XDA colleagues, I stumbled into Android rather late, having spent the first seven years of the smartphone era as an iPhone user. I purchased the original iPhone on day one and upgraded every year all the...

Apple iPhone 12 vs iPhone 12 Pro: Which one should you buy?

The iPhone 12 series from Apple comprises of four phones this year. The large one (Pro Max) is interesting because it's got the most powerful camera hardware of the four, while the small one (Mini) should garner plenty of interest for those with smaller hands or pockets. But it's ultimately the middle two -- iPhone...

Apple iPhone 12, Huawei Mate 40 Pro, Lenovo Legion Phone, and OPPO Reno4 5G series forums are now open

Well, whew. Techtober is still at full steam, and we have started to see several exciting technology announcements in the last few weeks. Apple's iPhone 12 lineup brings 5G to the mainstream and also brings several generational improvements over the previous iPhone 11 series. The Huawei Mate 40 Pro shows that the company can still...

Apple iPhone 12 vs Samsung Galaxy S20 FE: Battle of the affordable flagships

The Samsung Galaxy S20 FE grabbed plenty of positive headlines late last month for its $699 price tag while keeping a flagship-level screen and SoC. While we in the Android enthusiast space are keen to pit the Galaxy S20 FE against other recently-launched, similarly-priced Android rivals in the OnePlus 8T and the Google Pixel 5,...