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These are the best Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro deals in 2022

Google announced the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones during a virtual, online event in 2021. They're powered by the company's first custom-built chip -- Tensor. These high-end smartphones come with a refreshed, colorful design and a black, futuristic camera bump on the back. Below is a list of the best Google Pixel 6 and...

These are the best smartphones to buy in 2022!

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...

How to downgrade to Android 12 from Android 13 on the Google Pixel 6 series

Android 13 has been out for a while now. As a major version upgrade, it’s tempting to jump on the bandwagon -- especially for Google Pixel users. But what if you just updated to Android 13 but don’t like it very much? The big question is, can you downgrade your Pixel smartphone, including the latest...

How to download Android 13 for Google Pixel and other Android devices

Get ready to dig into Android 13! Google has officially started the update rollout via stable channel. For lucky owners of the Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 6a, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, or Pixel 4a, you’ll also be among the first users to see what Android 13 QPR1 has to...

How to download Android 12 and 12L for Google Pixel and other Android devices

The wait is finally over — Android 12L is here as Google has officially kicked off the update rollout via stable channel. If you’re the lucky owner of a Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, Pixel 5a, Pixel 5, Pixel 4a 5G, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4, Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 3a, or the Pixel 3a...

September 2022 Android security update rolls out to supported Google Pixel phones

Google has a tradition of releasing new updates for its Pixel devices as well as publishing a new Android Security Bulletin on the first Monday of each month. However, given that yesterday was Labor Day in the U.S., the company delayed this month's announcement until today. The Android Security Bulletin for September 2022 has now...

These are the Best 5G Phones you can buy in 2022

5G rollout continues to happen around the world, so if you're buying a new phone, it might be worth picking one up that supports this fifth-generation network. Most of the phones in our Best Phones and Best Android phones list already support 5G – but you don't have to spend flagship money to get that...

Google’s “Developer Support” images allow Pixel 6 series to downgrade to Android 12 without bricking their device

A couple of weeks ago, there was excitement in the air for Android fans. After months of betas, Google finally released Android 13 for Pixel devices. It wouldn't take long for the community to realize something was wrong. Although a PSA quickly went out, it was too late for some, as multiple reports were coming in...

Download: Android 12 Developer Support images are now available for Google Pixel 6 devices

With the release of Android 13 for Pixel devices, many Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro, and Pixel 6a users ran into the issue of not being able to roll back to Android 12. For a time, it appeared that those users would have to stick with Android 13. Luckily, Google has released Android 12...

These are the Best Google Pixel Phones to buy in 2022

Google Pixel phones are often ranked close to the "god tier" of best Android devices, often earning praise from reviewers and users alike. After all, Google makes Android, so a phone made by Google running Android should be the perfect Android phone, right? Well, some people would definitely agree. While Pixels have slowly made their...

How to check Android 13’s new bootloader version on the Google Pixel 6 series for anti-rollback protection

Android 13 season is officially upon us. The latest iteration of Android brings with it some fresh UI changes and many useful features. For the Google Pixel 6 family, the stable Android 13 update also incremented the anti-rollback version in the bootloader of these devices. As a result, you can't flash back an older Android...

The Asus Zenfone 9 is what the Google Pixel 6 should have been

The Asus Zenfone 9 has been making waves thanks to its small form factor while also pulling no punches in terms of features. It's the smoothest Android phone I have used in a long time, and it has a lot of excellent features in the system that are all genuinely useful. It's not packed full of...