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OriginOS is Vivo’s latest software release based on Android 11

Vivo's primary UX skin has been FunTouch OS for a few years now, and the skin was recently rebased onto Android 11 for certain phones. Surprisingly, the company had even beat Google to launching the first phone with Android 11 with the launch of the Vivo V20. The UX skin is overdue for a refresh,...

You can now use augmented reality apps on the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2, Xiaomi POCO M2 Pro, ASUS ROG Phone 3, and much more

The list of devices that support Google Play Services for AR is growing. The app, formerly Google ARCore, provides the ARCore SDK for developers to build augmented reality apps on Android. Google Play Services for AR will be pushed to the below devices over the Google Play Store, and users can start downloading and/or using augmented...

Vivo Funtouch OS 11 beta based on Android 11 available for the Nex 3S 5G and iQOO 3 4G/5G

Back in June, Vivo kickstarted its Android 11 beta program. As part of the beta initiative, the company offered Android 11 beta builds for the Vivo Nex 3S 5G and the iQOO 3 (4G/5G). While we don’t have a specific timeframe regarding Vivo's stable Android 11 update just yet, it seems to be quite close...

Android 11 Update Tracker: List of major phones getting the latest release!

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system, and after a long few months of beta testing, the American tech giant is finally rolling out the stable version of Android 11. But of course, it’s not just Pixel users who are getting this update. A range...

Google Pixel 4a, LG Velvet, Redmi K30 Pro, and 25 more now support Google ARCore

Nowadays, you don't have to buy a phone with specialized hardware to enjoy augmented reality applications on Android. Modern smartphones, even mid-ranger ones, are equipped with the necessary hardware to handle AR. All a device really needs these days is an RGB camera, an accelerometer, and a gyroscope. Google has decoupled all the AR-related software...

iQOO 5 and iQOO 5 Pro with 50MP Samsung GN1 sensor, 120W FlashCharge launched in China

Vivo's iQOO sub-brand is gaining steady ground in China and other markets, largely thanks to some innovative technologies from its parent company. Devices like the iQOO 3 are one of the cheapest Snapdragon 865 phones around, while the company was also teasing its 120W FlashCharge solution. Today, at an event in China, iQOO has launched...

iQOO’s 120W FlashCharge fast charging solution can fully charge a 4000mAh battery within 15 mins

In the past few years, the focus for smartphones has slowly shifted towards sufficiently large batteries and faster-than-ever charging. And it makes sense -- as we push for power-hungry technologies like 5G and high refresh rate high-resolution displays, we need to ensure that our phones last in our hands for a few hours at least....

Download: iQOO 3 5G, iQOO 3 4G, Vivo Nex 3S 5G receive Android 11 Beta builds

It's raining Android 11 Beta builds! First, the main announcement for Android 11 Beta 1 dropped builds for the supported Google Pixels, namely within the Pixel 2, 3, 3a, and 4 series. Next, OnePlus followed up with builds for the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro. Other OEMs have also promised builds in the near...

Realme X3 SuperZoom, Redmi 10X, Realme 6i/6s, and iQOO Z1 forums are open

As countries around the globe ease lockdown restrictions and begin their slow march towards normalcy, smartphone companies are also pressing forward with new product launches. This month has been chock-full of announcements with the likes of Realme, Redmi, iQOO, and LG taking the wraps off their latest smartphone offerings.  To make it easier for device owners and...

Vivo announces the flagship iQOO Z1 smartphone with the MediaTek Dimensity 1000 Plus

Earlier this month, MediaTek announced its new Dimensity 1000 Plus flagship chipset, featuring support for 144Hz displays. At the time, Vivo's sub-brand iQOO had revealed that it was already working on a new phone based on MediaTek's latest chipset but we had no further information about the upcoming device. Just a few weeks since MediaTek's...

Energy Ring battery indicator now supports many new devices from Realme, Xiaomi, Honor, Motorola, and iQOO

From "Edgeless Displays" without physical buttons to wrap-around panels boasting a whopping 180.6% screen-to-body ratio, smartphone manufacturers have tried to push the limits in the war on bezels. Putting aside those futuristic concept phones, notches and pop-up cameras are indeed useful to present a near bezel-less experience. The hole-punch design is another viable alternative to...

Snapdragon 865-powered iQOO 3 price slashed by up to ₹4,000 in India

Vivo's sub-brand made its debut in the Indian market in February with the launch of the iQOO 3. We recently concluded our review of the device, crowning it one of the fastest phones out there. The iQOO 3 is a gaming-oriented smartphone and offers a very powerful hardware package for its price, ranging from top...