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iQOO 7 Legend is proof that a good gaming phone does not need RGB

After a year of hiatus, Vivo’s sub-brand iQOO made a comeback of sorts last month with the launch of two smartphones in India. The iQOO 7 and iQOO 7 Legend are the company’s newest contenders to go against the seasoned flagship champions in the Indian market. While the standard iQOO 7 is powered by the...

iQOO 7 series launched in India with 120Hz AMOLED display, Snapdragon 888 and 66W fast charging

iQOO, a sub-brand of Vivo, today launched its new iQOO 7 series in India. Since its inception, iQOO’s primary focus has remained its home country China, where it has launched multiple smartphones across different price ranges. However, the company’s global portfolio only contains one device: the iQOO 3, which launched in India last year. The...

Vivo’s iQOO Neo5 can boost the FPS in some games using Pixelworks’s X5 Pro chip

Vivo just unveiled a new smartphone in China under its subbrand for gaming phones: iQOO. The new phone is called the iQOO Neo5, and it's powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 870, a souped-up version of last year's Snapdragon 865. While the iQOO Neo5 won't be as powerful as other gaming phones with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 888, it...

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...

OnePlus 8T, Moto G 5G, Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro, and 12 others now support AR apps on Android

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service that enables applications to create augmented reality experiences on devices without any dedicated AR hardware. While the service uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration profiles for each device....

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...

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...