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XDA forums for the iQOO 7, Moto G20, Galaxy M42, and more are open!

In April, we opened up XDA forums for more than 20 smartphones, including the new Sony Xperia lineup, Moto G series, Mi 11X series, Axon 30 Ultra, and more. Today, we’re opening forums for 11 new devices, including the iQOO 7 series, Moto G20, POCO M3, Redmi Note 10S, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy Tab A7...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 778G 5G will power a new generation of mid-range 5G phones

Earlier in March, Qualcomm refreshed the Snapdragon 7 series lineup with the launch of the Snapdragon 780G. While the new chip has only found its way to a single commercial device (the Mi 11 Lite 5G), the San Diego-based chipmaker is adding one more 7 series chip to its portfolio. Meet the Snapdragon 778G: the...

Vivo is giving users of its iQOO 7 Legend gaming phone a taste of Android 12 Beta today

Google released the first Android 12 Beta for Pixel devices at Google I/O 2021 earlier today. Along with Google, various Android OEMs are also releasing Android 12 Beta builds for their devices. Vivo's sub-brand iQOO is one of the companies on the list with its iQOO 7 Legend as the candidate for this release. The...

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...