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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...

Google Play Services for AR now supports the Motorola Edge, Realme 6, Samsung Galaxy A31/41, Sony Xperia 1 II, and more

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service from the company that enables applications to create augmented reality experienced on devices without any need for dedicated 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...

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...

iQOO 3 5G Review – One of the Fastest but not Smoothest Smartphones

Last month, Vivo's new sub-brand, iQOO, made its first foray into the Indian market with the launch of a brand new flagship smartphone called the iQOO 3 5G. This flagship smartphone boasts some of the most cutting edge hardware on the Indian market with the central theme revolving around delivering a superior gaming-focused experience in...

OPPO Find X2, Realme X50 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S20, and iQOO 3 support dual-frequency GNSS for better location tracking

Location services are among of the most useful applications on your phone, not only helping navigate your way but also allowing several apps to tailor features and services based on your location. A lot of these applications and other features like the AR-based Live View in Google Maps require high accuracy in your position. While...

iQOO 3 First Impressions: A Fast Gaming Phone That Doesn’t Need 5G

Gaming phones have quickly emerged as a new smartphone category in recent years and there’s a profound interest surrounding them. Smartphone makers are going to great length to ride on this new wave and have come up with their own interpretation of a gaming-focused smartphone. It was all started back in 2017 with the launch...

Here are 19 announced and upcoming smartphones with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 is Qualcomm's 2020 flagship system-on-chip (SoC) for smartphones. It was announced in December 2019 as the successor to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. This month, we are seeing the first wave of phones launching with the Snapdragon 865. Qualcomm has now made clear which announced and upcoming phones feature the Snapdragon 865....

Forums for the Realme X50 Pro, OPPO Find X2, OPPO Reno3 Pro, and iQOO 3 are now open

The industry's biggest smartphone event was called off on account of the COVID-19 outbreak, but companies have gone ahead with their launches through online events or scheduled them for a later date. The message is clear -- MWC or no MWC, the show must go on. Keeping up the with spirit, we recently created forums...

iQOO 3 launches in India with Snapdragon 865 in both 4G and 5G variants

If you aren't familiar with iQOO, we wouldn't blame you. About a year ago, Vivo started selling premium gaming smartphones in China under the iQOO sub-brand. iQOO-branded smartphones spent most of 2019 staying within the Chinese market, but Vivo decided to expand the iQOO brand into India, where it will operate as a separate brand...

The iQOO 3 is the first Snapdragon 865 phone that comes in both 4G and 5G models

It's time for the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 865-powered flagship phones to arrive in the market. The Snapdragon 865 is Qualcomm's 2020 flagship SoC, and it was announced in December. The first phones to be announced with the Snapdragon 865 were the Snapdragon 865 variants of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series. Two days later, Xiaomi launched...

iQOO 3 5G official product video shows off 48MP Quad rear camera setup and gaming buttons

iQOO, a brand under China's BBK Electronics Corporation, has been present in China since last year and recently announced its entry into the Indian smartphone market. iQOO is all set to launch the iQOO 3 – its first device for India on February 25th. The iQOO 3 will be a high-end gaming smartphone powered by...