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[Update: Available in U.S.] Nokia 7.1 revealed as part of the Android One program with a Snapdragon 636

HMD Global's launch event has been hyped up to a great extent, which was helped by the fact that nobody knew what exactly it was that the company was going to release. Was it going to be the Nokia 9, complete with its penta-camera setup? Or was it going to be the Nokia 7.1, a...

Mid-range Samsung Galaxy spotted on TENAA with dual rear cameras

We've been hearing a lot about an upcoming Samsung Galaxy P30, a name which clearly takes a page out of Huawei's book. While there are doubts about the device's marketing name (PhoneArena believes it will be called the Samsung Galaxy A6s), we do have an idea about some of its specifications and the design. A...

A mid-range Google Pixel with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 may launch in 2019

According to a comment by notable leaker Roland Quandt from WinFuture, Google is reportedly planning on launching a mid-range Google Pixel device with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 system-on-chip in the first half of 2019. A return to their roots? The Google Pixel series of smartphones is a flagship line-up. They all cost a pretty penny because they...

Good Phones at Any Price: The Best By-product of the Affordable Flagship

The affordable flagship has been a well-documented phenomenon that has given us a lot to talk about throughout the past two years. Setting their sights on flagship specifications, various OEMs have managed to offer more than anyone had expected on a budget. Indeed, premium construction and top-tier internal hardware are no longer limited to devices at the upper...

The New Mid-Range: Things I Learned from the honor 5X

A few weeks ago we published our full review of the Honor 5X, where we documented all of our findings and plenty of thoughts on Huawei’s first phone aimed at the U.S, which you can find here. Since then, I’ve been carrying the honor 5X in my second pocket. This is something I alluded to in...

The Best and Worst of 2015: XDA Edition

The year is almost at an end, but it doesn't look like Android's dominance will subside anytime soon. Although we all share the experience of running an Android device here at XDA, each and every one of us will have a unique Android experience based on his or her device, region, carrier, and more. But there...

Sunday Debate: Better to Buy Older or Newer Hardware?

Join us in a fun Sunday Debate on New vs. Old. Come with your opinions and feel free to read some of our thoughts, then pick your side or play devil’s advocate to get your voice heard and engage in friendly discussion. You can read our food-for-thought or jump straight into the fray below! Smartphone purchases...