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[Update: Official] The Xiaomi Redmi Go could be Xiaomi’s first Android Go smartphone

If I wanted to describe Xiaomi with one word, it would be "affordable." Xiaomi devices, even the higher end ones, are known for being more on the "cheap" side without compromising the overall experience---just look at examples such as the POCO F1 and the Redmi Note 7. But Xiaomi has several affordable devices, with some...

Nokia 2 V appears online as a re-branded Nokia 2.1

HMD Global is the exclusive producer of Nokia-branded smartphones, and the company doesn't slow down. The Nokia 2 V has appeared online, and it appears to just be a re-branded Nokia 2.1. The Nokia 2.1 was launched back in May of last year, and the Nokia 2 V was first rumored by leaker Evan Blass...

Samsung Galaxy J4 Core has a 6-inch display and Android Go

Samsung's Galaxy J series was first brought to the market back in 2013 and initially began as a higher-end style device with the original Galaxy J having a 1080p display and 3GB of RAM. This idea quickly changed as the Galaxy J1 dropped all the way to 512MB of RAM but was released the year...

Samsung Galaxy J6+ and J4+ launch in India with Infinity Displays and Qualcomm Snapdragon 425

Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy Note flagship lines are some of the best and most powerful phones out there. Brilliantly built from top to bottom, Samsung's flagship phones are as feature-rich as they are powerful. But their midrange phones, while commercially successful in developing countries, lack most of the "bells and whistles" their higher end...

Samsung Galaxy A5 2017 and Galaxy J2 Pro 2018 get official TWRP support

Community developer support tends to be hit or miss when it comes to Samsung devices. The company's high-end offerings have divided the community due to the locked down bootloader of the Snapdragon variants sold in the United States and the Exynos versions sold around the world (minus the Chinese Snapdragon models though). However, official builds...

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 632, 439 and 429 Mobile Platforms

For a few years now, we’ve seen affordable phones become competitive options that are able to satisfy the needs of more and more customers. As OEMs shifted their focus towards emergent markets, cost became a premier concern and mid-range components were put into the spotlight. Qualcomm’s 600 series best exemplifies this shift in enthusiast minds,...

Nokia 5.1, Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 2.1 are budget Android One devices with Android 8.1 Oreo

HMD Global has announced three new devices in their budget Nokia line. The Nokia 2.1, Nokia 3.1, and Nokia 5.1 are all firmly in the low-end to the mid-range category, just like their predecessors from last year.Nokia 2.1Nokia 2.1OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)Display 5.5-inch 16:9 720p (1280x720)Chipset Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 4x1.40GHz Cortex A53GPU Adreno 308RAM 1GBStorage 8GB, MicroSD slotRear camera 8MPFront...

Introducing the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427: Qualcomm Announces Successors to Popular Mid-Range SoCs

It has been a good year for Qualcomm so far -- the Snapdragon 65x series has garnered rave reviews for providing stellar performance in the mid-range market segment, and the Snapdragon 820 has received an improved critical reception over the Snapdragon 810. To build on the successful year, Qualcomm has announced the successors to some of its popular...