Tag Archives: Android

Moto X4 Unlocked, Prime Variants Get Android 8.1 Oreo Update: Report

Lenovo launched the Moto X4 smartphone at IFA last year, with the Moto X4 Android One edition for Project Fi following in September. The Android One variant got the Android 8.1 Oreo update a while ago, and now the unlocked Moto X4 as well as the Amazon Prime Exclusive variants are getting the update. The Moto X4 Amazon Prime exclusive variant comes with ... Read More »

Google Said to Face EU Antitrust Fine Over Android in July

  Google is expected to be hit with a second EU antitrust fine in mid-July for using its dominant Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals, three people familiar with the matter said. The European Commission, which has been investigating the case involving the unit of Alphabet since 2015, could issue its decision in the week of July 9, although the timing ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEY2 Spotted on GeekBench, KeyOne to Get Android Oreo Soon

HIGHLIGHTS BlackBerry KEY2 is tipped to powered by the Snapdragon 660 SoC It may be launched in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants BlackBerry KeyOne gets May security update BlackBerry KEY2, the successor to BlackBerry KeyOne smartphone is all set to launch on June 7 at an event in New York. Ahead of the launch, a few specification details of the smartphone have been leaked ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J6, Galaxy J8 With Infinity Displays, Android Oreo Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Samsung Galaxy J6 HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 prices in India are Rs. 13,499 and Rs. 18,990 Both come with a plastic unibody design and an 18.5:9 Super AMOLED screen They will go on sale in the country from May 22 The Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8 mid-range smartphones featuring the Infinity Display design and have been launched in India by Samsung. Both the ... Read More »

Android Go Back to the Drawing Board Because This Isn’t Working (Yet)

HIGHLIGHTS Android Go is an operating system designed for low-cost smartphones It is Google’s second crack at building an OS for low-end devices The platform seems to lack optimisation at the moment Android is a complex and resource intensive operating system that is not designed to run on low-end hardware. Uber cheap smartphones are generally associated with a broken, frustration-filled ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Working Unit With Android 8.1 Oreo Spotted in Live Image

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 live spotted in a leaked image The image shows the interface of the upcoming OnePlus smartphone It also highlights the notch design OnePlus 6 has already become one of the most teased smartphones of the year – thanks to the tons of teasers that OnePlus publicly circulated so far. And now, the OnePlus 6 has been spotted in a live image ... Read More »

LG V30 Gets AI Cam, March Android Security Patch, ThinQ Branding With Software Update

LG V30 is now receiving a software update on certain Verizon-branded units in the US. The update brings software version VS99620b to the LG V30 with features like the new AI Cam, a new start screen with ThinQ branding, and the “latest Android security updates”. These features were rolled out to the LG V30+ back in March this year. To check for the LG V30 OTA ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Coming Soon: Report

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are expected to get an upgrade to Android Oreo in the coming days, if certain reports are to be believed. All US carrier versions of the 2016 flagship handsets – including the ones branded by AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon – as well as unlocked variants have reportedly received Android Oreo certification from the Wi-Fi Alliance. This development comes after SamMobile reported that carriers operating ... Read More »

Moto Z Play Android 8.0 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out in India: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Android Oreo is reportedly rolling out on Moto Z Play in India File size of the OTA download is around 1100MB It brings the latest Android security patch Lenovo-owned Motorola has been known as one the rare OEMS that is fairly prompt in updating its range of smartphones to the latest Android version. Moto Z Play, launched in India back in October 2016 with ... Read More »

Nokia 1 Starts Receiving April Android Security Update in India

Nokia 1(Review) has started receiving a new stability update that includes the April Android security patch. HMD Global had previously brought the same security patch for Nokia 3, Nokia 6 (2018) and Nokia 7 Plus models. The update comes days after Google formally released the April Android security patch for compatible Pixel and Nexus smartphones. HMD Global had announced the Nokia 1 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in ... Read More »