Tag Archives: Android

Samsung Galaxy J2 Core Android Go Smartphone Announced in India: Specifications

The Galaxy J2 Core comes as Samsung’s first Android Go model. HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has officially debuted The handset runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) out-of-the-box It features a 5-inch display and a quad-core Exynos SoC Samsung Galaxy J2 Core has been officially announced months after being in rumours and leaks. The handset that comes as the first Android Go model from Samsung is arriving first ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy J5 Pro, Galaxy J7 Pro Android Oreo Rollout Reportedly Delayed

HIGHLIGHTS The Android 8.0 Oreo update will start rolling out in September The three smartphones were scheduled to receive it in July The details come from Guncelmiyiz, a Samsung site that tracks schedules Samsung has reportedly pushed back the Android 8.0 Oreo rollout timeline for some smartphones in its Galaxy J-series. According to the latest reports, Samsung handsets such as Galaxy J3 (2017), Galaxy J5 ... Read More »

Alcatel 1 With 5-Inch FullView 18:9 Display, Android Go Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel 1 has been officially launched The smartphone comes with a price tag of $89 (roughly Rs. 6,200) It will be available starting July 2018 Alcatel 1, the budget smartphone that was spotted onlinelast week, has now been officially launched by the company. The smartphone is the latest addition to the Alcatel 1 series of budget smartphones that was unveiled by the TCL-owned ... Read More »

YouTube Picture-in-Picture Rolling Out for Android Users in US Without a Paid Subscription

HIGHLIGHTS The feature was previously available only for YouTube Premium/Red members It is available on devices running Android 8.0 and above Only US users have currently received the feature Google brought native Picture-in-Picture (PiP) support to the mainstream with Android Oreo last year. This was followed by YouTube bringing support for the feature in its Android app earlier this year, albeit only for its paid ... Read More »

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

HIGHLIGHTS The Moto X4 was launched at IFA last year The smartphone is set to receive Android P whenever it arrives The unlocked and Prime variants are now getting Android 8.1 Oreo update 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 ... Read More »

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 »