Tag Archives: ‘Android

Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 9.5.6 Update Based on Android 8.1 Oreo Announced

Redmi Note 5 Pro looks to be the first smartphone from Xiaomi to get Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5.6. The Chinese handset maker had launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India back in February. The key highlights of the smartphone are the presence of the large 5.99-inch 18:9 display, the selfie-light module, a dual-camera setup, as well as the large 4000mAh… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Android Oreo Update Rollout Paused Due to Unexpected Reboots

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge had started receiving their Android 8.0 Oreo updates a couple of weeks ago, but Samsung is now pausing the rollout as some users are experiencing random reboots. Earlier this month, some users in the UK had reported that the new Android version was available through a software update. The development came shortly after Samsung officially revealed the update schedule for both… Read More »

Meizu Partners Google to Announce Android Go Smartphone Launch

Meizu recently launched its new range of smartphones, Meizu 15, Meizu 15 Plus, and Meizu 15 Lite, with 16:9 displays, in China. All these smartphones run Flyme OS 7, a custom Android ROM with heavy customisations and several proprietary apps and features. However, the company is now announcing a partnership with Google to launch Meizu’s first Android Go-based smartphone. Powered by ExploreadsGlobal Marketing chief at Meizu, Ard Boudeling… Read More »

Moto G6 Series Will Get Only One Major Android Update, No Update for Moto E5 Lineup: Report

Motorola unveiled its latest smartphones in the Moto G and Moto E series earlier this week. The Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play, Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus, and Moto E5 Play will make their way into international markets soon. While the new handsets feature stock Android and other features, they will have a key flaw that may deter some buyers – poor software support. Motorola has reportedly said that… Read More »

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both are aimed to… Read More »

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both are aimed to… Read More »

Google Working on Mid-Range Pixel Smartphone Series With Android Go: Report

Google currently offers only the Pixel range of smartphones that is known for offering flagship specifications at premium price points. But, as per a new report, that is set to change for good. Rumours suggest the Mountain View-based tech giant is looking to launch a new inexpensive mid-range smartphone series that is codenamed Desire. This is of particular interest as HTC’s… Read More »

Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Nokia 1, the company’s first smartphone running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), is finally available for sale in India. Nokia licensee HMD Global had announced the smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February this year. The Nokia 1 is among the first handsets in India which come with the Android Oreo (Go edition). The Android Go ecosystem promises to deliver an… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Finally Begins Rolling Out: Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has started receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update. The South Korean company hasn’t confirmed the rollout as yet, however, users report the update has begun in France. It’s also being said that it isn’t a beta update, but a stable release. To recall, a Samsung Turkey website had last week indicated the Galaxy Note 8 would start receiving its… Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Now Lets You Add Group Description, Search Participants, Switch to Video Call

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp for Android has been updated The update brings the ability to let users add group descriptions It also includes the option to search group participants WhatsApp for Android has been updated with a couple of new group-focused features. There is the ability to let users add a description to a group. This was debuted on the beta… Read More »