more cheating

OnePlus 5 only has 1.6x optical zoom, not the claimed 2x

According to a user on Reddit, the OnePlus 5’s 2x Optical Zoom is not quite what they said. Carl Pei clarified that the optical zoom is only 1.6x. The remaining 0.4x is from the SmartCapture software.

Android Desserts

Android 8.0 could be named Oatmeal Cookies

Android 8.0 Oreo has always been a longshot for the name of the next major version of Android. But what about Android 8.0: Oatmeal Cookie? It seems that could be Google’s plan.

Best of Phandroid

10 surprising Android facts you probably didn’t know

Android has been around for nearly a decade already and a lot has changed since the beginning. You might think you know everything there is to know about Android, but we’ve got 10 things you probably didn’t know.

caught again

OnePlus is cheating benchmarks again

OnePlus has a history of cheating on benchmarks, and despite saying specs aren’t important, they’re doing it again on the OnePlus 5. They were caught doing it with the OnePlus 3T, but apparently, they didn’t learn their lesson.

Best of Phandroid

The Best Smartwatch for Android [August 2016]

This month we see the addition of a new list to our Best of Android Phones series — smartwatches! Smartwatches are quickly becoming a phone’s best companion, so it’s important to make sure you’re finding the right fit for yours before throwing your dollars around.

IFA 2017

IFA 2017 could be where LG unveils the LG V30

A new report claims that the LG V30 will be unveiled at IFA 2017, which follows previous reports and rumors. The report also suggests a price tag of around $700 for the device.

new nokia

Nokia launches a slew of new smart health products

The first device is a WiFi scale called Nokia Body (formerly Withings Body). The scale tracks only your weight. The next device is the Nokia BPM+. This is a portable blood pressure monitor.

Best of Phandroid

HTC 10 Review

In order to survive, HTC knew they needed to pull out all the stops. Enter the HTC 10. A fresh new device with a brand new name. HTC has tried to check all the boxes that make a great Android phone, but is it enough to compete?