Is 3 really better than 2?

Leaked OnePlus 6T image debunks triple-camera rumors

A lot of people are eagerly awaiting the launch of the OnePlus 6T. The phone isn’t expected to be more powerful than the wildly-successful OnePlus 6, but rumors have claimed that the phone would feature an improved camera setup with a total of three sensors on the back of the phone. Unfortunately, a new image …

PIXEL 2 is still the champ

The iPhone XS still can’t compete with the Pixel 2’s camera

There’s a lot of hype around the new Apple iPhone XS and it’s “improved imaging sensor” which captures more light and delivers better images. While Apple’s smartphones have often been regarded as having the best smartphone cameras on the market, things started shifting a few years ago. When the Samsung Galaxy S7 was introduced, it gave …

Chronological timeline? That's brilliant!

Twitter’s chronological timeline is coming back!

Twitter is making a change that no one thought they’d ever make — the chronological timeline is officially making its return! Shockingly, Twitter admitted that its “show the best Tweets first” feature hasn’t really panned out. While the algorithm did promote content from other users that you might be interested in, it also hid a lot of …

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OnePlus to expand its product portfolio in 2019 with the OnePlus TV

While we’re all eagerly awaiting the launch of the OnePlus 6T, the company has announced that its next big bet isn’t even a smartphone. Pete Lau, co-founder of OnePlus, has revealed that the company has started development on the OnePlus TV. The concept behind the OnePlus TV is to deliver a product with seamless integration …

get things done

10 Best To Do Apps for Android in 2017

Whether you’re trying to make a simple grocery list or keep track of your work responsibilities for the next month, here are the best to do apps for Android right now!

Best budget fitness tracker

Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Review: best budget fitness tracker

There’s no shortage of competition in the smartwatch and fitness band market these days, but most options will set you back at least $150. Depending on what you are using the device for, this might seem like a lot to spend. If your primary concern is simple health and fitness and you are on a …

New iPhone versus Pixel 3 battle

Do the new iPhones pose a threat to the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL?

With yesterday’s unveiling of Apple’s iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max, you might be wondering how the upcoming Pixel 3 handsets from Google will stack up against the latest iPhones. The Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL won’t officially be unveiled until October 9th, but at this point, there’s very little we don’t know about …

Apple versus Android Spec breakdown

Apple iPhone Xs versus the Android competition

Ladies and gentlemen, the new iPhones have landed! If you’re just now learning about the new iPhone Xs on Phandroid, there’s a good chance that you’re probably not interested in the new flagship smartphone from Apple. That being said, you might be a little curious as to how your recent Android smartphone purchase stacks up …

Instagram Super Powers

Instato gives you Instagram Super Powers

In this day and age, everyone’s main priority seems to be gaining a massive social media following. If you’re a business looking to get in front of more customers, Instagram is probably one of the best social media platforms out there. The problem is that Instagram is one of the most restrictive social media services out there, …

The invisible sensor!

OnePlus 6T in-display fingerprint sensor officially confirmed

Quite a few of you are eagerly awaiting the launch of the OnePlus 6T. The phone isn’t expected to be dramatically different from the OnePlus 6, but there are a few things that will set it apart. In an email exchange with CNET, OnePlus confirmed that the upcoming OnePlus 6T will feature an optical fingerprint sensor below …

Pixel Ultra?

The Pixel Ultra speculation is completely ridiculous

If you’ve been keeping up with the Pixel 3 rumors, you might have read that Google has requested to use video clips from a handful of YouTubers who have been bashing the design of the Pixel 3 XL leaks that have been floating around the last month or two. Some of these clips have stated …

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DEAL: Razer Phone’s price reduced to $400

We always love sharing great deals with you, but today’s Razor Phone deal is the best one we’ve come across in a very long time! Razor is slashing the price of the Razor Phone by $300 from its original $700 price tag, bringing the grand total down to just $400. As you might expect, the …

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DEAL: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 gets a $130 discount

Anyone who’s been keeping up with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 news already knows that it’s one of the best smartphones of 2018. The only real problem the phone has is its $999 price point. While you do get a lot for a grand, many of you have been holding out for a better deal. The …

The Pixel is coming! the Pixel is coming!

Google schedules Pixel 3 launch for October 9th

Google has started sending out invitations to an event in New York City which is scheduled for October 9th. While the invitation doesn’t specifically mention the Pixel 3, the “I <3 NY” included in the invite does have a subtle “3” hint in it. The launch of last year’s Pixel 2 took place on October 19th, …

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How to enable YouTube’s new Dark Theme

Google has just released an update to its YouTube app for Android which finally includes the long-awaited Dark Theme. Google first released the YouTube Dark theme for its website last year, but Android users have felt left out for a while since iOS users were treated to the new Dark Theme feature a few months back. The …

The foldable smartphone future may finally be here

Samsung confirms foldable smartphone to be unveiled this year

The long-awaited foldable smartphone with a bendable display from Samsung may finally be right around the corner. DJ Koh, CEO of Samsung’s mobile division revealed to CNBC that the company will be showing off the new device at the Samsung Developers Conference in November. DJ Koh said that it’s “it’s time to deliver” on the device that’s …

Best smartphone deal ever!

DEAL: Import the Pocophone F1 for only $349

The newly-released Pocophone F1 is one of the most exciting smartphones we’ve seen in a few years. The device isn’t going to be winning any design awards any time soon, but the phone does take the prize for offering the best value in the flagship smartphone segment. The phone’s spec sheet matches that of the …

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Google’s notch-less Pixel 3 poses for the camera, Verizon exclusivity now in doubt

With all the Pixel 3 XL leaks that have been floating around recently, it was inevitable that the smaller Pixel 3 would break cover eventually. Images of the Pixel 3 made an appearance on Reddit, showing off the phone from a few different angles, along with screenshots showing some of the phone’s specifications. The design …

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Wear OS update paves the way for Google’s Pixel Watch

As mentioned a few weeks ago, Google’s upcoming Pixel Watch will likely have a massive impact on the smartwatch space. But in order for the device to be successful and drive the growth of the Wear OS smartwatch segment, Google has just released a new update to its wearable operating system. The fundamentals are still the …

Best of Phandroid

40+ Apps for new Android users

We are hot on the tails of the release of several big-name Android flagship phones. These devices will carry the torch for their respective companies for most of this year. Whenever a new crop of devices gets launched a flood of new users enter the Android world. One of the first things new users will do is search the Google Play Store for apps to download.

which type are you?

The 5 Types of Android Users You Meet [Part 2]

We may use hundreds of different devices with millions of different launchers, themes, and icon pack combinations, but we’re all Android users and we’re all unique.

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HTC’s mid-range HTC U12 life is better than you think

HTC hasn’t been churning out as many phones as it used to, but the newest addition to the company’s lineup, the HTC U12 life, is more interesting than we expected. Clad with a two-tone acrylic glass panel on the back and a notch-less 6-inch FHD+ display up front, the HTC U12 life looks like it …

Oneplus killer?

Is Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 really a OnePlus killer?

When the OnePlus One launched, it was dubbed the “flagship killer.” The phone features most of the high-end specs we see in flagship Android smartphones but sold for half of what high-end smartphones did at the time. Over the years, OnePlus has slowly increased the price point of its phones but has managed to still offer …