Android Oreo adoption rate climbs to 0.7%, Nougat hits 26.3%

Google is out with Android distribution numbers for the month of December and the Oreo adoption now hit rate to 0.7%, which also includes the recently rolled out Android 8.1 Oreo as well.  Continue reading “Android Oreo adoption rate climbs to 0.7%, Nougat hits 26.3%”

Android Nougat adoption nears 10%, 7.1 Nougat is on just 0.6% of devices

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Google has released Android distribution numbers for the month of June. Android Nougat adoption is increasing and is inching closer to 10%. The latest Android OS is now present on 9.5% of all Android devices of which Android Nougat 7.0 takes 8.9% share while Android 7.1 is owns just 0.6% even after seven months.

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List of phones Getting Android 7.0 Nougat update

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It is that time of the year again when users are eagerly waiting for their devices to be updated to the latest version of Android which is 7.0/7.1 Nougat. As usual, the handset makers are taking their very own time to roll out the Android Nougat update to their devices. Continue reading “List of phones Getting Android 7.0 Nougat update”

Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Galaxy S7 edge – What’s New

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Samsung just outed the S8+, the larger brother in the brand new S8 lineup of flagships for 2017. For the first time, Samsung is releasing a flagship phone with over 6 inches in terms of display size. In fact, it is even the first time that an S series device has a display larger than a Note device. Even the S8 has a 5.8″ display that is larger than Note devices of the past. But the devices seem to be quite small thanks to the smaller bezels. Let us examine all the detailed changes between the S8+ and its predecessor in this specs comparison.

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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Galaxy S7 – What’s New

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Samsung have just updated their flagship Galaxy S lineup with two new models. This time around there is no flat screen version like there was with the S7. The S8 features a curved display like the S7 edge and S8+. However, the differences don’t just end there. So let us compare the two smaller flagships with each other in detailed specifications.

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Android 7.1.1 Nougat update will start rolling out for Nexus devices from Dec. 6

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Google released final Android 7.1.1 Developer Preview 2 for Nexus devices earlier this week. Now we have an idea of the exact release date of the update.  Continue reading “Android 7.1.1 Nougat update will start rolling out for Nexus devices from Dec. 6”

LG V20 vs Samsung Galaxy Note7 – What’s Different?

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The LG V10 was probably one of the closest competitors to the Samsung Galaxy Note5 as well as the S6 edge+. The Note5 wasn’t made available in every region but at least the S6 edge+ was there to take its place in such regions. The V10 on the other hand too had limited availability but none to take its place. However, this time around, LG seems to be betting hard on the V20 especially since the V10 was received well and the fact that Samsung is still sorting out the battery issues with the Note7. Let’s compare both the devices to see which beats the other at least on paper.

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LG V20 vs LG G5 – What’s Different?

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The LG G4 was a pretty good smartphone but LG decided to bring the V10 out and that put the G4 in the shadows. This time around as well, they’ve released the V20 after the G5. Let’s take a look at the specifications in detail to see whether or not the V20 will cast a shadow on the G5.

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LG V20 vs LG V10 – What’s different?

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LG has just announced the successor to the V10 which was one of the best smartphones from last year. It also included a couple of industry firsts such as the secondary ticker display, manual video recording etc. So let us take a look at what the V20 brings to the table this time around.

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HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9

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During the Google I/O in May, HTC was first manufacturer to confirm the list of devices for the Android N update. The company had then tweeted saying that it will roll out Android N update for HTC 10, One A9 and One M9 smartphones first. Continue reading “HTC announces Android 7.0 Nougat update timeline for HTC 10, One M9 and One A9”