Samsung said to have discontinued Galaxy Note series permanently

Samsung skipped the Galaxy Note series this year, saying that it will introduce new smartphones in 2022. Well, it seems, Samsung is not keeping up with its word. Continue reading “Samsung said to have discontinued Galaxy Note series permanently”

OnePlus Android 12 (OxygenOS 12) Update Tracker [Update: Android 12 Stable Update for OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro Rolling Out in China]

Google introduced the latest version of its mobile operating system – Android 12 back in October. OnePlus, the popular Chinese OEM, plans to roll out Android 12 based OxygenOS 12 update for a host of flagship and mid-range devices. The brand has already shared the list of smartphones eligible to receive the Android 12 update. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 12 Update for OnePlus devices.

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ASUS ROG Phone II Android 11 update finally starts rolling out

ASUS launched the ROG Phone II back in September 2019 running Android 9.0 (Pie), and the Android 10 update for the phone was released in March 2020. Now the company has started rolling out Android 11 update for the phone this week, finally starting from Taiwan after the beta testing started a couple of months back. Continue reading “ASUS ROG Phone II Android 11 update finally starts rolling out”

Here’s how Apple, Samsung, Noise and boAt performed in smartwatch shipments in Q3 2021

Smartwatch sales in India are skyrocketing, says a new analytical report. The global smartwatch shipments in Q3, 2021 increased 16% compared to the same period last year, continuing their double-digit growth following the previous quarter, according to Counterpoint Research. Continue reading “Here’s how Apple, Samsung, Noise and boAt performed in smartwatch shipments in Q3 2021”

OnePlus Nord CE 5G OxygenOS 11 Software Update Tracker [OxygenOS 11.0.11.11 with November Android Security Patch]

OnePlus launched the OnePlus Nord CE 5G smartphone back in June 2021. The Nord CE 5G runs Android 11 based OxygenOS 11, and the company has promised 2 years of software updates and 3 years of security updates for the device. This post will help our readers in keeping track of OxygenOS updates for OnePlus Nord CE 5G. Also, check out our OnePlus Nord CE 5G content,

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Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO Android 12 Update Tracker [Update: Android 12-based MIUI 13 Stable ROM testing starts for several flagship devices]

Xiaomi Redmi POCO Android 12

Google introduced the latest version of its mobile operating system – Android 12 back in October. Similar to every other Android OEM, Xiaomi will roll out Android 12 for a host of devices. However, the brand hasn’t announced the list of smartphones eligible to receive the Android 12 update. This post will help our readers in keeping a track of Android 12 Update for Xiaomi, Mi, Redmi, and POCO devices.

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Here’s when Samsung Galaxy devices will get Android 12 based One UI 4.0 update in India

Samsung began rolling out One UI 4.0 stable update based on Android 12 starting with the Galaxy S21 series globally yesterday. The company also confirmed that the update will be available for older Galaxy S and Note series as well as Galaxy Z series, A series and tablets soon. Continue reading “Here’s when Samsung Galaxy devices will get Android 12 based One UI 4.0 update in India”

Android 12 dynamic themes coming to non-Pixel devices soon

One of the highlight features of Android 12 is its ability to create and set a custom system-wide theme that is based on the phone’s wallpaper. At the moment, the feature is only supported on Pixel devices. However, that may change soon as other manufacturers are said to introduce dynamic theme support in their smartphones too.

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Xiaomi begins Android 12 internal testing for range of smartphones

Google, last month, officially unveiled Android 12 and started rolling out Android 12 Stable updates for eligible Pixel smartphones. Xiaomi had also announced Android 12 Public Beta for some of its flagship range devices including Mi 11 Ultra, Mi 11, and Mi 11 (Mi 11X Pro in India). Now, the Chinese smartphone giant seems to be gearing up to bring Android 12 to more handsets.

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Xiaomi releases Kernel Sources for Redmi Note 11 Pro

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 11 series a couple of days back in China. The Redmi Note 11 series consists of three handsets – Redmi Note 11, Redmi Note 11 Pro, and Redmi Note 11 Pro+.  Now, within a couple of days of the launch, Xiaomi has released Android 11 based Kernel Sources for the Redmi Note 11 Pro (codename pissarro). Continue reading “Xiaomi releases Kernel Sources for Redmi Note 11 Pro”

Android 12L feature drop for tablets, foldables released

Historically, using Android on tablet has felt like an incomplete experience. The operating system was never really designed to work great on large-screen devices. However, that may finally change as Google has unveiled Android 12L, which is a feature drop for Android 12 that is purpose-built for large-screen devices.

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WhatsApp iPhone to Android chat history transfer now available for Pixel, coming to other Android 12 devices

WhatsApp officially started rolling out the ability to move WhatsApp history from iOS to Android last month, starting from Samsung devices running Android 10 or higher. At that time, WhatsApp said that that feature will be available for more Android devices soon. Continue reading “WhatsApp iPhone to Android chat history transfer now available for Pixel, coming to other Android 12 devices”

ASUS Android 12 roll out schedule for range of Zenfone and ROG Phone models announced

ASUS has confirmed the Android 12 roll out schedule for its Zenfone and ROG phone models, soon after Google rolled out Android 12 update for its Pixel devices. ASUS said that it has already recruited Zenfone 8 users for the Android 12 beta testing program, which will help identify and fix bugs based on real user experiences before the final software that will roll out in December. Continue reading “ASUS Android 12 roll out schedule for range of Zenfone and ROG Phone models announced”

iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India

iQOO today confirmed the Android 12 Beta rollout timeline for its smartphones – iQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3, iQOO Z5 and iQOO 3. Even though it rolls out for most smartphones in December 201, iQOO 3 users will have to wait till March, 2022 to get the update. The company said that the update will offer an enhanced smartphone experience in combination with Android 12 Beta. Continue reading “iQOO confirms Android 12 Beta roll out timeline for its smartphones in India”

Android 12 stable update finally starts rolling out for Pixel phones

Google has finally pushed Android 12 stable update for the Pixel phones after pushing the source to AOSP project earlier this month. This comes after the final beta 5 was released last month. The latest Pixel 6 phones come with Android 12 pre-installed. Continue reading “Android 12 stable update finally starts rolling out for Pixel phones”