Tag Archives: ANALYSIS

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How the Iris 5 chip from Pixelworks can improve the visual experience of Android smartphones

Smartphone screens continue to improve in visual quality every year in typical ways like color accuracy, color gamut, and brightness. However, we’ve come to a point where many of the technical advancements in even the top-tier displays are now imperceptible or unnoticed. Panel vendors and OEMs are constantly trying to come up with new ways, […]

<p>Google has been publishing monthly security bulletins since August of 2015. These security bulletins contain a list of disclosed security vulnerabilities that have been fixed which affect the Android framework, Linux kernel, and other closed-source vendor components. Every vulnerability in the bulletins was either discovered by Google or disclosed to the company. Every vulnerability listed</p>
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How Monthly Android Security Patch Updates Work

Google has been publishing monthly security bulletins since August of 2015. These security bulletins contain a list of disclosed security vulnerabilities that have been fixed which affect the Android framework, Linux kernel, and other closed-source vendor components. Every vulnerability in the bulletins was either discovered by Google or disclosed to the company. Every vulnerability listed […]

MediaTek-su vulnerability description

Critical MediaTek rootkit affecting millions of Android devices has been out in the open for months

On the first Monday of every month, Google publishes the Android Security Bulletin, a page that discloses all the security vulnerabilities and their patches submitted by Google themselves or other third-parties. Today was no exception: Google just made public the Android Security Bulletin for March 2020. One of the vulnerabilities that are documented in the […]

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Dirac’s Android app seeks to improve the audio quality of your existing headphone

If you’re deeply interested in the audio quality on your smartphone, Dirac is probably a name you’ve heard before. We’ve covered the company a few times here on XDA. Dirac is a Swedish audio research company that develops audio software used by many OEMs. There’s a decent chance you’ll find Dirac’s technology in the device […]

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Xiaomi needs a better way to unbrick its devices instead of Authorized Mi Accounts

Over the years, Xiaomi has become the golden boy of the Indian smartphone market. From being just a starter entity in 2014 to becoming the leading smartphone OEM in the market for several quarters in a row in 2019, it’s certainly been a wild ride for Xiaomi. We here at XDA-Developers have witnessed the company […]

<p>It’s time for the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 865-powered flagship phones to arrive in the market. The Snapdragon 865 is Qualcomm’s 2020 flagship SoC, and it was announced in December. The first phones to be announced with the Snapdragon 865 were the Snapdragon 865 variants of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series. Two days later, Xiaomi launched</p>
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The iQOO 3 is the first Snapdragon 865 phone that comes in both 4G and 5G models

It’s time for the first Qualcomm Snapdragon 865-powered flagship phones to arrive in the market. The Snapdragon 865 is Qualcomm’s 2020 flagship SoC, and it was announced in December. The first phones to be announced with the Snapdragon 865 were the Snapdragon 865 variants of the Samsung Galaxy S20 series. Two days later, Xiaomi launched […]

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Samsung is making 5G mainstream in the U.S. with the Galaxy S20

Last year, Samsung was the first to offer a 5G-enabled smartphone in the world with the Galaxy S10 5G. This 5G phone launched nearly two months after the Galaxy S10 series launch and despite a rough start, it was met with great demand. Samsung followed up this success with a special Galaxy Note10+ 5G model. […]

Pixel binning

How the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra takes great photos with Nona Binning

The smartphone camera megapixel wars slowed to a halt for several years but picked up steam again in 2019. The arrival in 2018 of the Huawei P20 Pro (review) and the Huawei Mate 20 Pro (review) with huge 40MP Quad Bayer sensors proved that high megapixel sensors weren’t necessarily a detriment to low light photography. […]

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Realme Buds Air TWS Review: Desirable truly wireless audio meets Realme’s reliability

Realme has barely spent two years old as an independent smartphone brand. While we cannot overlook the benefits of being backed by parent OPPO in terms of manufacturing, distribution, and marketing dollars, Realme has been one of the fastest-growing smartphone brands because of its super-affordable products. Just when we thought smartphones couldn’t be cheaper than […]