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Huawei Mate 10 Pro camera stills match the Note 8 DxOMark score

The Mate 10 received high marks for still photos, matching the Samsung Galaxy Note 8's score. The video score was lower, but still very good.

Google 'actively investigating' reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in

Google says it is "actively investigating" reports of a Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in issue. Users started noticing the problem over the weekend, just days after the handset started shipping.

The Essential Phone is now permanently discounted to $499

As the company seemingly struggles with sales, the Essential Phone has been discounted by $200, bringing the price down to just $499.

Monument Valley 2 is likely to be priced at $6.49

After being announced for Android, there was no mention of how much Monument Valley 2 would cost. However, it seems that someone found a price placeholder of $6.49.

New leaks confirm specs for the upcoming HTC U11 Plus

Evan Blass has leaked the specifications for the upcoming HTC U11 Plus, which is expected to include a 6-inch bezel-less display along with up to 128GB of storage.

Huawei says they're working on a foldable smartphone that could launch next year

Huawei's CEO says they're already working on a foldable smartphone and that it could launch sometime next year.

New OnePlus 5T render shows fingerprint sensor on back

The OnePlus 5T rumor mill has been churning lately and these latest images with a fingerprint sensor on the back fuel that fire.

Get 2 magnetic vent phone mounts for inside your car for only $9

If you hate those bulky one-size-fits-all phone mounts for your car, try one of these magnetic vent mounts that holds your phone easily and without any hassle.

Google won't void the warranty on your rooted Pixel 2

Google customer support has confirmed that the company will not void the warranty for any Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL owners who have rooted their devices.

Pixel 2 looks pretty fragile in this torture test for durability

Zack of JerryRigEverything finally got his hands on the Pixel 2 and puts it through his classic torture test. The Pixel 2.... does poorly.

HTC U11 Plus gets photographed, HTC U11 Life renders and specs also leaked

The HTC U11 Plus was just photographed gaining its Chinese certification along with a leaked render of the upcoming HTC U11 Life, a mid-range Android One phone.

The “Made for Google” site is live with accessories from over 20 partners

Google has updated the Made for Google website with a list of 22 brands that are included in the program.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 leaked by TENAA showcasing plenty of bezel

A new TENAA listing for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has been spotted, revealing the upcoming handset won't feature the bezel-less design that has been rumored.

Pixel 2 Battery: 0 to 100% in 96 minutes

People like to point to the battery capacity as the one and only thing that matters, but there's more that goes into the equation. One part that often gets overlooked is how quickly the phone can be recharged.

Pixel SMS issue won't be fixed until November

Google has identified a fix for the Pixel's SMS issues, but you'll have to wait a bit to get it.

Watch a Google Pixel 2 XL get put back together again

iFixit puts the Google Pixel 2 XL back together after disassembly in a pretty informative video. The Pixel 2 XL got the same repairability score as the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

HTC U11 could see Oreo update as early as November

A new rumor suggests the Android Oreo update is in final stages of testing for the HTC U11 and could be released as early as next month.

4 Reasons not to buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in

While smart TV makers are keen on wowing you with the promise of "Netflix and Chill" at the click of a button, we're going to buck the trend and take the stance that you shouldn't buy an Android TV with Chromecast built-in.

Best Buy slashes $100 off the Essential Phone for a limited time

If you still can't decide whether or not to buy the Essential Phone, perhaps a big discount will help you make up your mind. Best Buy has slashed $100 off the device for a limited time.

Button Mapper lets you remap Active Edge on the Pixel 2

A new version of Button Mapper has been released which allows you to remap the Active Edge squeeze gesture on the Pixel 2 to allow for any other application to be launched.

Facebook's new subscription tool will be Android exclusive

Facebook's new subscription tool will launch exclusively on Android after the social media giant failed to agree on terms with Apple. The service will allow news publishers to put up paywalls for some of their articles.

HTC confirms November 2nd event for new U11 device

HTC has something else up their sleeve for this year.They posted a Save the Date on Twitter for November 2nd. Something new is coming to the U family.

Google starts new security rewards program for finding vulnerabilities in Play Store apps

Google already has security bounties for Android, Chrome, and Chrome OS, but now they're taking steps to address malware found in the Google Play Store.

Google is charging a $30 premium at Pixel 2 pop-up stores

Google's pop-up stores for the Pixel 2 are now live in New York and Los Angeles, but it appears they're charging a $30 mark up over web prices.

Go pick up your own Google Home Mini for just $50 today!

After being announced earlier this month, the Google Home Mini is now available for purchase from either Best Buy or Google's online storefront for just $50.

Instant Apps are now easier to find in the Google Play Store with new 'Try Now' button

Instant Apps are now easier than ever to find on the Google Play Store thanks to a new Try Now button. See the current list for yourself right here.

Latest Google beta allows you to customize the Search widget

The latest beta of the Google app get some cool customization tools for the Search widget.

Pixel 2 XL display looking washed out? It's supposed to, and Google might change that

A vocal group of users are lashing out over a perceived undersaturation in the Pixel 2 XL's display. While there are those who either like, dislike, or simply don't mind the trait, it's pretty mutually agreed that the trait does exist. Here's what Google's doing about it.

You can snag last year's LG V20 for only $310 on Amazon

If having the latest and greatest smartphone isn't important to you, you can snag a pretty sweet deal on last year's LG V20 at Amazon.

Verizon's Total Mobile Protection plan will replace your cracked screen for $29

Verizon is combining some of its equipment protection services into the Total Mobile Protection Plan. You can get screen repairs for $29 and next day replacement if your whole device is kaput.

20 photos taken with the Pixel 2

The original Pixel had an excellent camera, maybe even the best ever. Google put a big emphasis on the camera again with the Pixel 2.

Are you buying a Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL today?

Today is the big day: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are now available! We already have ours here at the virtual offices of Phandroid, but we're wondering if you'll be picking up one of your own.

Sony promises December Oreo update for Xperia XZ Premium

Sony has promised that it will bring Android 8.0 Oreo to the Xperia XZ Premium this December. There is no specific release date just yet.

Google steps up account security for those who need it

Google has stepped up account security for those who need it most. Users who are at particularly high risk of targeted attacks can now join the Advanced Protection Program.

The Nokia 7 makes its official debut complete with “Bothies”

At an event in China, HMD Global and Nokia announced the brand new Nokia 7. The device is feature packed and will be nestled in the mid-range market.

Gen 3 Pokémon are arriving with the Pokémon GO Halloween event

This Halloween, Pokemon GO is getting some treats, including a handful of new monsters.

NVIDIA Shield TV is just $179 with a bundled remote

If you want a powerful but affordable Android TV box, you'll be pleased to know the NVIDIA Shield TV is now available without the Shield controller for less.

Amazon is offering $50 of Google Play credit for only $45

You can grab a $50 Google Play Gift Card for only $45. Pretty good deal if you're looking to pick up some movies to take advantage of Movies Anywhere.

Use Google Home to stream your favorite YouTube TV content and get a free Chromecast

Google has announced that users can now use their Google Home device to stream YouTube TV, provided that a Chromecast is connected to the TV.

Latest Authy beta now features fingerprint support for extra security

Authy has just released a new beta of their app that allows you to use a PIN and your fingerprint sensor to protect your 2-factor authentication codes on your device.

We've got the Pixel 2!

The Pixel 2 is finally in our hands! We got our first look at the new Pixel back at the Made by Google event, but now we have one of the devices.

HTC U11 Plus leaked in 3D renders and benchmarks

The HTC U11 Plus could have just been revealed in a series of leaked benchmarks and even a 3D render courtesy of @OnLeaks.

Carl Pei says the OnePlus 5 was more popular than expected

Carl Pei shared a tongue-in-cheek comment about the lack of availability for the OnePlus 5. OnePlus has yet to comment on whether the phone will be restocked before a new phone is released.

Samsung looks to take on Alexa and Google Assistant with Bixby 2.0

Samsung wants to take on Amazon's Alexa with Bixby 2.0, they've announced the second iteration of their digital assistant will be more open and will feature more useful interactions with smart devices.

Samsung teams up with Google to bring ARCore to Galaxy devices

Today, Samsung and Google announced a partnership to bring ARCore to Galaxy smartphones. This is a huge step in ARCore being a viable competitor to Apple's ARKit.

7 Things to Love and Hate about the new ZTE Axon M

Now that the ZTE Axon M has been made official, we take a look at a few reasons why you should either love, or hate, the device.

The Moto X4 is $329 as an Amazon Prime exclusive

You won't have to sign up for Project Fi to get your hands on a Moto X4. We already know it's coming unlocked, and now there's another place to get it from: Amazon.

Garmin Speak brings Alexa to your vehicle for only $149

Garmin Speak is a new accessory that brings Alexa skills and spoken turn-by-turn directions to give you hands-free control of your music and navigation while you're driving.

Monument Valley 2 is coming to Android on November 6

Monument Valley 2 is finally headed to Android after a long period of iOS exclusivity. It's a puzzle game series that feels like playing an M.C. Escher painting.

ZTE Axon M First Impressions!

The ZTE Axon M has been unveiled, and we provide everyone some of our first impressions of the upcoming dual-display device.