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A mobile operating system developed by Google. Use this tag for products that run any version of the Android operating system.

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Embedded Hardware platforms that support Android's FusedLocationProvider

Background: I want to use Android's FusedLocationProvider to provide location data onboard an indoor/outdoor robot. The FusedLocationProvider leverages GPS, WiFi, Cell Tower, and Bluetooth data to ...
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I am looking for recomendation for tablet-like device for personalized software

I need personalized software for myself and I am looking for a dedicated tablet-like device to run this software. Software would be mostly CRUD applications for objects made mostly from text and ...
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Rootable Android Go Phone?

I need to jump between different Android Go versions for testing purposes. Is there a rootable Android Go phone?
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Amd Cpu Or Apu Under 10k

I'm going to build a pc for video editing, android studio and gaming at 1080p in future by adding gtx 1650 super but am confused between 3 processors Ryzen 5 1600 at 8200 Rs Ryzen 5 3500 at 10000 Rs ...
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Lineage OS for smartphones in 2020 under $100?

What are options in 2020 for (used) cheapest Lineage OS compatible but still supported phones? Motorola G4 is cheap but no more supported While Motorola G4 is no more supported, are there recent ...
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Linux or Android tablet with long battery life and cheap

I am looking for a tablet, which I will use only for email and, possibly, browsing (reading news items only). No games, videos, music, etc. Bluettoth is not required; I am undecided about a SIM card. ...
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Is the Acer Swift 5 laptop fit for Android development?

I will buy a new laptop for some development purposes. My currently laptop lags so freaking much as once opening an AVD (Android Emulator) it freezes. My objective is currently Android and AI ...
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Car Radio with Android

I'm searching for a Car Radio with Android as a complete system. The Car Radio should support USB-Debugging via the PC. Is there such a Car Radio? Thanks.
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Bluetooth footswitch for Android video

I've got an LG V30 smartphone that I would like to start using to record my band's performances. The problem is that there are substantial times between each song (long story) so I would like to use a ...
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Looking for a cheap rugged phone

I'm a very clumsy person and I "regularly" drop my phone, sometimes onto hard ground. My most recent phone was the Moto G4 and it was amazing: it was cheap, indestructable (almost!) and had a great ...
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Purchasing a Mac Book Pro 16 inch, trying to figure out how much RAM I will need

New to programming and current development environment is on an iMac (schools). Looking at purchasing a Mac Book Pro 16 inch and I have been able to research all of the other hardware questions I had ...
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Budget android phone to upgrade to from an iPhone 5S

Idk if this is the right site to ask, correct me if im wrong :) I'm about to change my iPhone 5S to some android based phone. My budget is about 150$. I'm from Belarus, so that might affect what ...
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What is a good off the shelf tablet or open-frame device that runs or can run Android for use as a Kiosk/POS

I'm looking for an Android touch screen device that would make a good UI for a Kiosk/POS terminal. The system will be locked down and should run a reasobably recent Android release (ideally Android 7+...
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Thermal imaging camera

Similar question. @Mourzenko you seemed very knowledgable on that one, so I hoping that you can help here :-) A colleague just showed a ~ $400 thermal imaging camera with micro-USB connector, which ...
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Is it better to buy OTG host hub with type-C or micro type-B if I have B and C compatible devices?

I could buy type-B USB OTG host hub like this (4th selection) and type-B female/type-C male. But do I need some special adapter which supports OTG? Or maybe it's better to buy type-C OTG host hub?
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Recommendation for Nexus 7 replacement

Recently, my Nexus 7 2013 (Wi-Fi only), died. I am looking for a replacement, but things changed since I last required a tablet and I am not sure on what the next pick should be. What I am looking ...
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Looking for a phone with a large removable battery for a power user

I'm in the United States. My previous phone was an LG G4, I generally like LG's software, so another LG phone may be a nice option. Also, I'm using Verizon, so it has to work with Verizon. I'll just ...
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Suggest me 10 or more inch Tablet with removable battery

I don't know how to search for tablets with removable battery. If I choose tablets in gsmarena search using tablet by features, it doesn't give me option for replaceable battery. Can you suggest me ...
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Android devices best placed for being putting into monitor/promiscuous mode

What Android devices are best placed for being putting into monitor/promiscuous mode? I asked on https://android.stackexchange.com/ and they suggested coming here. I know the Nexus 5 is a good ...
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Android Phone capable of running Ubuntu (or any Linux)?

For travel I have a Raspberry Pi 4 that I setup as a mini server and secure router. I added a battery to it, and a screen to show basic system statistics. It works well, but it's kind of bulky and ...
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Looking for inexpensive secondary device capable of running Haven Keep Watch

I recently heard about Haven Keep Watch on AskNoah. It sounds like what I was looking for to keep watch on my laptop, bike or luggage when I'm travelling. It's Open Source. No special hardware ...
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Programmable bluetooth button for Android and iOS

I'm trying to develop a mobile app that use physical bluetooth button to interact with the app and invoke one (or more) functions. I found two possible solutions Use media button and emulate media ...
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Small (<4") smartphone with 4G

I nearly always have my smartphone with me, but hardly ever use it, I prefer my 10" tablet. However I sometimes want to check calendar, mail, banking, weather radar and such. I use a belt holster and ...
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Currenza C2 coin reader MDB adapter for Android device

The Currenza C2 is a vending machine coin reader that uses a multidrop bus (MDB) interface. I wish to create a vending machine using the Currenza C2 B6M for coin reading, and connect it to an Android ...
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What are the Android devices having Intel x86 and Intel x86_64 processor?

I have already searched and could only find one Phone Asus ZenFone. https://www.asus.com/in/Phone/ZenFone_2_ZE551ML/ Please let me know if there are any other phones or tablet (list of Intel 32/64 ...
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Transportable keyboard for smartphone

I'm looking for a new Transportable keyboard for my Huawei P30. I would like a keyboard like this controller here but a keyboard instead of buttons and joysticks. I search on ebay and amazon but I ...
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Banana Pi + Android + Touchscreen

I am looking at doing a small build for a project, however before buying all the hardware I just wanted to know if what I'm attempting is even possible? I am looking at using the Banana Pi M2+ to ...
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OBD-Bluetooth adapter transmitting all can messages

I want to code an android app, where I need to get as much information as possible about a car. Because of that I need to get all CAN-messages sent internally in real time transmitted to my mobile ...
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E-ink tablet/external monitor

I am looking for an Android tablet with an e-ink display that can also be used as an external monitor. I am aware of the Onyx Boox Max Pro 2, but as I read online that is has several issues with its ...
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Looking for a (linux) replacement for my android tablet

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab-"E". It is pretty small and light weight. about 8.5"x 5.25". I carry the tablet just about everywhere with me but only use it for web browsing and watching videos which ...
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Bluetooth fitness tracker with easy data access

I'm attempting to pilot a research experiment whereby 30 "recruits" will wear a fitness tracker 24/7 for a month, and at the end I will analyze their granular (minute-by-minute, ideally) step/distance/...
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Long lasting, reliable Smartphone, 350€ max

I am looking for a new Android smartphone. I currently have the Huawei Honor 8. I use my phone primarily for the following things: Phone Calls WhatsApp "Gaming" Playing music, via headphones or ...
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Documentation needed for setting requirements on Android hardware supplier [closed]

I need to put requirements for future Android hardware (tablets, phones) and I wonder if there are any guidelines or documentation of these requirements that makes it easier to follow the needed ...
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Is it safe/wise to buy a smartphone with 1280x720 resolution display in 2019?

I'm looking to buy a new phone and I'm in need of an advice. I want something smaller and I have found a 4.6inch Android smartphone which is great for me (Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact). It is all around a ...
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What currently-manufactured (2019) phone is most similar in form and function to a Samsung Galaxy Note 5?

I have a Note 5, and it is good - but it is also definitely half broken. I need a new phone, and I was hoping you all might have ideas. Specifically, I am looking for a phone that preferably has: a ...
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Is there a tablet with the same bezels and size as iPad Pro 11"?

So, basically, I'm looking for any kind of Android tablet with tiny bezels and the size of the iPad Pro 11". If the aspect ratio is somewhere from 4:3 to a 4.3:3, is a super plus (actual aspect ...
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Android smartphone providing reasonable touch pressure measures

I'm interested in getting the pressure of the touch on smartphones. As far as I know there are no current available smartphones with built in touch pressure sensors (force touch). The only devices I ...
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Android phone under 15000 Rupees Indian currency ($250)

I would like to buy an Android phone for gaming under 15000 rupees ($250). The budget can be increased slightly if the phone has better features. I would like to play Player Unknown's Battlegrounds(...
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Mid-range Smarthphone

I'm currently looking for a new phone as my Nexus 5X passed away recently. My boss was so kind to give be a bonus in the form that the company will buy me a new phone in the 300€ to 350€ range. What ...
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Are there NFC transmitters/readers that plug into the 3.5mm audio port on my phone?

I have a Moto E5 Play, which does not have built-in NFC capabilities. I'd like to be able to use Google Pay and other apps that require NFC. Are there NFC transmitters/readers that plug into the 3.5mm ...
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What is a good smartphone if I primarily care about solid function and future support?

It seems like almost every phone coming out these days make only the most incremental changes to the actual capabilities of the phone, instead focusing on making a better fashion statement or a better ...
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Phone to replace OP3T without regressions

I'm looking to replace my OnePlus 3T that got some damage to the screen. I tried narrowing down my choices on a site that allows filtering based on hardware requirements, but ended up with zero ...
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USB hub with standalone charging support

Background: I am a android developer. In some phases of the development process I have to look how the layouts/app looks on different phones. Therefore you can attach all phones to a usb-hub and ...
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Android device to use in wet conditions

I am looking for an Android phone or a small tablet to use -- without a waterproof case -- as a navigation device on a bicycle. The main requirement is that it must be able to withstand hours of ...
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Devices which support WiFi RTT (Round Trip Time, 802.11mc)?

I'm developing an app which will use the new Android P feature to track indoor positioning (RTT, Round Trip Time). Here is some documentation about that. The technical name of this protocol is 802....
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Inexpensive Android Oreo device

I was looking at Android Oreo phones and tablets in the store the other day, and they all cost at least $500. Monthly contract payments very much do count. Is there an inexpensive Oreo device out ...
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Which notebook is better to use Android Studio?

I need a notebook to use Android Studio. Which one below is better (all models have 8GB RAM and 15.6" FHD screen)? And what is most important in my case (RAM, Processor, SSD...)? You can also ...
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Easy-to-use Android phone

I'm looking for a smartphone for an elderly person who is familiar with PCs (and is a long-time Linux user), but has not used a mobile phone before. They tried a basic phone¹ and found the screen too ...
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Barcode or 2D-Code scanner for Android, capable of scanning from displays

We’re implementing an access control system where people bring a code, printed or on a smartphone (their choice), to get access. We are free in the choice of code system, as long as it’s capable of ...
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What Android phone can install unmovable apps on SD card?

Many heavy apps which plays an important role in productivity are unmovable to SD card by default: Word, Google Maps, Google Sheet, Tick Tick, Dropbox, OneDrive. I've tried to follow Is there a way to ...