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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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Cheap old android phones like iphone 6s for React Native development

I'm looking for an android phone for react native development. I recently bought a iphone 6s for like 20€ and I'm pretty impressed by it's speed considering its so old. Can you guys recommend any ...
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Suggest me an android phone under 30k INR

I'm using the same Xperia phone for the last six years, personally, I like Sony phones for their build quality, camera, UI, and reliability. Basically, these are my requirements too. Since Sony phones ...
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tablet similar to iPad mini with Android , does it exist?

I am looking for a tablet, relatively small, with nice stylus, and it seems the only option is the iPad. With Android, small Samsungs and Lenovos are a joke (also cost like what they cost, true), and ...
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In 2022, which phone is the closest to Stock Android? i.e. What surpassed Android One?

Android One was a program that featured a list of phones with Stock Android. But since the program has been pretty much dead since 2021, which phone can replace it? That is, which phone nowadays is ...
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Best Android manufacturer for building custom ROM

I plan developing a very simple custom Android ROM to be installed in single-purpose devices owned by my company. The ROM will only be installed in those devices, and will not be offered to the public....
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Can a tablet with USB-C work with a USB-C dock?

I'm thinking about buying a tablet and I'm wondering if I can plug in a tablet with USB-C to a USB-C dock, so my monitor can project my tablet’s screen. Its like plugging in a laptop to a dock and ...
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Which android (android 11 and 12)media box device is good for hands on experience

I trying understand more about android 11 and android 12 versions. I am looking for good(proper documentation and support) media based android device with touch screen for hands on experience. Can you ...
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Does USB 3.0 automatically negotiate host/controller?

Does USB 3.0 automatically negotiate host/controller? Specifically the use case being USB 3.0 A Male to Male A cable and 2 x86 machines. One x86 Machine running Android (Bliss OS) acting as the slave. ...
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Budget android phone with decent camera?

Looking for a new phone for my wife (based in UK). Requirements: Budget £250 max Android Not too big for the hand Good camera I personally like the moto brand and she currently has a moto g5, which ...
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What to consider when choosing portable device for browser based application performance?

I am looking for a device that could run a browser application developed by my company. For the moment we tried a tablet (7 inch, 2gb ram, cpu:Spreadtrum SC9832E, android 10). The application works ...
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Looking for a low cost android phone which is compatible with the clubhouse app

I am searching for finding some low price android phone (+- $50) which be proper for installing the clubhouse app, so I know the clubhouse needs the android V7 for it, and I found the INVENCE H2 ...
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Dumb phone with gps and hotspot and without browser or apps

I'm looking for suggestions and recommendations for something that might not exist but perhaps there does exist something that's close. From the highest level, I want to "downgrade" my ...
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Second hand smartphone with Android updates for the next few years

I would like to buy a smartphone for less than 150 €. I like the idea more to get an older smartphone which was great at that time than a new and cheap one for a few reasons, e.g. sustainability. But ...
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Sub GBP £250 Android 'phone with long battery life - as of June 2021

Only 2 things really interest me - long battery life & cost - sub £250 ~= US $ 350, Eur 290 . I am replacing an old UleFone Power which had an 1100maH battery (!). I don't care that it was a brick ...
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Android tablet for preschool kid, mostly for offline use, with some specific exceptions

I am looking for a tablet that could replace a Fire HD 8 (2017) for my preschool child. So the use case is as follows: Watch offline video Listen to offline music and audio books Run a few select ...
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Phone under 145mm

I want to replace my iPhone 7 Plus with smaller device. Unfortunately, it is quite hard to find a good phone. Could you please advise me? Usage: calls, messaging, music, working with my photo gallery ...
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Android phone that comes with only essential apps?

I'm looking for a budget android phone that only comes with play store, messages, gallery, phone, contacts, settings and maybe a couple other apps. Most phones seem to come with unneeded extra apps ...
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Looking for low-mid phone with good battery & screen

I need a new phone to replace a Moto G7 Power that I dropped in a lake. I would buy it again but I can't find it anywhere for near its original price (I saw one on eBay for £250, double its original ...
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Is there an Android Things kit that includes a gyroscope sensor?

I am looking to make an app that detects door movement (not with motion sensors, but with a gyroscope), but I want to use Android Things for this project. I've been looking around, but so far, I haven'...
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What are some affordable devices with foss rom support?

Which phones would you recommend that are affordable for person living in third world and support custom, open source rom like Lineage or Cyanogen ? Requirements: Cheap and affordable, bonus if under ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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(...