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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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Pure Android device with 2GB+ RAM in the size of an iPhone SE?

My current device is Moto X (2013), the dimensions are perfect. I am surprised to see that Android does not offer many options in that dimension, I was unable to find any of the phones in the local ...
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Non-generic power adapters with barrel connectors with 2.5 mm OD and 0.8 mm ID for Chinese tablets?

A lot of Chinese tablets (and probably some others as well) use a barrel connector instead of microUSB to charge. They all seem to use the standard size of 2.5 mm OD (outside diameter) and 0.8 mm ID (...
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Budget android phone with proper autofocus(<$200)

I'm looking for a half-decent android phone with an emphasis on camera quality and autofocus. The main reason I want a cheap phone like this is for scanning 2D barcodes(Not QR Codes) with the camera. ...
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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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x86 Android phone powerful enough to be used for basic desktop tasks?

With things like Maru OS, Complete Linux Installer and non-root Debian out there, I see more and more people plugging their phone into an external monitor, pairing a bluetooth keyboard and mouse, and ...
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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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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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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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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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Android device (phone/tablet) that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct sunlight

I am looking for an Android device that has a display that can be easily viewed in direct bright sunlight. I have tried several high-end cell phones, and they are all challenging to read in bright ...
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Inexpensive Electronic Task Board

I'm looking for something inexpensive to use as an electronic task board mounted on the wall in a house spending under or close to $50 if possible. Preferably a 7" screen minimum. 3" seems to small. ...
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Stock Android phone with IR and FM radio

Important: 5" size (5.5" is problematic for pockets and hands). CAT 4 LTE or better with bands 3/7/20 (1800/2600/800MHz). Almost a given today, but 64bit CPU. 3+GB RAM. 16+GB flash ROM. SD card slot, ...
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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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Which smartwatches have autorestart timers?

Please advise of any smartwatches that have timers that autorestart features namely where dismiss and reset are in one swipe and swipes are required or how certain smartwatch alarms can achieve such. ...
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Android tablet with 10+ inch screen, 2 or 4 gb ram, GPS and 3/4G recommendation

So I wanna buy a tablet that is the closest to these specs: 10 to 11.6 inch screen Android 5.1 or above. Dual boot tablets (with ability to run Windows as well) are also okay At least 2 GB of RAM GPS ...
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External android compass

I recently bought a new android phone to get a bigger screen, thinking about using it for VR too. However, I found out it doesn't have a compass (I didn't even think it was mandatory). Even though I ...
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Asus Zenpad S 8.0 vs Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 - Travel

I am in the market for an android tablet, I am mostly rounded down to an 8" model (though not 100% on this) . Looking at the Asus Zenpad s 8.0 or the Galaxy S2 8.0 My primary uses will be watching ...
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Micro USB Drive for use with Android smartphone

I recently bought a Moto X (second gen) Android smartphone. It came with 16 GB inbuilt storage, but no SD card slot. I still have a lot of storage left, but I can imagine myself running out in the ...
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Cheap Android tablet with USB OTG webcam support

I am looking for an Android tablet which has USB OTG webcam support. The tablet should have the following features: Between 6 and 14 inches in screen size Fanless Cost less than $200 (negotiable) ...
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Micro-USB smartphone dock with AUX output and ethernet

I used a Freecom Musicpal as bedroom radio and alarm clock, but it died after 14 years of usage. Now I'm looking for a replacement and thought about using an old Android Smartphone because it has an ...
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iot modules for wifi sta/ap concurrency inspired by high end android devices (detailed question list given below)

I'm looking to form a wireless mesh network so that when one node doesn't work I can reset the route. For this, I'm looking for a module that hosts wifi as well as hotspot simultaneously. I know that ...
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Smart cover for smartphone with built-in spot for hosting headsets

I am running Android 12 on a Realme 8 5G phone. On the top of the back of my phone, to the left when my phone is facing up, there are four camera lenses. I was wondering whether it would be possible ...
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Front cover grids for Android smartphones for blind people to use a screen divided in physical areas

When I used to go to school there used to be rectangular plastic sheets with shapes inside, such as circles, ovals, squares, and rectangles, that you could trace with a pen or with a pencil. I was ...
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picture taken from external bluetooth connected camera -> save to smartphone camera folder

i am using macrodroid and tasker to automate multiple triggers/actions in an android smartphone. I have managed to use this as a trigger for example: a specific android intent is received and then a ...
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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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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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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 can install the Clubhouse app. I know the app needs the android V7 for it, and I found the INVENCE H2 mobile phone with android ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Android tablet with pen input

I'm looking for a tablet with pen input running a recent version of Android. The main purpose would be taking notes on PDF lecture slides during lectures at university. I would not use it to listen to ...
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Android TV box like Sunvell T95Z

I'm looking for an Android TV box recommendation. I found this one: TV Box Sunvell T95Z Plus but the last review I saw was from January and I don't know if there is anything better than Sunvell T95Z ...
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Looking for a Small Used/New End User Android phone with Minimal Bloatware under $200

Good afternoon, I'm looking to buy an older flagship touchscreen model smartphone, as my primary phone, and I would like to know your opinions and recommendations on what I should look for. My price ...
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Pocket-sized Android phone with big battery and good camera

I need an Android phone for long bicycle trips. Requirements in order of importance: Long battery lifetime (at least 12 hours with frequent GPS & camera usage, the longer the better) Small ...
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hands-free Android NFC reader

I am looking for an Android device with NFC reader capabilities, which must be rugged (professional outdoor use) and possibly leaving the operator with free hands. My first choice would be a ...
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Dual screen support on Android tablet

I am looking for a solution using hardware and/or software to display content which is split into two LCD screens side-by-side (like in desktop systems with two monitors) for Android tablet. There ...
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Android HTML5 pocket printer

What I’m looking for is a device which consists of a smartphone-like interface and a small printer. The smartphone part should provide a capacitive touch screen a HTML5-capable browser network ...
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Pure Android phone with the best (glass?) camera lenses

I need an Android phone: With virtually indestructible, scratch-proof camera lenses, That will be the best for shooting both scenic outdoor and close-up indoor photos. Price doesn't count and it ...
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