Questions tagged [android]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Connecting smartphone charger cable to USB keyboard

I wanted to use a USB keyboard with my smartphone, so I ordered a female USB-A to female USB-A adapter to connect to the keyboard to my phone with its own charging cable. My phone doesn't detect the ...
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Please recommend me an open architecture fit in pocket foldable tablet

Something like this https://sea.pcmag.com/tablets/40732/lenovo-thinkpad-x1-fold Open architecture means I will be using someone else keyboard and mouse. I think it'll be bluetooth base. So I do not ...
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Android recommendation given specific criteria

Criteria, in order Good camera performance (don't need zoom, or panoramic, low-light would be nice) microSD slot (non-cloud method to retrieve pictures) Very good battery life Security updates at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Cheapest unlocked 4G Android phone in the UK (October 2017)

In the US I was able to buy a Tracfone for $20 (4G Android) - it's locked to the mobile carrier. I would like to buy some super cheap 4G Android phone in the UK, preferably that is unlocked. I'm ...