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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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Android phone with removeable battery, SD Card, USB Host/OTG for ~100 - $150

I'm looking for a new or gently used phone for the first time in a while. They all seem to look alike, and the features I care about are not well advertised. I have an AT&T Note 4, which is not ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I bought several inexpensive new 7″ and 10″ Android tablets from different manufacturers. The screens on all of them are quite poor. You have to look at them at just the right angle to get a ...
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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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Tablet for movie watching: ZTE SPro2 or Yoga tab 3?

I don't have a TV because I think they are ugly and require too much space. I like the idea of packing away the screen so it's not always there, in plain sight. However I still like to watch films, so ...
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Rooted Android phone

I naively originally thought the title's request would be too vague, considering the hundreds of different Android smart phones out there, but I'm having trouble finding one that comes rooted. In ...
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Spec's for Eclipse and Android Studio

Hi I want to purchase a two in one laptop for college to bring around programming. I took a screenshot of the specs that it has. I googled and researched the specs needed for the IDEs Eclipse and ...
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Are there any known Android phones planned which will work on Project Fi besides Nexus 5x and Nexus 6p? [closed]

I know Project Fi recently rolled out and currently requires a Nexus 5x or Nexus 6p. At the time I'm writing this, no other phones currently support Project Fi, but are there any others in the ...
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Wearables for tracking heart rate

Recently I started a study on long term context of a user. For that I concentrate on Android Wear specifically; I am looking into heart rate sensors. My goal is to map the users heart rate over a ...
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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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Android Phone with Long Battery Life under Heavy Data Usage

I tend to use my phone as almost a mini-laptop. What that means is, I use a lot of data whether it's web browsing, looking at funny pictures, streaming music/videos, using Skype, etc. On my previous ...
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What general purpose Android (non-telephone) pocket devices are currently available?

For a couple years I had a Samsung Galaxy Player. It was classified as an MP3 player for insurance purposes, as it didn't have telephone functionality, but it was a fully capable Android device ...
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Better battery for a Galaxy S4 Mini?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini phone, and the stock battery doesn't usually last me the full day. Do 3rd party batteries work well? Is there any battery that has a longer life than the stock battery?
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What are some good mobile credit card readers?

I along with my friends are starting up a second-hand book store. So, we want a portable mobile credit card reader, which is easy on the pocket (as we are a startup, we would be able to shell not ...
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What's a good life-proof Android phone?

I'm quite a clumsy person and so for me phone durability is one the most important aspects for choosing a phone. Functionally the phone should be a standard high-end phone: Decent photos Responsive ...
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Android 10.1" tablet that supports Android 5.1 (or Cyanogenmod 12.1) or higher

I am looking to replace an ASUS Transformer (TF101). I like the 10.1" form factor as I use it for watching videos more than I use it as an eReader. One of the features I liked about the Transformer ...
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RAM recommendation for Android Development [closed]

I am developing an Android app and have a couple physical devices, however to maximize compatibility with user's potential devices I want to run virtual machines. Currently I have 8 GB's of RAM and ...
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Android ebook reader

I am looking for a new Android e-book reader. The primary requirements: OS: Officially supports Android v6. Weight: < 300gr, preferably < 250gr Price: < $250 Dimensions: not large (roughly ...
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Smartphones under $100 for Android Development

I am looking for a smartphone that I can use for testing and developing my Android app on. Any Android version above 2.3 is okay and any screen size is good. I currently have a Nexus 7 and want ...

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