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Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL will debut on October 5th with Snapdragon 836

The entire world is looking for next Google flagship smartphones the Next-Gen Pixel and Pixel XL to release at the earliest, but one has to wait until this October to get hands on it. And leaks about the phone are keeping you at bay, especially about the design and features.

We have already seen our first potential look at what to expect from the Pixel XL 2. Now, According to the latest report from Evan Blass, we now have the exact launch date of the Pixel 2.



The Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2 will debut on October 5th with Snapdragon 836 SoC. Snapdragon 836 is going to be relatively similar to the Snapdragon 835 in terms of hardware but will feature higher peak GPU and CPU clock speeds. Both the 2017 Pixel phones will be having a better camera, and that's something really interesting.

The Pixel 2 will look a lot different from the Pixel XL 2 in terms of front design. The Pixel XL 2 will be having a 2:1 Full vision display while the Standard Pixel 2 will feature huge chin to the top and the bottom, just like the 2016 Pixel phones.

And Yes, Google is ditching the 3.5mm headphone jack! Thoughts?

Android 8.0 Oreo (AOSP) Is Coming Soon to Xiaomi Mi 3, Ported by XDA Dev

Android 8.0 Oreo (AOSP) Custom Rom Ported to Xiaomi Mi 3/Mi 3W, Coming soon.

With the release of Android 8.0 Oreo, Google also pushed Android Oreo source code to AOSP.

We all know that most of the devices won't be getting Official Android 8.0 Oreo update, but with Android Oreo AOSP code base, developers will be able develop custom ROMs for the Android devices based on Google's latest OS.

Well, if you are a Xiaomi Mi 3/Mi 3W owner, then this recent development might be of interest to you. XDA developer "vasishath" has successfully booted up Android 8.0 Oreo (AOSP) on the Mi 3. The developer has also shared a screenshot showing the About Phone Settings section.
The developer is actively working to fix all the bugs present and will release the Custom Rom soon. 

You'll need to Root and Install TWRP Custom Recovery in-order to Install the AOSP Android 8.0 Oreo Rom on Xiaomi Mi 3W.

That said, we'll notify you once developer releases the Android Oreo Rom. Stay tuned to our  Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 8, Available Mid-September

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is now official with enhanced features such as a bezel-less, dual-edge Infinity Display and Bixby, an intelligent interface, that offer a new level of functionality and convenience.

As for the rest of the story that has been leaked in various forms over the past weeks, this is what we are looking at. So, we have a "new era of smartphone design and fantastic new services, opening up new ways to experience the world".


With the Galaxy Note 8, you get a 6.3″ QHD+ Infinity display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, 6GB RAM, 64GB/128GB/256GB storage plus microSD support up to 256GB, Dual 12-megapixel Camera with Dual OIS, 8MP front camera, 3300mAh battery, fast wired and wireless charging, IP68 water and dust resistance, and Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

The device will be available in-stores starting September 15, and will be offered in a rich color palette including Deepsea Blue, Midnight Black, Orchid Gray and Maple Gold.


What else new, though? Well, for those who purchase a Galaxy Note 8 between August 24 and September 24 gets a choice for a free Galaxy Foundation kit (128GB EVO+ memory card and Fast Wireless Charger) or a Gear 360 camera. To avail this offer you'll need to do is fill out Samsung promotions form once you have your Note 8's purchase details.

Work on LineageOS 15 (Android 8.0 Oreo) has started

The Lineage team has already started work on LineageOS 15 (Android 8.0 Oreo) although we’re yet to see a working ROM out in the wild for users to try out.
The team posted on Github the Initial manifest files for LineageOS 15 based on Android Oreo, although that doesn't mean a LineageOS 15 release date is available.


Just a few days ago Lineage revealed that the LineageOS 15 is coming soon, and keeping its promise they have already started developing the latest OS.

That said, we'll keep you updated with every news of the LineageOS 15. Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter page to get the first News.

This is how Google created Android Oreo's statue

Google has released a new video showing how they created the Android Oreo mascot which is placed in front of its Mountain View headquarters. Watch the video here-




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