The Pixel 3A is a great phone. Though it shaves off a few features from 2018's Pixel 3 (it's not water-resistant, it doesn't have wireless charging and it maxes out at 64GB of storage), the phone still has a solid camera and a headphone jack. In addition, with the arrival of newer 2020 budget phones, don't be surprised if Google discounts the prices of the Pixel 3A and the bigger Pixel 3A XL in the coming months. Read our Google Pixel 3A review. … [Read more...] about Best phones to gift to your grad in 2020
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Samsung As the cheapest of Samsung's new A series of phones, the Galaxy A01 surprisingly offers a lot for $110. That includes a fast-charging 3,000-mAh battery, a 5.7-inch display and two rear cameras. We're linking here to a version at Amazon bundled with a microSD card for a total of $130. Read the Galaxy A01 first-take. … [Read more...] about Best budget phones under $200: Our picks for 2020 phones you can get for cheap
The Nokia C5 Endi comes with a 6.5-inch HD+ display featuring a waterdrop notch housing an 8MP selfie camera. It runs on a MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core chipset, paired with 3GB of RAM and 64GB storage. On the back of the phone is a triple-camera setup featuring a 13MP main sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle shooter, and a 2MP depth sensor. It also offers a 4,000mAh battery and comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button. The Nokia C5 Endi will be available in Deep Midnight Blue at Cricket Wireless starting June 5 for $170. … [Read more...] about Nokia launches three new dirt-cheap Android phones in the U.S.
Google introduced the Live Caption feature at Google I/O 2019 for Pixel smartphones running Android 10 and later extended the functionality for other OEMs as well such as Galaxy S20, OnePlus 7T and OnePlus 8 smartphones. The feature allows users to create captions for media, videos, audio messages and podcasts in real-time. Now, XDA Developers has revealed they have found hidden code in the Android 11 Developers Preview 2 that shows a new feature for Live Caption. According to the XDA Developers report, the code string found under the Live Caption option indicated a new feature called ‘Enable Live Caption over this phone call’. The new feature is a part of version 2.13.302920511 of Device Personalization Services where the Live Caption option is found in a smartphone. This means that people with hearing disabilities will now be able to convert the entire phone call into text using the Live Caption feature in the upcoming Android 11 update. In addition to this, XDA has … [Read more...] about Live Caption feature might come to phone calls with Android 11
But Apple's foray into budget phones is not without company. For years Android devices have covered this price market and two of the best devices in this category were released last year: Google's Pixel 3A and the Samsung Galaxy S10E. The $399 Pixel 3A features a headphone jack and has a great Night Sight-enabled camera that shoots great photos in the dark. Meanwhile, the $600 Galaxy S10E has a superfast Snapdragon 855 chip and a long-lasting battery, and can wirelessly charge other phones and accessories. Samsung more recently launched the Galaxy A51, another phone that costs $399 and has impressive camera specs (there is a 5G variant that costs $499). … [Read more...] about 2020 Budget phones: New iPhone SE specs vs. Pixel 3A, Galaxy S10E, Galaxy A51