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News in December 2021

31 December 2021
Happy New Year 2022!
Happy New Year 2022!

Thank you for visiting Vedroid.com and stay tuned for all the latest Android releases with us. In the past 2021, the site’s audience increased by almost 400%. Stay tuned, there is still a lot of new and interesting ahead of us.

30 December 2021
Smartphones Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip started receiving Android 12 update
Asus Zenfone 8 and 8 Flip started receiving Android 12 update

At the end of the year, many producers began to actively publish their updates to Android 12 for smartphones. And Asus prepared an update for only two models: Asus Zenfone 8 ZS590KS (version 31.1004.0404.73) and 8 Flip ZS672KS (version 31.1004.0404.61). It also became known which next Asus smartphones will receive Android 12. So, in January-March 2022, an update is expected for the ROG Phone 5 and 5s. Then by the end of the first half of the year, Android 12 should be received by Asus ROG Phone 3 and Asus Zenfone 7.

30 December 2021
Smartphones HMD Global started updating Nokia smartphones to Android 12
HMD Global started updating Nokia smartphones to Android 12

The following models will be among the first to receive the update: Nokia G50, Nokia X10, Nokia X20. At the end of December, Nokia X10 owners in some countries began to receive notification of the availability of a new software version (V2.230, about 2 GB in size).

29 December 2021
Tablets Samsung updates 2020 flagship tablets to Android 12
Samsung updates 2020 flagship tablets to Android 12

The update with the One UI 4 firmware is starting to come not only to Samsung smartphones, but also to tablets. The first models to receive this update on Andrdoid 12 are the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7 Plus in Europe. If you own these tablets, then go to the Settings section and select the Software update item.

28 December 2021
Smartwatches Xiaomi introduced a new premium watch Xiaomi Watch S1 with a price tag of $170
Xiaomi introduced a new premium watch Xiaomi Watch S1 with a price tag of $170

The beautiful Xiaomi Watch S1 in a round stainless steel case with a 1.43-inch screen and sapphire crystal was presented today with smartphones from the Xiaomi 12 series.

28 December 2021
Smartphones The new flagship series Xiaomi 12 announced: three smartphones with a price tag of $500
The new flagship series Xiaomi 12 announced: three smartphones with a price tag of $500

Only the Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro received the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, so they are more expensive than the 12X. The 12 and 12X have 6.28-inch OLED screens, while the 12 Pro has a 6.73-inch AMOLED screen. Therefore, if you need a smartphone with a large screen, a flagship processor and the best triple camera — choose the Xiaomi 12 Pro with a minimum price of $740. Smartphones will appear on sale very soon.

23 December 2021
Smartwatches Announced Huawei Watch D with blood pressure function
Announced Huawei Watch D with blood pressure function

In China, the new Huawei Watch D is already on sale for $470. The main feature of this device is its advanced medical functions. For example, blood pressure measurement, heart rate monitor, ECG measurement function.

21 December 2021
Smartphones Full list of smartphones that will receive the update to Android 12 - December 2021
Full list of smartphones that will receive the update to Android 12 - December 2021

Throughout the fall, each manufacturer published their lists of smartphones and the schedule for the update to Android 12. We have compiled a single list of devices that have already begun to receive the new interface firmware based on Android 12. You are looking for your smartphone in this list.

20 December 2021
Tablets Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021): an update to Samsung’s budget tablet lineup with very simple specs
Samsung Galaxy Tab A8 10.5 (2021): an update to Samsung’s budget tablet lineup with very simple specs

The new tablet received a 10.5-inch TFT screen, Dolby Atmos stereo speakers, microSD memory cards up to 1 TB, a 7040 mAh battery, an 8 megapixel main camera and a 5 megapixel front camera. Inside is a Unisoc T618 chipset with 3 or 4 GB of RAM based on Android 11.

20 December 2021
Tablets Samsung presented in Russia a special tablet for children - Galaxy Tab A7 Kids Edition
Samsung presented in Russia a special tablet for children - Galaxy Tab A7 Kids Edition

According to its characteristics, the new tablet is a complete copy of the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite Wi-Fi model. But it received additional functions of parental control, various educational applications, games (from Lego, «Smeshariki», Toca and others). In addition, the tablet can now be purchased for $205 and get a free special protective case with a stand. Sales start in December only in Russia.

19 December 2021
Smartphones Honor announcement in China: two new smartphones Honor Play 30 Plus and Honor X30 with branded case design
Honor announcement in China: two new smartphones Honor Play 30 Plus and Honor X30 with branded case design

Two very beautiful 5G smartphones were presented for the Chinese market. The Honor Play 30 Plus has a Dimensity 700 processor and a 13MP camera with a price tag of $170, while the Honor X30 has a triple camera (48MP) with a Snapdragon 695 chipset and a price tag of $240. Both models run Android 11, but don’t have Google Play Market support.

11 December 2021
Smartphones Announced Motorola Edge X30: smartphone with Android 12 out of the box, a under screen front camera and the newest 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 processor
Announced Motorola Edge X30: smartphone with Android 12 out of the box, a under screen front camera and the newest 4nm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 processor

The price of new device starts at $501 for 8/128 GB, then goes 8/256 GB for $532 and the top version with 12/256 GB is priced for $564. The version with under screen front camera is called the Edge X30 Special Edition. And it will sell for $627 in China. Pre-order will begin on December 15th.

11 December 2021
Smartphones Motorola introduced a new smartphone with a price tag of $320 - Edge S30
Motorola introduced a new smartphone with a price tag of $320 - Edge S30

The new Motorola Edge S30 received really nice specs. For such affordable price, you get a powerful Snapdragon 888+ processor with a 5G module, a triple camera (108 megapixel), a 6.8-inch screen with a frequency of 144 Hz in Full HD+.

11 December 2021
Smartphones Xiaomi 11 Youth goes official in China and it is a complete analogue of the European model Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE
Xiaomi 11 Youth goes official in China and it is a complete analogue of the European model Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE

Xiaomi 11 Youth specs are completely the same as the Xiaomi 11 Lite 5G NE, but the price of the Chinese analogue is $125 less.

2 December 2021
Smartphones New Samsung smartphone with a price tag of $250 received support for 5G networks
New Samsung smartphone with a price tag of $250 received support for 5G networks

Samsung today announced the budget smartphone Samsung Galaxy A13 5G, which received support for 5G networks and quite suitable characteristics in this price segment. Let’s figure out what you get for $250.

1 December 2021
Smartphones In China, Honor has announced a new series of smartphones: Honor 60 and 60 Pro
In China, Honor has announced a new series of smartphones: Honor 60 and 60 Pro

These are two beautiful smartphones based on Android 11 (without Google Play) and a Snapdragon 778G 5G (6 nm) processor and a mind-boggling number of megapixels in the camera — 108 megapixels.

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