Dec 29th 2020
All About Android 505
2020 in the Rear View
Top News of 2020 includes:
- COVID-19 and event cancellations.
- The failure of Contact Tracing.
- Honor spinning out of Huawei.
- The confusing OnePlus strategy.
- Google Play Music and YouTube Music.
- Samsung's commitment to three years of OS upgrades.
- The growing ubiquity of RCS.
Best Hardware of 2020 includes:
- Google Pixel 4a
- OnePlus Nord
- Samsung Galaxy S20 FE 5G
- Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
- OnePlus 8 Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2
- Vivo X51 5G
- Xiaomi Redmi 9
Disappointing trends of 2020 includes:
- What you pay for 5G and what you get.
- "Sticker cameras" and pointless specs.
- OnePlus Nord N10 5G/N100.
- Pixel 5 pricing.
- Lack of wireless charging in so many phones.
- Too many fast charging standards.
- Not including power bricks in the box.
- Ultra flagships at outrageous prices.
Best apps of 2020 includes:
- Dolby On
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