Developers could test stock Android Q on devices very early

New Android devices must support Project Treble, which itself requires the abilit for those devices to run a stock version of software.

ASUS ZenFone Max Pro M1 pops up in Indonesia prior to launch

It will launch in that country and India, apparently, on April 23 and might just be a ZenFone 5 in disguise. But it’s got an amazing battery.

Android One Moto X4 now receiving Oreo

Google’s Project Fi announced that the over-the-air update is now being distributed in waves and in time for the end of the year.

Xiaomi Mi A1 turns red, gets Android Oreo beta

It’s a Christmasy color and a sweet dose of black and white biscuit to make Xiaomi fans and stock Android fans ever more chipper.

Xiaomi Mi A1 users getting a chance to beta test stock Android Oreo

Stock software is all fun and games until it’s time to update it. That’s what the Android One-designated Xiaomi Mi A1 is trying to avoid: un-fun.

Lenovo K8 Note is the brand’s first stock Android smartphone, with killer specs at killer price

Deca-core processing power, 4GB RAM, dual rear cameras, big battery, sharp screen and, most of all, stock Android. The Lenovo K8 Note a killer indeed.

Lenovo kills proprietary Vibe UI skin to follow stock Android ‘trend’, at least in India

Lenovo’s latest attempt at growing closer to mainstream consumers with own-brand smartphones sees the Vibe UI skin nixed in favor of stock Android.

Stock Android Moto M debuts in UAE, compatible with all four US carriers

Emiratis now have access to a phone that launched in China. But it will be US consumers who might take best advantage of this phone.

You may convince ZTE to release a stock Android phone

ZTE’s US community has been head over heels explaining why stock Android is best Android and why the company could benefit from developing with it.

Sony’s stock-ish Android experiment is something every OEM should try

Sony is conducting a near-stock Android experiment, which is great for users and for Android. We wish all OEMs would pick up this mantle. Here’s why.

Would you pay for an official port of Stock Android to your current phone?

A lot of people have forgotten about the origins of Android. It…