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Possessing human features.
A mobile robot or automaton, especially one that resembles a human.


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (in science fiction) a robot resembling a human being
resembling a human being
[C18: from Late Greek androeidēs manlike; see andro-, -oid]


1. (Telecommunications) trademark a software package for smartphones, including many application programs
2. (Telecommunications) a smartphone that uses this software


(ˈæn drɔɪd)

an automaton in the form of a human being.
[1720–30; < New Latin androīdēs. See andro-, -oid]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - an automaton that resembles a human beingandroid - an automaton that resembles a human being
robot, automaton, golem - a mechanism that can move automatically


(Science fiction)
noun robot, automaton, humanoid, cyborg, mechanical man, bionic man or woman Star Trek's android, Data


[ˈændrɔɪd] Nandroide m


[ˈændrɔɪd] n (= robot) → androïde m


nAndroide m
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These devices include the ASUS ZenFone 5Z, Essential Phone PH-1, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, LG G8 ThinQ, Nokia 8.1, OnePlus 6T, OPPO Reno, Realme 3 Pro, Sony XPERIA XZ3, Techno Spark 3 Pro, Vivo X27, Nex A, Nex S, Xiaomi Mi 9, and the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G.
The August Android security patch has also been rolled out to the aging Essential Phone. In August 2017 and 2018, Google rolled out the final build of its OS before launching its next generation of Pixel flagship (Pixel 3) smartphones in October.
That includes benefits information, essential phone numbers, health care expense and chronic disease management tools, and health savings account (HSA) balance management from a single online or mobile engagement platform, for example.
The waterdrop notch appeared first in the Essential phone. The notch houses the front camera but not the speaker.
First of all, the black notch for the camera and ear piece found at the top of most thin bezel devices like the iPhone X and Essential Phone has disappeared.
Essential Phone: The guy who made Android made this phone, too (and then took leave and apparently returned, after reports of improper conduct).
Watching videos on the Essential Phone is a lot of fun, as its display is fantastic and bright.
It is developing an Android-based smartphone the aptly named Essential Phone along with Home, a voice-controlled smart hub.
Summary: At first glance, the Essential Phone, launched by the mastermind behind Android, does not impress.
He's the co-creator of Android, who left Google to do his own thing some time ago, and has now revealed to the world exactly what that thing is - the Essential Phone.
Palo Alto-based Essential said the new Essential Phone features an edge-to-edge screen, a titanium-and-ceramic case and dual cameras.
Well the wait is over, Rubin has introduced the Essential Phone.

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