Some comply with new phone launches intently and are in a position to acknowledge totally different fashions by minute particulars. Others can in all probability solely title the model of their phone. While we do take pleasure in analyzing telephones below a microscope, we additionally attempt to serve the extra informal customers.
This is why we constructed the What is my phone tool. Open it in your phone’s browser and it’ll let you know what phone it is – then you’ll be able to seek the advice of our detailed database of specs, learn our assessment and feedback by different customers, verify associated fashions and so forth.
This is clearly not going to be a lot use to our common readers, but it surely’s one thing your much less tech-savvy family and friends can use. If they’re having hassle determining their phone mannequin – and might’t meet them in individual (it has not been an ideal 12 months for that) – then this tool can assist you discover out what phone they’ve.
The tool in motion – simply open the web page and you need to get a end result immediately
It goes with out saying that this gained’t work in your pc – it is advisable to open the tool in your phone. In reality, you will have already used a model of this if in case you have our app put in (verify the hamburger menu below “My GSMArena”).
The tool is nonetheless comparatively new, so it would fail to establish your precise mannequin. In some instances it’ll provide two or extra prospects. And if that fails, it’ll at the very least attempt to let you know the mannequin code.
Sometimes there’s ambiguity and the tool will provide just a few attainable choices
If the tool does get it flawed, we’d recognize it in the event you use the Send suggestions button and point out the precise mannequin that you’re utilizing. This ought to open your e-mail shopper so you’ll be able to ship the data to our assist account. Please depart the pre-filled textual content because it is, it’ll assist us decide why the detection failed).
If it is advisable to discover the What is my phone tool once more, simply verify the hamburger menu on our cell website – it’s the blue button subsequent to Phone finder. There you’ll additionally discover many different useful hyperlinks.
The My Phone tool may be accessed by the hamburger menu (prime left)
Note: at present, the tool has hassle distinguishing iPhones – it does know that it is an Apple phone, so it’ll provide directions on easy methods to discover the mannequin title within the About display. Again, you’ll be able to in all probability do that stuff by yourself, your mother and pop would possibly want a bit assist. If you are questioning why iPhones are troublesome to acknowledge, it is as a result of Apple made a change in iOS that conceals the precise phone mannequin.
One thing more
We additionally enabled Dark mode on our cell website. This was already accessible in our app, however now these utilizing a browser can provide their eyes a break within the night as nicely. Note that this is accessible just for registered customers – you’ll find it by going to your account settings (faucet in your consumer title within the prime proper), then hitting the Manage account button.
Go to your account settings • Then hit Manage account
Here you can see the setting to your most popular shade scheme. There is Light mode, the default that leaves issues as they have been. Then there is Dark, which makes use of gentle grey textual content on darkish grey backgrounds. If that is nonetheless too brilliant, the third setting, Black, units all backgrounds to pure black. It additionally removes a lot of the shade infill from the interface and even dims pictures barely.
(Default) Light mode • Dark mode • Black mode
Let us know in the event you run into any points with the What is my phone tool or the brand new Dark mode (sorry, desktop customers, Dark mode is cell solely).