Phandroid was the first website dedicated to reporting on the Android operating system for phones. The website produces a variety of content, including news, reviews, editorials, videos, and a podcast. Phandroid has evolved to cover news from Google in general, as well as Android TV, Android Wear, Google Glass, Chromecast, and Android Auto. Phandroid also operates, a forum for Android users.


Phandroid was launched in November of 2007, 11 months before the HTC Dream was released. On November 6th, 2007, published an article titled "Android Already Has Phandroids."[2] Due to the Wired article and growing interest in Android, the site saw massive growth overnight. Phandroid broke numerous Android-related exclusive stories over the years, including an early look at Android 2.3 Gingerbread[3] As the oldest Android dedicated website, Phandroid continues to be a popular destination today.

Phandroid has appeared on Engadget,[4] The Verge,[5] TechCrunch,[6] and more.

Current Editors

  • Rob Jackson (founder/owner)
  • Quentyn Kennemer (news reporter)
  • Christopher Chavez (news reporter)
  • Joe Fedewa (features editor)