*** New Device Forum Voting Thread ***

Which New Device Forum Do You Want Added

  • LG Optimus ME P350

    Votes: 739 9.9%
  • HTC EVO Design 4G/Hero

    Votes: 317 4.2%
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro (MK16a and MK16i)

    Votes: 534 7.1%
  • LG Esteem

    Votes: 104 1.4%
  • Samsung Exhibit II 4G

    Votes: 465 6.2%
  • Samsung Stratosphere

    Votes: 107 1.4%
  • Huawei IDEOS U8150 / T-Mobile Comet

    Votes: 89 1.2%
  • Sony Ericsson Xperia Live Walkman

    Votes: 366 4.9%
  • Alcatel One Touch 990

    Votes: 50 0.7%
  • Samsung Galaxy SII I9100G

    Votes: 781 10.5%
  • HTC Rhyme/Bliss

    Votes: 243 3.3%
  • Motorola Defy Plus

    Votes: 118 1.6%
  • LG myTouch Q

    Votes: 84 1.1%
  • Samsung Galaxy Pro B7510

    Votes: 87 1.2%
  • Le Pan Tablet TC-970

    Votes: 161 2.2%
  • Huawei Mediapad/T-Mobile SpringBoard

    Votes: 339 4.5%
  • Vizio VTAB1008

    Votes: 129 1.7%
  • LG G-slate/Optimus

    Votes: 78 1.0%
  • Lenovo IdeaPad K1

    Votes: 98 1.3%
  • Lenovo A1

    Votes: 441 5.9%
  • Asus Eee Pad Slider

    Votes: 93 1.2%
  • Motorola Fire XT530

    Votes: 168 2.2%
  • HTC Explorer

    Votes: 388 5.2%
  • Motorola Milestone 3

    Votes: 85 1.1%
  • ZTE Skate / Orange Monte Carlo

    Votes: 242 3.2%
  • Blackberry Playbook

    Votes: 1,469 19.7%
  • Motorola MotoActv

    Votes: 192 2.6%
  • Huawei Ideos X3 U8510

    Votes: 99 1.3%
  • Yinlips YDP-G18

    Votes: 64 0.9%
  • HTC EVO View

    Votes: 106 1.4%
  • Huawei IDEOS X5 U8800 pro/+

    Votes: 156 2.1%
  • LG Optimus Sol E730

    Votes: 185 2.5%
  • Samsung Omnia W / Focus Flash

    Votes: 135 1.8%
  • Micromax A70

    Votes: 76 1.0%
  • LG P690 Optimus

    Votes: 75 1.0%
  • Motorola Xyboard/Xoom 2 Family

    Votes: 163 2.2%
  • Acer Liquid Metal

    Votes: 93 1.2%
  • Samsung Galaxy S Plus i9001

    Votes: 503 6.7%

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May 1, 2010
Your Basement
Assuming your characterisation is 100% well-informed (I'm doubtful), that's an unfortunate attitude.
It's not one that'll stand the community in good stead LT, as MANY more competing ones come online.

In my experience, on-the-whole developers are the users & users are the developers.
Where there's the most user interest, so there's typically more potential for an active dev/hacker base.
It doesn't always directly translate to that, but generally speaking that's correct.

If XDA is truly disdainful of interfacing with the unwashed masses...
Perhaps another approach is to have a voting mechanism where only active developers vote?
Ofc as already mentioned there could still be admin oversight & veto power as/when needed.
The masses could still have read-only access to the process ofc, to see how things are unfolding.

Feel free to PM any of our site's admins. This site isn't about pleasing users. It is, first and foremost, a developer community. As such, we cater to the needs of our developers. This is why this thread is pointless. Users are not the ones who make cool things for these devices, developers are. The devices that get added are all developer friendly ones that will certainly see more development. When Android first came out, we tried adding every device. That turned out to be a bad idea. If you want to blame anyone for your device not being listed here, blame the OEMs who flood the market with a new device every two weeks.

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Jun 24, 2009
Samsung Galaxy Illusion (verizon) / Proclaim(staight talk)

nothing special just ability to root would be nice

this phone especially the straight talk version has good potentional for certain users. being that it is android unlimited prepaid that runs off verizon


Senior Member
May 18, 2012
Really wish a forum or sub forum atleast would be created for the Lumia 710. So much of development going on but everything is being posted on the Lumia 800 forums.

Anyway +1 for the Nokia Lumia 710 please :)
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    This thread will be used to collect votes for new forum requests. A high number of votes does not guarantee that any forum will be added. The decision to add new forums is ultimately that of the forum admin. This thread will just give a general indication of the amount of demand for each device.

    - The most popular devices will be added to the poll. Less popular devices will be added to post #2.

    - If your device is listed in the poll, please vote. There is no need to reply in the thread.

    - If your device is not listed in the poll, please reply to this thread and state the device you wish to vote for.

    - If you device is listed in post #2 and would like to vote for it, please reply in the thread stating this.

    - All off topic posts/posts without a new device request, will be deleted.



    PLEASE STOP ASKING FOR GALAXY Y FORUM - WE ALREADY HAVE ONE HERE: http://forum.xda-developers.com/forumdisplay.php?f=1469
    EDIT: We're not manually counting votes anymore. Feel free to leave your "+1" posts in here, though, so it doesn't clog up the main forum with lots of threads.

    If your device isn't in the poll above, check this list. It is sorted by manufacturer so you can find it easily. Please simply +1 the device you wish to vote for.

    Acer Iconia Tab A200 x 40
    Acer A510 x 1

    Ainol Novo 7 Advanced x 12
    Ainol Novo 7 Aurorax 11
    Ainol Novo 7 Elf x 4

    Aakash/Ubislate tablet x 2

    Asus Padfone x 6

    Cowon Z2 x 89

    Cube U9GT2/Window N90/Visture V2/Easypad 970 x 52

    Hannspad Hannspree Tab x 5

    HTC One X x 32
    HTC One V x 1
    HTC Ons S x 1
    HTC EVO 4G Sprint x 1

    Huawei Honor U8860 x 53
    Huawei Ascend II x 2

    iBasso DX100 x 1

    Lenovo Lephone S2 x 2

    Le Pan II Tablet TC-979 x 3

    LG Optimus Hub E510 x 39
    LG Spectrum x 21
    LG Mytouch 4G E739 x 15
    LG Optimus Sol E730 x 10
    LG Optimus/Prada 3.0 P940 x 7
    LG Optimus P690 x 4
    LG Double Play x 3
    LG Connect 4G MS840 x 3
    LG GT 540 Optimus x 1

    Micromax A60 x 7
    Micromax A85 x 4
    Micromax A70 x 2
    Micromax W700 x 1

    Motorola Pro+ x 14
    Motorola XT860 x 11
    Motorola Fire XT311/XT316/XT317 x 3
    Motorola XT502 x 1

    Nokia Lumia 710 x 70
    Nokia N9 x 21
    Nokia N900 x 5

    Pantech Burst x 14
    Pantech Element x 6
    Pantech Breakout x 5

    Samsung Galaxy SII LTE SHV-E110S x 28
    Samsung Omina W/Focus Flash x 21
    Samsung Galaxy S I9070 Advance x 19
    Samsung Galaxy Y Duos S6102 x 17
    Samsung Galaxy S II SCH-R760 US Cellular x 9
    Samsung Galaxy SII HD LTE x 7
    Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus x 3
    Samsung i5510 x 3
    Samsung Galaxy Mini S5570 x 2
    Samsung Rugby Sport x 2
    Samsung Galaxy S Plus x 2
    Samsung Conquer 4G x 1
    Samsung Note 10.1 x 1

    Sony PRS-T1 x 38
    Sony Xperia S x 11
    Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 x 1

    ZTE V11A/Vodafone Smart Tab 10 x 28
    ZTE V71A/Vodafone Smart Tab 7 x 24
    ZTE Blade 2/Crescent/Sanfrancisco 2/Vivacity x 2
    ZTE Light (V9) x 1

    Devices with a low vote count will also be moved here after a period of time.

    1. I don't understand how to vote or check boxes. Can I PM you about stuff?

    Don't PM me for any reason concerning this thread. If you send me garbage in my inbox, I'm going to report you. Plain and simple. If I made some sort of error, make a post here. Don't PM me.

    2. How many votes can I cast?

    One vote per device, per user.

    3. When does the poll end?

    It doesn't. This keeps a running tally of the requests to the devices asked for. Popularity does not guarantee a spot in our forum.

    4. How many votes does it take to get a forum added?

    There is no set number. Ask an admin how they decide.
    See below for a quote on the subject from MikeChannon, who is a forum admin.

    5. Why did some other device get a forum when I think my device is more popular?

    Popularity alone does not guarantee a home for any device here. Other than that, I don't know. Ask an admin.
    See below for a quote on the subject from MikeChannon, who is a forum admin.

    As cajun says above.

    Please remember that popularity although an important factor in deciding if a phone gets a forum, IS NOT the only factor.

    We are likely to see more and more low priced devices around that will be very very popular (due to price) and we will not be adding them all if any!

    So in addition to popularity we consider things like the specs of the device, does it have anything particularly new to offer, are there existing or potential developers for the device (not just ROM cookers) and so on. This does mean there will be potentially "good" devices that we will not add. In addition of course we have to have regard to our resources. In today's world we could add several devices per week, but we would not be able to provide enough administration and moderation to keep things running at least fairly smoothly!
    Due to the enormous amount of "votes" being placed, the poll system isn't working, so please place all new forum requests in the following thread.

    +1 Ainol Novo 7 Aurora