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The Pixel 6 Pro comes with these beautiful plant wallpapers

Every Pixel launch event is a delight for themers, because Google is one of the best in the business at making new wallpapers. It's pretty normal for a new phone's wallpapers to be plastered all over the Internet, but in the case of Pixel, the new wallpapers generally leak ahead of the new phone's launch....

Exclusive: Pixel 6 Pro regulatory label shows Google is finally upgrading charging speeds

The next Pixel phone won't charge as slowly as previous models. Starting with the original Pixel in 2016, Google has shipped an 18W USB-C charger in the box with each Pixel phone. Google, like Apple and Samsung, has been averse to shipping faster chargers, instead opting to stick with the same 18W USB PD charger...

Exclusive: Here are the likely specs of the Google Tensor chip in the Pixel 6

Ever since rumors arose that Google was developing its own chip for Pixel phones, one of the burning questions that we've been asked over and over again is: What are its specifications? Leak after leak have confirmed various tidbits about the Google Tensor chip, but none have confirmed details on the most important part: the...

Exclusive: Here’s everything we learned about the Pixel 6 Pro from the actual phone

Apple may have just launched the iPhone 13 series today, but they're not the phones I'm most excited about this year. My attention is focused on the Google Pixel 6 series, of which the Pro model will be Google's first-ever ultra-premium flagship smartphone. The Pro model has it all: a high-resolution and high refresh rate...

Exclusive: The Infinix Zero X will have a Nexus 4-like speckled back cover

In July this year, MediaTek launched two new budget-friendly SoCs -- the Helio G96 and the Helio G88. Early last month, Hong Kong-based smartphone OEM Infinix teased that it would soon launch the first phone featuring the new Helio G96 chipset. While the company is yet to unveil the device, we've obtained exclusive images of...

Exclusive: Here’s our real-world first look at Realme’s MagDart charging

Apple launched a new MagSafe wireless charger with the launch of the iPhone 12 series last year. The charger made it easy for users to align the charging coil in their phones with the one in the charger, as it magnetically attached to the back of the phone in the correct location. While many Android...

Exclusive: Infinix’s next phone could support 160W fast charging

Infinix has been selling phones in parts of Europe and Asia since 2013, and the company has seen growing success in India over the past few years. The company recently released the Infinix Note 10 Pro, which matched the leaks we reported, and now the company could be preparing a budget phone with super-fast 160W...

Exclusive: Android 12 may fix the most annoying part of using Google Photos on Samsung phones

Samsung phones don't function too differently than other Android devices at this point, but Samsung does still modify a few aspects of the Android operating system leading to some annoying issues. For years, the company has saved screenshots to the DCIM folder, where only camera photos and videos are intended to be stored. This results...

Exclusive: This is the upcoming Infinix Note 10 Pro in real life

Infinix has been selling phones in Europe and Asia since 2013, and the company's phones have been rising in popularity in India over the past few years. Earlier this month, we shared exclusive press renders of the upcoming budget-tier Infinix Note 10 Pro, a budget phone expected to have a 90Hz screen and MediaTek Helio...

Exclusive: This is the upcoming Infinix Note 10 Pro

Infinix has been selling phones in parts of Europe and Asia since 2013, and the company has seen growing success in India over the past few years. Now we have exclusive images of the company's next big release, the Infinix Note 10 Pro. We've obtained two renders of the Infinix Note 10 Pro, as well as...

Exclusive: Here’s a first look at some more upcoming features in Android 12

It's been nearly 2 months since Google released the first Android 12 developer preview, and we're expecting the third developer preview to drop at any moment. Thanks to leaks, extensive hands-ons, and code digging, we've learned a lot about the upcoming version of Google's Android OS. Still, with each new release, we're learning more and more,...

The Moto G60 is coming soon: Here’s what we know about Motorola’s upcoming mid-range phone

Motorola is back to its old tricks again, with a renewed focus on mid-range and budget smartphones. While they've also been working on a few interesting flagships like the Moto G100, they're mainly focused on making affordable budget and mid-range phones like the Moto G10, Moto G30, and the upcoming Moto G50. Now, XDA's Mishaal...