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Exclusive stories are stories you will only find on the XDA Portal. We work hard to bring new and exciting information about upcoming devices and services. If you want to find out about an upcoming Android device before it launches, this is where you’ll find it.

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...

Exclusive: India’s Reliance Jio is developing a low-cost laptop called the JioBook, running on JioOS

Reliance Jio, the Indian mobile network operator that has seen staggering growth since its public launch in late 2016, is developing a new product tentatively called the JioBook, we at XDA have learned. After selling tens of millions of its low-cost JioPhone device, bringing 4G LTE to millions of Indians previously using basic feature phones,...

Exclusive: Realme confirms Narzo 30 series specs including MediaTek Dimensity 800U chipset

Realme introduced the Narzo series last year, targeting Gen Z. While it exists alongside the Realme numeric series and the X series, the Narzo series aims to satisfy the power-hungry demands of young consumers. After launching the Narzo 10 and 10A in May 2020 and following it up with the Narzo 20, 20A, and 20...

Android 12 may add Smarter Autorotation, a Gaming Mode, and a Reduce Bright Colors feature

As we approach the release of the first Android 12 Developer Preview, new information keeps trickling in about the upcoming OS release. Earlier today, we reported that Google is working on a one-handed mode, a stashing feature for picture-in-picture windows, and many UI changes, but we've also learned that Google is developing several minor features...

Google is preparing many UI changes in Android 12 and possibly “Material NEXT” design

Last week, we published images that depicted major UI changes in Google’s next Android OS release, Android 12. These images originated from a document that Google shared with its OEM partners and were likely mockups designed to showcase Android 12’s enhanced theming capabilities. In the few images that we obtained, we only caught glimpses of...

Android 12 may add a “stashing” feature to Picture-in-Picture mode

Multitasking is one of Android’s biggest strengths over iOS as a mobile OS. With features such as split-screen view, picture-in-picture mode, and bubbles, Android offers many ways to interact with apps while using other apps. In Android 12, picture-in-picture mode is set to get a lot of new functionality, while bubbles may get subtle animation...

Android 12’s dessert name could be Snow Cone

Another year, another Android release. As you might expect, this year’s release will be called Android 12 since Google ditched its dessert naming scheme for Android 2 years ago. Even if Android 12 won’t officially have a tasty dessert tie-in, that doesn’t mean that Google has entirely given up on giving its OS releases a...