MI 5S PLUS Posts on XDA

Xiaomi Mi 5/5s/5s Plus, Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, and Nextbit Robin get support for LineageOS 16 based on Android Pie

If you are interested in modding your device, whether it's in the short or long term, Xiaomi devices are great choices. The cheap prices of their smartphones coupled with custom development-friendliness helps a lot. One of the best ROMs available for these phones (and pretty much any phone, while we're at it) is LineageOS. Everyone's...

Xiaomi wants MIUI 10 beta testers for Mi Max 3, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus & Mi Note 3

The global version of MIUI 10---the latest version of Xiaomi's custom user interface---was announced in June at the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 event. After releasing weekly MIUI 10 Global Beta builds for many devices, Xiaomi then started releasing MIUI 10 Global Stable for a few devices starting in September. As of now, popular devices like the...

Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus gets Android 8.0 Oreo while Xiaomi Mi 8 EE gets Android Pie

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus was launched in China way back in 2016. It shipped with Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Last year, the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus received an unofficial port of Android Oreo. Now it's getting the official update. The Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition is not nearly as old, but it's getting an update...

MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.12 now available for 21 Xiaomi devices

Xiaomi has been making good progress when it comes to rolling-out MIUI Beta ROMs for its devices. The company has revealed the roll-out schedule of MIUI 10. The company's popular custom user interface comes in two variants: MIUI 10 China and MIUI 10 Global. The China ROM is intended for Chinese users, whereas the Global...

How to flash a Generic System Image (GSI) on Project Treble supported devices

If you've only heard of Project Treble in passing but haven't looked into it all that much, then you may have heard that it's supposed to help major Android updates roll out more quickly. At XDA, there's another benefit that we've spoken about at length: the ability to boot an AOSP Generic System Image (GSI)...

Here’s a list of Android devices updated with Project Treble support

Whereas Apple is able to keep most of their devices, even many older ones, up to date with the latest software (which sometimes involve rather controversial features), Android device makers have varying degrees of success keeping their devices up to date. Some device makers like Essential and Google are pretty good at providing security patches,...

MIUI 9 Global Now Available for Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Mi 6, Mi Mix and More

Xiaomi announced the global version of MIUI 9 on November 2 at an event in New Delhi, India, alongside the Redmi Y1. (Before the announcement, some users started receiving the update on the Mi 6, the Mi Mix 2, and the Mi Max 2.) On the same day, Xiaomi launched the MIUI 9 Beta Stable...

Xiaomi Launches the Mi 5s and the Mi 5s Plus in China

Just about half a year from the launch of its 2016 flagship, Xiaomi has released two more devices that become part of its flagship lineup. The Mi 5s and the Mi 5s Plus are upgrades over the Mi 5, and offer some changes that make for an interesting lineup. Both the new devices ditch the glass back...