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Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: September 17 builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 12 - is finally here. The company has dropped the curtain yesterday, alongside the Mi 10 Youth Edition launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 11, the stable version of which was released less than six months ago, MIUI 12 brings in a slew of...

Download: MIUI 11 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi and Redmi devices!

MIUI 11 is the newest big release for Xiaomi smartphones, perhaps even bigger than an Android version jump. Features on Xiaomi devices are dictated more by their MIUI versions than the underlying Android version, so an MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. MIUI 11 was announced in China in September 2019, bringing along new...

The Xiaomi Mi 6 is finally getting its first Android Pie beta

The Xiaomi Mi 6 was launched in April 2017 with MIUI 8 based on Android 7.1.1. Since then, the phone has went on to receive updates that brought it up to MIUI 10 based on Android Oreo. Xiaomi devices have their feature-set dictated more by the MIUI version than their base Android version, so the...

Download the best Google Camera port for your Android device

One of the best developments in the Android community in recent years has been Google Camera ports. The Google Pixel's picture-taking ability is spectacular, even though the camera hardware may be better on other devices. A lot of the Google Pixel's photo magic comes from the Google Camera app. Features like HDR+ and portrait mode...

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...

MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.5 released for eight Xiaomi devices

Recently, Xiaomi revealed the roll-out schedule of MIUI 10, the next version of MIUI. MIUI 10 comes in two variants: MIUI 10 China and MIUI 10 Global. The Global ROM is intended for a global audience and comes with Google Play services integration, and Xiaomi phones that are sold internationally ship with MIUI Global. We...

MIUI 10 China Alpha 8.7.2 now available for 11 Xiaomi devices

MIUI is available in two forms: MIUI China Stable and MIUI Global Stable. The two ROMs have important differences in functionality, as Global ROMs are intended for a global audience. MIUI Global ROMs have Google Play services integration, while MIUI China ROMs don't come with Google Play services are integrated with Xiaomi's online services. Languages...

MIUI 10 China Developer ROM now available for 10 Xiaomi phones

The MIUI 10 Global ROM was announced nearly 2 weeks ago along the Xiaomi Redmi Y2 unveiling in India. This came about a week after the MIUI 10 China ROM was announced. The latest version of MIUI is a completely redesigned and reimagined version of Xiaomi's skin. We've covered every new feature it offered and the...

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,...

Xiaomi Mi 6 is the latest to support Project Treble unofficially

Very few Android device makers have opted to release updates with Project Treble support for older devices. Huawei is one company that has opted to update older devices with Treble support. Essential included Treble support in the Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Essential Phone as well. However, the situation is different when it comes...

Xiaomi Mi 6 Android Oreo MIUI Global Stable ROM Now Available

Up until now, Xiaomi hadn't rolled-out the stable Android Oreo update to any of its smartphones running MIUI. The Xiaomi Mi A1 did receive the Android Oreo update in January, but that doesn't count here as it is an Android One device instead of MIUI. The company doesn't have a great track record when it...