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Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: October 22 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...

Xiaomi Android 11 Tracker: Here are all the official MIUI beta and stable builds to download and install

Following the arrival of the first public beta of Android 11 back in June, Xiaomi published similar AOSP-style beta builds for the Mi 10/10 Pro and the Redmi K30 Pro (e.g. the Chinese variant of the POCO F2 Pro) later that month. Shortly thereafter, the Chinese OEM started rolling out MIUI 12-based closed beta builds...

Xiaomi’s Mi Health app gets heart rate monitoring support using the camera

Back in July last year, Xiaomi introduced a new health and fitness app called Mi Health. At launch, the app was quite barebones and included just a couple of fitness tracking features like step tracking, sleep monitoring, and menstruation cycle tracking. With MIUI 12, Xiaomi introduced a couple of new features to the app earlier...

Android 11 Update Tracker: List of major phones getting the latest release!

It’s that time of year again when Google releases the new version of its mobile operating system, and after a long few months of beta testing, the American tech giant is finally rolling out the stable version of Android 11. But of course, it’s not just Pixel users who are getting this update. A range...

Download: Xiaomi Mi Note 10 / Mi CC9 Pro gets its first MIUI 12 beta with Android 11

Android 11's stable release is allegedly expected around September 8, but you can take an early glimpse of the upcoming major version of the OS right now through the beta builds. Apart from Google, several OEMs have come forward to offer official Android 11 beta builds for a bunch of smartphones. Xiaomi, for example, initially released vanilla...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro receives stable beta Android 10 update with MIUI 11

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 7 Pro in India back in February 2019 with some solid specifications, such as a capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SoC, a 4,000 mAh battery with 18W fast charging support, and a 48MP Sony IMX586 sensor as the primary rear camera. The factory-installed operating system on the phone was MIUI 10...

Xiaomi is rebuilding MIUI for India without any of its banned apps

In case you're out of the loop with what's going on with India and China relations right now, the two countries are not on the best of terms right now due to a border dispute. While tensions are high, the Indian government made a move to initially ban 59 Chinese apps and services followed by...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7S receive stable beta Android 10 update with MIUI 11

Launched back in 2019, Xiaomi's Redmi Note 7 brought 48MP camera to the masses. The company decided to use a different camera sensor on the Indian variant, but they quickly phased out the initial model in favor of the Redmi Note 7S with a 48 MP primary rear camera. There is virtually no difference between...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi 7A receives stable beta Android 10 update with MIUI 11

The Redmi A series is intended for the entry-level Android smartphone market, and the lineup truly offers the best bang for the buck. They can easily outperform the Android Go-powered phones from the same budget segment, thanks to the better hardware configuration. In terms of software updates, Xiaomi usually delivers one major Android version update...

Xiaomi is testing an enhanced Reading Mode with a “Paper” color mode

MIUI 12, the latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android interface, improves greatly upon the functionality and the visual features as compared to MIUI 11. Xiaomi has already started rolling out the stable MIUI 12 update to a slew of devices globally. In the meantime, the MIUI development team is testing a lot of new features...

Download: Xiaomi rolls out the first MIUI 12 beta with Android 11 for the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 10 (review), and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (unboxing & hands-on), run MIUI 11-flavored Android 10 out of the box. The device duo has recently received the taste of Android 11 Beta 1, but there are some caveats. You can't find the signature MIUI skin there, because the initial...

MIUI 12 adds a Sound Assistant for controlling media volume from multiple apps

Xiaomi's custom Android software – MIUI – looks strikingly different from stock Android. Other than appearance, MIUI also features a slew of extra features added on top of AOSP builds to make the user experience more convenient. The update cycle of MIUI, however, doesn't coincide with that of Android and Xiaomi focuses on improving the...