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Likely Xiaomi Redmi S2 shows up on TENAA with 6-inch display and 3 storage/RAM variants

TENAA is China's certification authority for electronic devices. All smartphones sold in China are eventually certified by TENAA, so monitoring the website for new listings can be a valuable source of information for upcoming devices. The recently launched Honor 10, for example, had most of its specifications listed on TENAA prior to launch. Now, a...

Exclusive: The Xiaomi Mi 6X is real, here are most of its specifications

Late last month, a mysterious Xiaomi device appeared on the Chinese certification website TENAA. This device was widely believed to be the Xiaomi Mi 6X, though there wasn't really any hard evidence to base that assumption on. Now, thanks to firmware files obtained by XDA-Developers, we can exclusively report that the device is indeed real, and...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 MIUI 9.5 Global ROM now rolling out in India

Xiaomi announced the global version of MIUI 9 back in November. The company began rolling-out the MIUI 9 Global Stable update to its devices in the same month, starting with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Snapdragon variant. In January, the company released the MIUI 9.2 update for supported devices with new Mi Video and Mi...

Xiaomi will launch MiLens, a Google Lens competitor for China, with the Mi Mix 2S

We're a few hours away from the launch of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S and the Huawei P20, but while the latter device has had nearly every aspect leaked already, there's still a few things that aren't that clear about the Mi Mix 2S. We know that it'll launch with Android Oreo, wireless charging, a...

Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM leaked for Indian Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Launched in mid-February, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the most popular new devices in India. The device launched in India with MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat, but it later launched in China with MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo (Android 8.1 in particular). The China stable ROM can be...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X, Xiaomi Mi Max, and more receiving MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM

In November, Xiaomi launched the global version of MIUI 9. The update began rolling out to the first batch of phones in the same month, starting with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Then, in January, the company started rolling-out the MIUI 9.2 Global Stable update to supported devices, including the Redmi Note 3. Five months after...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Camera Tidbits: Portrait Mode, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, [email protected] Slow Motion, and more

In recent memory, there isn't a single device that has had more conflicting leaks surrounding it than the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. We know it's real because Xiaomi confirmed it would be announced on March 27th, but apart from a few key specifications such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip, there isn't much official information...

MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM now available for all supported Xiaomi India devices

Xiaomi announced the MIUI 9 China ROM back in July. Then, in November, the company officially announced the global version of MIUI 9. MIUI 9 Global is different from the Chinese version of MIUI 9 as it's intended for international markets and includes Google Play services. The very first phone to receive the MIUI 9 Global...

The Xiaomi Mi 7 May Embrace the Notch According to New Firmware Files

Immediately after Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 845, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun stated that his company's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 7, will feature the system-on-chip. Since then, we haven't heard any news regarding an official launch date for the Mi 7, but we do know that the company instead plans on unveiling the...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Tidbits: Bottom Front-Facing Camera, Wireless Charging, ARCore Support

Xiaomi may not be the first device maker to launch a device with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (that crown goes to Samsung with the Galaxy S9), but they were certainly the first to announce a device with the chipset: the Mi 7. For whatever reason, the company pushed back the release date of the Mi...

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Android Oreo MIUI Global Beta ROM Now Available

Six months after the official release of Android Oreo, it seems Xiaomi is getting ready to roll-out Android Oreo updates to their MIUI-powered smartphones. An official beta program for the Xiaomi Mi 6 was started in December, and the phone received an Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM in January. A beta program for...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Android 8.1 Oreo Update May Bring Project Treble Compatibility

Last week, Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro at an event in New Delhi. Both devices are already contenders for best mid-rangers on the market thanks to Xiaomi's never-failing strategy: respectable specifications at an unbeatable price. Unfortunately, the software has always been one of the downsides of these devices...