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MIUI 10.3.5.0 rolls out for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 with new camera modes, incoming call floating window in Game Booster, and more

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 was launched in China some months ago, bringing in the goodness of a 48MP sensor in an affordable budget package. While the Redmi Note 7 Pro dominates the discussion in regions like India where it is available, the Redmi Note 7 still makes for a good choice for the rest...

Notch Notifications for MIUI unhides notification icons on the Xiaomi Mi 9, POCO F1, and other notched Xiaomi phones

Newer Xiaomi devices, especially those with a waterdrop notch display like the Redmi Note 7 Pro and the Xiaomi Mi 9, handle notifications in a rather strange manner. Notification icons appear on the top left corner of the device when the notification arrives. But after a couple of seconds, the notification icon disappears, even though...

Ads in MIUI 10 hamper the experience on otherwise great hardware: Here’s how to fix them

Xiaomi's MIUI is much more than a mere "skin" that themes Android. Through MIUI, Xiaomi has done vast framework-level changes to the Android OS, altering the way the OS looks and functions across all of its devices. A lot of these changes come in the form of feature additions that add plenty of utility for...

MIUI 10.3.4 Global Stable for the Xiaomi POCO F1 brings Widevine L1, [email protected] video recording, Game Turbo, and more

The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 is an interesting smartphone for a much-needed market of the smartphone industry. We have flagship smartphones that are going so far to please the high-end buyers that the prices have gone up to $800 and higher. We have a few OEMs right now that are working on bringing high-end hardware to...

Xiaomi blocks “unverified” third-party launchers on MIUI China ROMs; MIUI Global ROMs to remain unaffected

Chinese consumers often get the short end of the stick when it comes to Android and the Android experience. For many consumers in the region, buying phones is only viable through a reseller, who end up exploiting the situation by installing lookalike launchers with adware onto the devices they sell. Consumers are then left wondering...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro Review: A Great Hardware Package on a Budget

I still remember the first time I used a Xiaomi phone. Xiaomi entered the Indian smartphone market in July 2014, and I purchased the Xiaomi Redmi 1s in September of that year. The Redmi 1s was Xiaomi's first budget phone to be launched in India, and even at that time, I was impressed by the...

Xiaomi Mi 9’s MIUI 9.3.27 beta adds a DC Dimming feature like the Black Shark 2

The Xiaomi Mi 9 was launched at Mobile World Congress last month. It's Xiaomi's latest flagship phone, with a top-tier specifications list to match. Its list of specifications includes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SoC with Adreno 640 GPU, 6GB/8GB of RAM with 128GB storage, 6.39-inch Full HD+ (2340x1080) OLED display, 48MP primary rear camera, 16MP...

MIUI 10 Beta program announced for the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro were launched in India at the end of February 2019. With these new devices, Xiaomi sent out very strong contenders for phones with the most value in the budget and mid-range segments of the market. In fact, the devices pack in so much value at...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7’s first MIUI update adds a low-light photo mode

The Redmi Note 7 is the first smartphone in the series that Xiaomi has launched since it was split from the main company and made its own sub-brand. The goal of this split was to distance the other Xiaomi Mi smartphones from the budget market, but it has been rumored that even Redmi will launch...

Download MIUI 10 Closed Beta 9.3.11 (Android Pie) for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro and Mi 6X

Xiaomi had been looking for beta testers for testing out Android Pie on the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro as well as the Xiaomi Mi 6X. Both these devices are now receiving their Android Pie update, but currently in the form of a closed beta that is to be tried out by selected testers only....

Xiaomi Mi Max 3’s stable MIUI 10 Global update based on Android Pie is rolling out

If you're looking to buy a massive (and I mean massive) Android phone, there aren't actually that many devices to choose from that push (or at least get close to) the 7-inch boundary. Actually, there are quite a few 7-inch and above devices that are sold in China, but most of them suck. Apart from the...

MIUI 10 Global Beta 9.2.28 will add new features to the “Game Booster” feature on Xiaomi phones

The Xiaomi Mi 9 was announced just a week ago, right before Mobile World Congress. The device is one of the first to feature Qualcomm's first 7nm Snapdragon 855 mobile platform. The phone launched with Android 9 Pie-based MIUI 10.2 which includes a few new MIUI features like a dark mode, dynamic wallpaper, Reading Mode...