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Download: MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: April 7 builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 12.5 - is finally here. The first incremental update over MIUI 12 has been unveiled at the Mi 11 launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 12, the stable version of which was released less than six months ago, MIUI 12.5 brings in a slew...

Download: MIUI 12 stable update rolling out to several Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO devices

MIUI 12 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 a MIUI version upgrade is an exciting event. The first batch of devices to receive the MIUI 12 stable update...

Download: POCO X3 NFC gets first Android 11 build with MIUI 12

Google officially rolled out Android 11 back in September last year. Since then, POCO has rolled out MIUI 12 based on Android 11 for the POCO F2 Pro and the POCO X2 via stable channel. While the company did launch the POCO X3 NFC with MIUI 12 in September 2020, the underlying Android layer was...

Download: Xiaomi Mi 10T Lite and Redmi K20 get their first Android 11-based MIUI 12 builds

After rolling out Android 11-based MIUI 12 updates to a slew of Mi and Redmi phones last month, Xiaomi is back again with fresh MIUI 12 builds for the Redmi K20 / Mi 9T (davinci) and Mi 10T Lite / Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G [China] / Mi 10i [India] (gauguin). The Redmi K20 / Mi...

Redmi Note 8, Xiaomi Mi Note 10, and Mi 10T Lite get Android 11-based MIUI 12 updates in some regions

Xiaomi kicked off its Android 11 update rollout with the Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, and the Redmi K30 Pro in September last year. The company has since rolled out MIUI 12-flavored Android 11 for a couple of devices, including the Mi 10 Lite, Mi Note 10 Lite, Redmi Note 9 Pro/Redmi Note 9S, and...

Download: Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro are getting Android 11 update with MIUI 12

Xiaomi's Mi 10T series was launched in September 2020 with MIUI 12 on top of Android 10, and the good-looking smartphone duo made its way to India a month later. Being a flagship grade device, users expected that the underlying Android layer would receive fairly quick updates to the latest version of Android and it...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro and Redmi Note 9S get MIUI 12 update with Android 11

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9 Pro is one of the best purchases available in the early mid-range in India, offering itself as a great hardware package at an aggressive price point. The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chip, an impressive quad-camera array, a massive 5,020mAh battery, and support for up to 18W fast charging....

Xiaomi allegedly working on a new haptic feedback system that’s responsive to gestures

Towards the end of last year, Xiaomi announced a minor update for its latest Android skin. The update, dubbed MIUI 12.5, introduced a couple of new features, including new live wallpapers, new system sounds, MIUI+, an updated Notes app, a few privacy changes, and more. While Xioami talked about all of these features during the...

The Redmi 7 might just get stable MIUI 12 after all

Xiaomi has a good track record for providing long-time software support to its smartphones irrespective of its price category or segment. While the base Android version may not receive as many updates, the MIUI version for these devices does get a bump up with all the feature improvements in two. So it came as a...

Download: POCO X2 is getting its Android 11 update with MIUI 12

Launched back in February last year, the POCO X2 (our review) offers some solid specifications, such as a capable Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SoC, a 4,500mAh battery with 27W fast charging support, and a 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor as the primary rear camera. The factory-installed operating system on the phone was MIUI 11 on top of...

How to access Android 11’s Device Controls feature on Xiaomi devices

Google introduced a new feature in Android 11 to help users easily control their smart home devices with their smartphones. The feature, called Device Controls, added home automation shortcuts in the Power Menu, allowing users to easily access all connected smart home devices in one place. But while Google intended the Device Controls to show...

Xiaomi starts rolling out the Android 11 update for Mi Note 10 Lite

Xiaomi has started the rollout of the Android 11 upgrade for its Mi Note 10 Lite handset. The low-mid-range device is already testing the update in China, but now it seems that international customers are being given the nod too. Though it's doubtless great news that a device like this is getting its Android 11...