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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...

[Update: August 11 builds] Download the MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices

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: New MIUI Gallery from MIUI 12 adds OCR, screenshot frames, and new Sky replacement filters

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the most popular custom UX present on Android, thanks to the wide popularity of Xiaomi, Redmi and POCO smartphones. MIUI makes several changes to the base Android, so much so that the features present on Xiaomi devices are dictated more so by their MIUI version instead of their Android version....

Xiaomi’s MIUI 12 is getting Back Tap gestures like Apple’s iOS 14 and Google’s Pixel phones

Google was spotted working on a mysterious double-tap gesture that was initiated on the back of the phone. Seemingly, if the user double-tapped on the back of the device, they would be able to launch the Camera, Google Assistant, playing and pausing music, and more on Pixel devices with Android 11. The code for this...

Xiaomi is testing a Google Camera-like astrophotography mode in the MIUI 12 camera app

Xiaomi's MIUI 12 adds many new flavors to the UX on Xiaomi, Redmi, and POCO smartphones. Although the Android skin has already started rolling out to some devices globally, that doesn't prevent Xiaomi from experimenting with and constantly adding new features. When it comes to cameras, Xiaomi has already added a bunch of nifty features...

Xiaomi may be working on a Google Camera-like Top Shot feature for its smartphones

Xiaomi's MIUI user experience "skin" gives its phones a distinct experience despite having Android as its base. The company is currently in the process of rolling out MIUI 12 stable releases to its phone lineup, and it definitely has its user base excited as this marks a decent bump up in the MIUI experience. The...

Mi Control Center adds an iOS design flare to your Android’s Quick Settings panel

MIUI 12 is the latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android overlay for its smartphones. The updated software tenders several visual improvements to the interface. From a whole bunch of new animations to the iOS-inspired Control Center, MIUI 12 gets an entirely new persona. Xiaomi has already started rolling out the stable MIUI 12 update for...

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...

Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 9A official renders show up online a day before the launch

Despite a wide range of products, Xiaomi truly excels when it comes to its budget offerings. The company's entry-level Redmi A series is fairly popular in several parts of the world including Southeast Asia, LATAM, and Europe. Xiaomi launched Redmi 8A back in September last year and the phone – like its predecessor – offers...

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...

Download: MIUI 12 stable update begins rolling out to the Xiaomi Mi 9, Redmi K20/Mi 9T, and Redmi K20 Pro/Mi 9T Pro

Xiaomi's Android ecosystem is designed in such a way that the version of their custom Android skin, aka MIUI, gets more importance than the underlying Android version. MIUI 12 is the latest major release for Xiaomi devices, and the first batch of "Closed Betas" has been available for a bunch of smartphones in China since...