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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. This article will serve as the central repository of download links for...

Download: MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: Sep 22 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: Xiaomi tests first MIUI 12 beta with Android 12 for the Mi 11

Android 12 recently reached Beta 4.1 as a bug fix release over the Beta 4 release that finalized the platform APIs and app facing behaviors. This year, OEMs did join the party, but we saw their presence only around the initial release through unskinnned, vanilla Android builds, with most choosing to not release further builds...

Redmi 6/6A receive MIUI 12 update, but you probably shouldn’t install it

After unveiling MIUI 12 in April last year, Xiaomi shared a list of eligible devices that would receive the update. But the company removed four devices from the list in December last year due to compatibility and performance issues. These included the Redmi Y3, the Redmi 7, the Redmi 6, and the Redmi 6A. This...

How to Install Android Updates on Xiaomi, Mi, Redmi, and POCO smartphones with MIUI

Stock ROM updates come for all Xiaomi, Mi, and Redmi smartphones in two formats: Recovery ROM and Fastboot ROM. As the name implies, Recovery ROMs need to be installed through the Recovery or through the Local Update method, while Fastboot ROMs need to be installed through Fastboot using the MiFlash Tool. The instructions for all Xiaomi,...

Download: MIUI 12.5 update goes live for the Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro

MIUI 12.5 is the newest version of Xiaomi’s custom skin. It was unveiled in December last year, and since then, it has slowly been making its way to eligible Redmi, Mi, and POCO phones. Last month, Xiaomi rolled out the new update to the MI 11. Now the company is expanding the rollout to two...

Xiaomi launches its super premium Mi 11 Ultra in India to take on Galaxy S21 Ultra for a much lower price

Xiaomi, a company that is principally popular for its low-cost smartphones, launched an uber-premium smartphone that competes with the likes of Galaxy S21 Ultra and the iPhone 12 Pro Max. The Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra is not the company's first premium smartphone but it is among the first ones to launch globally. It is loaded...

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....