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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...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 finally gets its MIUI 12 update with Android 10

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 was released last year alongside the Redmi Note 8 Pro and MIUI 11 for India. While the Redmi Note 8 Pro hogged all the limelight thanks to the gaming-focused MediaTek Helio G90T, the Redmi Note 8 flew under the radar for playing it safe with the Snapdragon 665, despite our...

Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: October 28 builds]

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...

Xiaomi’s MIUI Launcher is getting a horizontal recent apps screen

Xiaomi's MIUI is one of the most popular custom UX present on Android devices, riding atop the sheer volume of sales of the company's smartphones across varied price points. MIUI 10 brought along a new Launcher that further brought along a 2x2 app list to the Recents panel, scrolling vertically. Now, MIUI Launcher on MIUI...

Xiaomi Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro with Snapdragon 865, 144Hz Adaptive LCD display, 5G launch in India

Until last year, Xiaomi had primarily been focusing on the budget segments with its value-for-money offerings in price-competitive markets like India. Earlier this year, Xiaomi changed its focus by separating the Mi and Redmi brands and launching its flagship Mi 10 (review) in the country. Xiaomi's biggest competitor in this price segment — OnePlus —...

Download: Xiaomi Mi Note 10 / Mi CC9 Pro gets its first MIUI 12 beta with Android 11

Android 11's stable release is allegedly expected around September 8, but you can take an early glimpse of the upcoming major version of the OS right now through the beta builds. Apart from Google, several OEMs have come forward to offer official Android 11 beta builds for a bunch of smartphones. Xiaomi, for example, initially released vanilla...

Download MIUI 12’s new Super Saturn Wallpaper from the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra

Xiaomi officially announced its newest Android skin — MIUI 12 — earlier this year in April. As with all previous MIUI releases, the latest software update from the Chinese OEM included a bunch of new static and live wallpapers. Shortly after the official announcement, XDA Recognized Contributor linuxct managed to port the new Super Earth and...

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...