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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...

Descendant 12 based on Android 12 is here for the POCO F3, POCO X3, and more

The Descendant custom ROM is quite popular in the aftermarket development community, providing an alternative experience to users who want to retain the ability to customize their device and still stick closer to the stock Android look and feel. Over the years, Descendant has managed to create its own loyal fanbase who like the ROM...

LineageOS 18.1 now supports the Pixel 5a, POCO M2 Pro/Redmi Note 9 Pro, and two new Moto phones

LineageOS offers an easy escape from the old and bloated firmware of your phone, allowing you to experience a lightweight, near-stock form of Android. LineageOS 18.1 is the latest version, and it's available for a wide range of smartphones and other Android-powered devices. Since its official release in March, the Android 11-based custom ROM has...

Google Camera 8.0 mod brings the Pixel 5’s camera app to OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, and other phones

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G were launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that featured a revamped UI and some exciting new features. While the app was initially reserved for Google's latest phones, the company recently released Google Camera 8.1 which brought the new UI, Cinematic pan mode,...

Kernel sources for the POCO M2 Pro/Redmi Note 9S/9 Pro/9 Pro Max, Moto G9/G9 Play, Realme C11/C12/C15, and Realme V3/V5/X7/X7 Pro are now available

There is a direct correlation between the developer-friendliness of a particular Android OEM and their stance on publishing the kernel source code for the smartphones they sell. The companies are obliged to provide the source code – upon request – for any Linux kernel binaries that ship on their devices to comply with the requirements...

POCO M2 Pro gets an unofficial LineageOS 17.1 and PitchBlack Recovery builds

The POCO M2 Pro (our review) may not feature a flagship chipset like the first-gen POCO F1 or even a high refresh rate display panel like the POCO X2, but the smartphone does offer some solid specifications for a very competitive price. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC is specifically tuned for mobile gaming on a...

POCO M2 Pro Review – An Upgraded Redmi Note 9 Pro

Xiaomi's spin-off smartphone brand POCO recently expanded its portfolio with a new entry in India earlier this month. Unlike previous POCO smartphones that targeted the affordable flagship and mid-range spaces, the POCO M2 Pro is targeting the budget segment this time around. Not that there aren’t already enough contenders swarming the budget space, thus adding...

POCO M2 Pro launched in India with Snapdragon 720G, 5000mAh battery and 33W fast charger

POCO, an independent offshoot from Xiaomi, has just announced a new smartphone in India. Dubbed the POCO M2 Pro, the latest entry in the POCO lineup is geared towards the budget segment. The phone is priced very competitively and offers a premium design, a quad-camera setup, a sizeable battery, and a 33W fast charger. POCO M2 Pro:...

OnePlus Nord, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, POCO M2 Pro, and ASUS ROG Phone 3 forums are open

The smartphone industry is gearing up for some exciting smartphone launches. Among these are OnePlus' return to the mid-range segment with the OnePlus Nord, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series, the ASUS ROG Phone 3, and POCO's next mid-ranger, the POCO M2 Pro. All of these devices other than the Galaxy Note 20 series are...

[Update: 33W charging, side-mounted fingerprint scanner confirmed] POCO M2 Pro with quad cameras launches in India on July 7

Xiaomi's spin-off brand POCO that rose to stardom with the success of barebones flagship killer POCO F1 (review). The brand reemerged after an 18-month limbo with the POCO X2, which was exclusive to India. In our review, we it found to be "every bit better than the POCO F1". Although Fans in India have been...