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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...

These are the Best Xiaomi phones to buy in September: Mi 11 Ultra, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and more!

Between Xiaomi and its various sub-brands, the company seemingly has a new phone out every few weeks. This might be annoying if these releases were mediocre, but that's not the case. Xiaomi's flagship phones have become very good over the years -- not just a contender to challenge for the top spot of our Best...

POCO M3 Pro 5G arrvies in India with a MediaTek Dimesnsity 700 chip

The POCO M3 Pro 5G, which was unveiled in Europe last month, has just landed in India. The POCO M3 Pro 5G is a direct successor to the last year’s POCO M2 Pro and the second installation in the POCO M3 series. This is POCO’s first phone with a MediaTek Dimensity chipset; however, it’s by...

XDA forums for the iQOO 7, Moto G20, Galaxy M42, and more are open!

In April, we opened up XDA forums for more than 20 smartphones, including the new Sony Xperia lineup, Moto G series, Mi 11X series, Axon 30 Ultra, and more. Today, we’re opening forums for 11 new devices, including the iQOO 7 series, Moto G20, POCO M3, Redmi Note 10S, Galaxy M42 5G, Galaxy Tab A7...

POCO M3 Pro 5G is a rebranded Redmi Note 10 5G with an S21-esque back panel

POCO has finally unveiled the new POCO M3 Pro 5G -- a mid-range device that features MediaTek's Dimensity 700 chip, a 90Hz FHD+ LCD panel, and a triple camera setup on the back, for the European market. As mentioned in previous leaks, the phone is essentially a rebranded Redmi Note 10 5G with a slightly...

[Update: Leaked render] POCO M3 Pro will offer powerful performance and 5G connectivity at a cheap price

POCO started its journey with the POCO F1, a flagship killer that took the market with a storm with its top-notch hardware and unbelievable pricing. Although primarily focused on selling affordable flagship and mid-range offerings, the company later expanded into the lower spectrum of the market with its budget-oriented POCO M series and entry-level POCO...

POCO M3 and Xiaomi Mi 10i / Mi 10T Lite receive unofficial TWRP ports

Unofficial builds of TWRP are now available for the POCO M3 and Mi 10i / Mi 10T Lite, making it possible for the owners of these smartphones to try out new custom ROMs, kernels, and other mods — as and when they become available. The unofficial TWRP build for the POCO M3 comes courtesy of XDA...

POCO M3 lands in India with a quirky design, better camera and even bigger battery

POCO disrupted the budget segment last year with the launch of the POCO M2, offering a quad-camera array, 6GB RAM on the base model, and a 5,000 mAh battery at just ₹10,999 (~$149). POCO is now following it up with the POCO M3 in India today (launched earlier in Europe), which is even more impressive,...

POCO M3, Redmi 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4 forums are now open

The last few weeks have been filled with smartphone launches with companies like POCO, Redmi, Motorola, and Nokia taking the wraps off of their latest budget-friendly offerings, namely, the POCO M3, Redmi Note 9 Power, Moto E7, and Nokia 5.4. We have now opened up XDA forums for all four phones, providing users with a...

Xiaomi releases kernel sources for the Redmi 9/9 Prime, Redmi Note 9 4G/Redmi 9 Power, and Mi 10T Lite/Redmi Note 9 Pro 5G

Sometimes it takes Xiaomi a long time to release the kernel source code for a device they sell, but other times it can come rather hastily. While the Chinese OEM's timeliness factor remains questionable, a kernel source release still excites the aftermarket development community, whenever it does land. And we are happy to report that...

POCO M3 with Snapdragon 662 and 6000 mAh battery launches in Europe

After establishing itself as an independent brand, POCO has rapidly expanded its presence by launching several new smartphones covering different price segments. Continuing its steady march ahead, the company has now launched a new budget smartphone: POCO M3. The POCO M3 succeeds the POCO M2, which was launched just over two months ago. Unlike its...

POCO M3 Hands-on: A Good-Looking Budget Phone

The POCO brand entered the scene two years ago with the POCOPHONE F1, offering flagship-level specs at a lower mid-range price tag in Europe and India. While many were hoping the brand to replicate this "flagship-killer" formula, POCO pivoted to offering mid-range and budget smartphones to better compete in price-conscious markets in Asia. The brand's...