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Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

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...

POCO X3, Redmi Note 9 Pro Max, and 10 others now support augmented reality apps via ARCore

The list of devices that support Google Play Services for AR is growing so quickly it’s hard to keep up. Earlier this month, Google added support for over two dozen new devices, and even more support was added just the other week. Now, even more handsets are getting support for augmented reality apps via Google's...

TWRP is now available for the Exynos Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Redmi 8A, Moto Z2 Play, and POCO F1

TWRP is an excellent tool to have for enthusiasts. Even if you're not a root user or you're not normally the kind of person to constantly switch between ROMs, this custom recovery allows you to do anything from changing the emojis on your phone to installing a custom kernel for adding extra features to your...

POCO X3 gets its first custom ROM: Nitrogen OS based on Android 10

The POCO X3 is one of the newest smartphones from Xiaomi’s spin-off brand POCO and a direct successor to the popular POCO X2. The POCO X3 retains everything that made its predecessor so great while also bringing along some exciting hardware upgrades of its own. It packs a 6.67-inch FHD+ LCD 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G...

POCO C3 with MediaTek Helio G35, 5,000mAh battery, and triple cameras launched in India

Earlier this year in June, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C in Malaysia. The devices featured MediaTek's new Helio G25 and Helio G35 chipsets, large batteries, and a new design. Soon after the launch, we started hearing rumors that POCO was planning on rebranding the Redmi 9C as a new POCO...

Xiaomi Android 11 Tracker: Here are all the official MIUI beta and stable builds to download and install

Following the arrival of the first public beta of Android 11 back in June, Xiaomi published similar AOSP-style beta builds for the Mi 10/10 Pro and the Redmi K30 Pro (e.g. the Chinese variant of the POCO F2 Pro) later that month. Shortly thereafter, the Chinese OEM started rolling out MIUI 12-based closed beta builds...

POCO X3, POCO F2 Pro, and Xiaomi Mi 10 Lite 5G receive unofficial TWRP ports

Xiaomi devices are some of the best on the market for aftermarket development. Thanks to the availability of a dedicated kernel source code repository as well as an official bootloader unlock tool, users who wish to achieve more with their Mi, Redmi, or POCO branded smartphones can explore tailored modifications like custom ROMs and kernels....

POCO X3 with 120Hz display, Snapdragon 732G, and 64MP quad camera setup launched in India

After debuting the POCO X3 internationally earlier this month, POCO has now launched the device in India. In case you missed out on our previous coverage of the device, the POCO X3 packs in Qualcomm's latest mid-range Snapdragon 732G chipset, a 120Hz FHD+ LCD DotDisplay, and a 64MP quad-camera setup. However, the Indian variant of...

Forums are open for the Xiaomi POCO X3, Sony Xperia 5 II, LG Wing, and Motorola Razr 5G

We recently opened forums for the Realme 7 series and ZTE Axon 20 5G. As we brace for the next wave of smartphones to hit the market, we are following up with the launch of XDA forums for four new and upcoming smartphones: the Xiaomi POCO X3 NFC, the Sony Xperia 5 II, the LG...

POCO M2 with MediaTek Helio G80, 5000mAh battery launched in India for ₹10,999 (~$149)

POCO is rapidly expanding in India and globally as well, much quicker than what consumers may have come to expect because of the sabbatical after the POCO F1. The company resumed its smartphone journey with the launch of the POCO X2 in India, followed by the POCO F2 Pro global launch. Then came the POCO...

Xiaomi unveils the POCO X3 NFC with a 120Hz display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 732G, and 64MP quad camera

A certification listing of a new POCO device popped up late last month, revealing that the company was finally planning on launching something original. The listing showcased a device with a new back panel design that we hadn't seen on any existing Xiaomi smartphone, and it confirmed that the device would feature a 64MP primary...