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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...

Android 12 Custom ROM List: Unofficially update your Android smartphone!

Ever since Google announced the arrival of Android 12's stable release and dropped the source code to AOSP, the tinkering party is underway here at XDA. But unless you own a current-generation device like the OnePlus 9/9 Pro or the Samsung Galaxy S21, there’s a very good chance that you will have to wait for...

How to Root your Android smartphone: Google, OnePlus, Samsung, Xiaomi, and others too!

Welcome to the XDA-Developers Root Directory. Here, you can find root tutorials for most devices that are on the XDA Forums. Learn how to root any Android device, even the best Android phones! If you don’t see your device listed or you see a misplaced link, send a message to Skanda Hazarika (SkandaH on the...

LineageOS 18.1 adds the ASUS ZenFone 8, POCO X3 NFC, and more to the roster

In March, the team behind LineageOS released LineageOS 18.1, the latest version based on Android 11. Since then, the team has rolled out LineageOS 18.1 to many more devices — from notables like the OnePlus 9 Pro, Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Pixel 4 series to the lesser-known devices like Walmart’s Onn and Dynalink Android...

Motorola Edge 20, POCO X3 GT, Huawei P50, and more forums are now open

Last week we saw some exciting new hardware coming out from Huawei, ZTE, Motorola, and Nokia. ZTE showcased the Axon 30 with an improved under-display camera while Huawei made a strong statement with the launch of its new P50 series, promising "new breakthrough tech in mobile imaging.” Nokia unveiled a tough phone that promises to...

The POCO X3 GT has a huge battery and flagship-level haptics for $299

POCO has a new phone for the Middle Eastern, Latin American, African, and Southeast Asian market, and surprise, surprise -- it's a rebranded version of an existing device Xiaomi had already released elsewhere. In this case, the confusion factor is even higher, because the "new" POCO X3 GT is a rebranded version of the Redmi...

Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G makes its way to international markets as the POCO X3 GT

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G in China earlier this year. The device featured the MediaTek Dimensity 1100 SoC, a 6.6-inch 120Hz IPS display, a 64MP triple camera setup, and a 5,000mAh battery with 67W fast charging support. As seen in previous reports, the device has now made its way to the global...

LineageOS 18.1 now supports the Samsung Galaxy S10, Note 10, Xiaomi Mi 10T, and the Poco F2 Pro

LineageOS is one of the most popular custom ROMs out there. If you are an active member of the XDA Forums or you're familiar with the third-party development scene, you would have heard about LineageOS. Available for a plethora of devices, LineageOS 18.1 brings Android 11 to both older and newer phones, and now, a...

[Update: Reopened] Xiaomi shuts down its only Mi Store in the UK

Xiaomi is younger than a lot of other smartphone brands but it has become the preferred choice for the majority of Asian consumers.  In Western markets like Europe and the US, the company can be seen growing very well, especially due to the high value that phones under its spin-off brand Redmi offer. Xiaomi ventured...

POCO F3 GT undercuts the Nord 2 with even more aggressive pricing

The affordable flagship segment in India is blowing up. Just yesterday, OnePlus lifted the covers off the OnePlus Nord 2 -- a compelling device that offers several premium features at a relatively affordable price. Now, POCO has joined the fray with the POCO F3 GT. POCO F3 GT: Specifications Specification POCO F3 GT Dimensions & Weight 161.9 x 76.9...

POCO X3 GT leaked renders reveal it’s a rebranded Redmi Note 10 Pro 5G

Xiaomi's lineup of devices is a confusing mess. We've talked about it and complained a lot about it, and yet, it's still a mess. Nonetheless, their devices are pretty good, and Xiaomi's POCO lineup of smartphones is alright as far as price to performance goes. The Redmi lineup is also pretty good in that particular aspect....

Here’s how often your Xiaomi phone will get security updates

Xiaomi has shared an updated security updates schedule for its vast portfolio of Mi, Redmi, and POCO devices. The schedule highlights how often your Xiaomi device will receive Android security patches by Google, along with patches for Xiaomi-specific issues. Check out the section below to find out how often your Xiaomi, Redmi, or POCO phone...