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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...

Stable MIUI 12.5 update starts rolling out to POCO X3 Pro units in India

Hot on the heels of the MIUI 12.5 update for the Mi 10T and Mi 10T Pro last month, the latest version of Xiaomi’s custom skin is now making its way to one more device: POCO X3 Pro. Earlier today, POCO India director Anuj Sharma announced in a tweet that the company has started seeding the...

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...

Xiaomi’s newer Redmi Note 10 Pro may launch globally as the POCO X3 GT

It’s no secret at this point that most POCO phones are basically the rebranded versions of the Redmi phones. Take, for example, the newly released POCO M3 Pro 5G, which has the same dimensions and internals as the Redmi Note 10 5G, with the Galaxy S21-Esque back panel being the only thing setting both phones...

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,...

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...

Kernel sources are now available for the latest phones from ASUS, POCO, Sony, and more

There is an abundance of options in the Android smartphone market. Along with that, there are countless options to customize and modify your phone beyond the options offered by OEMs, thanks to the devoted developers who make XDA such a unique community. One of the prerequisites for these custom modifications is the availability of kernel...

[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...

Samsung’s smartphone shipments in India grew 52% YoY in Q1 2021

While the smartphone market in India took a major hit in Q1 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest Market Monitor report from Counterpoint Research suggests that smartphone shipments grew by a significant margin in the first quarter of this year. Chinese OEM Xiaomi retained its top spot in the region thanks to the success of...