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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. The first batch of devices to receive the MIUI 12 stable update...

Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: August 13 builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 12 - is finally here. The company has dropped the curtain yesterday, alongside the Mi 10 Youth Edition launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 11, the stable version of which was released less than six months ago, MIUI 12 brings in a slew of...

Energy Ring battery indicator adds support for OPPO Find X2 Pro, Huawei P40 Pro, POCO X2, Redmi Note 9, and more

The hole-punch camera cutout is one of those display design elements that has seen widespread adoption among smartphone makers in the last year. If you're not a fan of mechanical pop-up cameras or notches, the hole-punch cutout layout is indeed a viable alternative. You can even utilize the space around the camera hole(s) as a...

Xiaomi teases the Redmi K30 5G “Speed Edition” with the unannounced Snapdragon 768G

Back in December last year, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi K30 5G in China. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the Redmi K30 was the company's first 5G-enabled smartphone and it packed in a couple of other noteworthy features, like a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary camera, a 120Hz high refresh rate display, 30W fast...

The Redmi K30i may be a cheaper version of the Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G

Rebranding is undoubtedly an effective method to cater to a large number of consumers with minimum effort. Xiaomi, for example, was able to take advantage of the hype around the "POCO" tag by presenting the 4G variant of the Redmi K30 as the POCO X2 in India. Interestingly, the 5G-capable Redmi K30 has remained exclusive...

CarbonROM releases its Android 10 custom ROM for 13 Google, Xiaomi, and OnePlus devices

In a blogpost, the CarbonROM team has announced the release of first official Android 10 based builds for Xiaomi, OnePlus, Essential and Nexus devices. The new CarbonROM revision 8.0 is codenamed PAX, after the Latin word for peace. This new release not only bumps up the Android version officially, but it also brings along the...

[Update: Zoom Edition confirmed] Redmi K30 Pro Zoom Edition, Redmi Note 9, and Redmi 10X 4G names found in MIUI 11

There are a handful of established players in the smartphone market; and thanks to how releases have worked out in the past, we have now fallen into a predictable pattern of releases. Every year few months, these established players release another iteration in their successful product lines, cashing in rightfully on the hard-earned goodwill from...

[Update: Snapdragon 865 confirmed] Redmi K30 Pro is the next flagship smartphone from the Xiaomi spin-off brand

Last year's Redmi K20 Pro was inarguably one of the best 'flagship killers' from the company. The device offered top-of-the-line hardware at a very affordable price point, making it one of the most popular handsets in emerging markets like India. Back in December last year, Xiaomi's spin-off brand Redmi launched a follow up to the...

Xiaomi releases the kernel sources for the Redmi K30 4G/POCO X2

After a year and half long waiting period, POCO finally expanded its portfolio with the launch of POCO X2 in India. While not a direct successor to the POCO F1, the POCO X2 is filled with all the right ingredients necessary to make its own name. With a smooth 120Hz display, a bigger battery, improved...

Redmi K30 launches with a 120Hz screen, Snapdragon 765G, and 64MP Sony IMX686

Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi entered the affordable flagship game with the Redmi K20 and Redmi K20 Pro, launched in China in May 2019. Both the devices featured an identical design, and the main point of difference between the two was the SoC in use. The Redmi K20 Pro was the true flagship killer, featuring the flagship...

[Update: Headphone Jack and NFC] Redmi K30 confirmed to come with the 64MP Sony IMX686, and in a 4G variant

Xiaomi is teasing the upcoming Redmi K30 in full swing on Weibo, as the device series is slated to launch in China on December 10, 2019. So far, we know from official teasers that the Redmi K30 will be Redmi's first 5G phone and that it will come with dual front cameras set inside the...

[Update 2: White, blue and red color variants revealed] Redmi K30 official teaser shows off quad rear cameras and side fingerprint scanner

Late last month, Xiaomi's Redmi sub-brand first teased the upcoming Redmi K30. The initial teaser revealed that the device will come with 5G dual-mode 5G support and the attached image suggested that it would feature a dual punch-hole display. Soon thereafter, live images of the device surfaced online which revealed that the K30 will also...