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Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: October 27 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...

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...

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...

Xiaomi releases kernel sources for the Mi 10 Ultra and Redmi 7/Y3 Android 10 builds

Of late, Xiaomi has been doing a great job of releasing kernel sources for newly launched devices. Earlier this year, the company released the kernel sources for its flagship Mi 10 series on the day the devices were unveiled. Similarly, kernel sources for the Redmi K30 Pro were released just a few days after the...

[Update: Corroboration] Xiaomi and Qualcomm reportedly collaborating on a new “Game Turbo” GPU tuning feature for the Mi 10 Pro+

Smartphones are getting more and more powerful, and as a result, mobile games are becoming more and more demanding. Games such as Fortnite, PUBG, and Call of Duty are available on mobile, for example, and the highest quality settings in these games can really push the GPU of modern devices. Dedicated gaming smartphones like the...

Download: Xiaomi rolls out the first MIUI 12 beta with Android 11 for the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi's latest flagship smartphones, the Xiaomi Mi 10 (review), and the Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro (unboxing & hands-on), run MIUI 11-flavored Android 10 out of the box. The device duo has recently received the taste of Android 11 Beta 1, but there are some caveats. You can't find the signature MIUI skin there, because the initial...

Download: Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, POCO F2 Pro get official Android 11 Beta 1 builds

Android 11 Beta 1, as the name implies, is the first beta from Google for its upcoming Android release. Beta 1 comes after a string of Developer Previews (namely  Preview 1, Preview 2, Preview 3, and Preview 4). While Developer Previews remained restricted to Google Pixel devices, the Betas have been making their way to several other...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro Review: Xiaomi’s best phone yet!

Up until now, my favorite Xiaomi phone was the Mi Mix 3. It had the right combination between hardware, design, and a certain element of style. I really didn't think there would be another Xiaomi phone to fill the void the Mi Mix 3 left in my heart, but luckily, there is. That phone is...

Xiaomi Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro, POCO F2 Pro to get Android 11 Beta with MIUI soon

Google has released the first Android 11 Beta, enabling not just developers but also curious users to try their hands at the upcoming version of Android. Clearly, the first Android 11 Beta is far from the final release candidate build, but it is much more stable as a daily driver than the previous Developer Preview...

Xiaomi Mi 10 Review – Redefining Mi as a Premium Smartphone Brand

The most frequently used word to describe Xiaomi products is "affordable." In every category, Xiaomi's products are typically available at a lower price than competitors. Thus, a premium Xiaomi smartphone that seeks to compete with flagships from Samsung, Huawei, or Apple seems strange to users who see Xiaomi as the ultimate cost-effective "value" brand. Xiaomi...

Unofficial TWRP is now available for the Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi's 2020 Mi series flagships - the Mi 10 and the Mi 10 Pro - are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC coupled with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.0 storage. The Mi 10 series also supports dual-mode (SA/NSA) 5G, thanks to the Snapdragon X55 modem. Xiaomi even published the kernel source code for the device...

Google Play Services for AR now supports the Motorola Edge, Realme 6, Samsung Galaxy A31/41, Sony Xperia 1 II, and more

Google Play Services for AR (formerly Google ARCore) is a software service from the company that enables applications to create augmented reality experienced on devices without any need for dedicated hardware. While the service uses a device's existing cameras and sensors for the AR experience, Google has to work with OEMs to create custom calibration...