XIAOMI MI 7 Posts on XDA

Xiaomi EU releases unofficial MIUI 10 for Xiaomi devices

As surprising as it may be, Xiaomi devices are known for having an active development scene here on the XDA forums. Most of the custom development on Xiaomi phones that users come to our forums for is related to AOSP-based custom ROMs like LineageOS, CarbonROM, Pixel Experience, Resurrection Remix, and more. Fans of Xiaomi's MIUI may know...

ARCore 1.3 adds support for the OnePlus 5T, Xiaomi Mi 8, Honor 10, and more

Google ARCore is a platform for augmented reality applications on Android. Version 1.3 of the Android application started to roll out on the Play Store today, and within the APK are new device profiles hinting at support for a plethora of new devices including the OnePlus 5T, Xiaomi Mi 8, Honor 10, Nokia 6, Nokia...

MIUI 10 announced with a new Recents menu, AI features, and more

MIUI 9 was announced back in July 2017. The global version of MIUI 9 was launched in November, and since then, Xiaomi has slowly updated most of its smartphones with MIUI 9. MIUI 9 brought performance improvements, while the incremental MIUI 9.5 update also brought notification handling behavior in MIUI in line with stock Android....

Xiaomi launches the Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, and Mi 8 SE in China

At an event in China, Xiaomi has launched the Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, and the mid-range Mi 8 SE. The company has also announced MIUI 10, the next version of MIUI. Finally, the Mi Band 3 has been made official. The highlight of the event was the launch of the Mi 8. This phone...

Xiaomi Mi 8 and MIUI 10 will be announced on May 31st

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun took to Weibo the other day to confirm that the company's forthcoming Shenzhen event on May 31st would be used to announce multiple product launches. What we will for sure be seeing is the Xiaomi Mi 8 alongside MIUI 10. MIUI is the company's custom Android skin and is packed full...

Xiaomi Mi 7 delayed to Q3 because of 3D facial recognition technology

3D facial scanning sensors haven't made their way to Android smartphones yet. It should be noted that this doesn't mean that face unlock isn't found in Android phones. In fact, device makers such as OnePlus and Honor have improved upon Android's default face unlock feature with their own implementations. Face unlock on phones such as...

Would you buy a phone with a notch if you could hide the notch?

The controversial display notch is set to become mainstream this year. The Essential Phone was the first to pack in a small display notch (cutout), but Apple popularized it with a much bigger notch in the iPhone X. 2017 heralded the advent of taller 18:9 displays, and this year, device makers are interested in increasing...

Exclusive: Upcoming Xiaomi Flagship will feature an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor

Besides the controversial display notch, another recent trend in smartphones is the introduction of in-display fingerprint sensors. The first smartphone with such a scanner was the Vivo X20 Plus UD with a Synaptics sensor. This was followed up by the Vivo X21 UD and more recently the Huawei Porsche Design Mate RS, both of which utilize...

The Xiaomi Mi 7 May Embrace the Notch According to New Firmware Files

Immediately after Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 845, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun stated that his company's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 7, will feature the system-on-chip. Since then, we haven't heard any news regarding an official launch date for the Mi 7, but we do know that the company instead plans on unveiling the...

The Xiaomi Mi 7 may launch with an OLED Panel and an Always on Display Feature

As we approach the beginning of Mobile World Congress, we are hearing a lot of information about devices that may be unveiled at the event. We discovered that Samsung would be using augmented reality to show off the Galaxy S9 design to MWC attendees, for instance. Another phone that was pegged for launch at MWC...

Xiaomi May Launch the Snapdragon 845-powered Mi 7 at MWC 2018

Last year, Qualcomm announced its next-generation flagship system-on-chip, the Snapdragon 845. It's is expected to ship in a number of 2018 flagship Android devices, and a Xiaomi phone might beat others to the punch: CEO Lei Jun recently announced that the Xiaomi Mi 7 would sport Qualcomm's new chip. Mr. Jun didn't reveal details about the...

Xiaomi Mi 7 Will Launch With The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, CEO confirms

At the first day of the Snapdragon Tech Summit in Maui, Hawaii, Qualcomm spent much of its keynote focused on unveiling the Windows on ARM project with a set of new Windows 10 laptops powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-a-chip. However, near the end of the keynote today, Qualcomm unveiled the name of its...