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Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: October 30 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...

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...

Redmi 10X 5G, Redmi 10X Pro and Redmi K30i 5G launched in China

After several leaks and teasers, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has now officially unveiled the new Redmi 10X series in China. The series consists of three devices — the Redmi 10X 5G, Redmi 10X Pro, and Redmi 10X 4G — with the latter being a rebranded Redmi Note 9 which was launched earlier this year. Along with...

Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition with Qualcomm Snapdragon 768G launched in China

Following the launch of the Snapdragon 768G earlier today, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi has now officially unveiled the Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition in China. The latest device in the Redmi K30 series is nearly identical to the original Redmi K30 5G, which was launched in China late last year. The Redmi K30 5G Racing Edition...

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...

[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 Redmi K30 5G kernel source code

Late last year in December, Xiaomi launched the Redmi K30 and Redmi K30 5G in China. While the company hasn't launched the devices internationally yet, its former sub-brand POCO launched the Redmi K30 as the POCO X2 earlier this month in India. In a bid to promote third-party development for the device, POCO also released...

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...

Xiaomi may launch a Redmi K30 Pro with the Snapdragon 865 but no 108MP camera

MWC 2020 is fast approaching, and multiple device makers are scheduled to launch new phones at the event. We expect to see both launches of Qualcomm Snapdragon 865-powered flagships as well as mid-range phones powered by the Snapdragon 765G. Although Xiaomi hasn't specifically stated that it plans to announce new phones at MWC, it did...

POCO X2 and Xiaomi Redmi K30 5G forums are now open

Back in December last year, Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi K30 and K30 5G in China. Out of the two devices, the higher-end Redmi K30 5G featured a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SoC, coupled with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. Building up on the design of its predecessor, the Redmi...