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Xiaomi is an electronics company headquartered in China. The company was founded in 2010 and released its first Android phone in 2011. Xiaomi devices run the company’s own Android-based MIUI software. They have become one of the largest Android manufacturers. Visit the Xiaomi forums.

This Week in Tech: New iPhones, Pixel 6 leaks, Android 12 updates, and Material You galore

This past week was quite a busy one in the tech world. Apple unveiled its latest iPhones, iPads, and Apple Watch, we shared a massive leak about the upcoming Pixel 6 Pro, Samsung and OPPO both showed off their Android 12 updates, Xiaomi launched its latest flagships, and Google released Material You updates for many...

Xiaomi 11T Pro Review: 120W is insanely quick charging!

The Xiaomi 11T series just launched earlier this week, and they're the first Xiaomi smartphones to be released globally without "Mi" branding. The Xiaomi 11T Pro is the mid-cycle successor to the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro, and as such, it is more of an iterative improvement than a generational one. The Xiaomi 11T Pro drops...

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. This article will serve as the central repository of download links for...

Xiaomi’s iPad Pro competitor lands in Europe alongside Mi Band 6 NFC

Alongside the Xiaomi 11T series, Xiaomi today unveiled the Mi Pad 5 and Mi Band 6 NFC for the European markets. Originally launched in China last month, the Mi Pad 5 marks the return of Xiaomi to the tablet segment. The latest tablet from the Chinese company takes on the likes of iPad Pro and...

Xiaomi Pad 5 Review: A sleek and sexy Android tablet made for work and play

Apple's iPads have dominated the tablet market for as long as they've existed. Android tablets, on the other hand, have been the butt of many jokes. This may be changing, though. After Samsung's excellent Galaxy Tab S7 last year comes the new Xiaomi Pad 5. The last tablet from Xiaomi, the Mi Pad 4, was released...

Download: MIUI 12.5 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: Sep 15 builds]

The latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android skin - MIUI 12.5 - is finally here. The first incremental update over MIUI 12 has been unveiled at the Mi 11 launch event in China. Compared to MIUI 12, the stable version of which was released less than six months ago, MIUI 12.5 brings in a slew...

[Update: Xiaomi says it’s not targeting any specific market] Xiaomi is proactively blocking devices in certain regions to comply with export regulations

Xiaomi doesn't have an official presence in several countries, including the US. But the company doesn't stop you from importing its devices to unsupported regions. If you import a Xiaomi device to any such region, it should work without any issues, provided it supports your carrier's bands. However, that won't be the case if you...

Xiaomi’s Smart Glasses are more than a wearable companion for your smartphone

Xiaomi is launching its first smart eyewear product today, the Xiaomi Smart Glasses. The company joins the ranks of Google, Snapchat, Nreal, and Lenovo in launching smart glasses, but unlike the products sold by those companies, Xiaomi's offering doesn't immerse the user with an augmented reality view of the world. Rather, they're akin to the...

Xiaomi 11T series will be Xiaomi’s first phones with 3 years of OS updates

Following in Samsung and OnePlus' footsteps, Xiaomi has now announced that it will offer three years of OS upgrades and four years of security patches for its upcoming Xiaomi 11T series. The company made this announcement just days ahead of a launch event, where it will unveil the Xiaomi 11T and the Xiaomi 11T Pro. Talking...

Xiaomi’s upcoming flagship could be the first phone with a 200MP camera

Samsung recently unveiled the ISOCELL HP1, the first 200MP image sensor for smartphones. The sensor is equipped with 0.64μm-sized pixels and offers ultra-high resolution in a tiny package, promising big improvements to low-light performance. The ISOCELL HP1 comes with a new pixel binning technology called ChameleonCell, which allows the sensor to switch between two-by-two, four-by-four,...

MIUI’s under-development Pure Mode prevents sideloading apps

Xiaomi is reportedly testing a new feature in MIUI that will prevent users from sideloading apps. The feature is called "Pure Mode," and Xiaomi says it will protect users from accidentally installing malicious apps from unknown sources. According to the Chinese news outlet IT Home (via Android Authority), the Pure Mode will be a new system...

Xiaomi confirms 120W HyperCharge fast charging support for Xiaomi 11T Pro

Xiaomi is all set to unveil the new Xiaomi 11T series at its global launch event next week. Reports so far have it we’ll get to see two new affordable flagships — the Xiaomi 11T Pro and Xiaomi 11T — that will serve as direct successors to the last year’s Mi 10T Pro and Mi...