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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.

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...

POCO M3 Hands-on: A Good-Looking Budget Phone

The POCO brand entered the scene two years ago with the POCOPHONE F1, offering flagship-level specs at a lower mid-range price tag in Europe and India. While many were hoping the brand to replicate this "flagship-killer" formula, POCO pivoted to offering mid-range and budget smartphones to better compete in price-conscious markets in Asia. The brand's...

Download: MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: November 23 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...

MIUI 12 code hints the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro could have a QHD+ display

Although Xiaomi is yet to unveil details about the upcoming Mi 11 series, new strings of code spotted in a recent MIUI 12 beta release suggest that the top-of-the-line Mi 11 Pro could feature some major display enhancements. The strings reveal that Xiaomi is working on adding support for MEMC, SDR-to-HDR upmapping, and AI upscaling...

Download: Xiaomi rolls out stable Android 11 updates with MIUI 12 for the Mi 10 and the Redmi K30 5G

Looks like the time is ripe for the Android 11 official update story to gain some momentum, at least from Xiaomi's perspective. Apart from the Google Pixel lineup, official Android 11 updates by device makers have been few and far between, mostly dealing with Chinese OEMs like OnePlus and OPPO. Xiaomi, on the other hand,...

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...

Android 11 Custom ROM List – Unofficially Update Your Android Phone!

As you may be well aware by now, the stable version of Android 11 has now been released to the masses. Google's Pixel series of phones and a handful of Xiaomi devices have joined the update train so far, while official beta builds are available for the OnePlus 8 lineup, the Samsung Galaxy S20 series,...

POCO M3 leaked render shows off dual-tone finish on the back, à la Nexus 6P

Ahead of a rumored announcement on November 24, a render of the POCO M3 has leaked, showing off the device’s apparent design and possible color options. The render, via 91Mobiles, reveals a few things: The POCO M3 will feature a teardrop design, and the rear panel will sport a dual-tone finish, à la the Nexus 6P’s...

Google Camera 8.0 mod brings the Pixel 5’s camera app to OnePlus, Xiaomi, ASUS, and other phones

The Google Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G were launched with a new version of the Google Camera app (v8.0) that featured a revamped UI and some exciting new features. While the app was initially reserved for Google's latest phones, the company recently released Google Camera 8.1 which brought the new UI, Cinematic pan mode,...

Xiaomi redesigned the power menu and volume panel in the latest MIUI 12 beta

Xiaomi recently rolled out an MIUI 12 beta update that included new strings of code for three unreleased display features — MEMC, SDR-to-HDR upmapping, and AI upscaling. The build also included short clips showcasing these features, which led us to believe that the company was preparing to introduce these display features on its upcoming flagship...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro gets first MIUI 12 build with Android 11

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 9 Pro is one of the best purchases available in the early mid-range in India, offering itself as a great hardware package at an aggressive price point. The phone comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G chip, an impressive quad-camera array, a massive 5,020mAh battery, and support for up to 18W fast charging....

Redmi Note 9T passes through certification, will come with a MediaTek 5G SoC

Xiaomi is gearing up to launch the next lineup of devices under the successful Redmi Note branding. We recently reported on what we presume will be called the Redmi Note 10 4G, as it passed through TENAA. A few more Xiaomi-Redmi devices have passed through TENAA, and recent certification filings indicate that one of the...