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MIUI 9 Chinese Beta Rolling out for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X

The Chinese variant of MIUI 9, based on Android Nougat is now rolling out for Chinese Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X users. The release is marked as "stable beta", meaning it's deemed safe enough to go out to normal users but may still have bugs. The upgrade is being pushed to "random users" with or without a...

How Google Camera HDR+ Improves the Image Quality of Xiaomi Budget Phones

Xiaomi is currently the second largest smartphone manufacturer in India, and for good reason. Consistently, the manufacturer has posted class-leading performance and display quality at an exceptional value for its price. One thing, however, that Xiaomi hasn’t yet been able to nail is the camera performance of their budget smartphones. Thankfully, we now have the Google...

Xiaomi Releases the MIUI Global Stable ROM V8.5 for the Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi made a lot of headlines last year when they released their first concept phone, the Mi Mix with its incredibly slim top and side bezels. It became so popular that they announced a successor to the phone just last month when they revealed the Mi Notebook Pro and Mi Note 3. Now, the company...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Indian Launch: First Impressions and Hands-On with Xiaomi India’s Most Expensive Smartphone

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 was launched a month ago in China amid much fanfare. The Mix 2 attempted to perfect what Xiaomi started with the original Mi Mix, bringing the same edge-to-edge display down to smaller screen size and an even smaller chin. The eye catching design of the Mix 2 is complemented by...

Xiaomi Mi A1 XDA Review: Android One and Xiaomi Hardware Result in a Delightful & Affordable Stock Experience

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is one of Xiaomi’s biggest releases of the year 2017. Despite its overall humbling package, the phone marks a few important milestones for the Chinese company as well as for the Android ecosystem. The Mi A1 is important because it is the first Xiaomi smartphone to ship without Xiaomi’s own custom UX,...

Xiaomi Sold Over 10 Million Phones in September 2017

Xiaomi, among other OEMs, experienced a period of lower sales volume during Q1 2017 in China. The same growth pattern wasn't seen in India in the last year, though, as the company is smashing sales records with the release of the Redmi Note 4 and partnering with Google for the creation of the Xiaomi Mi A1. They've been on...

Third Batch of MIUI 9 Global and China Beta ROMs Released for Remaining Xiaomi Devices

Back in July, Xiaomi officially announced the latest version of its custom skin, MIUI 9, along with the Mi 5X, the first smartphone to come running this new software out-of-the-box. The company has already released a full list of devices that will be getting the jump to MIUI 9. While the stable release of MIUI 9...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Snapdragon) Receives Unofficial Android Oreo Port

Google finally released Android Oreo a couple of weeks back, and with it came the official source code release in AOSP as well. This means that developers around the world can start building Android's latest update for a device they own. We've been highlighting these unofficial builds lately and now we have a new one...

Xiaomi Joins the Android One Program in India with the new Xiaomi Mi A1

Earlier today at a launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi announced that they will be joining the Android One program with the launch of the Xiaomi Mi A1. While the phone was only announced today and has seen surprisingly few leaks, Xiaomi has managed to ensure a short gap between the announcement and the release, with the...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 to be Officially Unveiled on September 11th

Many remember the radical design changes that Sharp introduced with their Aquos devices, but they weren't something that really made people pay attention to. This could have been from a lack of marketing, availability, the brand itself, or something else. However, Xiaomi was able to turn a lot of heads with their announcement the Mi...

MiHome Launcher With New Grid Size Option Ported to Other Xiaomi Devices

MiHome launcher has been ported by XDA-member Dadovvv, who has spent hours working to take the it from the Xiaomi Mi Max and make it available for other Xiaomi phones running on MIUI, Android 7.0. You will need root access and a root enabled file manager such as MiXplorer to download and install the modded application,...

Android Oreo ROM Available for the Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 (Cancro)

It's been a big week for Android enthusiasts. Not only did we see the official launch of the Galaxy Note 8, but Google jumped out ahead of Samsung to announce the next version of Android. Even after all of the teasing that has happened over the years, the new version turned out to be Android...