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MIUI 9 Beta China ROM Download Links Available for Xiaomi Devices

Xiaomi recently started an alpha and beta test for MIUI 9 with a number of their smartphones. Just yesterday, XDA Senior Member Psy_Man finished gathering up a list of download links for the first batch of devices. This includes the Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5c, Mi Max 2,...

Get Ambient Display Gestures for any Redmi Note 4 AOSP/LOS-based ROM

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, while an affordable device, uses its own flavor of Android called MIUI. Despite providing various features not found in other OEM ROMs (which some may argue are bloatware), one feature that the hardware supports but MIUI has lacked is ambient display. This feature shows you your notifications and the time...

Researchers Find Multiple Security Flaws in MIUI

Google works to keep the AOSP as secure as possible and does so by working with the community to find and report as many vulnerabilities as possible. While this secures Android at the base level, various smartphone OEMs choose to change the code so they can add in some software features to their OEM ROM....

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM Update Timeline Revealed

Xiaomi previewed MIUI 9 when they first unveiled the Mi 5X back in July of this year. The company is adding some interesting changes to its OEM ROM such as lockscreen shortcuts, split screen functionality, and a ton of system optimizations. They launched the new software update just a couple of days later and then...

Report: Smartphone Shipments Reach 360.4 Million for Q2 2017 (Strategy Analytics)

It's difficult for us to get concrete shipment numbers from dozens of different smartphone vendors, so there are a number of companies out there that are dedicated to this type of research. They generally partner with retailers from around the world to find out how many devices were shipped to them throughout the year. Strategy...

Three New MIUI 9 Themes Available for Download on the Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi just announced and subsequently launched MIUI 9 this month. It's been made available as an alpha/beta China ROM for a couple of devices already, and comes with new features as well as some new themes. For those who have the Redmi Note 4 and don't want to wait for the official update, XDA Member PawanRockz has...

MIUI 9 Alpha and Beta Download Links Available for the Redmi Note 4X and Mi 6

We've talked about MIUI 9 quite a lot lately. It was only last week when Xiaomi officially announced that MIUI 9 would be launched at the end of this month. This new software update would coincide with the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 5X, and the update would also be making its way to other...

Xiaomi Launches Mi 5X with 5.5-inch Full HD Display, Snapdragon 625 SoC, and Dual-cameras

In its launch event in China yesterday, Xiaomi officially launched a new mid-range smartphone, their latest Xiaomi Mi 5X. The Mi 5X sports a metal unibody design with an anti-fingerprint coating and features rounded corners to make for a comfortable hand grip. On the front, it has a 5.5-inch Full HD screen with a resolution of 1920 x...

Xiaomi Launches MIUI 9: Image Search, Smart Assistant, Smart App Launcher, and Performance Enhancements

At an event in China today, Xiaomi launched the highly anticipated latest version of their ROM, MIUI 9. Xiaomi has been teasing MIUI 9 for a couple weeks now with hints and previews, so it is nice to finally get a look at the release version. MIUI 9 brings a new Android version to some devices,...

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 XDA Review: A Capable Flagship and a Solid First Step Onto the World Stage

Xiaomi’s worldwide launch has been heralded for years, and with the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 it looks like the final pieces are falling into place. As Xiaomi’s first flagship phone to offer a model with worldwide frequency band support, the Mi Note 2 offers an exciting look into what we can expect from Xiaomi as...

Xiaomi Previews the Upcoming Mi 5X and MIUI 9

Xiaomi is all set to launch the new Mi 5X as well as an update to its UX skin in the form of MIUI 9. The launch event is scheduled for 26th July 2017 in China, but Xiaomi took to its forums to give its readers a preview of what to expect from the event. First...

Xiaomi Confirms the Mi 2 and Mi 2S (from 2013) Will Receive MIUI 9

Earlier this week, the long awaited announcement of MIUI 9's launch date was officially announced. We've seen various rumors about what Xiaomi will be including in this update, but there hasn't been much official news on the matter. The announcement confirmed that MIUI would be launching on July 26th in China right alongside the Xiaomi...