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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.

OnePlus Nord, Samsung Galaxy Note 20, POCO M2 Pro, and ASUS ROG Phone 3 forums are open

The smartphone industry is gearing up for some exciting smartphone launches. Among these are OnePlus' return to the mid-range segment with the OnePlus Nord, Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series, the ASUS ROG Phone 3, and POCO's next mid-ranger, the POCO M2 Pro. All of these devices other than the Galaxy Note 20 series are...

Realme C11, Redmi 9A, Redmi 9C, and Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite forums are open

A major part of the tech news is driven by good-looking, powerful, and resilient phones. But in reality, the entry-level smartphones meant to just accomplish basic tasks are what drive the sales for most smartphone brands. We recently saw the launch of three new entry-level smartphones from Xiaomi's Redmi and Realme as well as a...

[Update: July 2 builds] Download the MIUI 12 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices

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...

Xiaomi may be working on a Top Shot-like feature for its smartphones

Xiaomi's MIUI user experience "skin" gives its phones a distinct experience despite having Android as its base. The company is currently in the process of rolling out MIUI 12 stable releases to its phone lineup, and it definitely has its user base excited as this marks a decent bump up in the MIUI experience. The...

[Update: 33W charging, side-mounted fingerprint scanner confirmed] POCO M2 Pro with quad cameras launches in India on July 7

Xiaomi's spin-off brand POCO that rose to stardom with the success of barebones flagship killer POCO F1 (review). The brand reemerged after an 18-month limbo with the POCO X2, which was exclusive to India. In our review, we it found to be "every bit better than the POCO F1". Although Fans in India have been...

Redmi K30 Ultra is an upcoming phone from Xiaomi with a Mediatek SoC and popup camera

Xiaomi's Redmi K-series has cemented the company's position in the mid-range to flagship-range across different regions. And the Chinese OEM has really leaned into the branding this year, with multiple devices launched with different spec combinations at different price points. The run started off with the Redmi K30 4G and Redmi K30 5G, followed by...

TWRP is now available for the Samsung Galaxy M20, Galaxy S4 Mini (Sprint), Fairphone 3, drops support for the Moto E4+/E5, Realme 2 Pro, and Redmi 6/6A

Developers working on the Team Win Recovery Project recently unveiled TWRP 3.4.0 - a major release with several notable improvements, such as partial support for Android 10. TWRP has become the de-facto custom recovery solution for the Android modding community, as it can be used to flash ZIP archives that contain custom ROMs or other...

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...

Xiaomi is testing an enhanced Reading Mode with a “Paper” color mode

MIUI 12, the latest version of Xiaomi's custom Android interface, improves greatly upon the functionality and the visual features as compared to MIUI 11. Xiaomi has already started rolling out the stable MIUI 12 update to a slew of devices globally. In the meantime, the MIUI development team is testing a lot of new features...

Download: Xiaomi Redmi 7A receives stable beta Android 10 update with MIUI 11

The Redmi A series is intended for the entry-level Android smartphone market, and the lineup truly offers the best bang for the buck. They can easily outperform the Android Go-powered phones from the same budget segment, thanks to the better hardware configuration. In terms of software updates, Xiaomi usually delivers one major Android version update...

Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C launch with big batteries, notched displays, and new MediaTek processors

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek just unveiled the new Helio G25 and Helio G35 chipsets for budget gaming smartphones. The new octa-core chipsets are manufactured on a 12nm fabrication process and feature 8x ARM Cortex-A53 CPU cores clocked at 2.0GHz and 2.3GHz, respectively. The chipsets are making a debut with Xiaomi's new Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C,...

Alleged Xiaomi Redmi 9A official renders show up online a day before the launch

Despite a wide range of products, Xiaomi truly excels when it comes to its budget offerings. The company's entry-level Redmi A series is fairly popular in several parts of the world including Southeast Asia, LATAM, and Europe. Xiaomi launched Redmi 8A back in September last year and the phone – like its predecessor – offers...