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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.

Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge Review: Looking beyond the 120W hype

Back in 2015, Xiaomi launched the Mi 4i -- a phone specially tailored for the Indian market as denoted by the letter 'i' in the moniker. However, the brand went silent soon after with no new launches in this series. Fast forward to 2021, Xiaomi resurrected the series with the Mi 10i, this time with...

Germany’s security watchdog finds no evidence of censorship on Xiaomi phones

Back in September, the Lithuanian National Cyber Security Centre urged citizens not to use Xiaomi's products. The reason, the Lithuanian NCSC said at the time, was that Xiaomi smartphones have “censorship capabilities”. Defense Deputy Minister Margiris Abukevicius said that consumers should refrain from purchasing Chinese smartphones, and throw out the ones they already have. I...

Download: MIUI Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: Jan 13 PRE 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...

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...

MIUI 13: Here’s everything you need to know about Xiaomi’s latest Android skin

At a launch event in China on December 28, 2021, Xiaomi unveiled the latest version of its Android skin -- MIUI 13. As you'd expect, MIUI 13 comes with a bunch of new features and performance improvements, including new privacy features, a new system font, a bunch of cool wallpapers, and even a version optimized...

These are the Best Xiaomi phones to buy in 2022

Between Xiaomi and its various sub-brands, the company seemingly has a new phone out every few weeks. This would be annoying if these releases were mediocre, but that's not the case. Xiaomi's flagship phones have gotten very good over the years -- not just a contender to challenge for the top spot of our Best...

Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge with 120W fast charging support launched in India

The past few months in India have been rather quiet with respect to phone launches. The Redmi Note 11T did make its way to India at the end of 2021 but there was nothing really special about it. However, that's changing now with the launch of the Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge. Xiaomi reintroduced its...

Xiaomi teases 120W charging for Redmi K50 series

Xiaomi has a bunch of influential smartphones in its product cycle, and one of these is the Redmi K series. The K-series occupies the mid-range segments, boasting of value mid-ranges and affordable flagships over the past few years. While the K-series branding has recently been restricted to China, the underlying phones do get rebranded releases...

Descendant 12 based on Android 12 is here for the POCO F3, POCO X3, and more

The Descendant custom ROM is quite popular in the aftermarket development community, providing an alternative experience to users who want to retain the ability to customize their device and still stick closer to the stock Android look and feel. Over the years, Descendant has managed to create its own loyal fanbase who like the ROM...

Xiaomi Watch S1 launched alongside the True Wireless Earphones 3

At its big launch event yesterday, Xiaomi finally unveiled the highly anticipated Xiaomi 12 series and MIUI 13. In addition, the Chinese company also took the opportunity to launch two new wearable products: the Xiaomi Watch S1 and Xiaomi True Wireless Earphones 3. Xiaomi Watch S1 The Xiaomi Watch S1 is the company’s latest premium smartwatch, featuring...

Xiaomi 12’s kernel source code is now available immediately after launch

The Xiaomi 12 series was launched in China today with an impressive set of specifications. The regular Xiaomi 12 and its "Pro" variant are powered by the Qualcomm’s latest flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, while the more affordable Xiaomi 12X goes with the Snapdragon 870 chipset. If you’re planning to buy one of them...

Download the new MIUI 13 wallpapers for your smartphone

The Xiaomi 12 series has just launched with the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, and with it comes MIUI 13. While MIUI brings a bunch of new features and improvements including some privacy features and a new system font. Not only that though, but there's a set of new wallpapers too. If you’re not...