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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 12.5 Closed Beta for Xiaomi and Redmi devices [Update: May 14 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. The first batch of devices to receive the MIUI 12 stable update...

Xiaomi may be bringing back its popular Redmi Note 8

It’s been nearly two years since the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 series hit the scene, and even with a new Note 10 series out on the market, the company is reportedly looking to re-release the Note 8 this year. A Xiaomi phone with model number M1908C3JGG has appeared at the FCC. Leaker Kacper Skrzypek on Twitter...

Xiaomi’s Mi 11X and Mi 11X Pro push OnePlus into a tough spot

Xiaomi recently launched the Mi 11X and the Mi 11X Pro in India. These two flagship killers were initially announced as Redmi K40 and Redmi K40 Pro+ in China and are part of Xiaomi's crusade to conquer India's premium phone market as it has in the lower price segments. The Mi 11X series has the...

Redmi Note 10S launches in India as an affordable Redmi Note 10 Pro sibling

Xiaomi is adding a new member to the Redmi Note 10 family in India. The company just announced the Redmi Note 10S in an online event today. Alongside the smartphone, Xiaomi has also unveiled a new affordable smartwatch in the form of the Redmi Watch. Redmi Note 10S specifications Specification Redmi Note 10S Dimensions and Weight 160.46 x 74.5...

[Update 5: U.S. removes Xiaomi from blacklist] US bans Americans from investing in Xiaomi, citing ties to Chinese military

The U.S. Department of Defense under the outgoing Trump administration has named nine Chinese firms to an investment blacklist, including Chinese phone maker Xiaomi. The list that Xiaomi and eight other firms have been added to is a list of companies that are alleged to be "Communist Chinese military companies" that are operating either directly...

Xiaomi’s PC Mode works well enough that Samsung must include on-device DeX in the Galaxy Z Fold 3

Xiaomi's Mi Mix Fold can be called many things, but "original" cannot be one of them. From the remote control-shaped form factor, to the plastic T-caps that are used to prevent small particles from entering the hinge, to the fact it's named "Fold," there are just way too many resemblances to Samsung's Galaxy Z Fold...

These are the Best Android Phones to buy in May 2021: Galaxy S21 Ultra, OnePlus 9, ROG Phone 5, and more!

Right now is perhaps the best time to buy an Android phone -- all the spring flagship releases have been announced and reviewed, giving you an idea of what each phone brings to the table, and it's not so late in the year that you might as well wait for the fall releases. In 2021,...

Xiaomi may be working on a trio of high-end Android tablets

Xiaomi offers a range of consumer electronics at different price points, but one market they've been largely absent from is tablets. The tablet market is dominated by Apple, and no Android phone maker apart from Samsung even really tries to compete with Apple, especially at the premium level. Based on the evidence we've dug up...

Xiaomi lets you change the boot animation and charging screen in MIUI: Here’s how to do it without root!

While root access was mandatory for high-level customization on Android devices not too long ago, it's not as important these days. There are a bunch of apps on the Play Store that will let you customize almost every aspect of your device without requiring root access, and a couple of OEMs now also offer first-party...

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,...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 10: Everything you need to know about Xiaomi’s new budget lineup

After weeks of leaks and rumors, Xiaomi finally lifted the covers off the highly-anticipated Redmi Note 10 lineup today. As expected, the new budget-friendly lineup includes a bunch of devices, starting with the vanilla Redmi Note 10 and going all the way up to the Redmi Note 10 Pro/Pro Max. The devices bring several major...