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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.

Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM leaked for Indian Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Launched in mid-February, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro is one of the most popular new devices in India. The device launched in India with MIUI 9 based on Android 7.1 Nougat, but it later launched in China with MIUI 9 based on Android Oreo (Android 8.1 in particular). The China stable ROM can be...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X, Xiaomi Mi Max, and more receiving MIUI 9.5 Global Stable ROM

In November, Xiaomi launched the global version of MIUI 9. The update began rolling out to the first batch of phones in the same month, starting with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Then, in January, the company started rolling-out the MIUI 9.2 Global Stable update to supported devices, including the Redmi Note 3. Five months after...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro receives unofficial LineageOS 14.1 with nearly everything working

Xiaomi's Redmi Note series is one of the company's most popular. With India being a focus for Xiaomi as of late, the Chinese OEM decided to launch the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro in India last month. We were at the launch event and went hands-on with both devices. Since then they...

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android Oreo Kernel Source Code Released

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is an Android One device that initially launched with Android 7.1 Nougat. The Mi A1 is the first Android One device that has been available to every market worldwide, as opposed to previous generations that were only available in locally based markets. Based on Xiaomi’s Mi 5X, the A1 is a...

Xiaomi Mi 6 is the latest to support Project Treble unofficially

Very few Android device makers have opted to release updates with Project Treble support for older devices. Huawei is one company that has opted to update older devices with Treble support. Essential included Treble support in the Android 8.1 Oreo update for the Essential Phone as well. However, the situation is different when it comes...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Camera Tidbits: Portrait Mode, Multi-Frame Noise Reduction, [email protected] Slow Motion, and more

In recent memory, there isn't a single device that has had more conflicting leaks surrounding it than the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S. We know it's real because Xiaomi confirmed it would be announced on March 27th, but apart from a few key specifications such as the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip, there isn't much official information...

MIUI 9 Global Stable ROM now available for all supported Xiaomi India devices

Xiaomi announced the MIUI 9 China ROM back in July. Then, in November, the company officially announced the global version of MIUI 9. MIUI 9 Global is different from the Chinese version of MIUI 9 as it's intended for international markets and includes Google Play services. The very first phone to receive the MIUI 9 Global...

Xiaomi Redmi 5 launches in India with 18:9 display and Snapdragon 450

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 and the Redmi 5 Plus were launched in China in December. Last month, the Redmi 5 Plus was launched as the Redmi Note 5 alongside the new Note 5 Pro in India. Since the last week, Xiaomi has been teasing the launch of a new "Compact Powerhouse" Redmi smartphone. During an...

The Xiaomi Mi 7 May Embrace the Notch According to New Firmware Files

Immediately after Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 845, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun stated that his company's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 7, will feature the system-on-chip. Since then, we haven't heard any news regarding an official launch date for the Mi 7, but we do know that the company instead plans on unveiling the...

Xiaomi Mi 5 receives Project Treble compatibility unofficially

Project Treble is required to be supported on any phone launching with Android 8.0 Oreo and above. However, devices that shipped with older versions of Android are not required to be updated with Project Treble support. This means that older devices that are not updated with Project Treble support cannot make any use of the...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro and Mi Mix receive iPhone X-style gestures in latest MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM

The advent of 18:9 "full-screen" displays has meant that capacitive buttons have been replaced by on-screen buttons.  For example, a 6-inch 18:9 display has more screen area than a 5.5-inch 16:9 display because of its increased height (as the width remains the same). However, the presence of onscreen buttons in phones with 18:9 displays means that...

Unofficial TWRP now available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro

Xiaomi recently launched the company's Redmi Note 5 series in India and they're days away from bringing the new Redmi Note 5 Pro to their home country of China. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 (also known as the Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus) already received an official build of TWRP. Those who chose to pick up the...