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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.

The Xiaomi Mi 7 may launch with an OLED Panel and an Always on Display Feature

As we approach the beginning of Mobile World Congress, we are hearing a lot of information about devices that may be unveiled at the event. We discovered that Samsung would be using augmented reality to show off the Galaxy S9 design to MWC attendees, for instance. Another phone that was pegged for launch at MWC...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro Forums Are Now Open for Posting

This week, Xiaomi held a press event in New Delhi, India, where it took the wraps off the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Naturally, they're the successors to last year's Redmi Note 4, and they've changed quite a bit from last year's models. We reported live from the event, where we...

Exclusive: the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S is real and is coming with Android Oreo and a 3400 mAh Battery

Xiaomi smartphones rarely make their way outside of China and India, and that's a shame because of their great value. The Xiaomi Mi A1 is perhaps the best Android One device to date, and the newly announced Redmi Note 5 & Note 5 Pro are already contenders for the best mid-rangers on the market. Xiaomi...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 & Note 5 Pro Are Official, Here’s What to Expect

At an event in New Delhi on Wednesday, Xiaomi launched the successors to 2017's Redmi Note 4: The Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The acclaimed Redmi Note 4 was one of the best-selling smartphones in the mid-range price segment last year, with over 9 million units shipped. Xiaomi is hoping to repeat...

Enable Google Camera HDR+ and EIS on the Xiaomi Mi A1 without Root

The Xiaomi Mi A1 is Xiaomi's first Android One smartphone. It was released in September with a decent list of specifications, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 system-on-chip, 4GBs of RAM paired with 64GBs of storage, a 5.5-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS display, dual 12MP + 12MP (wide angle + telephoto) rear cameras, and a 3080mAh...

How to Enable Camera2 API on the Xiaomi Mi A1 without disabling OTA updates

Multiple Xiaomi devices like the Mi A1 have support for the Camera2 API, but it isn't enabled by default. That's a shame because it means that things like the various Google Camera ports floating around our forums won't work. We've shown how the Google Camera HDR+ mod can greatly enhance the picture quality on Xiaomi...

Xiaomi Deletes Twitter Poll when more people prefer Android One over MIUI

A big draw of the XDA-Developers forums is the availability of custom AOSP-based ROMs such as LineageOS, ResurrectionRemix, ParanoidAndroid, and many, many more. Thus it's no surprise that most of our readers will prefer how stock Android looks over a third-party OEM ROM like MIUI. MIUI is the heavily modified Android version that Xiaomi releases...

FrancoKernel Now Available for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

XDA Recognized Developer franciscofranco might have gotten his start making kernels for Nexus devices, but lately, he's branched out to a number of brands, including Xiaomi. This week, he released a custom version of FrancoKernel for the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4. Because it's is a brand new kernel branch, it's being released as "revision 1" (r1) -- the number...

Xiaomi Redmi 5 or Redmi Note 5 Might Launch in India in February

When smartphone companies send out press invites to publications, there are two ways they typically go about it: They spill the beans about which device they're announcing, or they keep things as cryptic as possible. Xiaomi has done the latter with its recent press invite, but based on the teaser image, we're speculating that the company is...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Starts Receiving MIUI 9.2 Update Based on Android Marshmallow

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 is one of Xiaomi's most popular budget phones. It was released in 2016 with powerful specifications including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 system-on-chip, and it received a huge amount of support from developers in the form of custom ROMs. It shipped with MIUI 7 on top of Android 5.1 Lollipop, and...

Xiaomi Firmware Updater is a Tool that Creates Flashable ZIPs of MIUI ROMs

Despite the fact that Xiaomi releases a lot of devices every year, the company is really consistent about pushing out new versions of MIUI, its custom Android skin, to older smartphones. It shows how committed it is to its ROM, but it's had the unintended side effect of discouraging some developers in the community from...

Xiaomi Redmi 5 model with 4GB RAM is now available

Xiaomi announced the Redmi 5, the successor to last year's Redmi 4, in December 2017. It isn't a radical departure from its predecessor, but features a new edge-to-edge design and a number of under-the-hood improvements. Xiaomi initially offered the Redmi 5 in two configurations, one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage and another with...