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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 partners with Smartbox to deliver purchases to digital lockers in Delhi-NCR

2017 had been an eventful year for Xiaomi in India. The smartphone manufacturer managed to tie with Samsung to claim the number 1 spot in the Indian smartphone market. A big reason behind the growth was Xiaomi’s rapid expansion into offline retail in India. Xiaomi partnered up with a lot of large format retailers like...

Xiaomi Plans to Expand its Offline Store Network in India

Xiaomi's expansion into offline retail in India was one of the phone maker's boldest moves in 2017 -- previously, it sold its phones exclusively online. The strategy was a success to some extent, but was also an impediment to growth. Rival China-based smartphone vendors such as Oppo, Vivo, and Samsung dominated the offline retail market,...

MIUI 9.2 Global Stable ROM Brings Mi Drop, Mi Video, and Other New Apps to Xiaomi Phones

Xiaomi, the China-based company that's among the world's biggest smartphone brands, announced the newest version of its in-house Android skin, MIUI 9, in November 2017. Since then, it's rolled out to folks enrolled in the MIUI Global Beta, but some in the stable channel were kept waiting. That changed this week, though, with the debut of...

Official LineageOS 14.1 for the Xiaomi Redmi 3S/3X and Sony Xperia Z5 Now Available

Some custom ROM enthusiasts who prefer LineageOS would rather receive an official build than flash an unofficial one. Lucky for owners of the Xiaomi Redmi 3S, Redmi 3X, and the Sony Xperia Z5, official LineageOS 14.1 builds are available right now. LineageOS is nearly bug-free on the Sony Xperia Z5, and mostly working on the Xiaomi Redmi 3S...

Customize the Status Bar on Xiaomi Phones Running MIUI with MIUI Status Bar Pro [Root]

With the exception of the Xiaomi Mi A1, all Xiaomi phones run the smartphone maker's in-house MIUI Android skin. It was released in 2010, and it's gone on to become not only a differentiating feature for Xiaomi devices, but one of the most popular custom UIs on Android. Although it has had its share of issues, MIUI is...

[Update: Still Not Available] Xiaomi Still Hasn’t Released Kernel Sources for the Mi A1

Xiaomi has had a long-standing issue with kernel sources. The Linux kernel's GPLv2 license requires kernel sources to be released in a timely manner, as we have explained many times at XDA. This is precisely where Xiaomi has fallen short in the past, as the Chinese OEM has either failed to release kernel sources at...

Xiaomi May Launch the Snapdragon 845-powered Mi 7 at MWC 2018

Last year, Qualcomm announced its next-generation flagship system-on-chip, the Snapdragon 845. It's is expected to ship in a number of 2018 flagship Android devices, and a Xiaomi phone might beat others to the punch: CEO Lei Jun recently announced that the Xiaomi Mi 7 would sport Qualcomm's new chip. Mr. Jun didn't reveal details about the...

Get the Latest Nightly Android Oreo/MIUI Builds for the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2

Xiaomi is going full steam ahead with the latest update to its custom Android skin, MIUI 9, and it's planning to roll it out to dozens of devices. Owners of the Mi Mix 2 will be happy to hear that theirs is one of the lucky phones on the list, but as of right now, the...

How to Change the DPI on Xiaomi Phones Running MIUI 9 Without Root

Being able to adjust the DPI of an Android smartphone or tablet is one of the most useful modifications you can make. It's become so popular, in fact, that Google added a native way to adjust the DPI in Android using a sliding scale -- a "minimum width" option in Android's Developer Options menu that...

These Xiaomi Devices are Slated to Receive the MIUI 9 Update

Smartphone manufacturers handle Android updates differently, either shipping stock (or near-stock) versions of Android on their devices or choosing to build custom ROMs on top of AOSP Android. Xiaomi does the latter, and its flavor of Android, MIUI, just hit version 9. There's been MIUI 9 news from Xiaomi in the recent past, but this, the...

Report: Samsung India to Develop New Online Smartphone Series to Compete with Xiaomi in Smartphone Sales

Samsung has retained its number one position in the Indian smartphone market without much trouble. But China-based smartphone vendors in India, led by Xiaomi, have threatened the company's dominance. Xiaomi entered the Indian smartphone market in July 2014, and has experienced incredible success in the country. Its market share has grown exponentially -- it tied with...

Android Oreo-based MIUI 9 Global Beta 8.1.11 Released for the Xiaomi Mi 6

The Xiaomi Mi 6 was Xiaomi's flagship smartphone for the first half of 2017. Although it was never released in India, the Mi 6 distinguished itself with a premium list of specifications, which included a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-chip, 6GB of RAM with 64/128GB of storage, a 5.1-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS display, a dual...