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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 Mi Note 3 Kernel Sources Now Available

Xiaomi announced the Mi Note 3 just three months ago, and since then, it has been able amass quite the following. No, it doesn't use the trendy new 18:9 display aspect ratio, but its 5.5" 1080p panel is more than enough for some people shopping at that price point. We recently saw the device receive...

Xiaomi’s Market Share Nearly Doubled in Q3 2017, Thanks to Sales in India

The state of the worldwide smartphone market has Samsung as the world's top smartphone manufacturer, followed by Apple and Huawei in second and third position respectively. However, that's not the interesting part of Instant Flash News' latest report for the worldwide smartphone market in Q3 2017, which is based on data from IDC. The report shows...

Get the Xiaomi Mi A1’s Android Oreo Beta Update Without Losing Data

As Xiaomi's first Android One smartphone, the Mi A1 had big shoes to fill. And for the most part, it did a great job. With specifications such as a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 system-on-chip, a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, 4GB of RAM paired, 64GB of storage, dual 12MP rear cameras, a 3080mAh battery, and nearly...

Report: Samsung Galaxy Market Share will drop below 20% in 2018 thanks to Chinese OEMs

With the rise of Chinese based device makers such as OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO, and Huawei (who is now the number one device maker in China), some of the bigger OEMs such as Samsung are starting to see a dip in their global market share. The decreased market share isn't a concern for Samsung yet, as...

Huawei and Xiaomi in Talks with AT&T and Verizon to Carry Phones in 2018

Chinese smartphone makers Huawei and Xiaomi have been pretty selective in the markets they've chosen to focus their attention. So far, Xiaomi's been doing very well in China and India, whereas Huawei has been seeing great success in Europe and China. But both are reportedly turning their attention to a new frontier: The United States....

Android Oreo Beta Rolling Out to Xiaomi Mi A1 Beta Testers

The Xiaomi Mi A1 launched in September as the manufacturer's first Android One smartphone, and it almost single-handedly revitalized interest in Google's entry-level hardware platform. That's because of specifications that include the Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 system-on-chip, 4GB of RAM paired with 64GB of storage, a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display, and 12MP+12MP dual rear cameras....

Xiaomi to Focus on Offline Sales to Increase its Business in India

Xiaomi entered the Indian smartphone market in July 2014. Since then, the Chinese OEM has seen years of incredible growth. Although there have been some hiccups along the way, Xiaomi is now either the first or second largest smartphone manufacturer in India, depending on who you ask. That's no small feat by itself, as Xiaomi...

MIUI 9 Global Developer ROM v7.12.8 Brings Notifications in Line with Stock Android

Notifications in MIUI have always been a pain point. Even though other Android devices have had a single finger swipe gesture to expand notifications back in Android Jelly Bean, users would have to swipe with two fingers to expand notifications in MIUI. The problems don't stop there, though. Android Nougat brought inline replies to notifications and...

MIUI 9 Global Stable Update Rolling-out to the Xiaomi Mi Max and Mi Max Prime

The Xiaomi Mi Max was a big-screen smartphone launched by Xiaomi in May 2016. It had a humongous 6.44-inch Full HD (1920x1080) display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 system-on-chip, 3GB of RAM with 32GBs of internal storage, a 16MP rear camera, a 5MP front camera, and was powered by an enormous 4850mAh battery. The phone was originally...

Semi-Functional LineageOS 14.1 Released for the Xiaomi Mi A1 Despite Lack of Kernel Sources

Here at XDA, we love custom ROMs, the whole reason why some of us are such huge fans of Android is because of the openness of the platform and the feats of ingenuity many developers on our forums have accomplished. The openness of the platform is thanks to core parts of Android being open source...

DxOMark Reviews the Xiaomi Mi Note 3, Shows Impressive Still Image Performance

When people discuss Xiaomi smartphones they don't typically talk about how great the camera is. Granted, a lot of devices that Xiaomi sells are for the low-end and mid-range segment and a great camera isn't something that is usually expected in that price range. Still, they have a couple of high-end devices and just launched...

Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus Sport 18:9 Displays, Start at $120 in China

After weeks of leaks and sneak previews, Xiaomi on Wednesday finally took the wraps off its latest budget smartphones in China: The Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus. They're the successors to last year’s Redmi 4 and Redmi 4X, and they pack a few major improvements over predecessor while retaining their budget-friendly appeal. The phones are...