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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 Confirms the Mi 2 and Mi 2S (from 2013) Will Receive MIUI 9

Earlier this week, the long awaited announcement of MIUI 9's launch date was officially announced. We've seen various rumors about what Xiaomi will be including in this update, but there hasn't been much official news on the matter. The announcement confirmed that MIUI would be launching on July 26th in China right alongside the Xiaomi...

Xiaomi to Launch MIUI 9 and Mi 5X on 26th July in China

One of the most controversial aspects of smartphones from Xiaomi is the customizations that Xiaomi opts for. Called MIUI, the UX is much more than a skin or a theme, as it functionally and aesthetically modifies a lot of things present in stock Android. Because of its deep changes, many users can sway from loving...

Xiaomi Ships 23.16 Million Smartphones in Q2 2017, Its Highest Ever Quarterly Shipments

In a letter addressing his employees, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has announced that Xiaomi achieved a breakthrough achievement for itself this quarter. The company managed to ship a total of 23.16 Million smartphones in Q2 2017, a 70% increase from the previous quarter. This achievement signifies that Xiaomi is back again on a rapid growth...

Nokia and Xiaomi Announce Business Collaboration and Multi-Year Patent Agreement

Nokia and Xiaomi have announced that they have signed a business collaboration agreement, and a multi-year patent agreement. This includes a cross license to each company's cellular standard essential patents. Press release from Nokia states that Xiaomi has also acquired patent assets from Nokia as part of the transaction, though the sum for this purchase has...

Xiaomi Redmi 4 Mini-Review: A Hundred Dollars of Android Gets You Pretty Far

The Indian smartphone market is comprised of hundreds of players, spread across a large spectrum of budgets. But in a country where the per capita income (income per person in a year) was just ~$1,450 last fiscal year, aiming for the low end of the market with its vast untapped potential becomes crucial for brand...

Mod Enables 1080p/60FPS on the Redmi Note 3 Pro with Root on MIUI 8

It has been discovered that the camera module in the Redmi Note 3 Pro can record 1080p video at 60FPS. For whatever reason, this capability is left out in Xiaomi's stock MIUI software, but a root mod from XDA Senior Member otyg will unlock this feature. The guide lays out everything you need to do and includes...

Opinion: Xiaomi’s Love for the SD625 (and Other Sidegrades) Impacts the Value of its Affordable Smartphones

When I had the opportunity to review the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, I went in with low expectations. After starting my Android journey with a low-end device and struggling to get a better smartphone for a few years, I certainly did not look forward to downgrading from my OnePlus One (considered close to a flagship...

Xiaomi Announces Mi Max 2, Huge, Affordable and Long Lasting (5,300mAh)

Xiaomi has announced its new smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2. The monstrous-sized phone is released exactly one year after the Mi Max, its renowned predecessor. Without any doubts, the Mi Max 2 is one of the most exciting premieres of this year. The newest model of the Chinese supercompany will sport the following specifications: 6.44″ 1080p...

Unofficial Port of TWRP is Available for the Xiaomi Mi 6

Xiaomi has been selling out phones very quickly in their recent Xiaomi Mi 6 flash sales and we can see why. The device is the latest flagship the company has launched, and now it has an unofficial port of TWRP. This port was built by XDA Senior Member ValoXis, and it is a port of TWRP...

Xiaomi Announces its First Offline Retail Mi Home Store in India

Xiaomi has been a breakout smartphone OEM from China and the company has had incredible success in India as of late. The company broke sales records in India with the Redmi Note 3, and they did it again with the launch of the Redmi Note 4 as well. Xiaomi knows that not everyone is buying...

Report: Xiaomi Mi 6 Facing Supply Shortage of Snapdragon 835 chips and Ceramic Shells

Xiaomi launched its latest flagship device, the Xiaomi Mi 6, in China just last month. As has always been the case with Xiaomi's smartphones, the device packs best-in-class hardware at an attractive price point. The device is already on sale in its home country, with a release expected in other markets in the coming months....

Xiaomi CEO Promises Improvements on Product Shortage Issues

Xiaomi's products, especially smartphones, are one of the best value purchases you can make in the budget segments. The Redmi Note series is Xiaomi's best selling smartphone lineup in India, and both the Redmi Note 3 and the Redmi Note 4 earned praises in our reviews. But both the Redmi Note devices had one common drawback:...