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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 Sold Over 10 Million Phones in September 2017

Xiaomi, among other OEMs, experienced a period of lower sales volume during Q1 2017 in China. The same growth pattern wasn't seen in India in the last year, though, as the company is smashing sales records with the release of the Redmi Note 4 and partnering with Google for the creation of the Xiaomi Mi A1. They've been on...

Third Batch of MIUI 9 Global and China Beta ROMs Released for Remaining Xiaomi Devices

Back in July, Xiaomi officially announced the latest version of its custom skin, MIUI 9, along with the Mi 5X, the first smartphone to come running this new software out-of-the-box. The company has already released a full list of devices that will be getting the jump to MIUI 9. While the stable release of MIUI 9...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 (Snapdragon) Receives Unofficial Android Oreo Port

Google finally released Android Oreo a couple of weeks back, and with it came the official source code release in AOSP as well. This means that developers around the world can start building Android's latest update for a device they own. We've been highlighting these unofficial builds lately and now we have a new one...

Xiaomi Joins the Android One Program in India with the new Xiaomi Mi A1

Earlier today at a launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi announced that they will be joining the Android One program with the launch of the Xiaomi Mi A1. While the phone was only announced today and has seen surprisingly few leaks, Xiaomi has managed to ensure a short gap between the announcement and the release, with the...

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 to be Officially Unveiled on September 11th

Many remember the radical design changes that Sharp introduced with their Aquos devices, but they weren't something that really made people pay attention to. This could have been from a lack of marketing, availability, the brand itself, or something else. However, Xiaomi was able to turn a lot of heads with their announcement the Mi...

MiHome Launcher With New Grid Size Option Ported to Other Xiaomi Devices

MiHome launcher has been ported by XDA-member Dadovvv, who has spent hours working to take the it from the Xiaomi Mi Max and make it available for other Xiaomi phones running on MIUI, Android 7.0. You will need root access and a root enabled file manager such as MiXplorer to download and install the modded application,...

Android Oreo ROM Available for the Xiaomi Mi 3 and Mi 4 (Cancro)

It's been a big week for Android enthusiasts. Not only did we see the official launch of the Galaxy Note 8, but Google jumped out ahead of Samsung to announce the next version of Android. Even after all of the teasing that has happened over the years, the new version turned out to be Android...

Xiaomi Allegedly Working with Google on the Next Android One Device

Google's Android One project was launched with much fanfare in India in 2014. The project promised to bring the stock Android experience to the budget market in the form of super affordable smartphones that could still be smart and remain affordable to the masses in developing countries. But not unlike several other Google products, the...

MIUI 9 Beta China ROM Download Links Available for Xiaomi Devices

Xiaomi recently started an alpha and beta test for MIUI 9 with a number of their smartphones. Just yesterday, XDA Senior Member Psy_Man finished gathering up a list of download links for the first batch of devices. This includes the Mi Mix, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 5c, Mi Max 2,...

Get Ambient Display Gestures for any Redmi Note 4 AOSP/LOS-based ROM

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, while an affordable device, uses its own flavor of Android called MIUI. Despite providing various features not found in other OEM ROMs (which some may argue are bloatware), one feature that the hardware supports but MIUI has lacked is ambient display. This feature shows you your notifications and the time...

Researchers Find Multiple Security Flaws in MIUI

Google works to keep the AOSP as secure as possible and does so by working with the community to find and report as many vulnerabilities as possible. While this secures Android at the base level, various smartphone OEMs choose to change the code so they can add in some software features to their OEM ROM....

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM Update Timeline Revealed

Xiaomi previewed MIUI 9 when they first unveiled the Mi 5X back in July of this year. The company is adding some interesting changes to its OEM ROM such as lockscreen shortcuts, split screen functionality, and a ton of system optimizations. They launched the new software update just a couple of days later and then...