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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 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:...

Google is Still Working to Increase the Speed in Which OEMs Roll Out Security Updates

Many Android owners within the enthusiast community have simply given up on big OEMs rolling out monthly security updates. Granted, Samsung has promised in the past that they will be rolling out monthly security updates. LG promised the same when they launched their monthly security update bulletin as well. Sadly, smartphone OEMs aren't in control...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 XDA Review: All Geared Up for Another Year of Success

India is a crucial part of Xiaomi’s international market. Here, their flagships have not had much success. On the other hand, the company continues to see its popularity rise with well-priced and high-value budget and low-end offerings. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 SoC was Xiaomi’s best selling phone in India and the country's...

Report: Xiaomi to Add Even More Devices to Their Portfolio in 2017

A couple of years ago, Hugo Barra was working at Xiaomi and he spoke about what he believed the company's secret sauce was. Mr. Barra said that the company was able to keep the prices of their smartphones as low as they were due to two main factors: One was a small portfolio of devices...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 XDA Performance and Battery Life Review (Compared to Redmi Note 3)

Xiaomi started off 2017 in India with the release of the next iteration of their most successful device in the country. The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 is the successor of last year's Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, which was applauded for its performance and battery life, bringing in the best value package in its product category. With...

Xiaomi Starts Rolling Out MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM For Supported Devices

Yesterday, Xiaomi announced on its official MIUI forum that the MIUI 8.2 Global Stable ROM has started rolling out for supported Xiaomi devices. Unlike developer or beta ROMs, the Global Stable ROM will automatically be rolled out to every supported device in the coming days via an over-the-air update. In the first batch, the MIUI 8.2 ROM...

Report: Xiaomi to Release its Own ‘Pinecone’ SoC Within the next Month

It is no secret that the Chinese smartphone market has started to stagnate in terms of growth. Slowing demand, increasing costs, and relentless competition makes it all the more difficult for Chinese domestic OEMs to survive with razor thin profit margins. Xiaomi's story resonates with this general trend. The company was leading China in smartphones sold...

Hugo Barra to Depart Xiaomi, Return to Silicon Valley

Hugo Barra, Vice President of Xiaomi's International division, announced in a Facebook post that he was moving on from Xiaomi and heading back to Silicon Valley "to embark on future adventures." Before his work at Xiaomi, Mr. Barra began his own voice recognition company with fellow graduates from MIT. It was soon acquired, and he eventually found...