Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2) Unboxing and First Impressions

Xiaomi introduced Mi AirDots Pro 2, the successor to premium true wireless earphones Mi AirDots Pro in China back in September along with Mi MIX Alpha. Today Xiaomi has finally launched Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2) in India. The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 offers up to 14 hours of music playback, packs a 14.2 mm dynamic driver unit and support environment noise cancellation, we recently bought a unit from ShareSave which is Xiaomi’s own cross-border e-commerce platform, and here is the unboxing and first impressions of Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2), for the rest of the article we will refer to it as Mi AirDots Pro 2. Continue reading “Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 (Mi AirDots Pro 2) Unboxing and First Impressions”

Xiaomi announces MIUI 12 pilot testing for various devices including Redmi K20 series

Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 12 along with Mi 10 Youth Edition at an event in China last week. The devices have started receiving MIUI China Closed Beta update in China, and the builds have been leaked as a result, we brought you MIUI 12 New Features and First look.

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POCO M2004J11G passes through EEC, could be POCO F2 [Update: M2004J11g appears on TKDN Certification]

[Update: 1 May, 2020]: M2004J11G has been now spotted on TKDN, Indonesia smartphone certification, last month same smartphone appeared on EEC. Recently, official Global account name was changed from POCOPHONE Global to POCO, hinting towards the release of a new product.

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MIUI 12 New Features and First look on Redmi Note 7 Pro (Android 10)

Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 12 along with Mi 10 Youth Edition at an event in China earlier this week. MIUI 12 brings brand-new Animations, Dark Mode 2.0, and focuses on Privacy and security. MIUI 12 shows all sensitive behaviours of an app and comes with improved Xiaomi ’s AI phone assistant with AI calling. Continue reading “MIUI 12 New Features and First look on Redmi Note 7 Pro (Android 10)”

realme announces Android 10-based realme UI Early Access for realme 3 and realme 3i [Update: Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 roll-out started for selected users]

[April 11, 2020]: realme has started rolling out Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 update to realme 3 and realme 3i users in India. The update comes as RMX1827EX_11_C.03 and weighs 2.46 GBs in size. Note that the update is rolled out only for the users who are selected for the early access program.

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Redmi Note 8 Pro finally gets official Pixel Experience support

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 series in India back in October. To recall, Redmi Note 8 Pro was the world’s first smartphone to be powered by the gaming-focused MediaTek Helio G90T SoC. Redmi Note series devices usually have great third-party development support, the company even provided units to a few renowned developers for the development.  Continue reading “Redmi Note 8 Pro finally gets official Pixel Experience support”

Redmi K30 Pro will not be rebranded as POCO F2, POCO TWS earbuds coming soon: POCO GM [Update: TWS in-ear buds confirmed]

[Update]: In a Zoom video chat session conducted on March 30, Manmohan had confirmed that the company is working on TWS earbuds. Today POCO team has put a teaser on twitter saying True wireless in-ears TWS is in works and will be coming to India soon. We can expect these to launch in India in coming weeks. Continue reading “Redmi K30 Pro will not be rebranded as POCO F2, POCO TWS earbuds coming soon: POCO GM [Update: TWS in-ear buds confirmed]”

Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1 Overview and First Impressions on POCO F1

LineageOS is a popular OS amongst custom ROM enthusiasts. LineageOS team recently announced LineageOS 17.1, which uses Android 10 as the base and dropped LineageOS 17.1 for quite a few devices including POCO F1, OnePlus 6, OnePlus 6T and OnePlus 7Pro. We managed to install it on our device and here is the overview and first impression of LineageOS 17.1 on POCO F1. Continue reading “Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1 Overview and First Impressions on POCO F1”

realme releases Android 10 based Kernel Sources for realme 3 Pro and realme 5 Pro

realme has been rolling out Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 to the eligible devices as per the official schedule. realme 3 Pro, realme XT, realme 5 Pro, realme X, realme X2 and realme X2 Pro have already received Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 update so far, the company will update realme 3 and 3i to realme UI 1.0 this month. Continue reading “realme releases Android 10 based Kernel Sources for realme 3 Pro and realme 5 Pro”

Android 10 based LineageOS 17.1 Official now available for several devices including POCO F1

LineageOS, the fork of most popular Custom ROM of its time CyanogenMod, is popular amongst custom ROMs enthusiasts. LineageOS team recently announced LineageOS 17.1 and dropped LineageOS 17.1 build for quite a few popular devices including POCO F1. LineageOS 17.1 uses Android 10 as the base, and the team behind had been working on the project since Android 10 announcement in September 2019 but the Permission Hub feature in AOSP conflicted with the Privacy Guard feature available in LineageOS causing the unforeseen delay and making the development team release LineageOS 17.1 instead of 17.0.

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Xiaomi releases Android 10 based Kernel Sources for Redmi K30 Pro 5G

Xiaomi’s Redmi launched its latest smartphone in the flagship killer K series, Redmi K30 Pro 5G along with Zoom edition in China last week. Redmi K30 Pro 5G is the successor to Redmi K20 Pro which was quite popular and an easy recommendation in its price category in India.

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POCO X2 gets Android 10 based Paranoid Android Alpha build

POCO made a comeback in the Indian market as an independent brand and launched the POCO X2 (codename ‘pheonixin’), its first mid-range smartphone in the new X series in India earlier this month. POCO F1, the very first device from the brand had great development support and as a result, we have tons of custom ROMs and mods available for the device. Continue reading “POCO X2 gets Android 10 based Paranoid Android Alpha build”

Xiaomi phone with Snapdragon 730G, 64MP penta rear cameras passes through FCC, could be Mi Note 10 Lite [Update: BIS certification]

The phone with model number M2002F4LI has received BIS certification recently hinting at India launch.

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realme has already started realme UI 2.0 development, confirms CMO

realme started off as an oppo sub-brand and soon after became an independent brand, but realme kept using oppo’s version of Android – ColorOS. The company later decided to introduce their own UI and finally announced Android 10 based realme UI 1.0 back in December 2019. realme UI brings an array of new features such as dual earphone connection, animated wallpapers, screen-off display, customizable icon shape, new charging animation, realme Share (cross-brand file-sharing technology) and more.

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Redmi K30 Pro to launch in India under POCO, hints MIUI Camera app code

Redmi introduced its latest smartphone in the flagship killer K series, Redmi K30 Pro 5G along with Zoom edition in China earlier this week. Redmi K30 Pro 5G is the successor to Redmi K20 Pro which was quite popular and an easy recommendation in its price category in India. While everyone was waiting to hear about the Redmi K30 Pro India launch from Redmi India team, a new finding from XDA suggests that the smartphone might launch under POCO in India.

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