POCO X2 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 11 Update confirmed]

POCO launched the POCO X2 smartphone in India last week running MIUI 11.0 Global Stable on top of Android 10. POCO X2 is the rebranded version of Redmi K30 4G which was launched in China back in December. Continue reading “POCO X2 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 11 Update confirmed]”

POCO X2 users not able to unlock Bootloader, Here’s Why

POCO made a comeback in the Indian market as an independent brand and introduced 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 users not able to unlock Bootloader, Here’s Why”

MIUI Security App update brings Dark Mode — Here’s how to get it

MIUI Security App v4.2.2 on POCO X2

Xiaomi introduced system-wide Dark mode in MIUI last year, the dark mode brought the dark theme to many system apps such as Phone, Contacts, Messaging, Gallery, Calculator, Notes, Screen Recorder, and Updater. Xiaomi added the dark mode to remaining apps such as Mi File Explorer and App Vault with updates but MIUI security app was one such app that didn’t receive dark mode yet. Continue reading “MIUI Security App update brings Dark Mode — Here’s how to get it”

POCO X2 Matrix Purple Photo Gallery

POCO earlier this month launched the POCO X2, its first mid-range smartphone in the new X series in India. We already brought you the unboxing of Atlantis Blue variant and now, we have the POCO X2 Indian retail variant in Matrix Purple color, check out the unboxing and photo gallery of the device. Continue reading “POCO X2 Matrix Purple Photo Gallery”

POCO X2 Review: Value for money POCO phone that was worth the wait

POCO F1, the first phone under the POCO brand was launched back in August 2018. Earlier this month the company, which became an independent brand launched the POCO X2 smartphone in India last week. This was actually launched in China as Redmi K30 4G back in December last year and is not the successor of the POCO F1. The specifications look great on paper for the price. Let us dive into the review to find out what the device has to offer. Continue reading “POCO X2 Review: Value for money POCO phone that was worth the wait”

Get Android 10 on POCO F1 with Nitrogen OS

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1 smartphone in India back in August 2018 running MIUI 9.6 Global Stable on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo) and later updated it to Android 9.0 in December 2018. The device recently received Android 10 update. POCO F1 (beryllium) has one of the most active developer community and as a result, we have plenty of Android 10-based custom ROMs for the device. Continue reading “Get Android 10 on POCO F1 with Nitrogen OS”

POCO X2 Unboxing and First Impressions

POCO today launched the POCO X2, the company’s second smartphone and its first mid-range smartphone in the new X series in India today. Here we the first impressions of the smartphone and also the unboxing video from our FoneArena Tamil channel. Continue reading “POCO X2 Unboxing and First Impressions”

POCO X2 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 730G, 64MP quad rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 15999

POCO just launched the POCO X2, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone as it had promised. This is a rebranded version of the Redmi K30 4G which was launched in China back in December last year. It packs a 6.67-inch Full HD+ “Reality Flow” 120Hz LCD screen with 4.38mm, dual-punch-hole screen with 91% screen-to-body ratio, thanks to 4.25mm ultra-narrow bottom frame, is powered by Snapdragon 730G with up to 8GB of RAM, has  liquid cooling, and runs Android 10 with MIUI 11 on top. Continue reading “POCO X2 with 6.67-inch FHD+ 120Hz display, Snapdragon 730G, 64MP quad rear cameras launched in India starting at Rs. 15999”

POCO F1 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 10 update starts rolling out widely]

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1 smartphone in India back in August 2018 running MIUI 9.6 Global Stable on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo). Xiaomi doesn’t follow any fixed update frequency for the MIUI Global Stable ROM but on average, the Global Stable ROM is updated once in 20-40 days. Continue reading “POCO F1 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: Android 10 update starts rolling out widely]”

POCO X2 with 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, liquid cooling launching in India on February 4 on Flipkart [Update: 120Hz refresh rate confirmed]

A new teaser on Flipkart has confirmed 120Hz refresh rate for the phone. The teaser also confirms side-mounted fingerprint scanner. We can expect more details in the coming days.

Continue reading “POCO X2 with 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor, liquid cooling launching in India on February 4 on Flipkart [Update: 120Hz refresh rate confirmed]”

POCO India teaser hints at POCO X2, confirms new phone will be launched in February

Update: In a new interview POCO India GM C Manmohan has confirmed that POCO launch its next product in the Indian market next month.

Continue reading “POCO India teaser hints at POCO X2, confirms new phone will be launched in February”

Get Android 10 on POCO F1 with Havoc OS

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1 smartphone in India back in August 2018 running MIUI 9.6 Global Stable on top of Android 8.1 (Oreo) and later updated it to Android 9.0 in December 2018. The device runs MIUI 11 based on Android 9.0 as of now. Continue reading “Get Android 10 on POCO F1 with Havoc OS”

POCO will make a comeback as independent brand in India

POCO is the brand that remained in news for the entire 2019 without launching any smartphones, POCO fans kept asking company and company officials about POCO F1 successor. Built on ‘Everything you need. Nothing you don’t.’ mantra, POCO F1 was a hit amongst gamers and power users. Last month, POCOPHONE Global head Alvin tweeted that the users will hear more from POCO in 2020, but later removed the tweet. There have been a lot of speculations going around POCO as a sub-brand for the last few months. Continue reading “POCO will make a comeback as independent brand in India”

Xiaomi releases Android 10 based Kernel Source Codes for Mi A3, Mi A2, POCO F1 and Mi 8 Series

Xiaomi launched the very first device under Android One program in collaboration with Google back in September 2017, the Android One program guarantees a couple of Android version updates with regular security patch updates. Xiaomi has been releasing a new Android One device with a focus on cameras and design every year since 2017, and as a result, we have Mi A1, Mi A2, and Mi A3 under Android One program from Xiaomi. Continue reading “Xiaomi releases Android 10 based Kernel Source Codes for Mi A3, Mi A2, POCO F1 and Mi 8 Series”

Different MIUI Global versions explained

A couple of years back, we did a post on different versions of MIUI but a lot has changed since then. Xiaomi has been focusing on localizing the MIUI experience for different countries for the last few years and last year, the company decided to discontinue MIUI Global Beta ROM. There has been a lot of confusion amongst users regarding the MIUI 11 update roll-out status for different devices in the last couple of months, so in this post, let’s discuss different versions and stages of MIUI Global ROM. Continue reading “Different MIUI Global versions explained”