MIUI Global Beta update brings Screen Time Feature [Update: Now rolling out with MIUI v9.4.18 beta]

[Update: April 19 – The Screen Time feature is now rolling out with new MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM v9.4.18] Continue reading “MIUI Global Beta update brings Screen Time Feature [Update: Now rolling out with MIUI v9.4.18 beta]”

Researcher finds MIUI lock screen authentication vulnerability leading to sensitive information disclosure [Update: Fixed in latest update]

Update: An update (V7-G-190411) for the app pushed through Google Play   has fixed the issue. Changelog says “Made the app more secure by restricting complete browsing from Glance”. Continue reading “Researcher finds MIUI lock screen authentication vulnerability leading to sensitive information disclosure [Update: Fixed in latest update]”

Xiaomi introduces new MIUI charging animation

Xiaomi’s MIUI is amongst the most popular android skins with more than 300 million worldwide users. MIUI is a heavy skin on top of Android, but what sets it apart from other Android skins is its feature richness and customizations. MIUI gets updated biweekly, including closed beta on every Tuesday and public beta on every Friday. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces new MIUI charging animation”

POCO F1 finally gets Widevine L1 support via OTA beta update [Update: Netflix HD playback coming soon]

Update: POCO has finally confirmed that Netflix HD content playback will be available soon, as it has announced in the latest feedback post that it has some progress with Netflix. Hope we can expect an update soon to enable it soon. The company is yet to roll out stable update to add widevine L1 and 4K 60 fps support.

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Xiaomi introduces Game Turbo in MIUI for POCO F1

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched POCO F1 running on Android with a skin on top, called MIUI For POCO. The smartphone has been in news since the launch for good reasons except for a  few issues, but the company has been very responsive towards addressing the issues and kept updating it with new features as per user feedback. Continue reading “Xiaomi introduces Game Turbo in MIUI for POCO F1”

POCO F1 6GB+128GB version gets Rs. 2000 price cut in India from March 25 to 28, available for Rs. 20999

Xiaomi’s POCO has announced that POCO F1 6GB+128GB version will receive a price cut of Rs. 2000 and Rs. 20,999 from 25th March to 28th March. The company says that it has received overwhelmingly positive response that POCO F1 has received in merely six months upon its launch in August 2018 that calls for this price cut. Continue reading “POCO F1 6GB+128GB version gets Rs. 2000 price cut in India from March 25 to 28, available for Rs. 20999”

POCO F1 MIUI 10.2.3.0 stable update starts rolling out [Download Link]

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched POCO F1 running on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with a skin on top, called MIUI For POCO. The smartphone has been in news since the launch for good reasons except for a  few issues, but the company has been very responsive towards addressing the issues and kept device updated as well. The device received MIUI 10 Global Stable update back in November which was based on Android Oreo but later in December, Xiaomi rolled out Android Pie based MIUI 10 Stable update for the smartphone. Continue reading “POCO F1 MIUI 10.2.3.0 stable update starts rolling out [Download Link]”

POCO F1 MIUI 10.2.2.0 stable update with 960fps slo-mo recording, enhanced low-light mode starts rolling out [Download Link]

POCO today rolled out new MIUI 10 v10.2.2.0 stable update for all the users brings new camera features including 960fps slow-motion video recording in addition to 120fps and 240fps, as well as enhanced low-light mode in the camera settings for improved low-light performance. This takes 8 photos at different exposures and merges them into one brighter, higher-quality shot. The company started testing these features last month in beta.

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POCO F1 Armored Edition with 6GB RAM, 128GB storage launched in India for Rs. 23999

Xiaomi’s POCO launched the F1 smartphone in India in four versions, including a Kevlar Armored Edition with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage, now it has launched a new 6GB RAM with 128GB storage Armored Edition of the smartphone in the country. The Armored Edition that uses Kevlar aramid fibre for a premium look and feel.

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POCO F1 MIUI 10.1 Android 9.0 Pie stable update starts rolling out [Download Link]

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched POCO F1 running on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with a skin on top, called MIUI For POCO. At the event, the company promised to roll out Android 9.0 Pie in Q4. After testing Android 9.0 Pie with MIUI Beta testers, the company today started rolling out stable update for the phone, as it has promised. Continue reading “POCO F1 MIUI 10.1 Android 9.0 Pie stable update starts rolling out [Download Link]”

POCO F1 gets a permanent price cut in India, now starts at Rs. 19999

Xiaomi’s POCO launched the  F1, the company’s first smartphone in India back in August starting at Rs. 20,999. After offering discounts during sales, Xiaomi has announced Rs. 1000 permanent price cut for the smartphone in the country to celebrate 700,000 unit sales globally. The base variant now starts at Rs. 19,999. The POCO F1 is available from both Flipkart and Mi.com at new rates.

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POCO F1 Android 9.0 Pie Global Public Beta update rolling out [Download Link]

Update – December 10, 2018 – After Global Open Beta ROM, POCO has released new 8.12.7 Global Public Beta update for the phone. You can download the recovery ROM here and flash using updater method.

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POCO F1 beta update brings 960fps slo-mo recording, super low-light mode

POCO today rolled out new MIUI 10 8.12.4 beta update for testers that brings new camera features including 960fps slow-motion video recording in addition to 120fps and 240fps, however the company is yet to bring 4K 60fps support, which was promised couple of months back.

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POCO F1 Rosso Red Edition Photo Gallery

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the F1 smartphone back in August in Graphite Black, Steel Blue and Armored Edition with Kevlar back, and it launched the  Rosso Red Edition of the smartphone last month. Here we have the photo gallery of the smartphone. The Red edition has a smooth polycarbonate body. Continue reading “POCO F1 Rosso Red Edition Photo Gallery”