Xiaomi shows off 100W Super Charge Turbo fast charging that can charge a phone fully in 17 minutes

There are a lot of companies that use their own fast charging techniques, but Xiaomi has been sticking to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology on its phones. Now the company’s co-founder Bin Lin has posted a video on weibo that shows the company’s own 100W Super Charge Turbo fast charging technology.

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MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM brings Dark Mode [Update: Rolling out with MIUI 9.3.25 beta]

Update 2 – March 26, 2019: Dark Mode is now available for Redmi Note 5 Pro and POCO F1 with the latest MIUI 9.3.25 update. There is an option in the Display settings to enable Dark mode.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9.0 Pie MIUI beta update starts rolling out, brings system-wide dark mode and Game Turbo

Xiaomi launched its first dual-camera phone Redmi Note 5 Pro in India last year running MIUI 9.2 on top of Android 7.1 (Nougat) and later updated it to MIUI 9.5 based on Android 8.1 (Oreo) back in June 2018. MIUI 9.5 also brought some new features such as gesture support, Dual 4G VoLTE and more to Redmi Note 5 Pro. Later in September 2018, the company rolled out MIUI 10 update for the smartphone and last month it started recruiting Beta testers for testing Android Pie based MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM for various devices including Redmi Note 6 Pro, Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6 Pro, and Redmi Y2. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 9.0 Pie MIUI beta update starts rolling out, brings system-wide dark mode and Game Turbo”

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”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro gets Android 9.0 Pie-based MIUI Global Beta ROM [Download Link]

Update – March 22, 2019: Xiaomi has released MIUI10 v9.3.21 Global Beta update that also brings Android Pie. You can download the recovery ROM here and flash using updater method. Stable update is expected soon. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro gets Android 9.0 Pie-based MIUI Global Beta ROM [Download Link]”

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro Android Pie beta update with Dual VoLTE starts rolling out [Download Link]

Update – March 22, 2019: Xiaomi has released MIUI10 v9.3.21 Global Beta update that also brings Android Pie and Dual 4G VoLTE support. You can download the  recovery ROM here and flash using updater method. Stable update is expected soon.

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Xiaomi’s upcoming Android One smartphones said to feature in-display fingerprint sensor, 32MP front camera

It has been close to eight months since the Mi A2, Xiaomi’s second Android One smartphone was launched. Earlier this year a report from XDA said that the company is working on its successor code-named orchid_sprout. Now a new report says that the company is working on two Android One phones codenamed ‘bamboo_sprout’ and ‘cosmos_sprout’ along with another phone codenamed ‘pyxis’ which should be the Chinese version of one of these phones.

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Xiaomi integrates Google Lens into MIUI Camera App

Google, at I/O 2017 unveiled Google Lens with the ability to identify objects and, and at I/O 2018 it announced that Lens will be available directly in the camera app on supported devices from various OEMs including LG, Motorola, Xiaomi, HMD/Nokia and OnePlus. Continue reading “Xiaomi integrates Google Lens into MIUI Camera App”

Xiaomi Mi Sports Shoes 2 Photo Gallery

Xiaomi launched the Mi Men’s Sports Shoes 2 in India under Mi Crowdfunding last month, and the company started shipping the shoes a few days ago. As per the company, these are created using Uni-Moulding process, are Shock-absorbent, have anti-slip design and are durable for machine wash. Check out the photo gallery of the Dark Grey version. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Sports Shoes 2 Photo Gallery”

Xiaomi releases kernel source for Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Go

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Go it’s the first Android Go smartphone in India at an event this week. It packs a 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 425 SoC with 1GB of RAM, and runs on Android Oreo (Go edition). Last month, it launched the Redmi Note 7 in the country,  which was launched with a different camera sensor in China earlier in January. Redmi Note 7 Indian variant and Redmi Note 7 Chinese variant share the same codename ‘lavender’. Continue reading “Xiaomi releases kernel source for Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Go”

Xiaomi posts 52.6% YoY increase in revenue in FY 2018, smartphone revenue up 41.3% YoY

Xiaomi has reported its earning for the fourth quarter (Q4 2018) and the whole financial year of 2018 that ended December 31, 2018. It reported revenue of 174.9 billion yuan (US$ 26.05 billion) for FY 2018, an increase of 52.6% compared to FY 2017, among which international revenue grew 118.1% year-on-year to 70.0 billion yuan, accounting for 40% of its total revenue. Net profit for year 2018 was approximately 13.478 billion yuan. Adjusted net profit (Non-IFRS Measure) was 8.6 billion yuan, up 59.5% YoY. Continue reading “Xiaomi posts 52.6% YoY increase in revenue in FY 2018, smartphone revenue up 41.3% YoY”

Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone launching in India soon – Here are the top features

Xiaomi’s Black Shark announced the Black Shark 2 Gaming Phone yesterday. As expected the company has announced that it will be launching in India soon. It also detailed some additional features and accessories for the phone.

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Xiaomi Redmi Go Android Go Edition smartphone with 5-inch HD display launched in India for Rs. 4499

Xiaomi just launched the Redmi Go, the company’s first Android Go Edition smartphone in India, as it had promised. It was announced earlier this year and packs a 5-inch HD screen, Snapdragon 425 SoC with 1GB of RAM, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, 5-megapixel front camera, 4G LTE with dedicated SIM slots and a 3000mAh battery.

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Xiaomi launches Mi Pay mobile payment solution in India

Xiaomi has officially launched Mi Pay, the company’s latest mobile payment solution in India, after it was introduced back in December last year. Mi Pay is supported by ICICI Bank, has a basic UI and it requires Phone, Contacts and SMS permissions to run. Users have an option to transfer money to UPI address and Bank Account directly.

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming phone with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855, 12GB RAM, Liquid Cooling 3.0 announced

Xiaomi’s Black Shark just announced the Black Shark 2 Gaming Phone, successor of last year’s Black Shark Helo in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with HDR support, 240Hz touch response rate with touch algorithm optimization especially for gaming, is powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC with up to 12GB RAM, liquid cooling 3.0 that Tower-wide global liquid cooling system that uses liquid-cooled plate + liquid-cooled tube that can effectively cover all the heat-generating components to reduce the CPU’s core temperature by up to 14° C, compared to 12° C in the predecessor. Continue reading “Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Gaming phone with 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 855, 12GB RAM, Liquid Cooling 3.0 announced”