Xiaomi Mi 5 MIUI 10 Stable OTA update starts rolling out

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Xiaomi launched the Mi 5 smartphone back in 2016 running MIUI 7 based on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), earlier this year it got the Android 8.0 Oreo-based MIUI 9.5 update as well as new features. After the Redmi Y2 and Redmi Note 5 Pro, the Mi 5 users have received the stable MIUI 10 OTA update from today. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 5 MIUI 10 Stable OTA update starts rolling out”

Xiaomi Mi A2 Red Edition launched in India

Xiaomi has launched the Red edition of the Mi A2 that joins the Black, Gold and Blue variants that were launched last month. This comes months after the introduction of the Red Edition of the Mi 6X smartphone in China. The Red version has a black bezel on the front, unlike the Blue and Golden color variants which have a white bezel. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A2 Red Edition launched in India”

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro with pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor announced

Xiaomi, along with the Mi 8 Lite also introduced the Mi 8 Pro with a pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor. This only activates the unlocking process once you place your finger on the screen, which is faster and more power-efficient and is 29% faster compared to the in-display fingerprint sensor on the Mi 8. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro with pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor announced”

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite with 6.26-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras announced

Xiaomi just announced Mi 8 Lite (Youth Edition), a cheaper version of the Mi 8 in China, as expected. It has a 6.26-inch FHD+ display with a notch, is powered by Snapdragon 660 AIE with up to 6GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI top, has a 12-megapixel rear cameras with f/1.9 aperture with AI scene recognition to recognize 238 scenes, along with a 5-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots. It features a 24-megapixel front camera with AI beautify features. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite with 6.26-inch Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, AI dual rear cameras announced”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro with 6.26-inch 19:9 FHD+ display, dual front and rear cameras, 4000mAh battery listed online ahead of announcement

After the live images and video, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro has been listed online for sale. We already know specifications of the phone, which revealed it as a minor upgrade compared to the Redmi Note 5 Pro. Major change is the 6.28-inch screen with a notch and 19:9 aspect ratio and dual front cameras.

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Xiaomi India to launch 5 new products for Smarter Living on September 27

Update 2: Xiaomi has released another teaser confirming the Mi Air Purifier, TV, Mi Band 3, security camera and also reveals that the fifth product will be Xiaomi 90FUN Suitcase. Continue reading “Xiaomi India to launch 5 new products for Smarter Living on September 27”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro with 6.26-inch 19:9 FHD+ display, Snapdragon 636, dual front and rear cameras surfaces in live images, video

Xiaomi announced the Redmi 6 Pro back in June, and it was launched in India earlier this month. Now the Redmi Note 6 Pro, a bigger version has surfaced in video. This reveals a 6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch, Snapdragon 636 SoC with up to 4GB of RAM, Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI on top, a 12-megapixel rear camera with flash along with a secondary 5-megapixel camera for AI portraits and AI scene detection as well as 20-megapixel front camera along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera.

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Xiaomi Mi A2 goes on open sale in India in a month after launch

Xiaomi launched the Mi A2, its second-generation Android One smartphone in India last month. Today the company has announced that the phone is now available via open sale through mi.com and Amazon.in in a month. Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO started selling the F1 smartphone in India starting today. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A2 goes on open sale in India in a month after launch”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 10 Stable OTA update finally starts rolling out in India [Download link]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone earlier this year running MIUI 9.2 based on Android 7.1 (Nougat), later it got the stable MIUI 9.5 in June based on Android Oreo as well as new features such as gesture support, Dual 4G VoLTE and more. After the Redmi Y2 got the update earlier this week, Redmi Note 5 Pro users have started received the stable MIUI 10 OTA update from today. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro MIUI 10 Stable OTA update finally starts rolling out in India [Download link]”

Xiaomi schedules an event on September 19, Mi 8 Youth Edition with 6.26-inch FHD+ display, AI dual rear cameras expected [Update: Video teasers]

Xiaomi has released two new video teasers for the Mi 8 Youth Edition. This reveals Blue with Purple and Twilight Gold gradient colors with glass back.

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POCO F1 is Splash resistant, supports Quick Charge 4.0 confirms the company

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the POCO F1, the company’s first smartphone in India last month at a competitive price tag of Rs. 20,999. Today the company has confirmed that the smartphone is certified splash resistant by P2i, which is popular for its liquid repellant nanotechnology, so it is fine with everyday splashes and spills, but you can’t immerse it in water.

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Xiaomi Mi Band 3 sales cross 5 million globally in 3 months, NFC Edition available from September 19

Xiaomi introduced the Mi Band 3 along with the Mi 8 in China back in May, and the fitness tracker when on sale on June 5th. The company already announced that it has sold 1 million units of the Mi Band 3 in just 17 days. Today the company has announced that the sales have now crossed 5 million units globally in just 3 months of launch. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Band 3 sales cross 5 million globally in 3 months, NFC Edition available from September 19”

Xiaomi Redmi Y2 MIUI 10 Stable update starts rolling out

Xiaomi launched Redmi Y2 running MIUI 9.5 based on Android Oreo back in June, in the same event company also announced MIUI 10. Xiaomi started rolling out MIUI 10 Global Beta ROM in mid-June but said that stable roll out will start in September. Today, Redmi Y2 users started reporting that they are receiving a new Stable OTA update on their devices. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Y2 MIUI 10 Stable update starts rolling out”

MIUI Launcher gets Hidden Apps feature, here’s how to enable it

Xiaomi’s MIUI is well-known for the customizations it offers, despite being user-friendly and customizable people have some complaints with MIUI such as Notification Shade and MIUI Launcher. Xiaomi tried fixing the notification shade with MIUI 9 notification shade and further improved it with MIUI 10 notification shade but MIUI Launcher didn’t get much improvement with new MIUI versions. At first glance, MIUI launcher seems to have taken inspiration from iOS launcher and it still lacks an App Drawer. Also, MIUI launcher doesn’t have the capability of hiding apps on the homepage which some other Android skins have since 2012. Continue reading “MIUI Launcher gets Hidden Apps feature, here’s how to enable it”

MIUI Security app gets a revamped design, built in WhatsApp Cleaner, First Aid, Test Network and more

Xiaomi announced MIUI 10 back in June with many fresh changes including Interactive and Fresh UI changes, Full-screen gestures, New Notification Panel, Redesigned Volume Sliders, and Improved multitasking management. MIUI Security app got a UI overhaul in July, to recall MIUI security app offers an inbuilt Cache Cleaner, Security Scan, Game Speed Booster, App Lock, and Blocklist to provide a secure and fluid experience. Continue reading “MIUI Security app gets a revamped design, built in WhatsApp Cleaner, First Aid, Test Network and more”