Xiaomi Mi A3 gets a permanent price cut in India, now available starting at Rs. 11999

Xiaomi launched the Mi A3, the company’s third Android One smartphone in India back in August last year starting at Rs. 12999. Soon after the launch the company started selling the phone at discounted rates during sales. Today it has announced Rs. 1000 permanent price cut for the phone. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A3 gets a permanent price cut in India, now available starting at Rs. 11999”

Xiaomi Mi Router 4C with omnidirectional antennas launched in India for Rs. 999

Xiaomi launched the Mi Router 3C back in 2017 and it was due for a refresh for quite some time now. While the company launched Dual Band routers in China, the 3C that was launched here did not support dual-band WiFi. On similar lines now, Xiaomi has launched the single band Mi Router 4C in India and replaces the Mi Router 3C here.

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Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G live images surface — punch-hole 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 865, 108MP quad rear cameras, 65W fast charging

Xiaomi already confirmed that it will introduce Mi 10 powered by Snapdragon 865 Mobile platform with Samsung’s 108MP sensor in Q1 2020. Today live images of the smartphone have surfaced revealing the design of the smartphone. The images show curved punch-hole screen, which should be AMOLED with 120Hz refresh rate and feature in-display fingerprint scanner, quad rear cameras, which should be similar to Mi Mix Alpha and a 3D curved glass back. The box confirms the Mi 10 Pro 5G name, and there should also be the standard Mi 10 version. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro 5G live images surface — punch-hole 120Hz OLED screen, Snapdragon 865, 108MP quad rear cameras, 65W fast charging”

Redmi 8 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.5.0 Update]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8 smartphone in India running MIUI 10.3 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). 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 a month. Continue reading “Redmi 8 MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.5.0 Update]”

Redmi 8A MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.5.0 with December Security Patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 8A smartphone in India running MIUI 10.3 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). 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 a month. Continue reading “Redmi 8A MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.5.0 with December Security Patch]”

Xiaomi launches Mi Portable Wireless Mouse in India for Rs. 499

After teasers Xiaomi has launched Mi Portable Wireless Mouse, the company’s first Laptop/PC accessory in India. The mouse has an ABS plastic light-weight body at just 70 grams (without the battery), features an ergonomic design for comfortable usage, comes with primary photoelectric sensor and has 1200 DPI for rapid and accurate mouse movement, but it doesn’t feature DPI adjustment. It has been tested to last up to 3 million clicks says the company. Continue reading “Xiaomi launches Mi Portable Wireless Mouse in India for Rs. 499”

Xiaomi Mi A3 Android 10 update will roll out mid-February, confirms company

Xiaomi introduced the Android One series of smartphones 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 the Android One program from Xiaomi. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A3 Android 10 update will roll out mid-February, confirms company”

Xiaomi Mi A2 Android 10 update starts rolling out

Xiaomi announced the Mi A2 under the Android One program back in July 2018. The smartphone was launched running Android 8.1 (Oreo), and the company updated it to Android 9.0 (Pie) in December 2018. Android One devices from other brands such as HMD and Motorola have already received Android 10 update, as per the Android One policy, the Mi A2 is eligible to receive Android 10 update. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi A2 Android 10 update starts rolling out”

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”

Xiaomi teases MIUI 12 officially ahead of launch later this year

Xiaomi announced the latest iteration of its own proprietary Android skin MIUI, dubbed MIUI 11 along with Mi 9 Pro 5GMi MIX Alpha 5G, and Mi AirDots Pro 2 at an event in China at the end of September, and it was roll out to range of devices starting from October. Today the company has started teasing the MIUI 12, the next major update with a new image. This shows a blue colored gradient on the number ’12’ which hints at even more visual changes. Continue reading “Xiaomi teases MIUI 12 officially ahead of launch later this year”

Redmi Note 8 Pro gets a new Twilight Orange color variant

Xiaomi’s Redmi brand launched the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone last year in Gamma Green, Halo White and Shadow Black colors, and the Electric Blue version of the phone went on sale later. Today it has introduced new Twilight Orange color variant of the phone in China. It has also introduced Red color version of the Redmi 8 in China, which is already available in India. Both these will go on sale in China from tomorrow, January 9th. Continue reading “Redmi Note 8 Pro gets a new Twilight Orange color variant”

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”

Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7 and more start receiving Android 10 update in China

Xiaomi announced Android 10 update roadmap for its devices back in June, but it was only limited to MIUI China ROM. The company rolled out Android 10 based MIUI 10 to Redmi K20 Pro users in India and China on 5th September, the day Google rolled out Android 10 to Pixel devices. Xiaomi is yet to roll out Android 10 update for its Android One series of devices, Mi A3, Mi A2, and Mi A2 Lite, but the company has started rolling out Android 10 based MIUI 11 update to Redmi K20 (Mi 9T). Continue reading “Redmi Note 8 Pro, Redmi Note 7 and more start receiving Android 10 update in China”

Redmi 7A finally starts receiving MIUI 11 Global Stable update

Update: Redmi 7A MIUI v11.0.2.0 has started rolling out widely after v11.0.1.0 was rolled back. You can download the recover ROM here or the OTA from V10.2.10.0 here and update it manually, if you have not received the update yet.

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Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.4.0 with SMS issue fix and December security patch]

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphone in India running MIUI 10.4 Global Stable on top of Android 9.0 (Pie). 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 a month. Continue reading “Redmi Note 8 Pro MIUI Software Update Tracker [Update: MIUI 11.0.4.0 with SMS issue fix and December security patch]”