Tag: MIUI

Google Lens comes to the MIUI camera app on select phones

Google Lens was a big unveiling at I/O a while back, but the feature isn’t particularly discoverable on phones. It’s become a bit more prominent with camera integrates on phones from Motorola, Google, and others. Now, you can add Xiaomi to the list. Lens uses your smartphone’s camera to scan the world around you, offering […]

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The many flavors of Android: a look at the major Android skins

One of the best things about Android is how customizable it is, letting users enjoy a whole host of different flavors. Some prefer their Android clean and stock-like. Others like phone manufacturers to come up with their own features and design tweaks. Whichever your preference, there’s likely an Android skin out there to match your […]

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Xiaomi CEO posts high-quality renders of the Mi 9 before the phone is even announced

The upcoming announcement of the Mi 9 is no secret at this point – it’ll actually be revealed on the same day as the Galaxy S10 – but Xiaomi’s CEO took to Weibo and Twitter to show off some hi-resolution renders of his company’s upcoming flagship. Though this is usually the case with final renders, the Mi […]

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Xiaomi Poco F1 review: Mucho phone for un poco price

Article Contents In the smartphone world, Xiaomi is the epitome of value for money. Now ranked fourth worldwide, it sells nearly one of every ten smartphones. But when companies start operating at such a large scale, the start-up mentality takes a backseat to more important considerations, and innovation can be stifled. Oppo circumvented it with […]

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The joys, disappointments, and sorrows of using MIUI on the Poco F1 (updated)

Article Contents We don’t often discuss Xiaomi’s software layer here on Android Police, but it isn’t for lack of desire to. Most of our team lives in the US where Xiaomi doesn’t officially operate and, even if we were to import units there, they wouldn’t be compatible with most carriers’ LTE bands. I’m based in […]

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The joys, disappointments, and sorrows of using MIUI on the Poco F1

Article Contents We don’t often discuss Xiaomi’s software layer here on Android Police, but it isn’t for lack of desire to. Most of our team lives in the US where Xiaomi doesn’t officially operate and, even if we were to import units there, they wouldn’t be compatible with most carriers’ LTE bands. I’m based in […]

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Xiaomi adds Mi 8 Lite and Pro to the increasingly crowded Mi 8 family

Article Contents Xiaomi is looking to really flesh out the Mi 8 family. Joining the regularly-named one, the Explorer Edition, and the SE, the Chinese manufacturer announced the Mi 8 Lite and Pro. Yes, that means that we have five different versions now. But as always, both of these new phones pack insane value. #Mi8Lite […]

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