Tag: Xiaomi

Latest Pocophone F1 update brings 960fps video recording and more

The global stable version of MIUI 10.2.2.0 is rolling out now to the Xiaomi Pocophone F1. The update comes several weeks after Xiaomi released Android 9 Pie for the affordable smartphone. The update introduces 960fps slow-motion video recording. The Pocophone F1 currently supports 120fps and 240fps slow-motion video recording, so the third setting is a […]

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Deal: Honor 8X, Xiaomi Mi 8, and more on sale at GearBest

Just in case the OnePlus 6T’s flash sale wasn’t enough, GearBest is also offering a slew of other smartphones with various discounts. Some of the smartphones with discounts include the Honor 8X, Honor Play, Xiaomi Mi 8, and Xiaomi Pocophone F1. Even the Nokia 8110 feature phone gets a discount, albeit a small one. Editor’s […]

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DontKillMyApp.com shames OEMs that needlessly kill useful background processes to save battery life

The days when third-party battery-saving apps were necessary to hit a satisfactory number of hours off a single charge are long behind the vast majority of Android users, thanks to improvements like Doze and Adaptive Battery. But in some cases, this measure of progress has become something of a Pyrrhic victory, with useful background processes […]

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro vs Pocophone F1: Which is better value?

Xiaomi has spent much of 2018 waging war on the smartphone industry’s elite on multiple fronts. From entry-level bargains to multi-camera mid-rangers to high-concept, experimental flagships, Xiaomi’s product family is stacked full of options for almost every type of buyer. Editor’s Pick These are the best Xiaomi phones Xiaomi has a lot of fantastic phones, […]

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Xiaomi’s Yi Home Camera 3 Announced With Smarter Notifications

For those who are unfamiliar, Xiaomi actually makes a lot more things than just phones, which the company is probably best known for. In fact Xiaomi actually makes a fair number of smart home products such as smart lighting systems and even security cameras, the latter of which was announced […]

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Xiaomi unveils new PatchWall with Android TV sets and a soundbar in India

Xiaomi leads the smart TV sector in India and hopes to strengthen its position with two new Mi TV Pro models. The 55″ Mi LED TV 4X Pro and 43″ Mi LED TV 4A Pro are its latest entries to what is an increasingly crowded market. Additionally, the Chinese company also announced it’s very first attempt […]

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Redmi Note 7 announced: $150, 48MP camera, 6.3″ FHD+ display, and 4000mAh battery

Xiaomi is already known as the value-for-money smartphone brand, but even in the company’s own portfolio, the Redmi line-up takes the crown of value budget devices. Now, Redmi is officially an independent brand, under the supervision of new General Manager Lu Weibing (former president of Gionee). It will focus on making successful cost-effective devices for e-commerce […]

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Pocophone F1 getting 4K/60fps recording next month, but expect another update soon

Pocophone F1 The Xiaomi Pocophone F1 has received a steady stream of updates since its release late last year, and this commitment is extending into the new year as well. Pocophone India general manager Manmohan Chandolu tweeted that 4K/60fps video recording will be available in a stable update next month. So you no longer need to […]

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Paranoid Android announces Pie Beta ROMs, starting with Xiaomi Mi 8, Mi Mix 2S, and Poco F1

Popular custom ROM maker Paranoid Android came back from the dead in 2017 and has just announced its long-awaited first Android 9 Pie beta builds, with initial availability for a handful of Xiaomi devices. PA is also changing the way it develops its ROM to include Generic System Images (GSI) which should allow support for a greater […]

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Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 3 offers 45W USB-C charging and 20,000mAh capacity, launches for $29 in China

Beside being known for making affordable but good smartphones, Xiaomi has a large ecosystem of accessories and smart home products that stretch the value-for-money equation to its limit. Its latest addition is something quite universal: a power bank. But true to its name, Xiaomi’s new Mi Power Bank 3 offers a lot for a very […]

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Leak shows a crazy new foldable smartphone that looks way better than Samsung’s Galaxy F

Samsung’s first foldable smartphone is by far the most talked about device with this new form factor, but Samsung isn’t going to be the only company launching foldable handsets this year. In fact, you can already buy one from an unknown smartphone vendor from China right now. Not to mention that Samsung’s biggest rivals, including […]

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