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Xiaomi likely to launch Mi7 at MWC 2018

Xiaomi to attend MWC 2018

Xiaomi is going to attend Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. A snapshot from the official website of Mobile World Congress confirms that the company will attend the event.

Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 will take place in Barcelona starting from February 28-March 1, 2018.

Xiaomi is likely to launch Mi 7 at the event. Xiaomi Lei Jun has already confirmed that the Mi 7 will come with Snapdragon 845 SoC.

Samsung and Sony will also be attending the event. Samsung is likely to launch Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ while Sony is likely to launch Xperia XZ Pro at the event.

There is no official word from Xiaomi about the Mi 7 launch in Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018. However, the device is highly expected to be launched at the event.

Coming to the Mi 7 specs, Xiaomi officials have confirmed that the upcoming flagship Mi 7 will be equipped with wireless charging technology.

Xiaomi to attend MWC 2018

The device may sport 5.65-inch bezel-less AMOLED display with 18:8 aspect ratios with a resolution of 2560*1440 pixels.

It is supposed to come with metal and glass build along with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top.

Meanwhile, the Mi 7 Plus may sports 6-inches full HD display with same metal and glass build along with Gorilla Glass 5 protection on top.

The latest rumors suggest that the device will come with the dual rear 19MP+19MP camera along with IMX380 and IMX350 sensors.

In terms of price, Mi 7 may price at CNY 2699 ($~408) for the base variant while the Plus variant may price around CNY 2,999 (~$453).

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 brings new feature in Mi Drop

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 is rolling out for supported devices.

The latest build comes with a new feature in Mi Drop. The ROM also brings some optimizations and fixes.

Sending folders to friends in Mi Drops:

Now MIUI users with updated Mi Drops can send folder directly. You can easily send your media folders, photo folders, and other folders to your friends without selecting individual files. This convenient feature will save time.

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.18 bug fixes:

  • The battery level is incorrect on status bar issue solved
  • There is two Security in Accessibility settings issue fixed.
  • Fix battery is draining very fast when the device is in idle mode

The full changelog, a list of supported devices and ROM download links will be posted on Friday!

Bliss is an elegant theme for MIUI 9 [direct download]

theme for MIUI 9

Bliss is a gorgeous looking elegant theme for MIUI 9. The theme comes with nice design and innovative color combinations.

You will love the icons packs and overall design. Bliss theme tweaked almost every module of MIUI 9 interface. The theme will only work on MIUI 9.

Click here to download Bliss Theme

The top tweaked modules of Bliss theme are:

  • Home Screen
  • Lock Screen
  • Recent
  • Notifications Shade
  • Icons
  • Dialer and much more

Here are some live previews of Bliss Theme:

theme for MIUI 9 theme for MIUI 9

Click here to download Bliss Theme

Note: After downloading, go to theme manager and import it. If it is not working then go to Play Store and download MIUI Theme Editor. Using MIUI Theme Editor you can easily apply the theme.

Xiaomi Mi Max 3 may feature massive 6.99-inch 18:9 Display

Mi Max 3 may sports massive 6.99-inch display

Xiaomi Mi Max series always comes with the bigger display. Several leaks and rumors spotted on Weibo suggest that the next version of Mi Max series will be bigger compared to its predecessor.

According to the leaks, the Mi Max 3 will feature a 6.99-inch full-screen design with 18:9 aspect ratio. The company seems to follow the full-screen design pattern similar Redmi 5/5 Plus.

Mi Max 3 may sports massive 6.99-inch display

The Mi Max 3 may be powered by either Snapdragon 635 or Snapdragon 660 chipset. In terms of storage, the device is expected to come with 3GB RAM with 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with 128GB internal storage.

In the camera section, the latest leaked design shows that it will carry dual camera setup the rear panel. It may sport dual 12MP camera at the rear and 5MP selfie camera at the front.

The phone is expected to be backed by a 5,500mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 as well as reverse charging.

The Mi Max 3 may launch in the middle of next year with Android Nougat based MIUI 9.

 

January Security Patch is rolling out Mi A1, includes bug fixes

January Security Patch is rolling out Mi A1

Xiaomi released Android Oreo update on December 31st. Due to bugs and performance issues the company suspended the update.

The company has now resumed the Android Oreo update along with Android January Security Patch. The OPR1.170623.026.8.1.10 update is rolling out in batches.

January Security Patch is rolling out Mi A1

Following bugs are fixed in the latest update:

  • GPS icon stuck
  • DND volume UI problem
  • Ambient notifications can now be interacted with
  • Fingerprint swipe gesture UI is now enabled
  • Bluetooth battery drainage
  • Phone app freeze/delay
  • Audio quality for video recording
  • Wrong rapid charging message
  • SIM is HD capable icon
  • App is running in background notification

The update size is 1112.4MB includes Android Oreo update and January security patch. Still, some users are experiencing slow camera issue after the update.

How to Update:

  • Open your device’s Settings app
  • Near the bottom, tap “About Phone” and then System updates.
  • You’ll see your update status. Follow any on-screen steps.

 

Android O based Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 is out for Mi 6

Android O based Global Beta ROM 8.1.11

The wait is over! Android Oreo is here for the first time for any Xiaomi devices. The company is rolling out Android O based Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 for Mi 6.

Since the Global beta ROM was suspended for several weeks for Mi 6, now the MI 6 users need to upgrade at least MIUI Global Beta ROM 7.12.14 to receive the OTA.

The first step is to install/flash Global Beta ROM 7.12.14 on your device. Download and install Global Beta ROM 7.12.14 from the below guidelines.

Global Beta ROM 7.12.14 Download Link:

Recovery ROM

Fastboot ROM

Android O based Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 Android O based Global Beta ROM 8.1.11

If you are done with the download you need to flash the ROM. Follow anyone method from the below and install Global Beta ROM 7.12.14.

Step by step guide to flash Global Beta ROM 7.12.14:

Daily Download: Exclusive bike wallpaper collection for any Android

Exclusive bike wallpapers

Do you love bikes? Here is an exclusive bike wallpapers collection for you. Show your style with these nice looking bike wallpapers for your phone.

Exclusive bike wallpaper collection contains 11 wallpapers with full HD resolution of 1080P. You will enjoy the premium HD feel.

Click here to start download bike wallpapers

The wallpaper is perfect for your home screen as well as lock screen wallpaper. Download the ZIP from the above link and extract the ZIP to the files.

Here are some live previews of exclusive bike wallpapers:

Exclusive bike wallpapers Exclusive bike wallpapers Exclusive bike wallpapers

Click here to start download bike wallpaper

Resurrection Remix OS latest official ROM for Redmi 4X [guide and download]

Resurrection Remix OS latest official ROM

Resurrection Remix OS is one of the most popular custom ROM. The latest version of Resurrection Remix OS 5.8.5 based on Android Nougat 7.1.2 is rolling out.

Android Nougat based Resurrection Remix OS 5.8.5 is a stable build and you can try this on your Xiaomi Redmi 4X.

Pre-requisite:

  • TWRP installed Xiaomi Redmi 4X.
  • Do not try this on another device.
  • Bootloader unlocked device.
  • Enable USB debugging. To do this Go to Settings->Developer options
  • At least 70% charged phone.

Note: Take full back-up before you proceed. Flashing custom ROM may void your warranty. Xiaomi Ninja is not responsible for any kind of damage.

How to install Android Nougat based Resurrection Remix OS on Redmi 4X:

Step 1: First, you need to download the ROM. Click here to download the ROM.

Step 2: Save the downloaded file into device internal storage [Not inside any folder].

Step 3: Now boot the device into TWRP recovery mode. To do this press volume down and power button at the same time.

Step 4: Perform a factory reset. To do this go to Wipe and swipe the blue button to perform a factory reset.

Step 5: Return to recovery main menu window and click on “Install”. Now navigate to the downloaded ROM file and choose it. Then swipe the blue button to start flashing.

The whole process can take 5-10 minutes. Wait for the completion and Reboot the device when flashing is finished.

Now you have successfully installed Android Nougat based Resurrection Remix OS on Xiaomi Redmi 4X. Enjoy!

 

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Charger launched for select Xiaomi models

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Charger launched for select Xiaomi models

Xiaomi launched Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Charger India for select models. The Standard Adapter feature 9V/2A that supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

According to the company, the newly launched Quick Charger will only work on select models. The supported models are Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi 6, Mi Max, Mi Max 2, Mi Note 2, Mi A1, and Xiaomi MIX 2.

As of now, only Mi 5, Mi Max 2 and Mi MIX 2 are available in Indian market. Users who have these three devices can purchase the new adapter.

A few days ago, Xiaomi rolled out Android Oreo update for Mi A1. The update comes with quick charge support.

The new adapter features 5V-3A/9V-2A/12V-1.5A power output. The Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Charger support automatic temperature control

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Charger comes in Blanc color option and priced at Rs. 449.

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 is out, Download here

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 rolling out to the public.

The latest version of MIUI Global Beta ROM comes with updated System, Sound Recorder, Contact and much more.

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 supported devices:

  • Mi MIX 2, Mi 6, Mi Note 2, Mi 5, Mi 5s, Mi 5s Plus, Mi Max, Mi Max Prime, Mi Max 2, Mi 3, Mi 4
  • Redmi Note 4 MTK, Redmi Note 4 Qualcomm/Redmi Note 4X, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 2
  • Redmi 3, Redmi 3S, Redmi 4/4X, Redmi 4A

Note: The update is suspended for Redmi 3, Redmi 4A, Mi 6 and Mi MIX 2. The Mi 4, Redmi 3S, Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm, Redmi Note 3 Special Edition, Redmi Note 4 MTK, Redmi 4X users must update Google Map to the latest version after receiving OTA. Otherwise, FC issue will occur in these devices.

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 changelog highlights:

  • New format for floating notifications in the landscape mode (Full-screen display)
  • New feature to press and hold a button on the dial pad to quick dial a number.
  • Optimization in brand new homepage of Mi Apps with visual and UI effect highly enhanced
  • New sound recording options for Screen recorder
  • Fix weather info is not aligned in notification & status bar in landscape mode
  • Fix ‘Mobile data’ label is misaligned in Restrict data usage settings
  • Fix black screen appears and then lock screen is displayed

MIUI 9 Global Beta ROM 8.1.11 download links:

Mi 5
Recovery 1271M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MI5Global_8.1.11_4aa3c5500b_7.0.zip
Fastboot 1522M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/gemini_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_46ca74b72f.tgz

Mi Max 32G
Recovery 1457M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MIMAXGlobal_8.1.11_1141ecfa32_7.0.zip
Fastboot 1705M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/hydrogen_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_ebe85154bd.tgz

Mi 3/Mi 4
Recovery 763M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MI3WMI4WGlobal_8.1.11_4e6fed000d_6.0.zip
Fastboot 1124M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/cancro_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_6.0_global_9cf6ab3859.tgz

Redmi 3S
Recovery 1216M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HM3SGlobal_8.1.11_8dcc4d8f5e_6.0.zip
Fastboot 1464M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/land_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_6.0_global_b7400c4ed1.tgz

Redmi Note 3 Qualcomm
Fastboot 1446M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/kenzo_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_6.0_global_ac98f74450.tgz
Recovery 1194M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote3ProGlobal_8.1.11_d77ba17eea_6.0.zip

Redmi Note 3 Special Edition
Fastboot 1646M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/kate_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_6.0_global_a573232702.tgz
Recovery 1393M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote3ProtwGlobal_8.1.11_90456b5492_6.0.zip

Redmi Note 2
Fastboot 1295M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/hermes_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_5.0_global_3ed1f3d93a.tgz
Recovery 925M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote2Global_8.1.11_bfa93a7641_5.0.zip

Mi Max 64G/128G
Fastboot 1705M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/helium_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_bd72a2692e.tgz
Recovery 1457M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MIMAX652Global_8.1.11_f053ed5917_7.0.zip

Redmi Note 4 MTK
Fastboot 1612M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/nikel_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_6.0_global_518ab89631.tgz
Recovery 1311M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote4Global_8.1.11_0463938aae_6.0.zip

Redmi Note 4X
Fastboot 1948M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/mido_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_7684569fbf.tgz
Recovery 1419M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote4XGlobal_8.1.11_e8dae68dc4_7.0.zip

Mi Note 2
Fastboot 1563M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/scorpio_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_f88552055b.tgz
Recovery 1312M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MINote2Global_8.1.11_56c620a964_7.0.zip

Mi 5s
Recovery 1275M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MI5SGlobal_8.1.11_3b81fbbbe5_7.0.zip
Fastboot 1486M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/capricorn_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_4032ec1ab2.tgz

Redmi 4X
Fastboot 1767M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/santoni_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.1_global_7c9947d2f8.tgz
Recovery 1252M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HM4XGlobal_8.1.11_7963096032_7.1.zip

Mi 5s Plus
Fastboot 1544M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/natrium_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.0_global_5f12a8968a.tgz
Recovery 1294M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MI5SPlusGlobal_8.1.11_837fad048f_7.0.zip

Mi Max 2
Recovery 1490M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_MIMAX2Global_8.1.11_acf1c71575_7.1.zip
Fastboot 2021M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/oxygen_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.1_global_590506109b.tgz

Redmi Note 5A/Redmi Y1 Lite
Recovery 1208M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote5ALITEGlobal_8.1.11_f7bde559ea_7.1.zip
Fastboot 1733M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/ugglite_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.1_global_d5f3ffc67d.tgz

Redmi Note 5A Prime/Redmi Y1
Fastboot 1797M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/ugg_global_images_8.1.11_20180111.0000.00_7.1_global_d2a0f96cb8.tgz
Recovery 1214M
http://bigota.d.miui.com/8.1.11/miui_HMNote5AGlobal_8.1.11_d409464a96_7.1.zip