Week 6 in review: Xiaomi Mi 11 going global, Redmi K40 and OnePlus 9 phones leaking

The last seven days have been filled with Xiaomi-related news. The week began with the global release of Mi 11, along with the MIUI 12.5 release roadmap. The Chinese company also revealed that it is the third largest smartphone brand in the world, and boasted with the delivery of 200 million Redmi Note phones.

We also saw a handful of upcoming phones on certification websites – Geekbench revealed that the Asus ROG Phone 5, the flagship Redmi K40 flagship, officially scheduled for February 25, would have a 16GB RAM option on TENAA, as did a phone that looked similar to the Mi 10 Ultra.

The week was a success for Samsung as well – the Korean giant has confirmed setting a new record in pre-orders for Galaxy S devices in the UK and South Korea, while Apple was on fire for keep mega cookies even after users delete their apps.

You can find the full list of our most popular stories from the past week below. See you in seven days!

It will start at € 749, but the exact date has not been revealed.


This is our first look at the redesign of Android 12

Screenshots of the upcoming OS version have been released.


OnePlus 9 Pro is leaking in handheld images

It features four camera models and Hasselblad branding.


Samsung Galaxy F62 arrives February 15 with Exynos 9825 SoC

Probably as a prohibitive Flipkart.


Xiaomi is announcing a global 12.5 MIUI release schedule

Here’s where you can expect the update, and what global devices to expect.


Full Samsung Galaxy A52 4G specs and price surface

It is said to go on sale in the last week of March.


Xiaomi is the # 3 smartphone brand worldwide, the Redmi Note series reaches 200 million units shipped

Xiaomi is the fastest growing brand in the top segment. The company invested $ 1.3 billion in R&D between Q4 2019 and Q3 2020


OnePlus 9, 9 Pro for launch with 4,500 mAh batteries and internal chargers

The OnePlus 9 series is reported to arrive in March.


Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Enterprise Edition appears on the company’s website

The device is listed on the support page of the Samsung Ireland website.


Jump: the Redmi K40 Pro will have the Snapdragon 888, the vanilla K40 will get the 870

The same screen and cameras will be similar for both, but the Pro has few advantages over the chipset.


Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 is officially confirmed for launch in March

Xiaomi promises a major update.


Asus ROG Phone 5 appears on Geekbench with 16GB RAM

There’s also an 8GB version of RAM that was spotted on Geekbench in December last year.


Xiaomi Redmi K40, Mi 10 new flagship specs will appear on TENAA

We are looking at big phones with big batteries.


Samsung Galaxy A52 5G goes through the FCC with a 4,500 mAh battery and a 15W charge

The phone will have both a single version and a dual SIM version, both of which are identical on the outside of the card tray. There will also be an A52 4G model.


Xiaomi Mi 11 passes stability issue without issues

Robust structured design by Xiaomi.


Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra stars in handheld video: 120X zoom and secondary screen appeared

It is powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC, packs a 120Hz screen, and features a periscope camera.


Samsung confirms pre-orders of UK-based Galaxy S21 series

The S21 trio upgraded the S20 and S10 series pre-order numbers.


Huawei’s MatePad Pro 2 5G gets 3C certification with a cost of 40W

The MatePad Pro 2 5G is expected to be powered by a Kirin 9000 chipset and run PadOS, based on the company’s Harmony OS.


Xiaomi Mi 11 in for review

The Xiaomi Mi 11 entered the office before being released worldwide.


More details on Samsung Galaxy Z Flip2 and Z Fold3 surface

Storage variables and model numbers published.


Xiaomi Mi TV Q1 announced 75 ”

It starts at € 1,299 in Europe (€ 999 for early birds) and goes on sale next month.


RedmiBook Pro laptops will be unveiled on February 25: Intel and AMD CPUs, 15

While Redmi has been mocking the Intel Tiger Lake-H35, Geekbench has revealed that Ryzen 5000 H and U laptops are on the way as well.


iOS 14 has been found to retain user data even after deleting apps

It’s like a big cookie that you can’t get rid of.


Sony Xperia 1 II acquired the external monitoring app from the Xperia Pro with the Android 11 update

This app allows the phone to be an external monitor for your digital camera. It is not clear whether the Xperia 5 II will get the app as well.


Xiaomi Redmi K40, Redmi K40 Pro, new Mi 10 appearance released on TENAA

The listing only has pictures, specs are yet to arrive.


ASUS announces cheap MeMO Pad 10 (ME103K)

The latest MeMO Pad 10 will feature a 10 ”1280x800px IPS display, dual speakers, Snapdragon S4 Pro.


LG will feature the Aka - an eye-catching smartphone

There are four special Aka personalities and they also have a back store.


Vivo may be working on a 3.8mm thin smartphone

The Chinese company could soon unveil a thinly sculpted handset, according to a leak.


Microsoft is detailing the Lumia Denim update, coming this year

Microsoft has updated the details of 1 WP 8.1 with Lumia Denim, coming in Q4 this year.


The Samsung Galaxy A series will land in November to fight Xiaomi

All three members of the new line are likely to be in stores in China next month.


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