Vendor, GSI, and AIO in Project Treble? Explained!

The hype of Project Treble in the Android World may be so happening especially for developer and ROM wanderers. However, for some ordinary Android users Project Treble maybe just a new term that is not so interesting to find out more. There so many technical terms in the explanation which make newbies stop at their first step in their attempt to understanding the meaning. Continue reading “Vendor, GSI, and AIO in Project Treble? Explained!”

Redmi Note 5 / Pro Anti-roll Back Protection

Xiaomi has recently rolled out an anti-rollback protection mechanism for Redmi Note 5 Pro / Global / China (codename Whyred). It means that once updated to a newer version, the device will not be able to run any previous versions of MIUI ROM. This feature is basically available in the Android 8.1 Oreo framework. However, it is up to the manufacturer whether to implement this mechanism or not. Xiaomi seems to start using this protection on the Redmi Note 5 as the first device to equip such a feature. Continue reading “Redmi Note 5 / Pro Anti-roll Back Protection”

Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A Tech Specs

Xiaomi has followed up its last year’s Redmi 5A phone with the latest Redmi 6 and 6A in 2018. Keeping the same price bracket, the brand has managed to improve a lot of things in this year’s iteration of the 5A lineup. Key things that differentiate the phone include the new 18:9 display. Further, there is a dual-lens camera setup on the back side of Redmi 6 but not in 6A. There is also an included fingerprint scanner which, again, is placed on the back. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 6 and 6A Tech Specs”

Android Project Treble – Definition for Newbie

What is Project Treble in simple words that an Android newbie user can easily understand? What is it for? This article will aim to that direction. Just assume this basic terminology definition as a guide for newbie. You may also call it as Project Treble for dummies, despite does not mean who read this article are dummies. Our point is that everyone who read this article will get easy understanding on Project Treble. Of course, we are not going to make this article too advanced. Just a simple definition and what is the Treble for. Continue reading “Android Project Treble – Definition for Newbie”

Xiaomi Mi 8 Tech Specs Review

This article explains detailed specifications of Xiaomi’s flagship phones: Mi 8, Mi 8 SE, and Mi 8 Explorer Edition. What are the differences? What key features shipped on each phone? Let’s find out below!

On May 31 2018, Xiaomi has announced the release of new products. The date is basically the company’s anniversary date and hence they launched something specials during the anniversary event held at Shenzhen, China. The most anticipated products announced during the event is the Mi 8 Series and MIUI 10. The Mi 8 series are basically available in three series: the original Mi 8, the SE, and the Explorer Edition. While the SE is its lowered edition, the Explorer one is its highest edition. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 8 Tech Specs Review”

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Tech Specs Review

After its official release at its home country, Xiaomi has managed to bring Redmi S2 to other countries like Indonesia and India. More likely, the phone will also available globally in other countries in Asia and Europe since the company has penetrated to Spain and soon France. Specs-wise, Redmi S2 is one class lower than Redmi Note 5 while it still features a dual-camera setup at rear side. According to Steven Shi, the country manager of Xiaomi Indonesia, the phone’s selling point is its front-facing camera. The device is released to fulfill the demand of selfie phones among specific users. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi S2 Tech Specs Review”