Xiaomi announces the stop to updates for Mi 5 and Redmi Note 3 Pro

The technological revolution is progressing more and more, and for a product that has just been presented, its useful life becomes more and more restricted, coming to be defined obsolete in less than no time. All this involves even more the smartphone sector, where for many variables, the manufacturers will have to throw in the towel in the form of updates. And for a company like Xiaomi to be behind all their creatures is definitely a mad company, and perhaps also for this reason the Chinese OEM, through an official statement appeared on its forum, announced the stop to support software for the Xiaomi Mi 5 and the Redmi Note 3 Pro.

This translates into the fact that it will no longer be developed any ROM in Beta format, neither Global nor China, even if the MIUI development team has promised a last update regarding the Global Stable that will arrive very shortly.

Xiaomi announces the stop to updates for Mi 5 and Redmi Note 3 Pro

In short, many may be hurt by this news, considering that the Xiaomi Mi 5 was one of the top of the range that made fans fall in love with the brand and that still find solutions to keep alive their device. Even Redmi Note 3 Pro boasts its team of users, and what a little saddened by thinking that the maximum life for a device is set at just over 2 years and a half.

In fact Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro was launched in January 2016 while Mi 5 in February, a period drinks in the tech world but very long compared to rival brands that often do not update their terminals. Instead, Xiaomi in this period made its presence felt by continuously releasing updates, bringing the MIUI 10 also on Redmi Note 3 Pro and Mi 5, the latter also receives Android Oreo.

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[...] Lovers of custom ROMs and owners of the devices you read in the title will rejoice to know that after some time of inactivity the team behind the Paranoid Android ROM (which takes its name from the robot Marvin of the novel "Galactic Guide for Hitchhikers ”By Douglas Adams) is back more active than ever, making the Android Pie-based Paranoid ROM available for Mi 5, Mi 6, Mi 8, Mi Mix 2S and POCOPHONE F1. And even the less geek will be happy after having the bad news, last month, of the stop of updates for ever-old... Read the rest »

Giuseppe Genchi
Giuseppe Genchi
2 years ago

Xiaomi, now it is behaving, no more, no less, than other famous brands. By this I mean that Xiaomi started the "French Fury and Spanish Retreat". Until now to make its way among the cannibals of the global smartphone market, it has offered attractive devices at super-sales prices, with updates almost daily, now it is no longer able to offer its customers and fans "including myself", the same performances and purposes for which the brand has been known and appreciated. This is demonstrated by the fact that for many months Xiaomi has been churning out products, in particular... Read the rest »

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