Xiaomi Mi2, Mi2S and Mi2A get Android v4.4.1 KitKat builds!

Not long after Xiaomi released their kernel sources, good things (read: latest Android builds) have started happening!

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Thanks to sources being released, 3rd party devs can now build stock Android ROMs for Xiaomi phones from the comfort of their homes. Three Xiaomi devices, namely the Mi2, Mi2S and the Mi2A, are among the ones to receive Android v4.4.1 ROMs. However, there are quite a few bugs in the current ROMs, and it is advised that you wait for a more stable version before trying it out. The more adventurous among us can, however, give it a go here. Not long ago, another 3rd party dev had managed to port an Android v4.4 KitKat ROM to the Mi2.

If you do decide to try it out, let us know of your experience in the comments below!

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  1. Markoff
    December 13, 2013

    respect to XIaomi for releasing 4.4.1 firmware, I guess they beated every other Chinese manufacturer which still didn’t catch even on 4.3

    • highwind
      December 13, 2013

      Buggy 4.4.1 is a must have for every smartphone, thats for sure!
      Respect Xiaomi!

    • guapper
      December 13, 2013

      KitKat was not released by Xiaomi, but by private dev’s, that’s why there are quite a few bugs in current 4.4 versions.

      Xiaomi will bring 4.4 update later (februari?)


  2. Gizfreak
    December 13, 2013

    My Pipo U8 tablet already’s got an update to Android V4.4.2 as of yesterday

  3. Mitu
    December 13, 2013

    I am curious what the upgrade plans for their hotselling Hongmi are because it is not mentioned.

  4. juan
    December 14, 2013

    Where can I buy a xiaomi mi3 snapdragpn version?