Latest Xiaomi phone reviews

Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (CC9) review: Five-camera fun or photographic oversell?
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi Note 10 (CC9) review: Five-camera fun or photographic oversell? By Mike Lowe

It's got five cameras, a 108MP main sensor, and it's all about photography. Is this the flagship to make Xiaomi a household name outside of China?... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro review: The best phone for under £400
4.5 stars Xiaomi Mi 9T Pro review: The best phone for under £400 By Mike Lowe

With a Qualcomm 855 processor, in-screen fingerprint scanner and triple camera setup, it's hard to believe this phone is just £399.... Read more

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 review: The slider phone has arrived, now with 5G
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 review: The slider phone has arrived, now with 5G By Mike Lowe

The third-gen Mi Mix brings a slider phone design to reveal its front cameras. But is the best way to battle the notch? And how good is the 5G model?... Read more

Redmi Note 7 review: Price win means software sin
4.0 stars Redmi Note 7 review: Price win means software sin By Chris Hall

An affordable phone from the budget arm of Xiaomi offers great design, value and battery life, but introduces software annoyances that drag it down.... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 9 review: You'd be silly not to buy one
4.5 stars Xiaomi Mi 9 review: You'd be silly not to buy one By Chris Hall

Offering powerful hardware and a good camera experience, the Mi 9 is let down by the software, but at this price it's a compelling flagship phone... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 review: Big bang for your buck
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi 8 review: Big bang for your buck By Chris Hall

This Chinese phone brand's flagship offers affordable power - but there are compromises. Here's whether this Xiaomi should be on your shopping list.... Read more

Black Shark review: High-end gaming performance without the cost
4.0 stars Black Shark review: High-end gaming performance without the cost By Cam Bunton

Find out if this dedicated gaming smartphone out-shines Razer and Asus. It's certainly a bargain in terms of price.... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro review: Xiaomi comes out fighting
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro review: Xiaomi comes out fighting By Chris Hall

Xiaomi launches into the UK with the Mi 8 Pro leading the charge. But can this affordable flagship take on the rest?... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite initial review: Mixing up the mid-range
Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite initial review: Mixing up the mid-range By Chris Hall

Xiaomi has officially launched in the UK, bringing with it two phone models to tease the British with, with a mid-range model to mix things up... Read more

Pocophone F1 initial review: Big battery, major processor, small price tag
Pocophone F1 initial review: Big battery, major processor, small price tag By Mike Lowe

The big-battery phone from Xiaomi off-shoot, Poco, crams in a Snapdragon 845 processor at an affordable price (circa $300). But what's it really like?... Read more

Xiaomi Mi A2 review: Pricing out the competition?
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi A2 review: Pricing out the competition? By Mike Lowe

The Mi A2's build quality, feel iand general operation thanks to Android One make it a capable phone for a price that no other mid-price match.... Read more

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S review: The flagship and the folly
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S review: The flagship and the folly By Mike Lowe

All current flagships worth their salt are shrinking screen bezel, looking to make the most display-forward design possible. But it wasn't one of the "big... Read more

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review: Flagship design without the flagship price tag
4.0 stars Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 review: Flagship design without the flagship price tag By Mike Lowe

It's finally happened: Xiaomi, the affordable Chinese phone brand, has worked its way over to Europe. Well, Spain for the time being. But we've prised... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro: Smartphone star causes a stir
Xiaomi Mi 5 Pro: Smartphone star causes a stir By Chris Hall

If you're into smartphones, then the name Xiaomi will be one you recognise. Enjoying huge successes in the China, Hugo Barra, VP of international at Xiaomi... Read more