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Xiaomi Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP for Mi 2 and 2s

Xiaomi has released an Android 5.0 Lollipop AOSP build for Mi 2/2S. Surprisingly, this lacks all features of MIUI and is stock Android 5.0 Lollipop. However, the update won’t be available via official channels and Mi2/ 2S users will have to download and flash it on their devices themselves.

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It’s not a complete version and yes there are several bugs as well. Also Mi 2/ 2s are 2 years old now, which makes them a rare phenomenon outside China. Mi 2 was introduced in 2012 and features 4.3 Inch HD display, 1.5 GHz Quad-core CPU, 2 GB of RAM and Adreno 320 GPU.

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The new ROM has English language support also but we are not sure if this will be compatible with international variant of Mi 2 or 2S. As for official availability, Xiaomi has confirmed Android 5.0 Lollipop update for only Mi3 and Mi4 as of now.

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Other phones to get Android 5.0 update include Nexus devices, Android 5.0 Lollipop is confirmed to arrive on HTC One M8, Sony Xperia Z series, LG G3, LG G2, Samsung Galaxy S5, OnePlus One, All Motorola Phones, GPe Devices and Android One phones.

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