With EOL what CUSTOM ROM will you use?


Juvept

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Jan 20, 2015
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Hey Mi6 users,
How are you?

Since we will have EOL, will you stay on MIUI without updates, or will you use a CUSTOM ROM? What CUSTOM ROM are you thinking to use?

At this moment, i'm using Lineage OS 17.1 and only thing i have against this ROM it's the CAMERA APP :/
 

battuto

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I read so many things, and i get confused every day ahah

So, Mi6 will get beta and stable updates, until MIUI 13 comes out?
Idk , but for now he gets 2 beta update of miui12 , this firmware have some castrated features for the screen and other thing
 

Juvept

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Idk , but for now he gets 2 beta update of miui12 , this firmware have some castrated features for the screen and other thing
i guess i will wait until June 20, to see if the updates keep going...
 

Hitardo

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Jun 21, 2014
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I love my Mi 6, but my battery is dying, meaning: it struggles to last an entire day. Moreover, my USB-C port is not holding the cables in place, disconnecting easily, and I get some lag here and there (maybe also due to the battery)
As I cannot spend any time without a working phone (due to work related obligations), I already purchase a Mi Note 10 Lite - equal performance to the Mi 6, massive battery, better cameras, a bigger and better OLED screen, and a more recent hardware and software compatibility.

My Mi 6 will be turned into either an MP3 player, or a GPS phone for when I am travelling really far, and need to save power on my main phone.

Nevertheless, many users are getting to the point where I am at: degrading battery, reduced performance, or limited support.
Thus, the Mi 6 will be left with limited updates from now on - which is understandable.
The Mi 6 is three years old (since launch), has similar aged processor (with less support from Qualcomm), the batteries shall be on their last legs, the users shall be upgrading (reduced user base), among other things.
Xiaomi has to move on.

So, you either understand those limitations and maybe place a new battery; or buy a new phone.
Unfortunately, this is the way of new smartphones (they have been here for 10 years+)

If you look around: Mi 5, Mi Note 3, and Redmi Note 5 are still getting updates, but not as regularly as the new devices.
The fact that they still receive updates, does not make them recommendable, or even good daily drivers.
Every one should adapt their expectations, and adjust their purchase to their wallet.

I purchase a mid to low-range (Mi Note 10 Lite), instead of a flagship - which the Mi 6 was.
Because I have a price target: €10 a month for a phone.
And, with prices of €500+, this target will only be achieved by having the device for a long time.
Which we are seeing 3 years is the recommended upgrading cycle.

I obtain this value by dividing the full price I paid to acquire the phone, by the months I spent with the phone.
I got 34 months (almost 3 years) out of my Mi 6, which costed me €333. Thus, I am on €333 / 34months = €9.79 a month, which is very good.

This formula is valid for almost every object you purchased, and the rationale is: if you divide the price of purchase of an object, by the time you plan to have it, or you really had it; that value per month shall not exceed the value you were willing to pay for a monthly rent on that same object.
I do it for my car, computer, phone, etc... Even for my holidays.
 
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Georgi Sapunkov

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I just recently changed my battery... now, from 9 hours lasting old batery, my Mi6 is at more than 55-60% at the end of the day.
I don't like big phones because I have small hand and in the same time I want to be able to work with phone with one hand, so for now I think I'll keep it.

I think that it is still powerfull enough phone for everyday use (personal and work).

Sent from my MI 6 using Tapatalk
 
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Hitardo

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I just recently changed my battery... now, from 9 hours lasting old batery, my Mi6 is at more than 55-60% at the end of the day.
I don't like big phones because I have small hand and in the same time I want to be able to work with phone with one hand, so for now I think I'll keep it.

I think that it is still powerfull enough phone for everyday use (personal and work).

Sent from my MI 6 using Tapatalk
I also prefer small phones.
But the only compelling option was the Mi 9 SE.
Have you tried that phone in your hand?
It is almost exactly the same size as the Mi 6.

Can you please share the link where your purchase your battery?
Maybe through a Private Message (PM) to me, please.
 

pablotomate

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Jan 7, 2016
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I love my Mi 6, but my battery is dying, meaning: it struggles to last an entire day. Moreover, my USB-C port is not holding the cables in place, disconnecting easily, and I get some lag here and there (maybe also due to the battery)
As I cannot spend any time without a working phone (due to work related obligations), I already purchase a Mi Note 10 Lite - equal performance to the Mi 6, massive battery, better cameras, a bigger and better OLED screen, and a more recent hardware and software compatibility.

My Mi 6 will be turned into either an MP3 player, or a GPS phone for when I am travelling really far, and need to save power on my main phone.

Nevertheless, many users are getting to the point where I am at: degrading battery, reduced performance, or limited support.
Thus, the Mi 6 will be left with limited updates from now on - which is understandable.
The Mi 6 is three years old (since launch), has similar aged processor (with less support from Qualcomm), the batteries shall be on their last legs, the users shall be upgrading (reduced user base), among other things.
Xiaomi has to move on.

So, you either understand those limitations and maybe place a new battery; or buy a new phone.
Unfortunately, this is the way of new smartphones (they have been here for 10 years+)

If you look around: Mi 5, Mi Note 3, and Redmi Note 5 are still getting updates, but not as regularly as the new devices.
The fact that they still receive updates, does not make them recommendable, or even good daily drivers.
Every one should adapt their expectations, and adjust their purchase to their wallet.

I purchase a mid to low-range (Mi Note 10 Lite), instead of a flagship - which the Mi 6 was.
Because I have a price target: €10 a month for a phone.
And, with prices of €500+, this target will only be achieved by having the device for a long time.
Which we are seeing 3 years is the recommended upgrading cycle.

I obtain this value by dividing the full price I paid to acquire the phone, divided by the months I spent with that phone.
I already got 34 months (almost 3 years) out of my Mi 6, which costed my €333. Thus, I am on €9.79 a month, which is very good.
For the USB, just clean It deeply. I has some dirt inside

Enviado desde mi MI 6 mediante Tapatalk
 
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