News tagged "Xiaomi"

GSMArena.com site search

Xiaomi is now valued at more than $45 billion

Xiaomi is now valued at more than $45 billion

21 December, 2014 | comments (4)

The Chinese smartphone and tablet manufacturer Xiaomi is now valued at over $45 billion. The latest estimate tops the $40 billion valuation, which the company received in early November. Xiaomi raised over $1 billion in the latest round...

Tags: Xiaomi


Xiaomi Redmi 2S with Snapdragon 410 spotted on TENAA, AnTuTu

Xiaomi Redmi 2S with Snapdragon 410 spotted on TENAA, AnTuTu

20 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Xiaomi's Redmi 1S is enjoying great popularity, so naturally an updated version is on the way. The Xiaomi Redmi 2S has appeared on both TENAA and AnTuTu, giving us a pretty good look at its new specs. The new model will be more compact (134 x...


Delhi High Court allows Xiaomi to sell phones till January 8 in India

Delhi High Court allows Xiaomi to sell phones till January 8 in India

16 December, 2014 | comments (41)

We recently reported that Xiaomi was banned from importing, selling, and marketing its smartphones in India due to an injunction from Ericsson, claiming Xiaomi infringed upon its patents. The Delhi High Court has now granted Xiaomi permission...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi made just $56.1 million profit in 2013, filing unveils

Xiaomi made just $56.1 million profit in 2013, filing unveils

15 December, 2014 | comments (20)

Xiaomi has filed a report to the China Securities Regulatory Commission revealing its financial situation for 2013. The company had to disclose its 2013 results after purchasing a 1.3% stake in the publicly traded Media Group Co. The documents...

Tags: Xiaomi


64-bit Xiaomi passes the TENAA, is it the Redmi 2?

64-bit Xiaomi passes the TENAA, is it the Redmi 2?

11 December, 2014 | comments (23)

A new Xiaomi smartphone has passed through the TENAA with a couple of images and a peek at the specs. The device looks much like the Redmi 1S and could prove to be its successor - the Redmi 2. It's going to arrive with a 4.7" 720p display and a...


Xiaomi Mi 4 with international LTE support to arrive December 16

Xiaomi Mi 4 with international LTE support to arrive December 16

10 December, 2014 | comments (15)

Xiaomi announced today that the long anticipated Xiaomi Mi 4 FDD-LTE will be available starting next Tuesday - December 16. This of course comes as great news because the original Xiaomi Mi 4 is equipped with a FDD-LTE modem which is mostly...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi infringes Ericsson patents, ordered to stop sales in India

Xiaomi infringes Ericsson patents, ordered to stop sales in India

10 December, 2014 | comments (86)

The Delhi High Court has ordered Xiaomi to stop sales, advertising, manufacturing or importing of phones in India. This is the result of the company infringing upon Ericsson's standard essential patents. Ericsson has managed to get an injunction...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


75,000 Xiaomi Redmi Notes to go on sale in India later today

75,000 Xiaomi Redmi Notes to go on sale in India later today

09 December, 2014 | comments (41)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note was temporarily on sale in India a week ago, but the 50,000 units lasted only 6 seconds. There's a new batch coming to Flipkart, this one a bit bigger – 75,000 units. You still need a registration before sale begins at 2pm...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi will hold a launch event in China on December 9

Xiaomi will hold a launch event in China on December 9

05 December, 2014 | comments (11)

Xiaomi sent out media invites for a December 9 launch event in China. They contain a rather mysterious message, whose rough translation from Chinese means “Up In The Wind Together.” We don’t know what will the Chinese tech giant announce...


Xiaomi Redmi 1S will be on sale in India again on December 8

Xiaomi Redmi 1S will be on sale in India again on December 8

05 December, 2014 | comments (47)

Xiaomi launched the first flash sale of its Redmi Note phablet in India earlier this week, and that went incredibly well. Since the Chinese company has gotten us used to selling only one model at a time, we weren't expecting any other Xiaomi...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi to start manufacturing smartphones in India and Brazil

Xiaomi to start manufacturing smartphones in India and Brazil

28 November, 2014 | comments (17)

Just a few months after announcing its plans to enter 10 new markets by the end of 2014, Xiaomi has pushed back the expansion plans for some markets, and has said that it will instead focus on existing markets such as India and Indonesia, according...

Tags: Xiaomi, India, Brazil


Xiaomi scales back international expansion until next year

Xiaomi scales back international expansion until next year

26 November, 2014 | comments (39)

Back in April, Xiaomi had big plans for 2014 in terms of expanding its reach internationally. The company then announced that it would enter ten new markets by the end of the year. These were supposed to be India, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, Malaysia,...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi Redmi Note to hit India on December 2

Xiaomi Redmi Note to hit India on December 2

25 November, 2014 | comments (29)

Xiaomi Redmi Note, a powerful yet affordable phablet, will be officially launching in India on December 2. Just like other Xiaomi models the stock will be limited and users will be able to buy it only if they have already registered their interest...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi's upcoming cheap tablet will have LTE support

Xiaomi's upcoming cheap tablet will have LTE support

24 November, 2014 | comments (20)

Slowly but surely, we're getting ever closer to the launch of Xiaomi's next tablet, which should complement the already released Mi Pad 7.9 in the company's portfolio. This device first surfaced at the end of October via a benchmark listing, which...

Tags: Android, Xiaomi


Xiaomi launches Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G in India

Xiaomi launches Redmi Note and Redmi Note 4G in India

24 November, 2014 | comments (39)

Xiaomi is launching the long awaited Redmi Note in India, along with a second variant, the Redmi Note 4G. The phones are priced at ₹8,999 for the 3G variant and ₹9,999 for the 4G LTE variant. The 3G variant is the one we have seen...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note in India next month

Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note in India next month

21 November, 2014 | comments (41)

Xiaomi has started teasing the first India sale of its phablet, the Redmi Note, via Mi India’s facebook page, and will reportedly start selling the device early next month. The Techolic claims that the date of the sale will be December 2, basing...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android


Xiaomi wants to be world No.1 in smartphones in 10 years

Xiaomi wants to be world No.1 in smartphones in 10 years

20 November, 2014 | comments (87)

Xiaomi has had an amazing run so far. The company, founded in April 2010, launched its first smartphone in August 2011. And around three years later, it became the world's No.3 smartphone maker by sales volumes. And it achieved this despite only...

Tags: Xiaomi


Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

15 November, 2014 | comments (50)

Xiaomi is on a seriously hot streak lately, the company selling smartphones as fast as it can build it. Its attractively priced devices even helped it climb to the third spot globally even though the quality of the Chinese maker’s after-sale support...


Alleged Xiaomi Mi5 spy photos reveal bezel-free design

Alleged Xiaomi Mi5 spy photos reveal bezel-free design

14 November, 2014 | comments (42)

Possible Xiaomi Mi5 spy shots have surfaced showing the phone right from the production line. As you can see from the photos, the phone in question is clearly made by Xiaomi and features what looks to be a display that's larger than 5". The...


Xiaomi releases unofficial AOSP Lollipop build for Mi 2/2S

Xiaomi releases unofficial AOSP Lollipop build for Mi 2/2S

12 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Xiaomi has released an AOSP build of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Xiaomi Mi 2/2S. The build lacks all the features of MIUI and is completely stock Android. The ROM does not have any major issues but there are some bugs, which might hamper...

Tags: Xiaomi, Android