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Xiaomi announces Redmi Note in China, costs $130

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note in China, costs $130

19 March, 2014 | comments (36)

Xiaomi has officially announced the successor of the Redmi (also known as Hongmi), the Redmi Note a.k.a Hongmi 2 in China. With its latest phablet, the Chinese manufacturer is offering octa-core processing at an affordable price point. As...

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Latest Xiaomi Redmi revealed to be 5.5-inch Redmi Note

Latest Xiaomi Redmi revealed to be 5.5-inch Redmi Note

17 March, 2014 | comments (2)

Last week, we reported on the latest Xiaomi device in the Redmi series, also known as the Hongmi 2. Now, more information has been revealed about the Redmi, in that it will in fact be a 5.5-inch phablet known as the Redmi Note. The processor...


Xiaomi's Hongmi 2 to provide octa-core power on a budget

Xiaomi's Hongmi 2 to provide octa-core power on a budget

13 March, 2014 | comments (6)

The octa-core-running Xiaomi Redmi 2 is slated to be one of the first devices around to provide octa-core performance at a budget price. The Xiamoi Redmi 2 (also known as the Hongmi), is slated to sport a 5.5-inch 720p display, 1GB of RAM,...


Xiaomi Hongmi 1s goes official with Snapdragon 400 SoC

Xiaomi Hongmi 1s goes official with Snapdragon 400 SoC

14 February, 2014 | comments (30)

The Chinese designer and manufacturer of mobile phones Xiaomi unveiled its latest entry-level proposition – the Hongmi 1s. The Android smartphone will be available for pre-order in China on February 20 for ¥799 ($130). The biggest...

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Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

Smartphone sales in China grow 21.9% QoQ, Samsung stays on top

12 February, 2014 | comments (46)

Digitimes has conducted its own research on the Chinese smartphone market in Q4, concluding that sales have grown 21.9% over the previous quarter. That's quite a leap, but compared to the same quarter of last year the sales are 15.9%...


Xiaomi sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013

Xiaomi sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013

02 January, 2014 | comments (24)

Occasionaly we report something like "Xiaomi sells X hundred thousand smartphones in Y minutes" but it turns out the young smartphone vendor did excellently for the whole year too. CEO Lei Jun posted on Sina Weibo that sales are up a whopping 160%...

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Xiaomi sells 220,000 smartphones in 3 minutes

Xiaomi sells 220,000 smartphones in 3 minutes

11 November, 2013 | comments (39)

It wasn't long ago that we reported that Xiaomi sold its 100,000 HongMi smartphones in about two minutes. The Chinese manufacturer has done it again, and this time the company has managed to sell its flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi MI3 at a...

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Snapdragon-powered Xiaomi Mi3 to launch next month

Snapdragon-powered Xiaomi Mi3 to launch next month

08 November, 2013 | comments (34)

The Xiaomi Mi3 can be ordered in Tegra 4 form but up until now we had no clues as to when you could get the other version, running the faster Qualcomm processor. Well if the Tegra 4's TD-SCDMA support isn't enough, you can soon order the...

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Xiaomi sold 100,000 HongMi smartphones in two minutes

Xiaomi sold 100,000 HongMi smartphones in two minutes

11 October, 2013 | comments (56)

It looks like Apple is not the only manufacturer which can sell its devices with a brisk pace. The Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi announced in its Weibo account that it moved 100,000 HongMi smartphones in only two minutes and five seconds....

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Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

Xiaomi unleashes the Mi-3, you pick Tegra 4 or Snapdragon 800

05 September, 2013 | comments (68)

Xiaomi has revealed its MiPhone 3 (or just Mi-3) at a product event in Beijing today, just as previously expected. As recent rumors suggested, the device is powered by either a Tegra 4 with four Cortex-A15 cores (for China Mobile) or a Snapdragon...

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Xiaomi Mi3 to be announced on September 5 in Beijing

Xiaomi Mi3 to be announced on September 5 in Beijing

04 September, 2013 | comments (8)

Xiaomi Mi3 has popped up every now and then, revealing various aspects of the smartphone. We also saw the device on the GFX Bench database a few days ago. The third-generation Xiaomi flagship is all set to make its way to the market and the...

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Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

Xiaomi Mi3 appears on GFX Bench, runs on Tegra 4 CPU

03 September, 2013 | comments (9)

The Xiaomi Mi3 has been leaked a few times before and the specifications of the upcoming flagship device have been in the rumorland for quite some time. Now, the smartphone has appeared on the GFX bench database and reveals the presence of a NVIDIA...


Android VP Hugo Barra leaves Google for Xiaomi

Android VP Hugo Barra leaves Google for Xiaomi

29 August, 2013 | comments (37)

In a surprising twist of events, Vice President of Android - Hugo Barra - has decided to move on from Google and join Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi. The news was first broken by AllThingsD and was later confirmed by Barra in a post...


Xiaomi unveils  quad-core Red Rice droid as Hongmi

Xiaomi unveils quad-core Red Rice droid as Hongmi

31 July, 2013 | comments (38)

Xiaomi has announced the long rumored Red Rice smartphone. Its official name is Hongmi which is Chinese for... well, red rice. Xiaomi Hongmi packs a 4.7-inch 720p IPS display with 312ppi density, protected by a Gorilla Glass 2. The Hongmi is...

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Xiaomi teases something new on Facebook, is it the Red Rice?

Xiaomi teases something new on Facebook, is it the Red Rice?

29 July, 2013 | comments (13)

Xiaomi's Facebook page has a hot new addition - a teaser image of some kind of device sitting in a box behind a red curtain. Xiamomi teases it as "Something New is Coming" and we can bet it will turn out to be the upcoming Xiaomi Red...

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Image of Xiaomi Mi3 leaks, 5.5-inch 1080p display in tow

Image of Xiaomi Mi3 leaks, 5.5-inch 1080p display in tow

10 July, 2013 | comments (27)

We've been seeing rumors about the third-generation Xiaomi smartphone for some time now and we even got a glimpse of it thanks to a few leaked images. Now, another image of the Xiaomi Mi3 has been leaked. The source that leaked the images of...

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Samsung Galaxy Note III and Xiaomi Mi-3  AnTuTu scores found

Samsung Galaxy Note III and Xiaomi Mi-3 AnTuTu scores found

21 May, 2013 | comments (90)

Where there is a new Galaxy S phone, a new Galaxy Note is soon to appear – it hasn’t done it officially, but its footprints were found in AnTuTu benchmarks. The Samsung Galaxy Note III is listed as N7200 (the Note II is N7100) and appears in several...


Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

Xiaomi MI-2S with new chipset announced, faster than the S4?

09 April, 2013 | comments (94)

Oh, Xiaomi – you keep teasing us with low-priced superphones that are a challenge to buy outside of China. The latest offering is an S version of the recent Xiaomi MI-2 and it packs a Snapdragon 600 chipset (over the S4 Pro of the MI-2). The...

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Xiaomi Mi-3 to boast a 5

Xiaomi Mi-3 to boast a 5" 1080p screen, Snapdragon 800 chipset

20 March, 2013 | comments (63)

Xiaomi phones are known for their excellent specs and surprisingly low price and the rumored third generation is no exception. The Xiaomi Mi-3 is not official yet and the announcement will probably wait until Google I/O as the new phone from the...


Xiaomi MI-3 with Tegra 4, LTE, 4.5

Xiaomi MI-3 with Tegra 4, LTE, 4.5" screen coming in mid 2013?

11 December, 2012 | comments (46)

Now this is as unofficial as it gets folks, so get those saltshakers ready. According to the latest bit of online gossip the next Xiaomi smartphone, presumably named MI-3, will sport the next-gen NVIDIA Tegra 4 chipset, LTE radio and an improved...