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Xiaomi finally launches US and EU accessory store next week

Xiaomi finally launches US and EU accessory store next week

27 May, 2015 | comments (4)

Last we heard anything about it, Xiaomi's online accessory store for the US and a few EU countries was supposed to go live in mid-May. For whatever reason, though, the Chinese company has decided that a June launch would be better. So today it's...

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Xiaomi Mi 5 may pack a 5.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 820 chipset

Xiaomi Mi 5 may pack a 5.5-inch screen, Snapdragon 820 chipset

27 May, 2015 | comments (28)

The Xiaomi Mi 5 can't stay out of the rumor mill. It has been in there so long that new rumors suggest features that werenít around when the first rumors cropped up. The latest one says the new Mi flagship will use a Snapdragon 820 chipset,...


Xiaomi starts rolling out Mi 4i update to fix heating issues

Xiaomi starts rolling out Mi 4i update to fix heating issues

26 May, 2015 | comments (40)

Xiaomi has started rolling out the new v6.5.50 update for the Mi 4i. The update primarily aims to fix the heating issue that some users have noted. According to Hugo Barra, "The new thermal controls adjust frequency, voltage and the number of...

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Xiaomi Mi 4i to get a new OTA update to fix heating issues

Xiaomi Mi 4i to get a new OTA update to fix heating issues

25 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Last month, the Xiaomi Mi 4i was released with fanfare at a dedicated event in India. Shortly after the smartphone was found to overheat, an issue the company tried to quickly fix via a firmware update. As reported earlier, the MIUI V6.5.4.0...

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Xiaomi Mi 4i update aims to fixing overheating problems

Xiaomi Mi 4i update aims to fixing overheating problems

23 May, 2015 | comments (35)

The Xiaomi Mi 4i, which was made official last month, has received an update aimed at fixing overheating issues. Sized at 804MB, the update (V6.5.4.0 LXIMICD) optimizes thermal control algorithms to fix the problem, the company...

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Microsoft and Xiaomi eyeing Blackberry acquisition, report says

Microsoft and Xiaomi eyeing Blackberry acquisition, report says

22 May, 2015 | comments (50)

Nearly a couple of months after Blackberry surprised the market with a small profit for the fiscal fourth quarter, there are new reports that it is being eyed as an acquisition target. According to a report from DigiTimes, several companies...


Xiaomi Mi 4i arriving in Malaysia next week

Xiaomi Mi 4i arriving in Malaysia next week

16 May, 2015 | comments (22)

The Mi 4i, which was made official by Xiaomi at a dedicated event in India last month, is set to launch in Malaysia on May 21. As per the press invite (see image above) sent by the five-year-old Chinese start-up, its global head of...

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Xiaomi H3Y phone specifications tipped with MediaTek chipset

Xiaomi H3Y phone specifications tipped with MediaTek chipset

15 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Last week, the Xiaomi product roadmap was leaked, revealing four new Mi phones in the pipeline. Out of those four phones, the Redmi Note 2 is expected to launch in July. As per Upleaks, a Xiaomi Redmi series phone codenamed Hermes with Xiaomi...

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IDC: Apple surpasses Xiaomi as China's top smartphone vendor

IDC: Apple surpasses Xiaomi as China's top smartphone vendor

11 May, 2015 | comments (63)

Apple has surpassed Xiaomi to become the top smartphone vendor in China, according to the latest report from market research firm IDC. As per the report, the Cupertino-based tech giant shipped a total of 14.5 million units last quarter,...

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Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

Alleged press image of Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks out

10 May, 2015 | comments (25)

Purported live photo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet made the rounds on Twitter, courtesy of @OnLeaks. The Korean giantís full-size tablet is rumored to make its official debut at some point in June. Overall, it appears that...


The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

The Top 10 trending phones of week 19

10 May, 2015 | comments (15)

There has been quite a lot of movement in the top 10 chart yet again. Trends may be shifting, but it seems that the Galaxy S6 has absolutely no intention of giving up the lead. It is definitely still the top dog with a formidable lead ahead of the...


Leaked Xiaomi product roadmap reveals four new Mi phones

Leaked Xiaomi product roadmap reveals four new Mi phones

07 May, 2015 | comments (22)

Xiaomi has recently announced the new Mi 4i smartphone in India, meant for global roll out. And yesterday, the Chinese startup announced the Mi Note Pro in China. While we race through the mid year, the company has handful of devices set for release...

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Xiaomi boasts faster Snapdragon 810 chip inside the MiNote Pro

Xiaomi boasts faster Snapdragon 810 chip inside the MiNote Pro

06 May, 2015 | comments (30)

As most of you have surely heard, the Xiaomi MiNote Pro is official. It was launched just a few hours ago. The handset boasts a pretty impressive specs sheet, including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC, 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM and a 5.7-inch QHD 2.5D...


Mi 4i to be available in Hong Kong and Singapore starting May 12

Mi 4i to be available in Hong Kong and Singapore starting May 12

06 May, 2015 | comments (13)

The Xiaomi Mi 4i smartphone, which was announced a couple of weeks ago and is currently only available in India, will soon be available in more Asian countries. The Chinese company has announced that the device will go on sale in Hong Kong...

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Xiaomi finally launches Mi Note Pro in China for $483

Xiaomi finally launches Mi Note Pro in China for $483

06 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Xiaomi announced two new high-end phablets - the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro, back in January. While Mi Note went on sale shortly after, the Mi Note Pro was yet to see day light. Today, Xiaomi finally revealed when that will happen - the phablet will...

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The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

The Top 10 trending phones of week 18

03 May, 2015 | comments (13)

This week turned out quite surprising and brought us one of the most diverse editions of our Top 10 trending chart. Just don't expect the Samsung Galaxy S6 to surrender the crown, it still remains undisturbed at the top. The Top 10 trending...


Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi 5 Plus get rumored specs, launch time frame

Xiaomi Mi 5, Mi 5 Plus get rumored specs, launch time frame

30 April, 2015 | comments (20)

Xiaomi may have unveiled the high-end Mi Note and Mi Note Pro this January, but those are both phablets. When it comes to a 'normal size' flagship offering, the Chinese company still relies on the Mi 4, which was announced in July 2014. So a new...


Strategy Analytics: Apple could soon become No. 1 in China

Strategy Analytics: Apple could soon become No. 1 in China

30 April, 2015 | comments (60)

Apple might have lost its world's top smartphone-maker crown to Samsung, but it looks like the Cupertino-based company could soon make it to the No. 1 spot in China, which is the world's largest smartphone market. According to a report from...


Xiaomi Mi 4i up for grabs in first flash sale today

Xiaomi Mi 4i up for grabs in first flash sale today

30 April, 2015 | comments (77)

The Xiaomi Mi 4i, which was announced by the company last week, will be available for purchase on Flipkart via flash sale today. The sale will commence at 2pm IST for registered users. It isn't yet known how many units of the made for India...

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Xiaomi tops Chinese market with 14% share

Xiaomi tops Chinese market with 14% share

29 April, 2015 | comments (7)

Xiaomi has maintained its top position in the Chinese smartphone market in the first quarter. According to a tweet (which cites a report from research firm IHS Technology) sent out by the company's India head, the company sold 14.2 million of the 99...

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