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Huawei says its real competitor is Samsung, not Xiaomi

Huawei says its real competitor is Samsung, not Xiaomi

28 January, 2015 | comments (25)

Huawei may well be behind Xiaomi in local as well as international rankings, but that doesn’t mean it considers the latter as its competitor, or so claimed the company’s CEO Richard Yu, who said that Huawei instead sees Samsung as its real...


Xiaomi launched the Mi 4 in India for $325

Xiaomi launched the Mi 4 in India for $325

28 January, 2015 | comments (107)

Xiaomi has finally launched the Mi 4 smartphone in India. The phone is priced at Rs. 19,999 ($320) and will be available starting February 10 through Flipkart. The phone will only be available in white with 16GB memory and no LTE...

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Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

Apple claims first spot in the Chinese smartphone market in Q4

27 January, 2015 | comments (27)

After a recent survey confirmed Apple's dominant position on its home US market, statistics now show that China has been conquered as well. Market analyst Canalys reports that the Cupertino giant is in top spot by units shipped in Q4 2014, a first...


Initial Xiaomi Mi Note batch sold out in 3 minutes

Initial Xiaomi Mi Note batch sold out in 3 minutes

27 January, 2015 | comments (8)

The Xiaomi Note and Xiaomi Mi Note Pro were announced two weeks ago. The Pro flavor is expected to go on sale in March, while the regular Mi Note unit was released today in China. The first batch of Mi Note phablets was depleted in just three...

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Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2 makes the rounds at TENAA

26 January, 2015 | comments (18)

Xiaomi's large success last year was in large part due to the manufacturer's latest device lineup with successful handsets like the Xiaomi Redmi 1S, Redmi Note and the Redmi 2. The latter is an extremely affordable device, priced at around $100....

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Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

Xiaomi-for-iPhone trade-in program reportedly in the works

25 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Xiaomi has a trade-in program for Apple iPhone users in the works. The word about the bold marketing stint arrived from an executive from the ambitious Chinese startup. Reportedly, iPhone 5s owners will be able to trade their device for the...

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Xiaomi Mi 3 to again go on sale in India tomorrow

Xiaomi Mi 3 to again go on sale in India tomorrow

25 January, 2015 | comments (35)

Xiaomi has announced that its Mi 3 smartphone, which was launched in India back in July 2014, and last went on sale in the month of October, will again go on sale in the country on January 26. According to a post on the company’s official Facebook...

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Mysterious Xiaomi Mi Note Plus shows up on Antutu

Mysterious Xiaomi Mi Note Plus shows up on Antutu

20 January, 2015 | comments (22)

Xiaomi caused quite a stir last week with the release of its two phablets, the Mi Note and Mi Note Pro. Now we learn that a third member of the lineup, dubbed Mi Note Plus, is in the works according to an entry in Antutu's database. Alongside the...

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Xiaomi projected to ship nearly 15 million Mi Notes in 2015

Xiaomi projected to ship nearly 15 million Mi Notes in 2015

20 January, 2015 | comments (14)

Consulting firm KGI Investment Advisory is predicting that Xiaomi will ship between 13 to 15 million Mi Notes this year, with sales peaking between the months of March and May. The firm also expects the company’s production to experience hurdles in...

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Wood back covers for Xiaomi Mi 4 now available in China

Wood back covers for Xiaomi Mi 4 now available in China

19 January, 2015 | comments (4)

When Xiaomi announced the Mi 4 last summer, the Chinese smartphone maker also unveiled a handful of replacement back covers for it made out of wood. And now these have finally become available to purchase, at least in China. If you're there, own...

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Top 10 trending phones of the week

Top 10 trending phones of the week

18 January, 2015 | comments (28)

It the uneventful weekend days, when no official announcements take place, your desire for technology needs to be satisfied otherwise. Always devoted to keeping you entertained and well informed, we here at GSMArena.com are launching a new...


Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

Check out all the new phones that debuted this week

17 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It has been a busy week, with intriguing announcements taking place in various parts of the world. To make sure you haven't missed anything here's the quick recap of all the new phones that debuted over the past 7 days. Arguably, the most...


Xiaomi Mi Note, Mi Note Pro priced for international orders

Xiaomi Mi Note, Mi Note Pro priced for international orders

16 January, 2015 | comments (62)

Xiaomi made its new Mi Note and Mi Note Pro phablets official just yesterday, at a special event. During that we were told how much they would cost in China, but so far we've had no idea what to expect internationally. See, like its previous...

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Xiaomi Mi Note supports both FDD-LTE and TD-LTE

Xiaomi Mi Note supports both FDD-LTE and TD-LTE

16 January, 2015 | comments (22)

The Xiaomi Mi Note went official yesterday with LTE Cat 9 support that grants it up to 450Mbps download speeds. Interestingly, Xiaomi seems to be planning a wider release of the phone than just China as the Mi Note is revealed to support both...

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Xiaomi Mi 4 to launch in India on January 28

Xiaomi Mi 4 to launch in India on January 28

16 January, 2015 | comments (68)

Xiaomi has announced that it will be launching its last year's flagship device - the Mi 4 - in India on January 28. Unfortunately, no price was mentioned but we will update you on that as soon as that information is available. The Mi 4 has a...

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Xiaomi Mi Note gets benchmarked, overtakes the Mi 4

Xiaomi Mi Note gets benchmarked, overtakes the Mi 4

15 January, 2015 | comments (14)

A few hours ago, Xiaomi took the wraps off its two new phablets - the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. While the latter comes with the best possible specs for this day and age, the "lower-end" Mi Note is probably worthy of flagship status too, despite...

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Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is official with QHD display, Snapdragon 810 SoC

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro is official with QHD display, Snapdragon 810 SoC

15 January, 2015 | comments (120)

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro looks just like the newly announced Mi Note - it uses a dual-glass design with a 2.5D front and 3D rear glass. The footprint remains the same as the standard Mi Note, but the Pro version brings a better 5.7" display and more...

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Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

Xiaomi announces new Mi Note phablet with 5.7-inch display

15 January, 2015 | comments (61)

Xiaomi has finally announced its latest smartphone that it has been teasing for the past few days. The Xiaomi Mi Note is the company's latest flagship that it is using to compete against the Apple iPhone 6 Plus. The Mi Note is about the same...

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Watch Xiaomi unveil its new devices

Watch Xiaomi unveil its new devices

15 January, 2015 | comments (9)

Xiaomi has hinted that it will have not one but two flagships announced tomorrow, however, the manufacturer made it clear that the Xiaomi Mi 5 will not be one of them, despite benchmark score and other leaks about it. What does this leave? The...

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New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

New Xiaomi Note gets rumored size, price, and specs

14 January, 2015 | comments (20)

Tomorrow's Xiaomi event is going to bring us two new handsets, it seems. The Chinese smartphone maker itself has hinted at this through some of its teasers for the event, so that's pretty much certain. Just what those phones will be, however, has...