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Cheaper, plastic-clad Xiaomi Mi4i to be unveiled on April 23

Cheaper, plastic-clad Xiaomi Mi4i to be unveiled on April 23

20 April, 2015 | comments (13)

On April 23 Xiaomi is holding an event in New Delhi during which it's going to unveil a "Global Mi Phone". This is according to the Chinese company itself, which has already started to tease its upcoming offering. Some rumors have claimed we'd...


Xiaomi sends out teasers for global Mi phone launch on April 23

Xiaomi sends out teasers for global Mi phone launch on April 23

19 April, 2015 | comments (18)

Xiaomi sent out invites last week for the launch of a new global Mi phone in India on April 23. Over the weekend, the Chinese startup shared several cryptic teaser images via its social network profiles. Quite cheekily, the teasers carried text...

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Xiaomi Mi Note Pro will finally be available to order from May 6

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro will finally be available to order from May 6

16 April, 2015 | comments (18)

Back in January, Xiaomi announced two new high-end phablets - the Mi Note and the Mi Note Pro. Since then, the former has been available in China through the company's signature flash sales, but so far the Mi Note Pro hasn't been released. If...

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Xiaomi unveils Mi Note Black Edition for $400

Xiaomi unveils Mi Note Black Edition for $400

16 April, 2015 | comments (7)

Xiaomi’s penchant to introduce smartphones in different colour options for its home region. The Chinese company has quietly announced yet another limited edition variant at $400 - Mi Note Black Edition along with new album of famous Chinese singer...

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Xiaomi slashes Mi 4 16GB, 64GB model prices in India

Xiaomi slashes Mi 4 16GB, 64GB model prices in India

16 April, 2015 | comments (30)

This may appear as a surprise to many that Xiaomi has announced a price cut in India on its flagship model - Mi 4. There’s no festive season or special occasion in India. Effective from today, the Mi 4 16GB is now priced at INR17,999 ($289) knocked...

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Xiaomi H3Y may be the Redmi Note 2, to pack 1080p screen

Xiaomi H3Y may be the Redmi Note 2, to pack 1080p screen

14 April, 2015 | comments (22)

Xiaomi has two event scheduled for April, one tomorrow and one for April 23. The second one is likely for the Xiaomi Mi 4i (aka Ferrari), but the one tomorrow may be for the Xiaomi H3Y – a new Redmi phone. The basic specs of the H3Y were revealed...


Xiaomi to launch a global Mi phone in India on April 23

Xiaomi to launch a global Mi phone in India on April 23

09 April, 2015 | comments (39)

Chinese startup Xiaomi just celebrated its fifth birthday by offering great deals and availability of its products to more than one commerce platform in India. Now the company’s official Twitter account has shared an invite for a probable new...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets a firmware update, not Lollipop 5.1

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 gets a firmware update, not Lollipop 5.1

07 April, 2015 | comments (78)

Samsung has apparently released a new software update for the international version of its Galaxy Note 4 flagship, as evidenced by a tip we got from one of our readers. But don't get your hopes up, it's not Android 5.1, instead it's a different...

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Xiaomi teams up with AOKP for MIUI 7 [UPDATE: April Fool's joke]

Xiaomi teams up with AOKP for MIUI 7 [UPDATE: April Fool's joke]

02 April, 2015 | comments (17)

Update 04 April: This story seems to be April Fool's Joke by the AOKP team. Xiaomi reps have contacted us clarifying it's not true. Xiaomi has reportedly teamed up with the Android Open Kang Project team to work on the MIUI 7 version. The AOKP...

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Xiaomi gives the Mi4 a price reduction in China

Xiaomi gives the Mi4 a price reduction in China

31 March, 2015 | comments (5)

Xiaomi gave the Mi4 smartphone a price reduction in China. From April 8 onwards, the popular high-end smartphone will cost 1,799 Yuan (about $290), down from 1,999 Yuan (about $322). A slightly lower end variant of the Xiaomi Mi4 with 2GB of...

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Xiaomi announces Mi Note Pink edition at $403

Xiaomi announces Mi Note Pink edition at $403

31 March, 2015 | comments (12)

China-based Xiaomi announced a new Mi Note Pink edition in an exclusive packing for the ladies with penchant for pink gadgets. As part of the exclusive packaging, Xiaomi includes a 5,000 mAh power bank. That's the second special edition for...

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Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

Xiaomi Redmi 2A with Leadcore chipset announced for $97

31 March, 2015 | comments (25)

Xiaomi has announced new Redmi 2A smartphone in China with an attractive $97 price tag. The Redmi 2A packs a mobile chipset from the company that Xiaomi acquired last year. The new Redmi 2A is the affordable version of the existing Redmi 2 which...

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Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 leaked in live images

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 leaked in live images

31 March, 2015 | comments (7)

A year is a long time in the contemporary mobile world and even if tablets could have it a bit easier than smartphones, a proper update can never hurt. In this particular case we're talking about the Xiaomi Mi Pad 7.9, which was announced back in...


Entry-level Xiaomi smartphone to launch on April 8

Entry-level Xiaomi smartphone to launch on April 8

30 March, 2015 | comments (8)

Xiaomi is rumored to announce a new smartphone in the upcoming days, probably on March 31 and it could go on sale as early as April 8. The handset will cost CNY 499 or just €75. The specs of the device also leaked - it will pack with a 4.7" 720p...


Xiaomi Mi 4 64GB goes on open sale at Flipkart in India

Xiaomi Mi 4 64GB goes on open sale at Flipkart in India

28 March, 2015 | comments (25)

The rapidly growing Chinese electronics startup, Xiaomi, is going places with the series of announcements to boost the smartphone sales. Xiaomi has announced it will sell the Mi 4 64 GB model without registration on Flipkart in India starting March...

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Xiaomi starts selling smartphones at physical stores in India

Xiaomi starts selling smartphones at physical stores in India

28 March, 2015 | comments (19)

Since July 2014, Xiaomi has introduced five smartphones and one tablet based on the Android-inspired MIUI user interface in India. So far, the Chinese electronics startup has been selling those devices in partnership with Indian e-commerce company -...

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Xiaomi wants to sell 100 million smartphones this year

Xiaomi wants to sell 100 million smartphones this year

25 March, 2015 | comments (29)

Xiaomi sure hopes its parts suppliers will be able to keep up with its growth this year. Lei Jun, the company's CEO (pictured to the left), has announced that Xiaomi plans to sell 80 to 100 million smartphones in 2015. When you compare this to...

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Xiaomi will unveil new product(s) on March 31

Xiaomi will unveil new product(s) on March 31

25 March, 2015 | comments (15)

Xiaomi has wildly expanded its product range – starting with smartphones, the fast-growing company now offers TVs, Android TV boxes, headphones, battery packs and a fitness tracker. And there are more new product(s) incoming at the end of the month,...

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Xiaomi's handset dubbed Ferrari leaks with FullHD screen, Lollipop

Xiaomi's handset dubbed Ferrari leaks with FullHD screen, Lollipop

24 March, 2015 | comments (21)

Xiaomi recently struck a contract with Microsoft to let them experiment with Windows 10 on Mi 4. In the mean time, the Chinese handset maker is working on next generation of device - Xiaomi Ferrari. Spotted in the benchmark listings, the...

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Xiaomi to launch a new budget model, will cost more than $65

Xiaomi to launch a new budget model, will cost more than $65

21 March, 2015 | comments (29)

Xiaomi made a name for itself by offering capable smartphones at affordable prices. The company's current entry-level offering, the Redmi 2, retails for the equivalent of around $110, but Xiaomi is reportedly aiming to beat that. The prominent...