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Xiaomi could be working on a low-end 9.2-inch tablet

Xiaomi could be working on a low-end 9.2-inch tablet

30 October, 2014 | comments (1)

Now that it's become the world's No.3 smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi may be looking to expand its tablet lineup, which so far consists only of the 7.9" MiPad. The Chinese company's next tablet might be a decidedly low-end affair, however. A new...

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IHS iSuppli: Xiaomi outpaces Huawei as 3rd largest manufacturer

IHS iSuppli: Xiaomi outpaces Huawei as 3rd largest manufacturer

28 October, 2014 | comments (28)

The champagne is popping over at Xiaomi headquarters as according to IHS iSuppli, the company is now the third largest phone manufacturer. The analysts reports that Xiaomi outpaced Huawei with a total of 19 million smartphones shipped in Q3 2014....

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has its back allegedly pictured

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has its back allegedly pictured

27 October, 2014 | comments (20)

With the original Redmi Note getting a little bit old by now, Xiaomi is surely working on a successor for its first phablet. A couple of weeks ago we even saw what was purported to be a shot of its back cover. And today we get another leaked...


Xiaomi releases statement regarding Indian privacy concerns

Xiaomi releases statement regarding Indian privacy concerns

27 October, 2014 | comments (48)

After gaining immense popularity in India in a short time, Xiaomi has come under fire regarding security issues and concerns over user data being sent to China. The relations between the two countries aren't 100% peachy, so it's no wonder...

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Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi Pad getting price cuts

Xiaomi Mi 4 and Mi Pad getting price cuts

20 October, 2014 | comments (24)

It seems that Xiaomi has reconsidered the prices of its Xiaomi Mi 4 flagship smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi Pad and the Xiaomi TV. Tmall, an online storefront of Xiaomi, has put question marks in the prices of those three, Xiaomi headphones and a battery...

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet will be powered by Snapdragon 615

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 phablet will be powered by Snapdragon 615

14 October, 2014 | comments (17)

The successor to the Redmi Note is in the works – alleged back panels of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 have leaked alongside basic specs and price for the phablet. The Redmi Note 2 will keep the 5.5" screen though the bezels got bigger and the device now...


Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets an update addressing RAM and heat issues

Xiaomi Redmi 1S gets an update addressing RAM and heat issues

14 October, 2014 | comments (52)

Xiaomi has pushed an over-the-air update for the Redmi 1S. The latest firmware version brings MIUI 5 v4.5 and brings a fix to several performance-related issues. One of the key issues that users report fixed is the occasional overheating of the...

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Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

Xiaomi adds another former Google executive to its team

13 October, 2014 | comments (4)

The Chinese hardware manufacturer Xiaomi added another former Google executive to its team. Jai Mani was a strategy and analytics associate for Google Play during his days at the search giant. The new hire will lead Xiaomi’s product team...

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Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

Xiaomi Mi 4 and Redmi Note to land in India within 60 days

13 October, 2014 | comments (33)

Xiaomi has so far had great success in India, where it's been holding weekly flash sales for a while. However, the only two devices that the company has offered Indian buyers until now have been the Mi 3 and the Redmi 1S. Things will change soon,...

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Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

Xiaomi gearing up to sell 100,000 units per week in India next month

27 September, 2014 | comments (46)

Xiaomi is gearing up for the festive season in India next month by increasing the availability of devices. Company Vice President Hugo Barra said the company is planning to make provisions to sell 100,000 units per week from the 60,000 they do...

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Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

Xiaomi Mi 3 to make a return to India

26 September, 2014 | comments (40)

The Xiaomi Mi 3 was a runaway success during its short stay in India earlier this year. The smartphone batches were selling out in seconds with thousands of people never managing to get the unit they wanted. That's why when the company announced...

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Rumor: Vivo Xplay 5 to be the first Snapdragon 810 phone

Rumor: Vivo Xplay 5 to be the first Snapdragon 810 phone

21 September, 2014 | comments (30)

According to Chinese tech analyst Pan Jiutang the Snapdragon 810 chipset may premiere in either the Oppo Find 9, Xiaomi Mi5 or Vivo Xplay 5 with the latter having the highest chance to come first when taking the launch cycles of the others in...


60,000 Xiaomi Redmi 1S units hit India on September 23

60,000 Xiaomi Redmi 1S units hit India on September 23

19 September, 2014 | comments (66)

Another Tuesday, another Xiaomi flash sale occurs. On September 23, the Chinese phonemaker is set to launch 60,000 Redmi 1S smartphones in India. Presumably, they'll sell in under 10 seconds. Unlike its previous flash sale, which offered...

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Xiaomi sells 40,000 Redmi 1S units in India in 4.2 seconds

Xiaomi sells 40,000 Redmi 1S units in India in 4.2 seconds

02 September, 2014 | comments (185)

Here we go again. Xiaomi has continued its tradition of holding flash sales in India on Tuesdays. This time, though, it wasn't the Mi 3 on offer - rather, the much more affordable Redmi 1S. 40,000 units were sold in just 4.2 seconds. The...

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Xiaomi launches  Redmi 1S India sales with 40K units

Xiaomi launches Redmi 1S India sales with 40K units

28 August, 2014 | comments (71)

Xiaomi is set to unleash the Redmi 1S on September 2 in India. The company is continuing its partnership with online retailer Flipkart and now we learn that there will be 40,000 units available from the first day. That's not that many considering...

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Xiaomi Redmi 1S on sale in India on September 2

Xiaomi Redmi 1S on sale in India on September 2

26 August, 2014 | comments (106)

Xiaomi is finally launching the Redmi 1S in collaboration with Flipkart. The device is going to come to users on September 2 and you can register to buy the device will open today on Flipkart. The price of INR 5,999 (around $99) is lower than...

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iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

iPhone 6 1,810mAh and 6L 2,915mAh batteries leak

17 August, 2014 | comments (129)

Early in July we heard that the iPhone 6 with 4.7" display will carry a battery between 1,800mAh and 1,900mAh and that the 5.5" iPhone 6 will have something around 2,500mAh. Now we get a glimpse of what could possibly be the two batteries. The...

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Xiaomi announces MIUI 6 with flatter look, more features

Xiaomi announces MIUI 6 with flatter look, more features

17 August, 2014 | comments (61)

Right as planned, Xiaomi has announced its latest OS - MIUI 6 bringing a design overhaul with more colorful, minimalist looks, enhanced security and new phone features. The update is currently in beta phase but should soon make its way to the...

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Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 4G LTE launches on August 16

Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 4G LTE launches on August 16

12 August, 2014 | comments (18)

Following the recently announced 4G LTE version of its Redmi Note affordable phablet, Xiaomi is getting ready to release an iteration of the Redmi 1S that also has high-speed networking enabled. The Redmi 1S 4G will become available in China on...

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Xiaomi Mi 3 gains a green version, 16GB units only

Xiaomi Mi 3 gains a green version, 16GB units only

09 August, 2014 | comments (51)

Xiaomi has been on somewhat of a roll lately, expanding its portfolio with new products, bringing it to new markets and now adding new colors. The company has announced that its current Mi 3 flagship will gain a new green version in the very near...

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