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Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note in India next month

Xiaomi to launch Redmi Note in India next month

21 November, 2014 | comments (24)

Xiaomi has started teasing the first India sale of its phablet, the Redmi Note, via Mi India’s facebook page, and will reportedly start selling the device early next month. The Techolic claims that the date of the sale will be December 2, basing...

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Xiaomi wants to be world No.1 in smartphones in 10 years

Xiaomi wants to be world No.1 in smartphones in 10 years

20 November, 2014 | comments (80)

Xiaomi has had an amazing run so far. The company, founded in April 2010, launched its first smartphone in August 2011. And around three years later, it became the world's No.3 smartphone maker by sales volumes. And it achieved this despite only...

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Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

Xiaomi Mi3 5.0 Lollipop update in testing, release imminent

15 November, 2014 | comments (48)

Xiaomi is on a seriously hot streak lately, the company selling smartphones as fast as it can build it. Its attractively priced devices even helped it climb to the third spot globally even though the quality of the Chinese maker’s after-sale support...


Alleged Xiaomi Mi5 spy photos reveal bezel-free design

Alleged Xiaomi Mi5 spy photos reveal bezel-free design

14 November, 2014 | comments (40)

Possible Xiaomi Mi5 spy shots have surfaced showing the phone right from the production line. As you can see from the photos, the phone in question is clearly made by Xiaomi and features what looks to be a display that's larger than 5". The...


Xiaomi releases unofficial AOSP Lollipop build for Mi 2/2S

Xiaomi releases unofficial AOSP Lollipop build for Mi 2/2S

12 November, 2014 | comments (14)

Xiaomi has released an AOSP build of Android 5.0 Lollipop for the Xiaomi Mi 2/2S. The build lacks all the features of MIUI and is completely stock Android. The ROM does not have any major issues but there are some bugs, which might hamper...

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Xiaomi on track to score $1.5 billion funding, now worth $40B

Xiaomi on track to score $1.5 billion funding, now worth $40B

10 November, 2014 | comments (28)

A report by CNBC suggests Xiaomi managed to raise $1.5 billion in investment capital in its latest round of funding. Facebook, Alibaba, Airbnb and Russian ISP DST are among the companies investing in Xiaomi. This is the largest private financing...

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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 (17)

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 (21)

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 (25)

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 (18)

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 (94)

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 (42)

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 (31)

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 (69)

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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