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Xiaomi Mi 3 sells out in India in under 40 minutes

Xiaomi Mi 3 sells out in India in under 40 minutes

22 July, 2014 | comments (43)

Xiaomi brought its lineup to India – it sold out all available units of the Xiaomi Mi 3 in just 38 minutes and 50 seconds and is already setting up for the next batch. Registrations for the Mi 3 reached 100,000 yesterday, but it's not clear how many...

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Xiaomi announces the Mi 4 in China

Xiaomi announces the Mi 4 in China

22 July, 2014 | comments (58)

Xiaomi has announced the successor to their flagship Mi 3 smartphone, the Xiaomi Mi 4. The key features of the Mi 4 smartphone include a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 SoC with a quad-core 2.5GHz CPU, 3GB LP-DDR3 RAM, 16/64GB internal memory,...

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Xiaomi Mi 3 scores 100,000 registrations in India

Xiaomi Mi 3 scores 100,000 registrations in India

21 July, 2014 | comments (105)

No less than 100,000 people have already registered to be able to purchase the Xiaomi Mi 3 when it goes on sale in India tomorrow. Earlier this month, the Chinese smartphone maker announced its entrance in India. And last week it started allowing...

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Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone leaks in full, company denies metal back

21 July, 2014 | comments (41)

The Xiaomi Mi4 new flagship is coming out tomorrow, but thanks to a series of leaks we got to learn most there is to know about it a day early. A bunch of live photos surfaced today, along with detailed specs and even press renders of the...


Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

Xiaomi Mi 4 purportedly shown again in leaked pictures

20 July, 2014 | comments (34)

Next week Xiaomi will hold an event during which it's going to unveil the Mi 4, its next flagship smartphone offering. The phone has so far been teased by the company's execs, and at one point in the past we've seen it in a couple of blurry...

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Xiaomi Mi 4 already listed online ahead of its unveiling

Xiaomi Mi 4 already listed online ahead of its unveiling

16 July, 2014 | comments (33)

The Xiaomi Mi 4 will be announced on July 22, that much has been made clear by the company's teasers so far. But despite those and a few rumors here and there, we still don't know very much about the Mi 4. Now though one online retailer already...

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Xiaomi sells 5K Redmi Note handsets in 75 seconds

Xiaomi sells 5K Redmi Note handsets in 75 seconds

15 July, 2014 | comments (20)

Xiaomi's flash sale business model is prone to achieving record sales in small amounts of time by design. So it's no surprise then that the Chinese smartphone maker has once more gone through some inventory at an insane speed. Over in Singapore,...

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Xiaomi launches Mi 3, Redmi 1S and Redmi Note in India

Xiaomi launches Mi 3, Redmi 1S and Redmi Note in India

15 July, 2014 | comments (77)

Last week we talked about Xiaomi launching the Mi 3 in the Indian market. This week, the company has launched two more smartphones, along with a revised pricing for the Mi 3 and launch details. First of all, the Mi 3 has seen a price cut. It is...

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Xiaomi gives us a glimpse of its Mi 4 smartphone in a press invite

Xiaomi gives us a glimpse of its Mi 4 smartphone in a press invite

14 July, 2014 | comments (21)

Xiaomi’s president Lei Jun recently teased the company’s upcoming flagship smartphone on his Weibo account. Now, the Chinese manufacturer has confirmed that it will be hosting its annual product launch event at the Beijing National Convention Center...

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Xiaomi teases the upcoming Mi 4, to be announced on July 22

Xiaomi teases the upcoming Mi 4, to be announced on July 22

10 July, 2014 | comments (24)

It looks like Xiaomi is all set to introduce its latest flagship smartphone – the Mi 4 on July 22. Lei Jun, the company’s president has teased the upcoming device on his Weibo account. The teaser image doesn’t give much away. It features a large...

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Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


Xiaomi launches the Mi 3 smartphone in India for $250

Xiaomi launches the Mi 3 smartphone in India for $250

08 July, 2014 | comments (113)

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has launched its first smartphone in the Indian market, the Xiaomi Mi 3. The phone is priced at ₹14,999 ($250) and will go on sale on July 15. The Xiaomi (pronounced 'shao-mee') Mi 3 is the company's flagship...

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Xiaomi sells 10 million MI-3 units, outs gold version

Xiaomi sells 10 million MI-3 units, outs gold version

05 July, 2014 | comments (27)

A few days after boasting that it's sold more smartphones in the first half of 2014 than during all of last year, Xiaomi has a new sales number to be proud of. The Chinese company has passed 10 million units sold for the MI-3, the flagship device...

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Xiaomi sells more phones in first half of 2014 than all of 2013

Xiaomi sells more phones in first half of 2014 than all of 2013

02 July, 2014 | comments (22)

Xiaomi just keeps on growing. The Chinese company that pioneered the 'flash sale' model in its native country has announced today that it's managed to ship 26.11 million smartphones in the first six months of 2014. That's an increase of 271% from...

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Blurry picture claims to show the Xiaomi Mi-4 with super thin bezels

Blurry picture claims to show the Xiaomi Mi-4 with super thin bezels

01 July, 2014 | comments (8)

Xiaomi has been more or less quiet this year and we haven't really heard anything related to the successor to the popular Xiaomi Mi-3 aside from a leaked Xiaomi Mi-3S with a Snapdragon 801 chipset. Now a blurry shot from Xiaomi's homeland China...


It took one second for Xiaomi to sell 10K RedMi Notes

It took one second for Xiaomi to sell 10K RedMi Notes

30 June, 2014 | comments (35)

Xiaomi has, for the lack of a better word, been killing it in the sales department, and the RedMi Note is just another crazy example of how in-demand the Chinese manufacturer's products are. The RedMi Note phablet managed to sell 10,000 units in...

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Xiaomi Mi3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update ahead of MY release

Xiaomi Mi3 gets Android 4.4 KitKat update ahead of MY release

09 May, 2014 | comments (31)

Xiaomi has released MIUI v4.5.9 update which is based on Android 4.4 KitKat. The update is currently available for the Xiaomi Mi3 in addition to a wealth of other devices including Redmi 1/1s and MI2/2S/Mi. In addition to the usual KitKat...

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Xiaomi beats out Apple in China, ranks 3rd in country

Xiaomi beats out Apple in China, ranks 3rd in country

07 May, 2014 | comments (35)

Xiaomi has steadily been making big moves in China with their constant release of quality handsets at bargain prices. It looks like all of their work has paid off, as the Chinese smartphone manufacturer now commands a larger market share than Apple...

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Xiaomi Mi-3S leaks, has Snapdragon 801 and KitKat

Xiaomi Mi-3S leaks, has Snapdragon 801 and KitKat

04 May, 2014 | comments (39)

Photos of the upcoming Xiaomi Mi-3S flagship surfaced in China. The local manufacturer is gearing to release yet another high-end offering in the local market and we got a chance to learn some of its specs. The Xiaomi Mi-3S is going to be...


Xiaomi Redmi Note hits 15 million pre-orders

Xiaomi Redmi Note hits 15 million pre-orders

03 May, 2014 | comments (51)

Thanks to its clever marketing strategy called "Hunger Marketing," Xiaomi managed to sell 100,000 Redmi Notes in 34 minutes back in March. Now, the company proudly boasts 15 million people have pre-ordered the $161 phablet. That number beats...

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