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Xiaomi Mi 4 will be up for grabs in India without registration

Xiaomi Mi 4 will be up for grabs in India without registration

25 February, 2015 | comments (17)

Following in the footsteps of the Redmi Note 4G from earlier this month, Xiaomi's Mi 4 is set to go on sale in India without registration starting tomorrow. As always, the phone will be offered by Flipkart, as that's Xiaomi's exclusive retail...

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IDC: Samsung slips to number five in Chinese smartphone market

IDC: Samsung slips to number five in Chinese smartphone market

17 February, 2015 | comments (36)

Samsung, which was dethroned in China by local upstart Xiaomi last year, has slipped to the fifth position in the country's smartphone market now, according to a latest report from the market research firm IDC. As per the report, in Q4, 2014,...

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MIUI 6.3.5 is now seeding to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G

MIUI 6.3.5 is now seeding to Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G

16 February, 2015 | comments (59)

The latest MIUI 6.3.5 arrived on Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G. The update is now seeding to users of the budget-friendly device in India and Taiwan. Unfortunately, the 577MB-large update is not based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. Users will still have to...


Xiaomi to open online store for the US, but won't sell phones

Xiaomi to open online store for the US, but won't sell phones

12 February, 2015 | comments (29)

At its mysterious event in San Francisco today, Xiaomi has announced that it plans to open its own online store in the US in a few months. However, the caveat of the century follows. See, Xiaomi will not be selling smartphones or tablets through...

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MIUI 6 update coming to the Xiaomi Redmi 1S

MIUI 6 update coming to the Xiaomi Redmi 1S

12 February, 2015 | comments (41)

The latest version of Xiaomi's MIUI 6 is to become available for the Redmi 1S later this week. MIUI 6 was announced back in August last year, but the budget-friendly smartphone has so far been left out in the cold. Admittedly, it will be a...

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Redmi Note 4G now available in India without registration

Redmi Note 4G now available in India without registration

12 February, 2015 | comments (24)

Xiaomi's Redmi Note 4G, which was launched in India back in December last year, is now available for purchase on e-commerce website Flipkart without any registration. Although the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has said that it is now making...

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Redmi 2 with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage to go on sale this month

Redmi 2 with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage to go on sale this month

11 February, 2015 | comments (48)

A couple of weeks after its existence was revealed, it is being reported that the Xiaomi Redmi 2 with double the RAM and storage will go on sale during the Chinese company's Spring Festival, which is set to take place between February 13 and...

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64GB Xiaomi Mi 4 will be on sale in India starting on Feb.24

64GB Xiaomi Mi 4 will be on sale in India starting on Feb.24

09 February, 2015 | comments (28)

After quite a few delays, the Xiaomi Mi 4 is due to finally be up for grabs in India starting tomorrow, through a series of flash sales. This is the company's normal way of doing business, so nothing out of the ordinary here. But tomorrow you'll...

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Xiaomi schedules event for February 12 in San Francisco

Xiaomi schedules event for February 12 in San Francisco

04 February, 2015 | comments (32)

Xiaomi may be the world's third-biggest smartphone maker, but most of its products never leave China. The company is reportedly looking to open up shop in India, but now the company is taking a trip to the US. There, in San Francisco...

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Full specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 leak

Full specs of Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 leak

30 January, 2015 | comments (29)

The Xiaomi Redmi Note, released in March 2014, is due for a successor, and one is evidently in the works. A new listing on the site of Chinese agency TENAA reveals its appearance and insides. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 The new generation...

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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 (29)

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 (138)

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 (29)

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 (9)

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 (24)

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 (15)

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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