Tag: Xiaomi

The Xiaomi Mi 8 Is The Latest iPhone X Clone, But Don’t Dismiss It Just Yet

Meet the Xiaomi Mi 8, an unapologetic iPhone X clone. It’s got all the flagship-level specs you’d expect from a premium phone but costs much less than any phone in the same category.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 2, 2018

Lenovo Teaser Hints At Upcoming All-Screen Smartphone Without A Notch

An image shared by Lenovo's VP on Weibo shows an all-screen smartphone minus a notch. The Z5 appears to be the first mobile phone that will be truly bezel-less.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 15, 2018

Xiaomi's Google Assistant-Powered Smart Home Products To Land On US Shores

During the Google I/O event, Xiaomi announced its plans to bring its smart home products to the United States. There will be three devices that will come first, and these will arrive with support for Google Assistant.

Smart Home May 12, 2018

The Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Phone Is Perfect For 'PUBG Mobile', But There's A Catch

The Xiaomi Black Shark gaming phone, which will launch on April 20 with a price tag starting at about $480, may be the perfect device to play 'PUBG Mobile.' Unfortunately, it comes with a catch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 14, 2018

Here Are 10 Things You Didn't Know About Tencent

Tencent went past Facebook's market cap valuation in 2017, making it one of the five biggest corporations in the world. It's now edging closer to Amazon in terms of market cap, but how much do you really know about Tencent?

Video Games April 12, 2018

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Unveiled: Same Design, Slightly Better Specs, Still Not Coming To The US

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S comes with a top-of-the-line processor, wireless charging, and a new dual camera system. It costs half as much as the iPhone X, but unfortunately will never reach U.S. customers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 28, 2018

Alleged Xiaomi Mi 7 Leak Shows It's Going To Have A Notch Similar To The iPhone X

A Xiaomi Mi 7 leak just surfaced, showing fans a front panel that looks like that of the iPhone X. The leak revealed thin bezels and a notch at the top.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 27, 2018

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S Revealed: Top-Right Corner Notch, ARCore Support, And More

New information about the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2S recently emerged. Firmware files included details about its camera placement, augmented reality support, and more.

March 8, 2018

Xiaomi Hopes To Start Selling Smartphones In The US Before The Year Ends: This Sounds Familiar

Chinese brand Xiaomi is looking to start selling its smartphones in the United States before the end of the year. The question, however, is whether the company will be pushed away by U.S. carriers, like what happened to Huawei.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 6, 2018

Facebook Partners With Xiaomi To Enter China’s VR Market, Announces Oculus-Powered Mi VR Standalone Headset

Hugo Barra confirmed that Oculus has partnered with Xiaomi to bring the Go VR headset to China. The Chinese version will be called the Mi VR and will reportedly run a different SDK than the global version.

Gadgets January 10, 2018

Xiaomi Expands To US Market With New Products On Amazon: Still No Phones, Though

Xiaomi has begun selling a variety of products via Amazon including headphones, a 360-degree camera, and power bank, and a robot kit, further expanding its U.S. presence. But where are the new Xiaomi smartphones?

Business Tech November 20, 2017

Apple Is The Top Wearable Company Again After Shipping 3.9 Million Smartwatches In Q3 2017

Apple shipped the most smartwatches in Q3 2017 according to latest estimates from market analysis firm Canalys. Even so, it was a bad quarter for smartwatches in general.

Wearable Tech November 15, 2017

Meet The Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro, An Unapologetic Copy Of The MacBook Pro That Costs Half As Much

Xiaomi has unveiled what’s perhaps the best attempt at a MacBook Pro ripoff. Looking at the specs and price of the Mi Notebook Pro, however, it’s clear Xiaomi didn’t merely copy Apple’s flagship laptop.

Computers September 12, 2017

The Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Looks Awesome: Can The $500 Device Challenge The $1,000 iPhone 8?

Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2 a day before Apple announces the premium iPhone 8. The $500 Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 looks awesome, but does it have what it takes to challenge the $1,000 iPhone 8?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 12, 2017

Xiaomi's Mi Calculator Is Now Available On The Play Store: Here's Why You Should Care

Xiaomi's Mi Calculator is now up for grabs over at the Play Store. While calculators aren't exactly groundbreaking Android apps, the Mi Calculator does an impressive job in providing a plethora of functions in a clean UI.

Apps/Software September 3, 2017

Xiaomi Mi 6 Launches With Snapdragon 835, 6 GB RAM, Massive Battery And More At Just $360

Xiaomi has officially unveiled its latest Mi 6 flagship and it boasts some impressive specs for its price point. The smartphone starts at $360 and packs a Snapdragon 835 processor, 6 GB of RAM, a dual rear camera, and more neat specs.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 19, 2017

Battle Of Budget Phones: Huawei Honor 6X Takes On Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Honor 6X may be the latest stunner from the Huawei series. But it faces tough competition from another great contender in the same segment: the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 4, 2017

Xiaomi Introduces Own Processor, Surge S1, In Mi 5c

Xiaomi introduced its very own chipset, the octa-core Surge S1, in its latest Mi 5c smartphone. The success of the in-house chipset would help Xiaomi streamline production and gain invaluable control over phone design to counter the impacts of slowing sales.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2017

Xiaomi's Own Chipset Pinecone Will Launch On Feb. 28

Xiaomi will be launching its own processor. The Pinecone is expected to launch this Feb. 28 and will be used on the company’s Mi 5c handset.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 21, 2017

Mi Mix II: Successor Of Bezel-Less Mi Mix In The Works, Confirms Xiaomi CEO

Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun has confirmed through a social media post that the company has started working on the successor of Mi Mix. Xiaomi has once more roped in Philippe Starck to design the Mi Mix phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 17, 2017

Xiaomi Reportedly Developing Its Own Chips Dubbed ‘Pinecone’ For Future Top-Tier Flagships

Xiaomi is reportedly planning to create its own chips moving forward, breaking free from Qualcomm chips conventionally found on its smartphones. What’s more, this new chip is rumored to be what’ll power the forthcoming Mi 6.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 11, 2017

Unknown Xiaomi Device With Qualcomm Chip, 3 GB RAM, Android Nougat, And More Spotted At GFXBench

GFXBench listed an unknown Xiaomi device that is similar in features to the Redmi Note 3. The mysterious Xiaomi smartphone runs on Android 7.1.1 Nougat per the benchmark listing.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 31, 2017

Xiaomi To Miss The Party At MWC 2017, Sorry Mi 6 Fans

A Xiaomi spokesperson has confirmed that the company will be missing this year's MWC. The unexpected news will dash Xiaomi fans' hopes of the next-gen Mi 6 being unveiled in February.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 27, 2017

Xiaomi Global VP Hugo Barra Resigns, Returning To Silicon Valley After Chinese New Year: What Next?

Hugo Barra, the former Android executive who left Google to lead Xiaomi's international expansion, has now announced plans to leave Xiaomi and return to Silicon Valley. Barra will depart from the company next month, after the Chinese New Year.

Business Tech January 23, 2017

Xiaomi Smartphones Coming To US 'Eventually,' But Don't Get Your Hopes Up Just Yet

Xiaomi has raised quite some interest at CES 2017, but it's still not ready to launch its smartphones in the United States. The company says it will enter the U.S. smartphone market 'eventually,' but don't get your hopes up for this year.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 7, 2017

Xiaomi White Mi MIX: What The Experts Are Saying

Xiaomi hosted its first ever event on the showroom floor of CES 2017, and came up with a white color option for the Mi MIX. Find out what tech experts are saying.

Smartphones January 7, 2017

Xiaomi Mi Mix Goes Official In White At CES 2017, But It's Still Not Coming To The US

A white Xiaomi Mi Mix has just been announced at CES 2017, shipping in China later this year, with nary a hint for a possible U.S. release. The white variant features the fame gorgeous and slick-looking nearly bezel-less display.

Smartphones January 6, 2017

Xiaomi Shows Off Ultra-Thin Mi TV 4 At CES 2017: This Modular TV Is 30 Percent Thinner Than The iPhone

In its first appearance at the annual event, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi TV 4, an ultra-thin TV that is only 4.9 millimeters at its thinnest point. The TV is also modular, allowing users to upgrade components easily.

Televisions January 6, 2017

Apple Watch Goes Down As Fitbit Tops Q3 Wearable Market, IDC Says

Fitbit has maintained its dominance of the wearable devices market. The same, however, cannot be said about the market share of the Apple Watch, which posted a 71 percent year-over-year decline.

Wearable Tech December 6, 2016

Xiaomi Says It's Not Making Money From Selling Smartphones, So What Is Its Strategy?

Xiaomi executives revealed that the company remains unfazed despite the sharp decline of smartphones sales this year. The company reiterated its key income drivers come from its range of smart home devices.

Business Tech November 27, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S8, Xiaomi Mi 6 To Launch In March As The First Smartphones With Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835: IHS

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Xiaomi Mi 6 will be the first smartphones to launch with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset, according to the director of IHS electronics research in China. Moreover, the two handsets will reportedly hit the scene as soon as March.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 27, 2016

Xiaomi Mi MIX Mini/Nano Isn't Real: Xiaomi Exec Straightens Things Out

A Xiaomi official disputes rumors of a smaller Xiaomi Mi MIX device called Xiaomi Nano. This is a disappointing news for fans but a glimmer of hope persists that a smaller handset could still launch by December. Here's why.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2016

Xiaomi Mi MIX Rocking White Color Option Gets Leaked

Getting your hands on Xiaomi's Mi MIX phone is beginning to become real by the day. Leaked photos show that the tech company could be releasing a white variant, expanding a range that sells out in a matter of seconds in China.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 22, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Mix Mini Leaks, Reveals 5.5-Inch Display, Snapdragon 821 And 4 GB Of RAM Under The Hood

The bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix could soon be followed up with a smaller variant, reportedly called the Xiaomi Mi Mix Mini. Reports say its screen would be reduced to 5.5 inches but will remain as powerful as its predecessor.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 18, 2016

It Took Only 50 Seconds For The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 To Sell Out In First Flash Sale

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 sold out in only 50 seconds in its first flash sale in China. Tagged as a worthy alternative to the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, the device broke the record previously held by the Mi 5.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 2, 2016

Xiaomi Mi MIX vs. Apple iPhone 8: Specs Comparison Of Future Alpha Dogs Of The Smartphone World

Xiaomi recently showcased a concept phone that might herald the upcoming design trends. Meet Mi Mix, an almost bezel-less handset packing powerful specs, high quality materials and a spectacular design that wants to compete with the iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2016

Xiaomi Mi VR vs. Mi VR Play: What's The Difference?

Xiaomi announced the new Mi VR headset during the official unveiling of the Mi Note 2 last Oct. 25 in Beijing. It replaces the Xiaomi VR Play, the company's first VR headset released in August.

Wearable Tech October 27, 2016

Xiaomi Mi MIX Won't Be Available Outside China: Exec Says Launch In Other Markets Doesn't Make Sense

The Xiaomi Mi MIX has caused quite an uproar among tech enthusiasts given its gorgeous bezel-less edge-to-edge display. However, a few comments have implied that the phone will remain in China, with no plans for an international release anytime soon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 27, 2016

Xiaomi's Second Headset Mi VR Breaks Cover, Comes With 9-Axis Motion Controller: Smartphone Compatibility, Price And More

Xiaomi has a second VR headset in store, and it's called the Mi VR. Succeeding the Mi VR Play, the new wearable tech comes packed with a 9-axis motion controller, and it promises to provide ultra-low latency at 16 ms.

Wearable Tech October 26, 2016

Xiaomi Mi MIX Is An Edgeless Concept Phone That's Actually Available For Purchase: Snapdragon 821, 6 GB RAM And More

Xiaomi showcases the Mi MIX, an edgeless smartphone that's packing top-of-the-line specs and nifty features. Touted as a concept phone, it's actually available for purchase.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 26, 2016

Xiaomi Note 2 vs. Google Pixel XL: Which One Is The Better Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Alternative?

Samsung's Note 7 issue has left many affected customers without a phone. Let's see if the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 and the Google Pixel XL are worthy replacements for Samsung's previous flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 26, 2016

LOOK: Xiaomi Bendable Touchscreen Display Impresses In This Video

A video has been making the rounds online showing a user browsing through different apps on a smartphone with a bendable touchscreen display. The device is running on Xiaomi's latest operating system, the MIUI 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 25, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Specs Leaked, Dual Curved Display Confirmed: Snapdragon 821, 6 GB RAM And More

Xiaomi's set to unveil its latest flagship, the Mi Note 2, on Oct 25, opening up the livestream on Facebook for everyone who's interested. Per the PowerPoint leak, the device will have a 5.7-inch curved edge-to-edge AMOLED display, dual cameras and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 23, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Phablet Might Rock $600 Price Tag: Analyst

The Xiaomi Mi Note 2 was expected earlier this year, but it looks like the flagship is finally coming. With the release date approaching, rumors are swirling about the hefty price tag of the high-spec phablet.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 15, 2016

Xiaomi Mi Box Officially Lands On US Shores: Android TV, 4K Support For $69

Xiaomi Mi Box is now available at Xiaomi's U.S. website as well as in Walmart stores for $69. Aside from the attractive price, it features top-of-the-line specs and will come with special perks worth $76.

Smart Home October 4, 2016

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