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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Open Sales Begin in India

Redmi Note 5 Pro, the popular Xiaomi phone, is finally going on open sale in India. This brings an end to six months of Redmi Note 5 Pro flash sales, bringing much relief to fans who had to struggle to pick a unit every week. The smartphone comes in two variants (4GB RAM and 6GB RAM options) and is available online via Flipkart and Xiaomi’s official site Mi.com. The Redmi Note 5 Pro comes in Black, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold colour options – while…

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Xiaomi Mi 6 review

The Xiaomi Mi 6 may be the best sub-$500 smartphone you can’t buy. Some of the specs include a 5.15-inch 1080p LCD IPS display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with 6GB RAM, dual 12-megapixel rear cameras, IR blaster, 3350mAh battery and Android 7.1.1 Nougat with MIUI 8. If your carrier supported it, would you use the Mi 6 as your daily driver?

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Xiaomi sneaks into North America with Mexico launch

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is preparing to enter North America, but it isn’t quite the launch you may be waiting on. The company, which was last valued at $45 billion by investors, has revealed plans to sneak into the continent by selling its Redmi Note 4 phone in Mexico. Fans can pick up the device from Coppel, Best Buy and Sam’s Club stores when it is stocked towards the end of May. It will also be available online via Amazon, Best Buy, Soriana, Elektra, and Walmart. Initially,…

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Xiaomi Mi 5c Tipped to Be Powered by Snapdragon 625 SoC; Mi 6 to Sport Underclocked Snapdragon 835 SoC

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi 5c is expected to launch this month It is tipped to be powered by the Snapdragon 625 SoC Xiaomi Mi 6 is tipped to launch in March or April Xiaomi Mi 5c, the affordable variant of the Xiaomi Mi 5 smartphone, has been leaked on multiple occasions, and is even expected to launch sometime this month, ahead of MWC. Running up to the long-rumoured launch, the Xiaomi Mi 5c has been leaked again revealing processor information. Furthermore,…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Launch Set for Wednesday

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X is launching in China The launch event will happen on February 14 Pricing and availability details will be revealed then After many leaks, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 smartphone in August last year. Now, the company has announced that a variant of the smartphone, named Redmi Note 4X, is on its way as well. Xiaomi took to Weibo to announce the Redmi Note 4X launch in China. The unveiling of the Xiaomi smartphone will…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India Sales Target Said to Be 7 Million Units

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 4 is now available to buy in India Xiaomi intends to become top smartphone vendor in 3-5 years The company is also looking to open new manufacturing capacity The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone, the budget stalwart continues to gain in popularity, with the top variant going out of stock within minutes of the sale starting. So reports that Xiaomi has doubled the India sales target for the smartphone compared to the Redmi Note 3, the predecessor…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X Launch Set for Wednesday

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X is launching in China The launch event will happen on February 14 Pricing and availability details will be revealed then After many leaks, Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 4 smartphone in August last year. Now, the company has announced that the Redmi Note 4X is incoming. The Chinese company took to Weibo to announce the launch of the Redmi Note 4X smartphone in China. The unveil event will take place on Wednesday, February 8 –…

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Xiaomi Piston Fresh In-Ear Headphones Launched in China

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s latest headphones are now available in China The Piston Fresh In-Ear headphones come in five different colours It has been priced at CNY 29 (roughly Rs. 300 or $4) Xiaomi has introduced a new pair of in-ear headphones dubbed Piston Fresh in China. Priced at just CNY 29 (roughly Rs. 300 or $4), the all-new Piston Fresh In-Ear headphones are now available in China. The biggest highlight of the new Piston Fresh In-Ear headphones is that they sport…

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Xiaomi Partners Jaunt for Virtual Reality Content

Chinese technology company Xiaomi has teamed up with VR (Virtual Reality) content provider Jaunt China. According to the memorandum, Jaunt China will develop an app for Xiaomi’s VR headset, which was launched in late October. The companies will cooperate in technology and marketing. Jaunt is a US company engaged in VR video shooting, editing, and distribution, state-run Xinhua news agency said. The company launched Jaunt China this year with Shanghai Media Group and China Media Capital. “Xiaomi expects more high-quality…

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Xiaomi Set to Unveil Air Quality Monitor on Wednesday

HIGHLIGHTS The small square shaped device was teased on Weibo The device shows air quality, battery and Wi-Fi strength It will be launched on Xiaomi’s MIJIA crowdfunding platform Xiaomi appears set to expand its home appliance portfolio with the unveiling of an air quality monitor on Wednesday. The Chinese conglomerate has released a teaser on its Weibo account, hinting at the arrival. The air quality tester will be launched at 7.30am IST on the company’s MIJIA crowdfunding platform. The image…

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Xiaomi Redmi 4 Launch Date is November 4, Redmi 4A Release Also Expected

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi 4 launch event details were shared by Xiaomi The Redmi 4A is also anticipated to be launched alongside The Redmi 4 expected to bear a 5-inch full-HD display Xiaomi has finally revealed when it will unveil the Redmi 4 smartphone in China. The smartphone has been rumoured for quite some time, while reports about its sibling Redmi 4A pouring in only a few weeks ago. Xiaomi has announced the upcoming launch of the Redmi 4 at a November…

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Xiaomi’s curvy Note 2 flagship fills the hole left behind by the Samsung Note7

Xiaomi may not like being called a copycat, but it’s hard not to make the association when its latest flagship, Mi Note 2, looks a whole lot like a Samsung Note7 wrapped in the iPhone 7’s signature polished black finish. But this update to last year’s lauded Mi Note is interesting because it brings, in Xiaomi’s typical fashion, better specs than the competition, and at a lower price. Unveiling the phone on stage in Beijing on Tuesday, Xiaomi CEO Lei…