Xiaomi had a festive couple of days during the Amazon and Flipkart sales. The Chinese tech giant said that it managed to sell over 1 million smartphones in India. Amazon’s Great Indian Festival Sale and Flipkart’s Big Billion Days Sale saw heavy discounts on smartphones and already mid-ranged phones became even more affordable.
Xiaomi managed to sell about 300 smartphones on an average every minute for two days. The company said it saw a significant increase in sales this festive season, compared to last year, where it took them about 18 days to sell one million smartphones.
Xiaomi said that the Redmi 4 was the highest selling smartphone on Flipkart [...]
It seems like Xiaomi has finally jumped the wireless charging bandwagon and the Mi 7 might be the first Xiaomi phone to feature wireless charging. Xiaomi seems to have joined the Wireless Power Consortium according to their official website.
Wireless Power Consortium was formed back in 2008 and its sole purpose is to promote wide market adoption of the Qi wireless charging technology. In 2012, Google and Nokia released phones that supported inductive charging using the Qi standard. From then on, the consortium started receiving mainstream coverage as more and more companies joined it. Over the years, wireless charging has become a standard parameter for flagship smartphones as [...]
The Amazon Great Indian Festival sale is on and there are some great deals on tech that can help you save some money. From smartphones to headphones to more storage options, let’s take a look at top tech deals that are available right now.Moto G5 Plus
The Moto G5 Plus was launched in early 2017 and received great reviews for its camera performance. Even today, The Moto G5 Plus’ camera is considered one of the best in its price category. The device has a 5.2 inch 1920 x 1080 px display. The Moto G5 Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor with 2.0 GHz octa-core CPU and 650 MHz Adreno 506 GPU, 3GB RAM and 32GB onboard storage which is expandable via [...]
Flipkart is offering some great deals on smartphones and tech accessories during its Big Billion Days sale. We look at the top deals for smartphones available right now.Samsung Galaxy S7
Samsung’s 2016 flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7 has a 5.1 inch 2560 x 1440 px display. In the day and age of big phablet-type flagships, the 5.1-inch compact form factor might be ideal for people looking for a smaller phone but with top-end specifications. Under the hood, the Galaxy S7 has the Exynos 8890 chipset, 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage which can be expanded up to 256GB via microSD card. The Galaxy S7 has a 12MP dual-pixel camera at the back and a dual pixel 5MP [...]
Buying a smartphone is a tough decision. A lot of factors need to be weighed in before you choose a phone that will be your companion for the next few months or years, depending on which phone you buy or for which purpose. Price of a smartphone more or less is the deciding factor in many cases. Amazon Great Indian Sale has some great deals on smartphones in all price range and iGyaan brings you the top picks for you to choose from. Amazon Prime members can access these deals from September 20th.OnePlus 3T
The OnePlus 3T, last year’s flagship is still one of the best budget smartphones in the market right now. With an excellent Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chipset and [...]
Xiaomi launched its second iteration of the mid-range phablet lineup, the Mi Max 2 in India on July 18th. The smartphone went on sale on Xiaomi’s official website for a price of Rs14999 for the 32GB onboard storage variant. On September 20th, the Mi Max 2 will go on sale on Amazon India for the first time and will be priced at Rs 12999 for the 32GB storage variant.
The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has a 6.4 inch 1920 x 1080 px display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top for added protection. The smartphone is powered by a massive 5300 mAh with QuickCharge 3.0 and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Xiaomi’s custom skin MIUI 8 on top. The phablet has a one-hand usage mode [...]
The Chinese tech giant has launched the Mi Band HRX Edition in association with Bollywood actor, Hrithik Roshan. The HRX Edition is basically an adaptation of the Mi Band 2. The wearable device will be available to buy from 18th September on Xiaomi India’s official website. Subsequently, the Mi Band HRX edition will be available on Amazon, Flipkart, and Myntra starting September 20.
Talking about the partnership with HRX by Hrithik Roshan, Vice President and India Managing Director of Xiaomi, Manu Jain said
Indians are becoming more fitness conscious and this category is at an extremely dynamic stage. The Mi Band is a great fit in the category as reflected [...]
The iGyaan signature Top Tech series is back. For all your tech budget shopping needs, here are the top 10 tech accessories you can buy for under Rs. 1000!1. 1More Piston Earphones
The 1iMore earphones are sturdy, look premium for a price of Rs 999 and have tangle-resistant cables. The sound is bass-heavy and the fit comfortably in the ears. If you are looking for a budget-friendly pair of earphones which offer a bass-heavy sound, the 1More earphones are worth a shot.2. 3-In-1 Magnetic Cables
These cables are well-built and have a braided design. The cable comes with 3 magnetic connectors made out of aluminum, a micro USB port, a Type C [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Mi Notebook Pro in China at the Mi Mix 2 event along with the Mi Note 3. The launch of the Mi Notebook Pro saw Xiaomi take a sly dig at Apple MacBook Pro while boasting about its several ports, a better keyboard, fingerprint sensor and the Windows 10 operating system. The Mi Notebook Air, that launched in 2016 was a cheaper competitor to the MacBook Air and its 2017 iteration has targeted the more expensive Apple laptop.
You can now forget about carrying port extensions just because.. you know, we've got it all! pic.twitter.com/FxxGbXaySE
— Mi (@xiaomi) September 11, 2017
The nomenclature of the Mi [...]
Similar to last year’s Xiaomi Mi Mix launch event, Xiaomi unveiled its new iteration of the Mi Note series during the Mi Mix 2 launch. The Mi Note 3 has been launched along with the Mi Mix 2 at a starting price of CNY 2,899 (Rs. 28,300 approx.). The smartphone will be available in Black and Blue colour variants.
The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 has a 5.5 inch 1920 x 1080 px IPS LCD display with a pixel density of 403ppi and a 94.4 percent NTSC colour gamut. The smartphone is powered by a 3,500 mAh battery with QuickCharge 3.0 through USB TYpe C port and runs Android 7.1.1 Nougat with Xiaomi’s custom MIUI 9 on top. Xiaomi has boasted about the phone’s ‘Adaptable AI [...]
The highly anticipated successor to last year’s bezel-less Mi Mix, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 has been launched in China at a starting price of CNY 3,299 (Rs. 32,000 approx.). The Xiaomi Mi Mix received a lot of traction in 2016 because of its tri-bezel less design and a front camera placed in the bottom chin. The Mi Mix 2 has been launched with 2017 flagship specifications, thinner bezels and will be available in Black and White colour variants.
While the Mi Mix had a 6.4-inch display with a 17:9 aspect ratio, the new Mi Mix 2 has a 5.99 inch 2160 x 1080 px LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. The Mi Mix 2 has a 12% reduced bottom bezel and a screen-to-body ratio of 80.8%. [...]
Xiaomi launched the new Mi A1 in India on September 5 at a price of Rs 14,999 with dual cameras and stock Android OS. For the longest time, the Mi 5X was touted to be the first dual-camera phone by Xiaomi to launch in India but, instead, we got an Android One device.
The Mi A1, at Rs 14,999 will compete with the likes of the Moto G5S Plus which also offers stock Android OS and dual-cameras. The Mi 5X and Mi A1 share the same design language, much like any 0ther Xioami Mi phone, and a dual-camera setup. The Mi A1 is the first phone from Xiaomi to feature stock Android OS and it is in association with Google’s Android One program. This means faster OS updates to Android [...]