A few hours ago, Huawei mocked Apple in a series of tweets. However, Huawei’s attempt at making a jibe at Apple backfired when some people pointed out that Huawei should show know better than to mock the very company whose smartphones they copy.
Now, Xiaomi is the latest Chinese company trying to mock the new iPhones. Known as the “Apple of China”, Xiaomi blatantly copies the design of Apple products. However, overlooking this, Xiaomi is mocking the latest iPhones with product bundles in China that cost less than the new iPhone models.
The product bundles, present on the Chinese Mi website, are named after the latest iPhones, that is, iPhone Xs, Xs Max [...]
Xiaomi has launched the Xiaomi Mi 6X in China as a successor to the Mi 5X, which was a highly popular smartphone in both China and in India launched as the Mi A1. The pricing will start at CNY 1599 (Rs 16800 approx.) for the 4GB RAM/64GB storage variant. The 6GB RAM/64GB storage variant will be priced at CNY 1799 (Rs 19,000 approx.), while the 128GB storage model will retail for CNY 1999 (Rs 21,200 approx.). As was evident from previous teasers of the smartphone, the Mi 6X will be available in Cherry Pink, Flame Red, Sand Gold, Glacier Blue, and Black colour variants.
In India, if it happens, the Xiaomi Mi 6X will be launched as the Mi A2 or the Mi A1 (2018) with stock [...]
The Xiaomi Mi 6X is expected to succeed the Mi A1 in India as the Mi A2 or Mi A1 (2018). But, before its launch in India, the Mi 6X will be launched at an event in China on the 25th of April. The Mi 6X is launching a couple of months in advance as the Mi 5X was launched on the 26th of July in 2017. Recently, Xiaomi released an official teaser of the Mi 6X revealing the design of the smartphone. Now, a new teaser video of the Mi 6X reveals the different colour variants the device will be available in.
From the teasers released by Xiaomi so far, it is quite evident that the Mi 6X will resemble the Redmi Note 5 Pro. The smartphone will have a vertically placed dual-camera setup [...]
Xiaomi has a lot of cool tech to showcase in its smart products lineup. The Xiaomi Mi 360 Wireless Camera is another top offering from the Chinese manufacturer at an affordable price. This security camera looks after your house/office while you take a much-deserved nap.
The Mi Wireless Camera is available in two variants, one that captures footage in 720P and one in 1080P. Priced at USD 37 and USD 78 respectively, the device has everything you need in a security camera. To set it up, you need to download mi home app on your smartphone and scan the QR code to connect. Once connected, it will start streaming will start to stream footage directly to the app on your smartphone. As [...]
Xiaomi will launch the Mi Note 2 today and you can watch the stream below. The company has already claimed that the Mi Note 2 has two dual sided curves, much like the S7 Edge. Other features include a 5 inch 2k QHD Super AMOLED display manufactured by LG. The new smartphone will be based on the Snapdragon 821 SoC and will feature an iPhone like 3D touch interface.
Expected pricing of the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is CNY 2,799 ($415, Rs. 27800) for the base variant and CNY 2,999 ($445, Rs. 30000) for the 6GB + 128GB variant
Xiaomi has just launched the new Redmi Pro at an event in China. Calling it a member of the entry-level portfolio the handset brings to segment, features seen in high spec handsets.
The price starts 1,499 yuan which is about $225 or Rs. 15000. The bottom of the line Redmi Pro has a Helio X20 Chipset along with 32 GB storage and 3 GB RAM. The faster Helio X25, 64GB of storage plus 3GB of RAM will cost 1,699 yuan/about $255/Rs.17000 The top model retains the Helio X25 with 128GB of storage plus 4GB of RAM for 1,999 yuan/about $300/ RS. 20000
Spec wise you get a 5.5-inch 1080p OLED display (full NTSC gamut), Helio X20/X25 chipsets 32/64/128 GB of Storage [...]
The Redmi Pro is all set to launch on the 27th of July, with the name confirmed by the Chinese manufacturer. The Redmi Pro is rumored to run on a deca-core MediaTek MT6797M processor and pack 3GB of RAM.
The company may also make a 4GB RAM variant and the handsets will run Android 6 with MiUi.
The phone might have dual cameras and a metal unibody, while simply being a hacked up version of the Redmi Note.
Xiaomi is also reportedly working on a laptop that will rival the Apple MacBook, which may also be unveiled on July 27th.
Xiaomi has launched two drones to cater to the young video enthusiast market. Mi Drone comes in two variants, the 4K version retails at RMB 2999, while the 1080P one is priced at RMB 2499. Mi Drone (1080P) will be crowdfunded on the Mi Home app starting 26 May 2016, and Mi Drone (4K) will be available for testing via an open beta programme in late July.
The camera on the drones is mounted on a three-axis gimbal for stability, and the drones feature new technologies like auto pilot, GPS, and Vision positioning. The Mi Drone has a 15.2V battery with a capacity of 5100mAh promising flight times of up to 27 minutes .
Due to the nature of Drone laws in [...]
Chinese mobile companies like Xiaomi have established a popular base in India and are doing really well. In fact, they seem to be doing better than most other established OEMs. One of the most important point of interest for electronic consumers is the after sale service. Knowing that there are plenty of service centres around for your device, among other things, is what drive customers towards that brand. So it’s even better when these brands come to your doorstep, take your phone, service it, and return it back to you at your doorstep.
This is exactly what Xiaomi India is now providing. The company launched the PickMi service in India. It is a doorstep pick up and drop [...]
The image of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, which is due for release soon, has been leaked, along with a picture of the box too. Latest reports suggest that the device will be priced at $177 (Rs.11,303 approx.)
The Redmi Note 2 is said to have been certified by the TENAA in China and that there will be two variants of this handset – a Snapdragon 615 SoC version, and a MediaTek MT6795 chipset version.
The other rumoured specifications include – a 5.5-inch 1080 x 1920 resolution screen, 2GB of RAM with 16GB [...]
We had earlier reported that Xiaomi was going to release its first made-in-India smartphone today – it has; and it’s called the Redmi 2 Prime, which is priced at Rs.6,999. The phone is available on Mi.com/in, Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal in an open sale.
The Redmi 2 Prime was first launched in China as the Redmi 2 Limited Edition and in Singapore as the Redmi 2 Enhanced. It features 2GB of RAM space, 16GB internal storage expandable up to 32GB via a microSD card slot, a 4.7-inch HD (1280×720 pixels) display with Asahi Dragontrail glass which is powered by a 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 64-bit quad-core processor.
It also features an 8MP rear camera [...]
Last year in July, when Xiaomi entered the Indian market, it took the country by surprise. More than its potential buyers, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer managed to shake up the ground for its competitors. Today, a year later, the company has come a long way. Xiaomi is going to launch its first ‘Made in India’ smartphone, in Visakhapatnam, today. The launch will be conducted by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu; this event will also see Xiaomi make announcements for further expansion plans in India.
The seed of this project is said to have [...]