OnePlus 5 vs everyone else: where the upstart stands
The OnePlus 5 has finally broken cover and, with that, we are almost through this year’s expected roster of flagship smartphones. While still waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, the LG V30, the Moto Z2, and, of course, the iPhone 8, we can take stock of what we have so far and see how they measure against the smartphone … Continue reading...
Maze Alpha: Everything you need to know
The Xiaomi Mi Mix is one of the most striking looking phones we've seen in a while, and now it's getting a challenger. It's called the Alpha, and it's made by smartphone newcomer Maze. Here's everything you need to know about it. The post Maze Alpha: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.
Xiaomi Mi Max 2 teardown hints at an easy to repair mid-ranger
If you presumed that gigantic phablets have gone the way of the Dodo bird, Xiaomi tried to prove you wrong last month. It launched the Mi Max 2, a second generation giant, with surprisingly positive sales numbers. But is bigger really better, especially when it comes to repairability. To answer that very question, the folks over at MyFixGuide took a … Continue reading...
Lenovo will continue to push towards premium segment to stop bleeding in smartphone business
After a bruising fall from its spot as the world’s third-largest mobile phone maker following its acquisition of Motorola three years ago, China’s Lenovo Group Ltd is counting on a push upmarket to stop the bleeding in its smartphone business. While the company, which vies with HP as the world’s largest PC maker, returned to profit in the year to March, losses in its smartphone business worsened as marketing expenses for new products and key component costs increased. The group...
Xiaomi’s new Mi Max 2 smartphone claims a two-day battery
 Fresh from announcing the Mi 6, its latest flagship smartphone, last month, Xiaomi gone and unveiled another new phone. The Mi Max 2, announced today at an event in Beijing, will be available in China from June 1 priced upwards from RMB 1699, that’s around $247. Xiaomi claims it sold over three million of the original Mi Max, which is headlined by its big screen. The main selling… Read More ...
Xiaomi’s second bezel-less Mi Max smartphone claims a two-day battery
 Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi made a big splash when it announced the the Mi Max, its much-heralded device with a near bezel-less display, last year — now we have a follow-up phone. The Mi Max 2, unveiled today at an event in Beijing, will be available in China from June 1 priced upwards from RMB 1699, that’s around $247. Xiaomi claims it sold over three million of the… Read More ...
Battle of the entry-level 4K Streamers: Chromecast Ultra vs. Mi Box vs. Roku Premiere
It's a three-way battle between the entry-level 4K streaming devices: Chromecast Ultra, Xiaomi Mi Box, and Roku Premiere. They all make streaming 4K content cheaper than ever, but which one stands out as our pick for the best? The post Battle of the entry-level 4K Streamers: Chromecast Ultra vs. Mi Box vs. Roku Premiere appeared first on Digital Trends....
Xiaomi Mi 6 teardown examines waterproofing, clear back option
With the emergence, or resurgence, of glass backs on smartphones, JerryRigEverything’s Zack Nelson has a new calling: removing the paint behind that glass to create a “clear back” phone. Well, at least those that survive his torture tests. Sorry, HTC U Ultra. The latest to get that treatment after the LG G6 and the Galaxy S8 is the Xiaomi Mi … Continue reading...
Xiaomi Redmi 4 vs Lenovo K6 Power vs Micromax Evok Power: Entry-level smartphone showdown
Xiaomi has just announced its Redmi 4, the latest smartphone by the company after the launch of Redmi 4A. Xiaomi has competitively priced its smartphone from Rs 6,999 (for the 2GB RAM) to Rs 10,999 (4GB RAM). We received the Xiaomi Redmi 4 in 3GB RAM and 32GB internal variant that is priced right at Rs 8,999. While our review gives you a good idea about whether the Redmi 4 is worth your hard earned money, we have compiled a more in-depth list of worthy competitors that will give you a better ide...
Xiaomi launches the Mi Router 3C in India priced at Rs 1,199
Today we saw Xiaomi launching a new budget smartphone or the Indian market. The new Redmi 4 comes in as a successor to the Redmi 3S Prime with prices starting at Rs 6,999. Along with that the company launched its first ever Wi-Fi router in India. The Mi Router 3C is not just your average router, its a smart router. It is equipped with four high-performance antennas each of which the company says, comes with a dedicated PCB circuit and has a 2-transmit, 2-receive antenna desig...
Xiaomi launches the Mi Router 3C in India priced at Rs 1,199
Today we saw Xiaomi launching a new budget smartphone or the Indian market. The new Redmi 4 comes in as a successor to the Redmi 3S Prime with prices starting at Rs 6,999. Along with that the company launched its first ever Wi-Fi router in India. The Mi Router 3C is not just your average router, its a smart router. It is equipped with four high-performance antennas each of which the company says, comes with a dedicated PCB circuit and has a 2-transmit, 2-receive antenna desig...
Xiaomi launches the Mi Router 3C in India priced at Rs 1,199
Today we saw Xiaomi launching a new budget smartphone or the Indian market. The new Redmi 4 comes in as a successor to the Redmi 3S Prime with prices starting at Rs 6,999. Along with that the company launched its first ever Wi-Fi router in India. The Mi Router 3C is not just your average router, its a smart router. It is equipped with four high-performance antennas each of which the company says, comes with a dedicated PCB circuit and has a 2-transmit, 2-receive antenna desig...
Xiaomi launches the Redmi 4 in India, to be available on Amazon and the Mi Store; prices start at Rs 6,999
Xiaomi announced its most affordable 4G smartphone, the Redmi 4A, back in March. Today the company has announced another sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone for the Indian market, the Redmi 4. Priced at Rs 6,999, the new Redmi 4 will be available exclusively on Amazon India (via an open sale) and Mi Store starting from Rs 6,999. The smartphone will go on sale starting at 12 PM on 23 May 2017. Interested buyers can even pre-order the device now and pick it up at a Mi Home store. The Redmi 4 was first launch...
Xiaomi expected to launch Xiaomi Redmi 4 in India today; here’s how to watch the event live
Xiaomi is all set to launch Xiaomi Redmi 4 in India today in an event in New Delhi. The company has not issued any official statement about the price of Xiaomi Redmi 4, but we can expect the smartphone to fill the gap between Redmi 4A and Redmi Note 4. The launch event is set to start at 11:30 AM and you can tune in the live stream on the Mi website here. Tune in at 11.30 AM to catch the unveiling of the next Redmi smartphone – tons of prizes to be won! #PowerInYourHand https://t.co/gP9fe...
Crunch Report | Waymo v. Uber is going to trial
Makers of Gorilla Glass Corning gets a $200 million investment from Apple, Waymo v. Uber is going to trial and Xiaomi is set to open 100 stores in India. All this on Crunch Report. Read More ...
Xiaomi puts the focus on India with plans to open 100 retail stores
 Xiaomi is increasing its office retail presence in China as bids to gain ground stolen by rivals in its homeland, and now it is making that very same push in its second largest market, India. The Chinese company, which is valued at $45 billion, suffered a tough time last year as sales growth slowed — Xiaomi, notably, didn’t go public with sales figures for 2016 — but India… Read More ...
Xiaomi Mi 6 survives, redeems its predecessor in torture test
Partly because of history and partly because of still ongoing practice, Chinese-branded smartphones are often derided not just for being knock offs but also for having cheap quality. Things have changed for the better these past years but, as JerryRigEverything’s Zack Nelson found out last year, that’s not always the case. The Xiaomi Mi 5, or rather what was left … Continue reading...
Xiaomi Mi 6 survives, redeems its predecessor in torture test
Partly because of history and partly because of still ongoing practice, Chinese-branded smartphones are often derided not just for being knock offs but also for having cheap quality. Things have changed for the better these past years but, as JerryRigEverything’s Zack Nelson found out last year, that’s not always the case. The Xiaomi Mi 5, or rather what was left … Continue reading...
Xiaomi launches in North America via Mexico
Chinese smartphone superstar Xiaomi has just set up shop for the first time in North America. But, no, it isn’t in the US. True to its word, it isn’t yet ready to dive head-on into the US market. Instead, it is bringing its Redmi 4X and Redmi Note 4 smartphones to Mexico, aiming for a market where its blend of … Continue reading...
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… Read More ...