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Xiaomi has a long way to go before launching a phone in the U.S.

Flagging sales in China could lead to Xiaomi accelerating its U.S. launch window, but there’s a lot of work to be done.

Xiaomi has been rumored for a long time to bring its value-for-money phones to the U.S. market, and it looks like the brand is paving the way for a debut in the country. In an interview with Bloomberg, Xiaomi’s global VP Hugo Barra said that the company would enter the U.S. market “in the  [Read More…]

BlackBerry DTEK50 priced at $429, launching in Canada with five carriers

While BlackBerry’s latest Android phone, the DTEK50, has something of an impenetrable and vexing name, it will be widely available in Canada when it arrives in early August.

There are two main ways to purchase the phone, and while we don’t have carrier pricing right now, ultimately the best place to buy it will be ShopBlackBerry, the company’s e-commerce store.

Direct from BlackBerry

Shipping August 8th for $ 429, which includes a 12,600mAh battery pack, the DTEK50  [Read More…]

BlackBerry DTEK50 priced £275 in the UK, launching early August

Retailers confirm SIM-free price and release date for new Android-powered BlackBerry.

BlackBerry’s new Android smartphone is called the DTEK50, because branding is hard, and how else were we going to top “Priv”. Based on Aclatel Idol 4 hardware and named by a cat walking across a keyboard, the security-focused phone is scheduled land in the UK the first week of August.

Unlocked Mobiles has the DTEK50 scheduled to ship from the week commencing Aug. 1,  [Read More…]

It’s official: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is the next Note, launching August 2

In an unusual move, Samsung has confirmed the name of its next Galaxy Note handset ahead of time — and explained the decision to jump straight from Note 5 to Note 7.

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 rumor mill has been churning for some time now, but today at least some of the speculation can end, as Samsung has confirmed one longstanding rumor. That’s right — the Korean firm is jumping directly from Galaxy Note 5  [Read More…]

The Xiaomi Mi Max is launching in India — watch the livestream right here!

Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi Max phablet in India. Hit up the video above for all the action from the livestream. The manufacturer is also bringing MIUI 8 to India today, and as such there should be plenty of things to look forward to.

The event is live now. What do you guys think will be the pricing of the Mi Max in India?

Xiaomi is finally launching the Mi 5 in black and gold in India

Xiaomi is finally making the black and gold color options of the Mi 5 available in India. The black variant will be up for sale starting later today, and will no longer be limited to Xiaomi’s own website as retailers Amazon and Flipkart are set to start selling the handset.

❤️ if black is your fav, RT if gold is best. YES, this means you’ll soon be able to get #Mi5 in both these colours! pic.twitter.com/rFYImn85HM

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Coolpad is launching Cool VR 1x in India for an immersive 3D experience

Coolpad, the Chinese smartphone maker, will release its visual reality gear for Coolpad devices, the Cool VR 1x, tomorrow in India.

Quoting a recent report, Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said that the global VR market is expected to touch an estimated $ 120 billion by 2020 and India, with its huge smartphone base, is set to become the largest VR market.

The timing is perfect for the launch of wearable products in India and with  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is launching a dedicated Mi Community in India, beta signups now live

Xiaomi is launching a Mi Community for its Indian fans. The manufacturer is taking registrations for 500 beta testers, and the forum is set to go live on June 20. Through the Mi Community, fans will be able to share feedback, suggest new ideas, take part in contests, and more. The members in the community will also be eligible to attend product launches, and win “exclusive prizes.”

We’ll let Hugo Barra take it from here:

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OnePlus 3 is launching on June 15

In a post shared on Chinese microblogging service Weibo, OnePlus announced that it will unveil the OnePlus 3 on June 15. The event will kick off at 10AM (GMT +8) in China, which is when we’ll be able to don our VR headsets and watch the proceedings.

The phone made its way through TENAA last week, revealing a 5.5-inch Full HD display, Snapdragon 820 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage, 16MP camera, and a 3000mAh battery.

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Yahoo is launching an eSports app for Android

Yahoo is going through some growing pains…or maybe death throes? In any case, despite having some parts of its digital media business shut down, one of the areas in which it remains strong is eSports. Last month Yahoo Sports Media Group introduced an eSports website, and now it’s following through with an app. Right now,