Tag Archive: Xiaomi


Xiaomi adds a 48MP camera to the Redmi Note 7, calls it the Redmi Note 7S

If you bought a Redmi Note 7 in India recently, you should be angry.

Xiaomi sold 2 million units of the Redmi Note 7 series in India, hitting the milestone in just under three months. As has been the case in previous years, Xiaomi is celebrating by launching another variant in the series, the Redmi Note 7S. The device is identical to the Redmi Note 7 in all areas, but comes with the 48MP + 5MP rear  [Read More…]

Should you buy the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 in the U.S.?

Best answer: Absolutely! The Mi Mix 3 has a unique slider mechanism where the entire screen slides down on magnetic rails. The hardware is also some of the best you’ll find on a $ 500 phone today, and the all-screen front with ultra-thin bezels makes for an immersive experience when viewing content.

Sliders are cool again: Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 ($ 500 at Amazon) Mechanical sliders are back

Xiaomi phones are primarily known for the value they  [Read More…]

You can now buy the Xiaomi Mi 9 in the UK for £499

Xiaomi kicks off sales of its latest flagship in the UK.

Xiaomi’s Mi 9 is now up for sale in the UK. The 6GB/64GB edition is available in Black and Blue color options, and you’ll have to shell out £499 ($ 650) to get your hands on one. There’s a new gradient design at the back — protected by Gorilla Glass 5 — and you should pick up the blue model.

The phone is one of the  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G launching in Switzerland on May 2

Sunrise customers can get hands-on with Xiaomi’s first 5G phone that same day.

On April 30, Xiaomi announced that its first 5G capable phone, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G, is ready to launch with sales beginning in Switzerland starting May 2. It will launch on the Swiss network Sunrise and customers can visit Sunrise stores beginning May 2 to get hands-on with the device and feel the raw speed of 5G networks.

Xiaomi first unveiled the  [Read More…]

Realme 3 Pro review: Xiaomi has good reason to be worried

Realme has managed to deliver a truly fantastic phone, undercutting Xiaomi along the way.

I haven’t talked about Realme a lot, but the brand has done exceedingly well in India over the last 12 months. In that time it launched seven phones, racked up sales in excess of 2 million, and grabbed a vital foothold in India’s budget segment.

The brand’s origin story is interesting as it was designed for one reason and one reason alone: to  [Read More…]

Xiaomi has sold over 1 million Redmi Note 7 units in just under a month

Redmi Note series continues to dominate in India’s budget segment.

The Redmi Note 7 and Note 7 Pro went on sale for the first time in India on March 13, and Xiaomi has announced today that the series racked up over a million sales in under 30 days. That’s a monumental achievement given that the phones were only available in weekly flash sales, and furthers the belief that the Redmi Note series is the one to beat  [Read More…]

Which Xiaomi mid-range phone is right for you?

Xiaomi made a name for itself by introducing affordable flagships that break new ground for value. Here at Android Central we’ve used every phone Xiaomi has released over the last four years, and are here to help you choose the right device to suit your needs.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3

Revolutionary design

$ 520 at Amazon

Pros Innovative slider mechanism Ceramic chassis Robust internals 24-megapixel + 2-megapixel front cameras Cons Heavy Not water resistant

We’ve  [Read More…]

Best Xiaomi products you can buy in the U.S.

Xiaomi doesn’t sell phones in the U.S. yet, but you can get your hands on a range of ecosystem products as well as accessories. The Yeelight LED bulb in particular is a great choice as it offers Hue quality on a budget. From the Mi Smart Plug to the Mi Box S and the Mi 10000mAh Power Bank Pro, these are the best Xiaomi products in the U.S.

Make your appliances smart Mi Smart Plug

Staff pick

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Xiaomi launches its first Android Go phone in India

Redmi Go runs Android Oreo (Go Edition) and costs just ₹4,499 ($ 65).

Xiaomi has released a few phones under the Android One initiative, and the Chinese manufacturer is now launching its first Android Go device. The Redmi Go is an entry-level device that runs Google’s lightweight OS, and like all other Xiaomi phones, it offers pretty great value at ₹4,499 ($ 65).

The Redmi Go features a 5.0-inch 720p display with a 16:9 form factor, and  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 review

Xiaomi, the powerhouse device maker from China is back with another flagship. This time, we’re taking a look at the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3. You may remember a few years ago when the first Mi Mix device hit the market, we were all blown away by just how much of the front of the device was display. This was before stretched aspect ratios, notches, and other gimmicks to gain more screen real estate.

You might say that Xiaomi was the first  [Read More…]