Tag Archive: Xiaomi


The Xiaomi Mi A1 looks absolutely stunning in red

The red Mi A1 is the best variant of an already great phone.

Five months after its release, the Xiaomi Mi A1 continues to be the best budget phone you can buy in India. Its combination of styling, internal hardware, dual rear cameras, and Android One underpinnings give it a distinct leg up over other devices in this segment.

Xiaomi initially launched the Mi A1 in gold and black color options and added a rose gold model  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus: Top 5 things you need to know

The 18:9 screen is new, but the rest of the phone should be familiar to anyone that has used a Redmi Note 4.

Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi 5 Plus last month, bringing the 18:9 form factor to the budget segment. The Chinese manufacturer isn’t the first to roll out a budget phone with minimal bezels, but the company is once again showing that it can absolutely dominate when it comes to the value proposition. The base variant  [Read More…]

Light In the Box offers a great discount on two Xiaomi phones

As always, Light In The Box has a great deal going on, featuring two budget Xiaomi smartphones: the RedMi 4A, and the Mi A1. Both phones are under $ 250, with the former coming in at $ 89.99 (almost 60% off retail!) and the latter, $ 223.99 (just over 25% off). Neither of these bargains needs a coupon […]

Oculus’ first standalone VR headset is manufactured by Xiaomi

Xiaomi is manufacturing the Oculus Go and a second standalone VR headset exclusively for China.

Hugo Barra, who now leads the VR efforts at Facebook, has announced at Qualcomm’s CES press conference that Oculus’ first standalone VR headset will be built by Xiaomi. Xiaomi is also rolling out a standalone VR headset of its own — dubbed the Mi VR Standalone — that will be launching exclusively in China later this year.

The $ 199 Oculus  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A1 now getting official Android Oreo update

Oreo goes official.

Since early December, Xiaomi’s been seeking individuals to participate in a beta of Android Oreo for the Mi A1. News broke later in the month that Oreo for the phone introduced fast-charging, but there was still no timeframe as to when it’d be available for all. However, as a treat for ringing in the new year, Xiaomi’s announced that Oreo is officially rolling out to all Mi A1 units.

Xiaomi will push Oreo to  [Read More…]

Android Oreo beta comes to Xiaomi Mi A1 with fast charging

Say goodbye to two hours of charging.

When we reviewed the Xiaomi Mi A1 in September, Harish came away rather impressed with Xiaomi’s first phone running stock Android. The smooth and clean software experience combined with a premium design, excellent display, and solid cameras resulted in a really compelling package, but there was one area that stuck out like a sore thumb – recharge speed.

The Mi A1’s battery lasts surprisingly long, but having to wait two  [Read More…]

Lightinthebox offers up some great deals on Xiaomi products (Promoted Deals)

Lightinthebox have come through with some awesome offers on some pretty cool Xiaomi products that make for some really good savings. First up is the Xiaomi Mijia Camera Mini 4K 30fps action camera that is reduced from $ 184.99 to $ 113.99. The action camera can operate at either 1080p 60fps or 4K 30fps and features a […]

Xiaomi also said to be in talks with AT&T, Verizon for US launch

For the past few years, we’ve been constantly hearing rumors that Xiaomi – a Chinese OEM that’s very popular in Asia – plans to bring its sleek yet affordable smartphones to the US. Back in April, Xiaomi’s new global chief Wang Xiang, said in an interview following the Mi 6 flagship’s launch, that the company’s […]

Xiaomi Redmi 5A review: Unmatched value

Xiaomi is continuing to lead the way when it comes to value in the entry-level segment.

Launched earlier this year, the Redmi 4A proved to be incredibly successful for Xiaomi, with the brand selling over four million units in eight months. The company is now looking to continue the same with its successor, the Redmi 5A. At the outset, there isn’t a whole lot that’s changed from the Redmi 4A: you get the same internal hardware, and  [Read More…]

Xiaomi is launching the Mi Mix 2 in India on October 10

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone is coming to India exactly a month after its global unveil.

Xiaomi said that it would bring the Mi Mix 2 to India as soon as possible, and the company is doing just that. The company has sent out invites to the media for an event on October 10, where it will launch the Mi Mix 2 in India.

Xiaomi’s latest bezel-less phone retains the overall design of the first-generation Mi Mix,  [Read More…]