Tag Archive: Xiaomi


Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO introduce an AirDrop-like file transfer service

The peer-to-peer file service will support multiple file formats.

What you need to know Chinese smartphone makers Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO have come together to create a cross-brand file transfer system. The solution will allow consumers to transfer files between their phones with speeds of up to 20MB/s. It is highly likely that some more Android OEMs will join the alliance in the future.

Popular Chinese brands Xiaomi, Vivo, and OPPO today announced a new cross-brand file  [Read More…]

Xiaomi releasing Redmi phone with 64MP camera in Q4, teases 108MP sensor

Redmi phone with a 64MP sensor is coming in Q4 2019, and Xiaomi has plans to launch a device with a 108MP sensor next year.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s first phone with a 64MP sensor will make its debut in Q4 2019. The Redmi phone features Samsung’s GW1 ISOCELL sensor. Xiaomi is also working with Samsung to roll out a device with a 108MP sensor next year.

At a global event held in Beijing, Xiaomi  [Read More…]

The Redmi K20 pricing backlash is an important lesson for Xiaomi in India

Xiaomi fans are mad that the Redmi K20 costs $ 20 more than its Chinese counterpart.

For the longest time, Xiaomi went unchallenged in India. After making its debut in the country back in 2014, Xiaomi essentially had a stranglehold on the budget category, pushing out local players like Micromax and Intex and then challenging Samsung for the crown. It has managed to do all that on the back of its Redmi series, continually rolling out new  [Read More…]

POCO’s head of product Jai Mani has left Xiaomi

Jai Mani was instrumental in launching the POCO F1.

What you need to know POCO’s head of product Jai Mani has left Xiaomi. Before taking the helm at POCO, Mani was the lead product manager for Xiaomi in India. Mani joined Xiaomi from Google back in 2014.

POCO’s head of product Jai Mani has left Xiaomi after being with the Chinese manufacturer for just under five years. Mani was hired as the lead product manager for Xiaomi  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A3 unveiled with Snapdragon 665 chipset, triple rear cameras

There is no “Lite” version this time around.

What you need to know Xiaomi Mi A3 has finally been made official. Just as expected, the Android One smartphone is identical to the Mi CC9e when it comes to hardware specifications. The smartphone will soon go on sale in Spain for 249 euros.

Xiaomi today took the wraps off the Mi A3 Android One smartphone at an event held in Spain. Unsurprisingly, the Mi A3 is just a  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi A3 will be unveiled in Spain on July 17

The Mi A2 and Mi A2 Lite had also made their global debut in Spain last year.

What you need to know Xiaomi Spain has confirmed the Mi A3 series will debut at a global launch event on July 17. The Mi A3 is expected to be largely similar to the Mi CC9e launched in China recently. We expect the Mi A3 to offer a Snapdragon 665 processor, triple rear cameras, and a large 4030mAh battery.

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Xiaomi Mi A3 renders reveal three rear cameras and waterdrop notch

Possible specs could include the Snapdragon 665 and a 4,030 mAh battery.

What you need to know Leaked renders of the Xiaomi Mi A3 have surfaced. The phone has three rear cameras and an AMOLED screen with a waterdrop notch. Xiaomi recently teased that it will launch the phone soon.

The Xiaomi Mi A2, launched in mid-2018, is still one of the best Android One phones you can buy. Xiaomi’s excellent hardware combined with clean Android One  [Read More…]

Xiaomi blatantly ripped off Apple’s Memoji and created ‘Mimoji’

Courtsey of Weibo

What you need to know Xiaomi has blatantly ripped off Apple’s Memoji and created “Mimoji.” They look just liked Apple’s cutesy 3D avatars with big eyes and tiny mouths. And to boot, they offer similar customization of hairstylings, glasses and more.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, they say, but this is ridiculous.

It’s no secret that Xiaomi has taken some liberties with taking inspiration from Apple’s ideas, but its latest inspiration  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi CC9 is here with 32MP front camera, Snapdragon 710 chipset

Xiaomi Mi CC9 and CC9e are the first phones borne out of the Meitu acquisition.

What you need to know Xiaomi’s Mi CC9 and CC9e are budget phones aimed at a younger audience in China . The Mi CC9 comes with a Snapdragon 710 and has a 48MP rear camera and 32MP front shooter. Both phones will likely be limited to the Chinese market.

Xiaomi acquired Meitu at the tail end of 2018, and the Chinese manufacturer  [Read More…]

Xiaomi confirms the entry-level Redmi 7A will soon be launched in India

The launch date has not been announced yet.

What you need to know Redmi’s latest entry-level Android smartphone will be launched in India soon. The Redmi 7A might be launched alongside the company’s K20 and K20 Pro smartphones sometime next month. Xiaomi has sold more than 23 million entry-level Redmi phones in India till April 2019.

A render of the Redmi 7A

Xiaomi today confirmed that it will soon be launching the entry-level  [Read More…]