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Xiaomi’s first Android Go phone is the $90 Redmi Go

Xiaomi’s first Android Go phone is coming to European markets in February.

Xiaomi’s Android One phones offer excellent value in the mid-tier segment, and the company is now looking to emulate that same formula in the entry-level segment. The Chinese manufacturer has released its first Android Go device, the Redmi Go.

The phone features a 5.0-inch 16:9 720p display, and is powered by a Snapdragon 425 chipset with four Cortex A53 cores at 1.4GHz. You also get  [Read More…]

New teaser gives us a detailed look at Xiaomi’s double-folding phone

Xiaomi has built the world’s first double folding phone.

We know that Xiaomi is working on a foldable phone, and today we have a teaser video of the device in question courtesy of Xiaomi president Lin Bin. Bin showed off the phone in a Weibo post, claiming that it is the world’s first “double folding” phone. The video starts off with Bin using a tablet-sized device that then folds away on either side to create a phone form factor.

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Xiaomi’s $40 security camera offers an easy way to keep an eye on your home

Xiaomi’s 360-degree security camera doesn’t cost a lot and comes packed with features.

There’s no shortage of affordable security cameras, but Xiaomi’s offering in this category stands out for the sheer number of features it packs in. Xiaomi’s smart home portfolio is diverse, with the manufacturer selling everything from scooters to robot vacuums, water and air purifiers, and smart kettles. Like the rest of the products in the smart home ecosystem, the Xiaomi Mi Home Security Camera  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Pocophone F1 to take on OnePlus in India

The Pocophone F1 is the first phone from Xiaomi’s new sub-brand meant to take on OnePlus. It seems rather commonplace in China for big mobile brands to have a sub-brand. Even OnePlus is a sub-brand of OPPO, while Huawei and ZTE have sub-brands as well.

While the Pocophone F1 hasn’t launched officially yet but that hasn’t stopped people from getting their hands on it early before the event on August 22. There are even videos on YouTube of it being  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 5 series crosses 5 million sales in four months

The Redmi Note 5 series becomes Xiaomi’s best-selling lineup to date.

Xiaomi has announced that the Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro have cumulatively amassed over 5 million in sales. Both phones made their debut back in February, and the Redmi Note 5 Pro in particular continues to sell out within minutes during weekly flash sales.

Its unavailability has led to a lot of consternation among Xiaomi fans eager to get their hold  [Read More…]

Mi Laser Projector review: Xiaomi’s costliest product is also its best

Xiaomi’s laser projector trounces every other product in this category.

Xiaomi sells over 2,000 items in China, and one of the more interesting products it launched last year was the Mi Laser Projector. The ultra-short throw projector can cast up to a 150-inch image, and it comes with an array of features that differentiates it from the rest of the options in this segment.

Above all else, Xiaomi as a brand is associated with offering incredible value  [Read More…]

Demystifying Xiaomi’s budget lineup: Should you buy the Redmi Y2, Redmi Note 5, or the Mi A1?

It’s time to find out what each phone in Xiaomi’s budget lineup has to offer.

Xiaomi releases a lot of devices every year, and most of them tend to be in the budget segment. The Chinese manufacturer is nothing if not shrewd about its launch strategy, and by targeting the sub-₹15,000 segment, it managed to get a leg up over its Chinese rivals.

Xiaomi’s intense focus on this segment means there are seven phones currently sold by  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Black Shark shows that the next big leap for smartphones will be gaming

Mobile gaming could be the catalyst for the next wave of smartphone innovations.

Smartphone design hasn’t changed much over the last two years, and if you’re in the market for a phone today, you can either get a phone with a glass back like the Galaxy S9+ or Huawei P20, or one with a metal chassis like the Redmi Note 5 Pro or Honor 7X. The Mi Mix 2S and the Essential Phone are notable for using  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s $480 Black Shark gaming phone is designed to take on the Razer Phone

Xiaomi’s Black Shark gaming phone offers liquid cooling to keep thermals in check.

The introduction of battle royale games like PUBG and Fortnite has catalyzed the mobile gaming market, and manufacturers are now starting to roll out products aimed at gamers.

Razer got in on the action early with the Razer Phone, and now Xiaomi is making its foray into this segment with the Black Shark phone. The device in question has an aggressive black-and-green color  [Read More…]

Teaser shows off Xiaomi’s upcoming gaming-focused Black Shark phone

Xiaomi could be going after the Razer Phone with its upcoming Black Shark device.

Xiaomi is getting ready to launch a gaming-oriented phone, similar to what we’ve seen with the Razer Phone. The phone is slated for an official unveil next Friday, April 13, and a new teaser out of Weibo (via Gear) gives us a glimpse at the design language. There isn’t much to see, but at least we can look forward to a phone with rounded corners  [Read More…]