Tag "Xiaomi"

Xiaomi teams up with Hrithik Roshan to launch special Mi Band-HRX edition

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Xiaomi has partnered with Hrithik Roshan’s HRX brand to announce the arrival of the HRX Mi fitness band. The device is said to deliver a 23-day battery life and comes with an improved tracking algorithm and splash resistant capability. The

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 with AI Beautify feature and 6GB RAM launched

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Xiaomi has launched the Mi Note 3 at an event in China yesterday. The phone which is a successor to the Xiaomi Mi Note 2, comes with a 16-megapixel camera, dual rear camera setup, facial recognition feature and 4 sided curved

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 special edition sports an impressive ceramic unibody

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Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is back with the next iteration of its much-acclaimed Mi Mix series- Mi Mix 2. Following in the footsteps of its predecessor, Mi Mix, the Chinese smartphone maker has once again collaborated with Philippe Starck’s design studio to bring us

Xiaomi unveils Mi A1 Android One smartphone priced at Rs 14,999

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Xiaomi unveiled its first smartphone with Android One- Mi A1 at a launch event in New Delhi today. Google has partnered Xioami to revive its Android One smartphone program in India, as it aims at codifying the Android experience for the low-end smartphone. Dubbed Xiaomi Mi A1, its hardware is

eScan flags security concerns sparked by Xiaomi’s MIUI system apps

BANGALORE, INDIA: Security solutions company, eScan has recently come up with a study that highlights some security loopholes in Xiaomi smartphone’s OS. eScan has alerted Xiaomi users of multiple flaws in MIUI system apps which are capable of introducing unintentional

Another smartphone explodes, this times its Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

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While Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco has barely died down, we have another explosion drama doing the rounds on the Internet. In the last couple of days, a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 smartphone was allegedly seen catching fire in a video inside a

Xiaomi Mi Max 2 with 6.5-inch screen, 5,300 mAh battery launched at Rs 16,999

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‘Bigger, the better’ seems like the new success mantra in the smartphone industry with companies making screen sizes bigger than the widely accepted 5.5-inch screen. Well, towing the same line, Xiaomi has launched its next flagship killer Mi Max 2

Nokia and Xiaomi sign patent deal; to explore IoT, AI, and VR together

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Nokia and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi have signed a patent licensing agreement including a cross-license to each company’s cellular standard patents, which will help both companies develop new products. Nokia will provide network infrastructure equipment to Xiaomi. The two firms will also

Bumper opening for Xiaomi Mi Home with Rs 5cr sales in first 12 hours

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Xiaomi knows the importance of India in its global expansion plans and well, India never disappoints the Chinese tech company either. The company launched its first Mi Home store in India on May 20th and raked in a record-breaking Rs 5 crore in

Xiaomi’ Mi Max 2 will be launched on May 25 in China

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Xiaomi, the Chinese phone maker, is getting ready to launch the Mi Max successor. Yes, after much delay and rumour reports, Xiaomi has confirmed the launch date. Dubbed as Mi Max 2, the next smartphone from Xiaomi will be launched

Xiaomi launches Apple Watch-lookalike ‘WeLoop Hey 3S’ at $78

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Adding one more fitness tracker to the wearable market, Xiaomi’s WeLoop has launched a new smartwatch — Hey 3S, which shares striking similarities with the Nike Edition of the Apple Watch. Introduced on Xiaomi’s crowdfunded platform, MIJIA, the device has

China’s Didi Chuxing to raise up to $6bn at a $50bn valuation

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Chinese ride-hailing giant, Didi Chuxing is raising between $5 and $6 billion in a funding round that would value the company at around $50 billion, according to various reports. The fresh capital infusion is expected to come from investors including SoftBank

New leaks reveal key details about Xiaomi Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus

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Though Xiaomi had already released a teaser of its upcoming Mi 6 and Mi 6 Plus smartphones, but some unofficial leaks doing the rounds online seem to have added to the excitement around the new devices. Ahead of the official launch on April

Join Xiaomi’s Mi Fan Festival to grab Redmi Note 4 at Rs 1

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Celebrating its seventh birthday, Xiaomi has rolled out some discounts and lucrative offers for its users. Among the spate of offers, the most eye-catching one is that you can avail Redmi Note 4 at a price as low as Rupee

Xiaomi India claims selling over 1mn Redmi Note 4 within 45 days

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After selling over 2 million Redmi Note 3 in the third quarter (Q3) 2016 in India, Xiaomi India is claiming a new record. The company claims to have sold over 1 million units of its Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India,

LeEco is downsizing but not leaving India

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Chinese smartphone maker LeEco has downsized its Indian staff from over to 350 employees to a total of 80 but has denied the reports that it is leaving the country. Confirming to TechCrunch, a LeEco spokesperson said that they have reduced the

Apple is losing market share in China: IDC

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Although the smartphone market in China witnessed a 19 percent growth on a year-on-year basis in 2016, Apple lost a significant market share to Chinese brands Huawei, Oppo and Vivo. The Cupertino giant, Apple shipped 44.9 million iPhones to China, which

Hugo Barra is joining Facebook after leaving Xiaomi

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Within a week of leaving Xiaomi, Hugo Barra has another big news for the tech world. Barra, a former executive at Alphabet Inc.’s Google and who successfully led Xiaomi’s international efforts is now joining Facebook to oversee the social network’s

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 launches 3 variants in India, prices start from Rs 9,999

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Finally, the wait is over! Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has been launched in India and will be exclusively available on Flipkart from January 24. Available in Gold, Silver, Gray, Blue and Black colours, the Redmi Note 4 comes with three

Xiaomi reportedly launching Redmi Note 4 in India on Jan 19

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Riding high on the success of Redmi Note 3, the Beijing-based company is reportedly planning to launch the much-awaited Redmi Note 4 on 19 January, in India. Xiaomi, which recently reported that it crossed $1 billion in revenue for the