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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

Xiaomi India posts $1bn revenue in 2016

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Bouncing back from 2015 slump, Xiaomi India raked in over $1 billion (Rs 7,000 crore approx.) in revenue in 2016 with 2X smartphones sales. Speaking to Economic Times, Xiaomi India head, Manu Jain said that “Whether you look at big

Foxconn puts 25 percent of Indian workforce on bench, says report

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It’s been more than a month but the economy and corporate India are yet to come to terms with demonetization which ensued a severe shortage of cash across the nation. We all are well aware of the massive dips in

Xiaomi claims selling over 2mn smartphones in Q3 2016

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Xiaomi recently posted its sales figure for Q3 and it’s completely eye-popping. Xiaomi India has apparently broken its own record by selling over 2 million smartphones in the third quarter (Q3) 2016 in India. With these numbers, the company saw

7 things to check before buying mobile accessories

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With the mobile usage witnessing exponential growth, users demand more functionality in their devices to avail the advantage of advanced functionalities in their smartphones. And obviously, mobile accessories are one of the best ways to enhance these functionalities. But, mobile

Is Xiaomi Mi Mix a rival to the next version of iPhone?

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We always wanted an edge-less design phone, and Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile manufacturer has launched just that. Xiaomi announced the ‘Mi Mix’, a 6.4-inch device that looks right out of the concept design of the future, at an event yesterday.

It’s raining smartphones this Diwali from Xiaomi, LeEco, Asus and more

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It’s raining discounts across all e-commerce portals this festive season. Just when you thought that we have seen it all with Amazon, Flipkart and Snapdeal discounted sales, the second round has kicked off with many more deals and offers, especially

Baidu sets up 20 billion yuan investment fund

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Chinese leading search engine Baidu Inc. has set up a 20 billion yuan ($3 billion) investment fund to focus on mid and late-stage technology deals in amounts of $50 million to $100 million. Called Baidu Capital, the fund will have

Apple to open its second R&D centre in China

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After announcing the launch of its first research and development centre in Beijing, Apple has come up with yet another announcement to open its second research and development centre in China in the southern city of Shenzhen. In an attempt

Xiaomi’s Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus launched in China

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Riding on the success of the well-received Mi 5 smartphone, Xiaomi has launched its 2016 flagship smartphones Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus, in China. Both the smartphones will go on sale in China from tomorrow on Xiaomi’s site

Xiaomi may launch its crowdfunding platform in India

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Chinese smartphone and internet company, Xiaomi could bring its crowdfunding platform to India for helping startups working on consumer electronics to sell their wares online. “We are open to bringing the programme but we will have to change certain things

Apple’s China woes – iOS market share continues to slide down

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Big US tech giants have always had a tough time in China. It’s the same for Cupertino behemoth Apple with things getting only worse. According to the latest figures from Kantar WorldpanelComTech, the market share of iOS for what the

Xiaomi launches its own mobile payments service ‘Mi-Pay’

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You name a consumer technology and Xiaomi wants to be part of it especially if Apple and Samsung operate there. After launching Mi Robot Vacuum two days back, the Chinese tech giant has now announced a new contactless payment system

India is the 3rd largest unicorn hub globally with Flipkart among the top 10

The US is home to 98 of 172 unicorn companies that are valued at $1 billion and more, according to CB Insights rankings. The second unicorn hub is China, home to 30 unicorns. India shares the third spot along with

Xiaomi launches its first smartwatch with heart rate sensor

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After launching a kid-focused smartwatch in May, Xiaomi launched its much-anticipated first smartwatch in China yesterday. Starting today, the Xiaomi Amazfit smartwatch will be available at CNY 799 in the country. The wearable that has been designed in collaboration with