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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

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