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Posts Tagged ‘Xiaomi’

The Xiaomi Mi Note 3 is the company’s upcoming flagship phablet, and its retail packaging just surfaced in China. If you take a look at the provided image, you’ll be able to see the alleged retail box of the device. This isn’t exactly the sharpest image out there, but it’s clear enough to get you a proper look at the box. Unfortunately, however, we don’t get to see the device itself, but the phone will probably leak in the near future.

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As we reach one year into the Redmi Note 4’s launch, the first round of rumours of its successor, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, has begun. Supposed leaked promotional material for the upcoming device has revealed virtually everything about the latest Redmi Note device.

The Redmi Note 4 remains the standard bearer for mid-range smartphones, and it appears the Redmi Note 5 will be more of the same. For starters, the upcoming device may be packing either one of the two new mid-range SoCs from Qualcomm: the Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 660.

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Delhi-based Intex Technologies has launched a Rs 150-200-crore fund to invest in startups with a strategic fit, the latest mobile phone maker to do so after Micromax and Xiaomi announced plans to back early-stage startups.

The first investment from the corpus has gone into Rooter, a startup creating a mobile app to enable sports fans to interact live with each other during a match.

Intex Technologies, which owns the Gujarat Lions IPL team and reported revenue of Rs 6,213 crore for 2015-16, plans to invest from its balance sheet primarily in businesses with which it has synergy , such as electronics, apps, mobile phones, human resources and sports.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix was one a kind device thanks to its almost bezel-less display. The device launched in October 2016, has yet to find any parallel in the smartphone world. But it looks like the Chinese smartphone maker is already working on the successor, allegedly called the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. The device is expected to be worked on by French designer Phillipe Starck, who also designed the first Xiaomi Mi Mix.

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Chinese company Xiaomi continuously pumps out low-cost electronics, and now it has released an upgraded fitness tracker. The Mi Band 2 is the first activity tracker the company has made with an OLED display, allowing the device to show step count, time, and heart rate. According to Forbes, the Mi Band 2 will cost 149 RMB ($23) in China once it’s available. Click here to read more

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Xiaomi has unveiled the company’s first 6.44 inch size smartphone called Mi Max in conjunction with the introduction of its new MIUI 8 ROM in China.

As we have already known earlier, the Xiaomi Mi Max features a large sized full-HD screen with 342ppi pixel density.

It offers a full metal unibody and only measures in 7.5mm body depth which is considered thin for its size. Its body measurement is 173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5mm and weighs 203 grams. It is powered by a 4,850 mAh size battery that comes with fast charging technology.

Internally, the device comes in two types of SoC: Snapdragon 650 SoC for the 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM model, while Snapdragon 652 SoC for 3GB RAM and 64GB ROM model or 4GB RAM and 128GB ROM variant.

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Xiaomi today announced the Redmi 3, an all-metal, 5-inch Android smartphone retailing at about $107 (initially available only in China) that continues its legacy of selling impressive devices at disruptive prices. It comes just six months after the plastic Redmi 2 launched, and sees the battery nearly doubled from 2,200mAh to 4,100mAh. Its larger cousin, the 5.5-inch Redmi Note 3 ($140), wasunveiled in November.

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Xiaomi has announced two devices a couple of days ago, the Redmi Note 3 smartphone, and the Mi Pad 2tablet. The Redmi Note 3 is the first Xiaomi-branded handset to sport a fingerprint scanner, and is a direct successor to the Redmi Note 2 which launched earlier this year. The Mi Pad, on the other hand, is the second-gen Xiaomi tablet, its predecessor was announced back in March 2014. The Mi Pad 2 actually comes in both Android and Windows variants, but keep in mind that the Windows variant will be available in late December.

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The Xiaomi Mi5 never made an appearance at yesterday’s big event, but the long-rumored smartphone still managed to make headlines. Speaking to the press on Tuesday, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun promised the upcoming flagship phone will be “worth the wait” when it finally launches.

Lei added that the device will offer the usual high-end specs and custom software without going into any real detail. He also revealed that the Mi5 is “already in use” internally, though it’s still not ready to launch. However, Xiaomi may shorten its production cycle to release the device sooner than planned.

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Company rolls out slew of new products to take on competition in the home market

An affordable smartphone, a Windows tablet, an air purifier and a 15-minute emotional soul-searching speech by CEO Lei June were Xiaomi Corp’s final offerings for this year.

At a product launch event on Tuesday, Lei, 46, introduced Xiaomi’s first smartphone with finger print scanning capability and a tablet equipped with an

Intel Corp processor and Microsoft Corp’s latest Windows 10 operating system.

Both devices are priced below 1,000 yuan ($156).

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