Xiaomi 10000mAh and 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i get a price hike in India

Xiaomi launched the new 10000mAh and 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i as ‘Made in India’ power banks back in November last year and the power banks were launched on Amazon.in and Flipkart last month. Today the company has increased the price of the power banks by Rs. 100, which are now available for Rs. 899 and Rs. 1599, respectively. Continue reading “Xiaomi 10000mAh and 20000mAh Mi Power Bank 2i get a price hike in India”

Xiaomi Redmi S2 with dual rear cameras, Face unlock, Android 8.1 Oreo said to launch in India soon

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Xiaomi recently launched its Redmi 5 series in India, and it now looks like the company is gearing up with yet another launch; the Redmi S2 that is said to be a new budget segment smartphone that will be launched in India and China. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi S2 with dual rear cameras, Face unlock, Android 8.1 Oreo said to launch in India soon”

Xiaomi Mi 6X with slim metal body in Blue, Pink, Red, Black and Gold colors teased in images and video

Yesterday Xiaomi confirmed that the Mi 6X that will be announced on April 25th will feature 20-megapixel cameras on the front and back. Today it has shared images of the smartphone in Blue, Pink, Red, Black and Gold colors. This also shows sleek metal body and a flash for the front camera.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 8.1 Oreo based MIUI Global Stable ROM with Treble support coming soon

Xiaomi launched Redmi Note 5 Pro in India back in February, despite launching in Feb 2018 the device runs on MIUI 9.2 on top of Android Nougat 7.1.1. The company spokesperson already confirmed the Oreo update in a tweet but didn’t share any timeline for the update roll-out. However, last month MIUI Beta ROM was leaked and surprisingly it was based on Android Oreo 8.1 along with Treble support. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Android 8.1 Oreo based MIUI Global Stable ROM with Treble support coming soon”

Xiaomi Mi 6X with 20MP front and rear cameras teased, Mi Band 3 could be announced alongside on April 25

Last week Xiaomi scheduled an event on April 25th. Now the company has confirmed that it will indeed unveil the Mi 6X at the event. It also said that it will feature 20-megapixel cameras on the front and back. The phone is rumored to feature a 20-megapixel rear camera along with a secondary 8-megapixel camera.

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Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Phone with Snapdragon 845, 8GB RAM, Liquid Cooling, detachable Gamepad announced

Xiaomi’s Black Shark has introduced the Black Shark Gaming Phone in China, as it had promised. It has a 5.99-inch FHD+ display, is powered by Snapdragon 845 SoC with up to 8GB RAM, liquid cooling to keep the phone cool when gaming by reducing the CPU’s core temperature by up to 8-degree. It has a dedicated One-touch SHARK key that provides immersive gaming experience. You can use the fingerprint sensor on the front to quickly access several features such as silent mode, DND and more when gaming. There is a glowing logo on the back of the phone.

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Xiaomi said to be exploring options to acquire GoPro

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GoPro has been seeing a significant downfall in its market this year, a total of 36% shares were down in 2018 cutting its market capitalization to roughly $700 million. The company even announced that it will exit drone industry. The only ray of hope for GoPro is get acquired by a company so that it can see any lift in the price. Continue reading “Xiaomi said to be exploring options to acquire GoPro”

Get Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Pixel Experience ROM

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was amongst best selling devices launched in 2016, Xiaomi launched it running on Android Lollipop despite launching in March 2016 and later in December 2016 rolled out Android Marshmallow update. Redmi Note 3 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 Mobile Platform and devices like Sony Xperia X with the same processor received Android Oreo, even Xiaomi’s own Mi Max (SD650 variant) runs on Android Nougat but Redmi Note 3 didn’t get same treatment as Mi Max despite having similar hardware but users can still enjoy the latest android on their Redmi Note 3, thanks to the awesome custom ROM developer community. We tried Pixel Experience ROM based on Android Oreo 8.1 on our unit and here are our impressions, Continue reading “Get Android 8.1 Oreo on Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 with Pixel Experience ROM”

Xiaomi schedules an event on April 25 to introduce a new smartphone, Mi 6X expected

Xiaomi introduced its Mi MIX 2S smartphone in China last month. Now the has scheduled an event  on April 25th to introduced a new Mi series smartphone, which could be Mi 6X that was certified by TENAA recently. The event takes place at Wuhan University, the alma mater of the Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun in Hubei province Wuhan, China. Continue reading “Xiaomi schedules an event on April 25 to introduce a new smartphone, Mi 6X expected”

Xiaomi Black Shark Gaming Phone surfaces in hands on video ahead of April 13 announcement

Xiaomi’s Black Shark is all set to introduce a gaming smartphone tomorrow, April 13th. Rear image of the phone already surfaced in an image, now a brief video has surfaced in China showing off both the front and back. This shows a  standard smartphone design with fingerprint sensor on the front, dual rear cameras and a glowing light on the back.

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Xiaomi’s upcoming ‘Comet’ and ‘Sirius’ smartphones said to pack Snapdragon 710 (670), OLED display and Android 8.1

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A couple of days ago it was reported that Xiaomi is working on two smartphones that will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 670. However, a new report from XDA says that Qualcomm might be re-branding the Snapdragon 670 to Snapdragon 710 and we can now confirm that at least of the Xiaomi phone will come equipped with the Snapdragon 710. Continue reading “Xiaomi’s upcoming ‘Comet’ and ‘Sirius’ smartphones said to pack Snapdragon 710 (670), OLED display and Android 8.1”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available for pre-order from April 13 for those who can’t buy it in flash sale

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphone in India back in February, which went on sale exclusively on Flipkart as well as Mi.com from February 22nd. Even though it had been close to 7 weeks since it went on sale,  Redmi Note 5 Pro goes out of stock in seconds every week. For those who are yet to book one during flash sale, Xiaomi today announced that it will start pre-orders for the phone on mi.com from April 13th, Friday at 12PM. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro will be available for pre-order from April 13 for those who can’t buy it in flash sale”

Xiaomi brings Split Screen to Marshmallow devices [Update: Now rolling out]

Update April 10th: Xiaomi has rolled out Split Screen for the devices running on Marshmallow based MIUI Global Beta ROM (Closed Beta testing team), the feature will be rolled out to all MIUI Global Beta ROM users this Friday. Quick Switch is also now rolling out for Marshmallow devices.

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Xiaomi MIUI App Vault gets new ‘Today’s Deal’ card, now lets you turn off the App Vault

Update: Last month, Xiaomi added a ‘Stocks’ card to MIUI App Vault and also listed it on the Play Store. Now, Xiaomi has added another card which shows Today’s `Deal on app vault from shopplus, clicking on any deal it redirects to Shopclues.com. ‘Unreleased’ tag is now gone on the Play Store.

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Xiaomi said to be working on ‘comet’ and ‘sirius’ smartphones with upcoming Snapdragon 670

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The Qualcomm Snapdragon 670 chipset which is the successor to the Snapdragon 660 has not yet been announced officially and we keep hearing about the chipset every now and then. It is reported that the the chipset will be manufactured on a 10nm process and feature Adreno 615 GPU. However, it is now believed that Xiaomi is working on smartphones with unannounced Snapdragon 670. Continue reading “Xiaomi said to be working on ‘comet’ and ‘sirius’ smartphones with upcoming Snapdragon 670”