Xiaomi under its Redmi brand introduced the first gaming-centric Redmi K40 Gaming Edition phone in China yesterday. The company did not reveal any details about the global roll-out of the phone yet. A finding by Mi tipster and leaker @kacskrz revealed that the phone might arrive in India as POCO F3 GT. Continue reading “Redmi K40 Gaming Edition could launch in India as POCO F3 GT”
After rumors, Xiaomi’s Redmi brand has official posted a teaser of its upcoming flagship smartphone. This shows a pop-up front camera and a no-notch display. Redmi President Lu Weibing already confirmed that the phone will be powered by Snapdragon 855 and retain the 3.5mm audio jack. He also said that the phone will offer good performance, longer battery life, better camera, higher screen-to-body ratio with pop-up camera design.
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A few days back, Xiaomi literally shocked the Indian smartphone market, if not the entire world with its pricing for Redmi Note 7 Pro. While some portray this move as desperation to capture the market, we disagree to it wholeheartedly, considering their sales history. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro First Impressions”
With each successive generation, Xiaomi has cemented its position as the market leader amongst entry-level and mid-range hardware. The Redmi Note series has, for the longest time, kept the crown of being the best value for money device you can get. The competition, however, hasn’t kept still. With Asus, Honor and others trying to encroach on Xiaomi’s territory, it has never been more important for the company to consistently deliver solid products. Does it manage that with the Redmi Note 6 Pro? Let’s find out. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro Review: The Reliable Option”
The sheer hype around Xiaomi’s successful Redmi series is not for nothing. Time and time again, the Redmi Note series has proved itself by offering a product that effectively straddles that thin line between performance and value. With the introduction of the Redmi Note 5 Pro though, the company is obliterating the few sacrifices it had to make to hit a certain price point and is taking the fight to the competition. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Review”
The sub 10,000 rupee category of phones has been redefined by Xiaomi’s Redmi series. Over multiple generations, the company has focussed on delivering a compelling experience driven by competitive hardware and well optimised software. Xiaomi has a similar goal in mind with the Redmi 4 too. Does it succeed? We find out in our review.
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Xiaomi launched its much-expected Redmi Note 4 smartphone in the Indian market a few days back starting at Rs. 9,999. It packs a 5.5-inch 1080p screen, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 625 SoC, and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with MIUI 8 top. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 4: 10 tips and tricks you should know”
The Redmi Note 4 from Xiaomi was unveiled a good 10 months after the announcement of the Redmi Note 3. On paper, it seems to have quite a similar spec list compared to the Redmi Note 3 and seems to offer a package with few improvements. However, as history has shown us, specifications only tell a part of the story and we embark on this review to take a look and see whether or not it is the same case with the Note 4.
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In a recent article, we’d talked about how Coolpad had managed to craft a niche for itself through devices that offered a perfect balance between price and performance. Through that delicate balance and value proposition, the Coolpad Note 3 and Note 3 Lite were uniquely positioned to create a fan following despite the presence of Xiaomi’s very popular products. Indeed in the entry to mid range segment, Coolpad’s devices stood out for the quality of hardware, software optimization and attention to detail. Continue reading “Multitasking and performance to be key focus for Coolpad’s new device”
Xiaomi has announced that it has scheduled an event at the end of this month for a new product launch. It is expected that the Chinese smartphone maker will make the rumored Redmi Note 4 official at the event.
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When Yu anounced its next flagship a while back, it created quite a storm. The Yunicorn as it is called brings cutting edge specifications with some uniquely distinguishing features both from a hardware and software perspective. That said, the phone faces stiff competition from the likes of Xiaomi and others that have traditionally delivered competitive specs at very low price points. With that in mind, we decided to pitch the Yu Yunicorn against the very popular Redmi Note 3 to see if it can hold its own. Continue reading “Yu Yunicorn vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 — What’s Different?”
Two of the hottest smartphones in India right now are the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and LeEco (Letv) Le 1s, both of which are priced around the Rs. 10,000 mark. We have compiled a quick comparison between to two that will make it easier for you to choose the ideal one for you.
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Has Xiaomi lost its mojo? Is India no longer as big a priority for the messiah of the affordably priced quality smartphones? We’ve personally had quite a positive outlook towards the upstart but we’d be remiss not to mention that the public sentiment has been ebbing to a degree thanks to the proliferation of competitors from the land of the Red Dragon. Clearly these sentiments weren’t lost on Xiaomi as was evidenced by the rather emotional monologue by Hugo Barra, face of Xiaomi India, at a recent event in Delhi. The man who has rapidly become a bit of an icon in the technology world in India led an emphatic if not a rather circuitous presentation answering these concerns and more by announcing the launch of the Redmi Note 3, more specifically the version that is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset. While the audience cheered, our thoughts veered more towards the handset itself and its role in an ecosystem that is much larger than from two years ago when the Redmi 2 was a trendsetter. We’ve had access to the device for a couple of days now and with the pricing revealed, are now in a position to give a more nuanced opinion on the Redmi Note 3. Read on for our review of Xiaomi’s latest. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Pro) Review”
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 was launched today in India and will go on sale later this month. We went hands on with the device and here are our impressions of the latest Redmi Note smartphone.
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We are extremely thankful to our readers for the overwhelmingly positive response to our first teardown of the QiKU Q Terra. To follow that up, we are now bring you our second teardown with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3.
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