Xiaomi ramps up ‘Make in India’ initiative with new Smartphone and Smart TV factories

Mi India completed 5 years of the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Mi India was earlier manufacturing all of its smartphones in India via its manufacturing partners: Foxconn and Flex. However, the company has been ramping up its Indian smartphone manufacturing during the pandemic over the last 9 months. Continue reading “Xiaomi ramps up ‘Make in India’ initiative with new Smartphone and Smart TV factories”

Samsung to reportedly supply foldable OLED panels for Xiaomi, Google and OPPO

In a recent development, Samsung Display is reportedly working on developing foldable OLED panels for companies like Google, Xiaomi, and OPPO. According to the report, smartphones with these panels will be launched this year. Continue reading “Samsung to reportedly supply foldable OLED panels for Xiaomi, Google and OPPO”

Xiaomi partners with Disney+ Hotstar to offer Mi TV users early access to movies

Xiaomi has announced a partnership with Disney+ Hotstar to offer its Mi TV users early access to six Bollywood titles before anyone else under the Multiplex banner, starting today, 31st July. Continue reading “Xiaomi partners with Disney+ Hotstar to offer Mi TV users early access to movies”

List of smartphones that support WiFi calling on Airtel

In recent days, the term VoWifi has been trending all over the Internet! At present, two major telecom operators, Airtel and Jio have rolled out Wi-Fi calling for its users officially. What’s the difference between Airtel and Jio’s VoWifi? Nothing, except the number of device supported. Continue reading “List of smartphones that support WiFi calling on Airtel”

Xiaomi Mi Flex Phone Grip and Stand launched in India for Rs. 149

Most of the users, while upgrading to a new phone with a bigger display, often overlook one crucial factor. A bigger screen is hard to navigate on one hand. Fortunately, there are numerous products available to give you a better grip on your phone, so that your thumb is free to roam further. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Flex Phone Grip and Stand launched in India for Rs. 149”

Xiaomi starts rolling out PatchWall 2.0 with new UI to TVs in India

In a recent development, Xiaomi has introduced PatchWall 2.0 with a new User Interface (UI) design. This new PatchWall 2.0 features two themes — Light and dark, carousel on every category to help the user discover and access the content. Continue reading “Xiaomi starts rolling out PatchWall 2.0 with new UI to TVs in India”

Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC

The worldwide market for wearable devices grew 31.4% during the Q4 2018, reaching a new high of 59.3 million units according to IDC Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. The growth was driven by new wearables launching during the months leading up to the holiday season as well as new smartphone launches as many were bundled with wearables from leading brands. Continue reading “Worldwide wearable shipments reach 59.3 million, up 31.4% YoY in Q4 2018; Apple and Xiaomi continue to lead: IDC”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro First Impressions

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”

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Hands On and Photo Gallery

Apart from Mi 9, Xiaomi has also introduced a slim down variant; the Mi 9 SE which has a 90.4% screen-to-body ratio. It is also the world’s first smartphone to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 712 SoC. Here we bring you the Hands-On and Photo Gallery of the phone. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Xiaomi Mi 9 Hands On and Photo Gallery

At the MWC 2019 event, Xiaomi has introduced the Mi 9 flagship in the Mi-series and is also the 8th-iteration flagship for Xiaomi.  It has 90.7% screen to body ratio and has 3.6mm small chin, making it 40% narrower than the Mi 8. Here we bring you the Hands-On and Photo Gallery. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi 9 Hands On and Photo Gallery”

Xiaomi partners with Light for advanced computational imaging solutions for smartphones

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Light and Xiaomi Corporation have announced an agreement to jointly develop and market new imaging solutions for smartphones. The partnership will see Light bring together its advanced computational imaging technology with Xiaomi’s high-end smartphone devices. Continue reading “Xiaomi partners with Light for advanced computational imaging solutions for smartphones”

Xiaomi dual-side foldable smartphone uses flexible folding screen co-developed with supply chain partner

It is a known fact that Xiaomi’s foldable phone is under development, while it is not confirmed, but the company might showcase the first-gen foldable phone at the MWC 2019 event later this month and eventually roll out in the latter half of 2019. Lin Bin, co-founder and CEO of Xiaomi, has published a video showing a prototype of the bendable smartphone.
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Indian smartphone shipments up 14.5% YoY in 2018; Xiaomi continues to lead with 28.9% share: IDC

As per IDC’s Quarterly mobile phone tracker, the Indian smartphone market has shipped 142.3 million units in 2018, registering a healthy 14.5% year-on-year (YoY) growth as compared to 2017. Though the Q3 2018 has been the strongest quarter, the market saw a sequential decline of 15.1% in Q4 2018 owing to high channel inventory. Continue reading “Indian smartphone shipments up 14.5% YoY in 2018; Xiaomi continues to lead with 28.9% share: IDC”

Xiaomi patent hints at smartphone with edge-to-edge display, dual rear cameras

Xiaomi’s new design patent was published in the Global Design Database of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Office) on February 5th. The patent hints at a full-screen smartphone with a dual camera on the back. Furthermore, the display features a rounded off corners on all four sides.
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Here’s how you can install OxygenOS 9.0 on Poco F1

Xiaomi’s sub-brand POCO launched the F1 last year in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs. 19,999 after recent price cut. This device runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) with MIUI on top with POCO launcher out of the box. In this regard, MIUI is a heavy skin on top of Android skin that offers various customisations but brings a good amount of bloat as well. Continue reading “Here’s how you can install OxygenOS 9.0 on Poco F1”