Xiaomi will invest $490 million in Xiaomi Pilot Technology

Xiaomi Group announced the development of Xiaomi Pilot Technology for the first time since it said it would enter the global market for smart electric vehicles in March 2021, 500 days ago. This was the company’s first R&D and staff update since then. Continue reading “Xiaomi will invest $490 million in Xiaomi Pilot Technology”

Xiaomi Mijia Smart glasses with OLED display, 50MP camera, 8MP telephoto camera for 5X optical zoom announced

Xiaomi has launched the Mijia smart glass in China. According to Xiaomi, they will combine intelligent images and augmented reality technology to allow everyone to express their creative excitement. In brief, Xiaomi mixes AR glasses and regular spectacles, and it includes a camera on the side of the smart glass. The company introduced Xiaomi Smart Glasses concept last year. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mijia Smart glasses with OLED display, 50MP camera, 8MP telephoto camera for 5X optical zoom announced”

Xiaomi announces end-of-support for Redmi K20, Redmi Note 7 series, Mi Pad 4 series and more

Xiaomi has added new smartphones to its EOS list. To those unaware, the devices included in the end-of-support list do not receive any firmware update. Xiaomi says that it might not even respond to security vulnerability reports for the devices included in the EOS list. Typically, the company provides security updates for at least 2 years from launch.

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Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge MIUI 12.5 Update Tracker [Update: Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge MIUI 12.5.6.0 Update with February Android Security Patch ]

Xiaomi, earlier this month, launched the Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge in India. The Xiaomi 11i series devices boot Android 11 based MIUI 12.5 Enhanced. The Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11i HyperCharge were launched as the Redmi Note 11 Pro and Redmi Note 11 Pro+ back in October in China.

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Xiaomi India gets Rs. 653 crore notice for tax evasion

Indian tax authorities on Wednesday have asked Xiaomi India to pay Rs. 653 crore for alleged evasion of import duty. The investigation was carried out by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). Continue reading “Xiaomi India gets Rs. 653 crore notice for tax evasion”

Wearables shipments grew 9.9% in the Q3, 2021, boAt posts 206% growth: IDC

Global shipments for wearable grew by 9.9% during Q3, 2021, reaching 138.4 million units, reports new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC).  Continue reading “Wearables shipments grew 9.9% in the Q3, 2021, boAt posts 206% growth: IDC”

Xiaomi to build EV plant in Beijing with 3 lakh annual production capacity

Earlier this year, Xiaomi committed $10 billion in a new electric car division over 10 years. In the latest development, Xiaomi is set to build a plant in Beijing to produce 300,000 vehicles annually for its electric vehicle unit. Continue reading “Xiaomi to build EV plant in Beijing with 3 lakh annual production capacity”

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”