Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Mi Bluetooth speaker, Raspberry Pi 3 and more

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This week, popular Chinese company Xiaomi finally launched its Redmi Note 3 smartphone in India. The firm also announced its Mi Bluetooth speaker and the 20000mAh power bank. The Xiaomi Mi 5 will be launched next month. Continue reading “Weekly Roundup: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Mi Bluetooth speaker, Raspberry Pi 3 and more”

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Review

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Xiaomi introduced the Mi Pad 2 tablet device at an event in China in November last year along with the Redmi Note 3. It is the successor of last year’s Mi Pad with better build and updated specifications. The tablet went on sale in China from November 27th, and we managed to get one from China as well. Checkout our detailed review of the new Mi Pad 2. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Review”

Xiaomi India teases ‘Mi Generation’ is arriving, new device coming on January 14?

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Manu Kumar Jain, Head of Mi India earlier today tweeted a teaser with the caption Mi Generation T-24 hours to lift off and said “An exciting announcement will happen tomorrow. Always believe something wonderful is about to happen”. This doesn’t give us any hints about what the company is planning to announce, except that it could be a next-generation device. It has not scheduled any event for the launch. Continue reading “Xiaomi India teases ‘Mi Generation’ is arriving, new device coming on January 14?”

Xiaomi partners with GadgetWood for one-day pick and drop repair services in India

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Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has partnered with a Delhi-based startup GadgetWood in India for more service centres, and one-day repair and delivery services. Continue reading “Xiaomi partners with GadgetWood for one-day pick and drop repair services in India”

Xiaomi teases more devices; Redmi series to launch in India on July 15th?

The Xiaomi Mi3 launch in India has been a revelation of sorts. Everyone’s now talking about the manufacturer, which remained unheard of by quite a section of the Indian audience until a few months back.

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Xiaomi might launch in India on July 11th

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Xiaomi India has started teasing its India launch on their Mi India Facebook page. After thanking the Mi fans for their support, it says “We have something special for YOU, do come back on 11 July 2014 for the announcement post.” This hints that the company might launch its first smartphones in India on July 11th. It could also be an announcement regarding the India launch. Continue reading “Xiaomi might launch in India on July 11th”

Xiaomi reportedly partners with Flipkart to launch two smartphones in India in July

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Xiaomi would partner with online retailer Flipkart to launch its smartphones in India, according to a report from BGR India. The company is selling its smartphones in other countries through its own online stores. Motorola tied up with Flipkart to sell the Moto G and Moto E in India. Flipkart imported the Motorola devices, but Xiaomi will import the smartphones and Flipkart would sell them, according to the report. Continue reading “Xiaomi reportedly partners with Flipkart to launch two smartphones in India in July”

Xiaomi will soon be directly selling phones in India

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Ever since Xiaomi, the popular smartphone manufacturer from China, laid out plans for expansion to Singapore, we knew that India was coming. As a confirmation to this, we have a Cnet interview of Hugo Barra talking about the company’s impending entry into the burgeoning Indian smartphone market and a tweet from the head of Google India, who had a meeting with Xiaomi’s Lin Bin and Hugo Barra as a part of the ongoing initiative. Xiaomi recently launched in Singapore, its first market outside China, and looks to expand rapidly to become a true global player.

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