Xiaomi’s Survival Game now available for download

Update – January 17, 2019 – The Survival game is now available from Mi App Store for eligible Xiaomi devices. The game is just 185MB so you can’t expect PUBG-like graphics. If you don’t have Xiaomi smartphone, you can download the APK from here and install it manually.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro expected to be powered by Snapdragon 675

At the Redmi Note 7 launch event last week Xiaomi confirmed that it will launch the Redmi Note 7 Pro soon with Sony IMX586 sensor replacing the Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor on the Redmi Note 7. The smartphone is expected to be powered by Snapdragon 675, according to new reports from China. The Redmi Note 7 uses Snapdragon 660. New SoC and camera sensor might bump up the price of the smartphone slightly.

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Xiaomi schedules MWC 2019 event on February 24, Mi MIX 3 5G expected

Xiaomi did not introduce anything at the CES earlier this month, but the company has announced an event at the MWC on February 24th next month. It did not say what it will unveil the event, but we can expect the Mi MIX 3 5G that was teased at the Mi MIX 3 event back in October last year. It also said that the 5G version will launch in Q1 2019 and it has on display in Qualcomm booth at CES.

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Xiaomi showcases bigger in-display fingerprint scanner with one-click unlocking

Last year Xiaomi introduced Mi 8 Explorer Edition and later in the year it introduced Mi 8 Pro with pressure-sensitive in-display fingerprint sensor that is 29% faster. This week President Lin Bin shared the next-generation in-display fingerprint on a Mi 8 test unit. He said that the company has worked for more than half an year to bring one-click unlocking and a larger unlocking area. Continue reading “Xiaomi showcases bigger in-display fingerprint scanner with one-click unlocking”

Xiaomi Mi Micro USB Braided Cable launched in India for Rs. 249

Xiaomi has launched Mi Micro USB Braided Cable in India. It has a sturdy structure since it is made of DuPont Keblar fiber, features a tangle-free design, comes with extra tough joints and is 100cm / 3.2-feet long.  Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi Micro USB Braided Cable launched in India for Rs. 249”

Xiaomi announces Android Pie Beta testing for Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6 Pro and more

Xiaomi has a good reputation when it comes to providing software (MIUI) support to devices, but the story changes when it comes to providing Android updates. Xiaomi hadn’t updated their 2016 bestseller Redmi Note 3 (codename Kenzo) to Android Nougat which was released by tech-giant Google 5-6 months after the launch of the Redmi Note 3 and the similar story goes for 2017 bestseller Redmi Note 4 (codename Mido), but now Xiaomi seems to be changing their strategy regarding Android updates.  Continue reading “Xiaomi announces Android Pie Beta testing for Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi 6 Pro and more”

Xiaomi begins MIUI 11 development, says it will be new and unique

Xiaomi introduced MIUI 10 at its Mi 8 launch event back in May last year in China. Yesterday, at its Annual Meeting for MIUI division to discuss the past year and future development, the company said that it has started the development of MIUI 11. This was confirmed by Liu Ming, head of the product planning department. Continue reading “Xiaomi begins MIUI 11 development, says it will be new and unique”

Xiaomi Redmi 6A will go on open sale in India from today midnight

Xiaomi launched the Redmi 6A, successor of last year’s Redmi 5A in India back in September, however the phone was only available through weekly sales. Today the company has announced that it will go on open sale through Amazon.in and Mi.com starting today midnight. The phone got a price hike, but it came back to original price last month and now starts at Rs. 5999 Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 6A will go on open sale in India from today midnight”

Xiaomi Redmi 6 64GB gets a price cut, 32GB version back to original price in India

After announcing price cuts for Mi A2Redmi Note 5 Pro, Redmi Y2 and Redmi 6 Pro smartphones, Xiaomi has announced a price cut for Redmi 6 smartphone in India. The 3GB+32GB version is back to the original price of Rs. 7999, after a price hike by Rs. 500. The 64GB storage version that was launched for Rs. 9499 has received a Rs. 500 price cut and is available for Rs. 8999. It is available at new rates on Flipkart, Mi.com and offline stores. Continue reading “Xiaomi Redmi 6 64GB gets a price cut, 32GB version back to original price in India”

Xiaomi Mi Soundbar First Impressions

It’s been a long time coming and it’s finally here. A solution to crappy built-in speakers on any kind of TV. With 8 distinct speaker units, the Mi Soundbar offers the much-needed high quality audio experience for your living room. It looks good, feels good and is both powerful and rich when it comes to producing sounds. At a price of Rs. 4,999, it might be one of the best value for money sound bars available in the market, so what is it like?

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Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4X PRO 55 First Impressions

It’s almost an year since Xiaomi launched its first set of Mi TVs in India and one can say they’ve had a good run, if not great. While there was only one 4K Mi TV at launch, the rest of 2018 saw Mi TVs hitting different price points with full HD and HD ready panels starting at a really low price of Rs. 14,999. This definitely helped push more sales but the flagship Mi TV, which launched at Rs. 39,999, a stunning price at that time, became Rs. 49,999 when it got upgraded to the Mi TV Pro. This kind of removed the advantage Xiaomi had over other brands, purely in terms of pricing and competitiveness. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4X PRO 55 First Impressions”

Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 with 6.3-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 660, 6GB RAM, 48MP rear camera announced

Xiaomi just announced Redmi Note 7, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone under the new ‘Redmi by Xiaomi’ brand in China, as it had promised. The phone packs a 6.3-inch Full HD+ waterdrop notch display with 1.95mm narrow bezels, is powered by Snapdragon 660 with up to 6GB of RAM, runs Android Pie with MIUI 10 on top. The main highlight of the smartphone is its 48-megapixel rear camera with 1/2″ Samsung ISOCELL Bright GM1 sensor, f/1.8 aperture with four-in-one pixel binning to make an 12MP image with 1.6μm pixel. It has a 5-megapixel secondary camera for portrait shots and also comes with AI features. There is a 13-megapixel camera on the front.

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Xiaomi Mi Soundbar with 8 sound drivers launched in India for Rs. 4999

Along with two new Mi TV models, Xiaomi also launched the Mi Soundbar in India. It has eight drivers, including two 20mm dome tweeters for the highs, two 2.5” woofers for the mids and four passive radiators for the lows and enhanced bass. In Addition to Bluetooth, it also has Line-In, AUX, Optical and S/PDIF input options.

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Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4A PRO 43″ 1080p and Mi LED TV 4X PRO 55″ 4K HDR TV launched in India starting at Rs. 22999

Xiaomi today launched its new Mi LED TV 4A PRO 43″ 1080p Smart TV and it top-end Mi LED TV 4X PRO 55″ 4K TV with support for 10-bit colour depth, and HDR10 in India. Both have 20W stereo speakers, metallic grey finish and Bluetooth remote, which features a built-in microphone, allows for easy control with the addition of Google Voice Search. Continue reading “Xiaomi Mi LED TV 4A PRO 43″ 1080p and Mi LED TV 4X PRO 55″ 4K HDR TV launched in India starting at Rs. 22999”

Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro gets a price cut in India, now starts at Rs. 9999

After announcing price cuts for Mi A2, Redmi Note 5 Pro and Redmi Y2, Xiaomi today announced a price cut for the Redmi 6 Pro  smartphone for the first time since it was launched in September last year. The 3GB+32GB of the phone now costs Rs. 9999 and the 4GB+64GB is now available for Rs. 11,999, after a Rs. 1000 price cut. It is available at new rates on Amazon.in, Mi.com and offline stores.

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