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Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone by Xiaomi Has Pressure Sensitive Display

Xiaomi has taken the wrap of the follow up to its first gaming smartphone of its sub brand, Black Shark. Simply called Black Shark 2, this new device continues the X design language of its predecessor, but now boasts a metal body with “shaped folding glass” and a touch of light. And it has a new color too, ice glacier silver – in addition to the darkness black. Continue reading Black Shark 2 Gaming Smartphone by Xiaomi Has Pressure Sensitive Display

Redmi Is Killing The True Wireless Earbuds Market With $15 AirDots

At this point, every handset maker has to have a true wireless earbuds of their own. Apple has the AirPods. Google has Pixel Buds. Xiaomi has the Mi AirDots, and more recently, Samsung reveals its own take, the Galaxy Buds. Now, there is yet another AirDots, this time from budget handset brand of Xiaomi, Redmi. Yes. We kind of missed the Mi AirDots when it was introduced last November. But don’t matter because, Redmi AirDots is the exact same thing. Continue reading Redmi Is Killing The True Wireless Earbuds Market With $15 AirDots

Xiaomi Mijia Projector Looks Like A Mid-century Bookshelf Speaker

We have seen numerous projectors here, but damn, this new one from China electronics giant Xiaomi is one hell of a looker. The Xiaomi Mijia Projector Youth Edition, as it is called, looks like a mid-century bookshelf speaker. Yes, it does really look like a bookshelf speaker, but a little rounder on the edges. And the look there is no coincidence. The Xiaomi Mijia Projector Youth Edition is also a Bluetooth speaker that also supports WiFi audio streaming too. Continue reading Xiaomi Mijia Projector Looks Like A Mid-century Bookshelf Speaker

Meet Xiaomi’s New And Very High-tech Connected Washer Dryer

Do you know, Xiaomi also has a washing machine? Yup. They sure do and the sleek white appliance you see here is, I believe, the company’s first. There is no fancy name here; it is just called Mijia (basically Mi Home) Connected Dryer Washer. It is designed for 10 kilograms (22 lbs) load and as the name implies, it handles both washing and drying. As a washer, it touts 21 smart washing cycles and uses a Nidec BLDC (Brushless DC) that offers 1,400 RPM spin speed. Continue reading Meet Xiaomi’s New And Very High-tech Connected Washer Dryer

Xiaomi Takes On DJI With A Pair Of New Imaging Drones

Xiaomi is no stranger to imaging drones, or should I say, no stranger to imaging drones with a striking resemblance to the world’s biggest consumer drone maker, DJI, with the specs too boot and at a manageable price point The China’s “provision of gadgets” latest imaging drones are no different. The duo, namely FIMI A3 and FIMI X8 SE, shares some rather close resemblance to DJI’s Mavic 2 and Spark. Clearly, the pair have their sights set on DJI Spark and DJI Mavic Air, and they even have pricing and specs that could do some serious bite off the consumer drone cake. Continue reading Xiaomi Takes On DJI With A Pair Of New Imaging Drones

16-Lens Camera Partners With Xiaomi And Sony For Multi-camera Phones

I am sure you remember Light, the maker of the mind-boggling 16 lens camera called L16 – the camera that has the potential of triggering a panic attack with trypophobia? Just last year, the young camera maker who have some prominent investors, including the likes of Leica and Softbank, announced that it is venturing into making mobile phone and as it turns out, part of that plan is to hold hands with a couple of big names in the smartphone industry. Continue reading 16-Lens Camera Partners With Xiaomi And Sony For Multi-camera Phones

Xiaomi Xiaoai Smart Speaker Is An Answer To Amazon Echo Show

Xiaomi has launched its very own display-equipped smart speaker called Xiaoai Smart Speaker, a gadget that we see as an answer to Amazon Echo line of products – in particular the Amazon Echo Show, which has been updated recently, and Echo Spot. It is also an answer to several devices in market, like the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 Smart Display and the JBL LINK View Voice. TBH, I am skeptical about the demand for such devices, even in China, but here it is anyways. Continue reading Xiaomi Xiaoai Smart Speaker Is An Answer To Amazon Echo Show

Xiaomi Mi 9 Revealed In China, Has 855 SoC, 107 DxOMark Main Camera

Apparently, Xiaomi Mi 9 was to make its global debut at Mobile World Congress, but three days prior, the device was officially launched in China. Not surprisingly, the new handset is outfitted with this year’s go-to-SoC for flagship devices, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855. Pardon me for my ignorance. I am not seeing mention of 5G capability anywhere and so, I am going to assume 5G isn’t part of the package? There are a lot to digest here and so lets not get too detailed. Continue reading Xiaomi Mi 9 Revealed In China, Has 855 SoC, 107 DxOMark Main Camera

Xiaomi Teases Its Take On Folding Smartphone And It Has Double Folds!

Xiaomi co-founder and President Lin Bin has posted a hands-on video of Xiaomi’s take of folding phone on China’s micro-blogging platform, Weibo, asking Weibo users to help name the device. What a way to scream, “Hey! Look here! We are making folding smartphone too!” Before you jump on Xiaomi for being a copycat, well, you have to know that Xiaomi’s take of the folding phone is unlike Royale’s and Samsung’s. It has a completely unique design which Bin Link claims as the world’s double folding phone. That’s right. The phone can be fold on both sides, or top and bottom, depending on whether or not you are holding it in landscape or portrait orientation. Continue reading Xiaomi Teases Its Take On Folding Smartphone And It Has Double Folds!

Xiaomi Play Is A Budget Smartphone Marketed Right

Xiaomi used to be known as a blatant copycat in both design and marketing, but with the introduction of Xiaomi Play, I finally see that the newly listed company has moved on with its own set of vision. Xiaomi Play is not just another Android phone. It isn’t just another budget device. It has a brilliantly positioned device with its sight set on the young and trendy. How I know? Just take a look at Xiaomi Play’s product page. Color and youthful vibrancy are high on this one. Continue reading Xiaomi Play Is A Budget Smartphone Marketed Right