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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

Xiaomi Debuts “Forbidden City” Karaoke Bluetooth Headphones

This comes as a news to me. Obviously, I know there is such thing called Karaoke and there are Karaoke machines and even microphone with built-in Karaoke functionality, but a Karaoke headphones? Well, I am not going to lie, that is news to me. Karaoke is not particularly big in the western world, but in Asia, it is a huge thing. Perhaps that is why Xiaomi has a Bluetooth Karaoke Headphones, complete with a boom mic for your crooning needs? Maybe. Continue reading Xiaomi Debuts “Forbidden City” Karaoke Bluetooth Headphones

Xiaomi Show Off 5G Mi Mix 3 With Newly Announced Snapdragon 855 SoC

Xiaomi has never been known as the leader in innovations, but it changes (kind of) on December 06, 2018 when it took to the China Mobile Global Partner Conference to reveal a 5G version of its latest flagship device, the Mi Mix 3. Not only the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G enables higher speed Internet access and live video streaming by the virtue of 5G network, it is also the first device to come outfitted with newest Snapdragon 855 SoC, announced by Qualcomm just a day earlier. Continue reading Xiaomi Show Off 5G Mi Mix 3 With Newly Announced Snapdragon 855 SoC

Black Shark Is Xiaomi’s Foray Into Gaming Smartphone

With the mobile game industry expected to hit $106.4 billion by 2021, it makes sense for handset makers to start taking serious attention and start rolling out smartphones designed with mobile gaming in mind. Razer set the ball rolling with its first smartphone last year. ASUS’ gaming arm, ROG, took heed and introduced its own gaming-centric device this year as Razer followed up with a second generation Razer phone. As far gaming-focused device is concerned, those are two are your only options. Actually, no. There is another called Black Shark. Continue reading Black Shark Is Xiaomi’s Foray Into Gaming Smartphone

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Is All Screen, Has Pop-up Selfie Dual Cameras

If you have not yet heard, Xiaomi’s flagship Mi Mix has got a new iteration, the Mi Mix 3, and it is all screen, thanks to the la Oppo Find X pop-up selfie cameras. Noticed we said cameras? Yeah, Xiaomi one up Oppo with giving its Mi Mix 3 not one, but two cameras, comprising of one 24 MP Sony IM576 sensor and a 2 MP OV02a10 sensor. Around the back, it has two cameras too, made pop of a 12 MP Sony IMX363 and a 12 MP Samsung S5K3M3+ sensors. Continue reading Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 Is All Screen, Has Pop-up Selfie Dual Cameras

Xiaomi Mi 8 Has Two World’s First Features You Don’t Want To Miss Out

No. We are not few months late on this. And yes, this is the Mi 8, but a new edition called Mi 8 Under Display Fingerprint Scanner edition. What makes this new device from Xiaomi stands out is not just because it is one of the few handsets out there to sport an under display fingerprint scanner, but it is also the fact that it is the world’s first handset that has a pressure sensitive under display fingerprint scanner. In addition, it is the first smartphone to touts dual frequency GPS that claimed to have an accuracy of 30 centimeters (a little under a foot), as oppose to 5 meters (16 feet) with currency smartphone GPS technology. That right there is indeed a ‘wow’. Continue reading Xiaomi Mi 8 Has Two World’s First Features You Don’t Want To Miss Out

Xiaomi Poke Fun At New iPhones’ High Prices With XR, XS And XS Max Bundles

Rumors prior to the unveiling of the new iPhones suggested that the new small devices from Apple may be a tad ‘cheaper’ than its outgoing predecessor, but as the unveiling last week have showed us, the rumored ‘cheaper’ pricing was not true. If anything, Apple is pushing the limits of what consumers are willing to pay. As consumers are still coming to terms with the pricing of the new iPhones, China’s very own electronics giant Xiaomi has taken the opportunity to poke fun at the iPhone’s high prices by introducing its own XR, XS, XS Max product bundles that are priced as the same as the new iPhones. These cheeky folks really see opportunity, don’t they? Continue reading Xiaomi Poke Fun At New iPhones’ High Prices With XR, XS And XS Max Bundles

Global Version Of The Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi Hits The Market

I am sure you have heard about the much talked about smartphone from Xiaomi, Pocophone F1. If you haven’t, Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi is a game-changing device that is going to shake up the industry, real hard. You may think it is a budget phone. Well, in fact, it is, going for $349.99-376.99, but under the hood, it is anything but budget. No, seriously. We are not even kidding. This is the phone that is going give big players a run for their money. Continue reading Global Version Of The Pocophone F1 by Xiaomi Hits The Market

Xiaomi’s Latest Gaming Laptop With ‘Flagship’ Specs Costs Under $1K

If the high price tags of today’s gaming laptop have been a roadblock to you owning one, you may want to take a look at the Xiaomi 8th Generation Gaming Laptop. Described as the an “e-sports performance monster,” the beauty of this mobile gaming beast from the China’s electronics giant is beyond skin deep. Under the hood, it gets up to 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor with up to 16 GB DDR4 2666 MHz RAM and a hard drive setup comprising of a 256 GB PCIe SSD and 1 TB HDD, and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU with 6 GB DDR5 VRAM. Continue reading Xiaomi’s Latest Gaming Laptop With ‘Flagship’ Specs Costs Under $1K

Xiaomi Makes Everything And Now, There’s Even A Feature Phone

From regular gadgets like smartphones, TVs, power banks to lifestyle stuff like sneakers, e-scooter to home appliances like cordless vacuum and hair straightener, Xiaomi have it all, but one thing this provision of the tech industry has yet to make is a feature phone. Well, that’s until now. The recently publicly listed tech giant from China now has a feature phone called Duo Qin AI Mobile Phone. Duo Qin loosely translates to “closer ties” (“duo” is more and “Qin” is relation) and as the product name implies, it is not the regular feature phone you have come to expect. Continue reading Xiaomi Makes Everything And Now, There’s Even A Feature Phone