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Xiaomi Elvis Presley Bluetooth Speaker Looks Like A Gadget From Fallout

Not sure how we managed to miss this when it was named the Honoree recipient of the CES Innovation Awards 2017. Anywho, here it is, the Xiaomi Elvis Presley Atomic Player B612. Xiaomi Elvis Presley Atomic Player is a pocket-size Bluetooth speaker that’s a nod to the King of Rock with a design befitting the era of the King. My first impression was “wow”, followed by, “hey, this thing looks like it belongs to Fallout 76!” It really does. Continue reading Xiaomi Elvis Presley Bluetooth Speaker Looks Like A Gadget From Fallout

Xiaomi Unveiled New Electric Mobility Devices Under HIMO Sub-brand

It looks like from here on and out, Xiaomi will be selling electric mobility devices under its sub-brand HIMO. There are five HIMO electric bike and electric bicycles. There’s the HIMO VI Plus, HIMO V1S, HIMO C20 and the HIMO T1. The V1 series are really compact, fit-for-trunk pedal-assist bicycles and as for the C20, it is a mid-size pedal-assist bicycle. The HIMO T1 is vastly different, though. It is more like a full-fledged electric bike with a scooter-ish vibe. Continue reading Xiaomi Unveiled New Electric Mobility Devices Under HIMO Sub-brand

A Patent Reveals Xiaomi May Be Planning To Pull Off A Reverse Notch

What you see here is Xiaomi’s latest take of how to not share the display with the front-facing camera module. Yes. You are not seeing things here. Xiaomi actually has this crazy idea of a what essentially is a reverse notch, as revealed by a patent it has filed. Instead, carving a spot for the camera module, which result in the much loathe notch, Xiaomi wants to put the front-facing camera outside of the phone body, resulting in a rather awkward protrusion. Continue reading A Patent Reveals Xiaomi May Be Planning To Pull Off A Reverse Notch

Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Now Has A Brown Bear Edition, But The Phone Isn’t Brown

Collaboration with pop culture brands is the one other thing that Xiaomi cannot resist doing. The latest to join the China maker-of-everything-you-need-in-life growing portfolio of collaboration is this: Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Brown Bear Edition. For this device, Xiaomi partnered with LINE, a chat app from Japan which is widely used in Japan and in some parts of Asia. As with most collaboration of such nature, everything about the device is limited to cosmetic. Oddly, though, Xiaomi did not drop the device in the color of the bear which is brown like DJI did with DJI Spark. Continue reading Xiaomi Mi 9 SE Now Has A Brown Bear Edition, But The Phone Isn’t Brown

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