Considering the wide array of phones by Xiaomi in the market these days, it’s easy not to loose sight of the reasonable pricing they offer. Xiaomi’s Android One M1 A1 will now be available at a reduced price of Rs 13,999 down from Rs 14,999 when initially launched. Read More
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After its failed efforts to make Android One, mainstream, Google have not lost hopes. Google, is now teaming up with Xiaomi, the Chinese phone maker. Xiaomi has proved to be yet another brand which proved its worth in the market, with great phones at a cheaper rate. Google started their Android One programme three years ago. Since a year, all we thought was that this initiative was down the hill, but Google has surprised us with its new tie up, introducing Android One, to Xiaomi phones. The last we heard of, was that Android One was introduced to Micromax, yet another Indian phone maker, with its Phone, Micromax A1. And eventually after three years, Google is back with Mi A1. Read More
According to recent analytics report, Indian users have preferred Xiaomi as their preferred smartphone brand ever since its release in the country in 2014, over all the other popular tech giants like Apple and Samsung. Xiaomi acquired 26 per cent share by Android users, Samsung and Apple stand at 12 per cent each. Read More
Xiaomi recently unveiled its new tablet the Mi Pad 2, a 7.9-inch tablet that looks like an iPad mini, but can run Windows 10 as well as Android.
This newly revealed tablet has a metal body which makes it much lighter and thinner than its predecessor, the plastic-body Mi Pad. It comes with 2GB of RAM, 16GB or 64GB of internal storage, a reversible USB Type-C port, 2048 x 1536 resolution screen and is powered by a 64-bit Intel Atom X5-Z8500. Read More
We all know that this year, Apple introduced their all new 3D Touch, a pressure-sensitive display. The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus in addition to familiar Multi-Touch gestures like Tap, Swipe and Pinch, has Peek and Pop introduced by the 3D Touch. And when you use 3D Touch, your iPhone responds with subtle taps. Read More
Xiaomi recently announced that with a 33% gain in sales, it sold 34.7 million smartphones in the first half of this year. Now this might sound positive, but for a company that set out to sell 100 million phones in 2015, it could be worrisome. According to a chart presented by Quartz, Xiaomi’s sales have been seen to be sequentially flatlined. It is especially surprising since Xiaomi recently entered new markets like India and Brazil. Read More
Ironically, Xiaomi, considered the king of copycats for copying Apple’s design and marketing is now furious because other companies have started to copy it. Xiaomi’s CEO is mad because there are many fake products out there that are eating away on Xiaomi’s sales.
CEO Lei Jun commented on lower than expected sales of the new Xiaomi Power Bank battery pack – “What is the biggest problem? There are many fakes. If there were no counterfeits, our sales would be double or triple. The product has been recognized by everyone.”
Xiaomi’s sales have already surpassed Apple and Samsung clocking in profits at $45 billion. The company started only back in 2010. Apple should be the one complaining here as Xiaomi expects to report $19 billion in sales this year alone.
The Apple of China or to say a company that copies Apple in every form and is highly popular in China, Xiaomi has been banned from selling phones in India. Due to a patent infringement issue, the Delhi High Court has asked Xiaomi and its retail partner – Flipkart to stop selling the device in India until February 5th. The patent infringement case against Xiaomi has been filed by Ericsson and until the issue is cleared, Xiaomi cannot sell its cheap iPhone like devices in the country. Read More
Blooming Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi have recently been quite popular in India, with phones that satisfy customers’ needs at a substantially low price tag, and the Redmi 1S is the same, costing only $99 (6,000 Indian Rupees). The device was available for pre-registration a few days ago and finally hit the market yesterday, selling out in a little over 4 Seconds with 40,000 units sold. Read More
With hundreds of thousands of people purchasing devices online, and companies like Xiaomi selling out their stock within seconds, it is no secret that it becomes very difficult to snap up that one phone you wanted. Enter, BuyHatke. BuyHatke is a Bangalore-based startup and offers price comparisons and information on products you might want to buy. What it also does is run as an extension to Google Chrome, working with FlipKart, Amazon, and over 70 other online sellers. Read More