Bill Miller

MIUI 7 will have on-demand data roaming

It has been confirmed that the upcoming Android Lollipop-based MIUI 7, the global version of which will be released August 17 in New Delhi, will have a new app to manage on-demand data roaming. With the app, you users will be able to purchase data roaming when traveling, without having to separately go through data providers. The big benefit will be the ...

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Redmi Note 2 leak gives price, specs

It leaks! As the world readies itself for the unveiling of the top-secret MIUI 7 on Thursday, Xiaomi can’t seem to stop it’s hardware from leaking. Now we have our first look at the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 from a seemingly premature Oppomart listing. According to Oppomart, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 will be priced at $199 (approximately Rs. 13,000). According to a separate ...

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Redmi Note 2 likely to be launched next week with MIUI 7

GizmoChina has reported that it’s more likely that the mid-range Redmi Note 2 will be launched that day next week, alongside MIUI 7. The current model Redmi Note is massively popular. In India, the initial batch completely sold out. Most people believe the Redmi Note 2 will be a Mi4i with a 5.5 inch screen, and the display resolution bumped up to 1080p compared to the current Redmi ...

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Report: Xiaomi might make own processors in 2016

According to  CN Beta, Xiaomi could launch its own processors as early as 2016. But don’t hold your breath, the report mentions that the new processor will be used for low-end Redmi series phones. Rumor has it the upcoming Xiaomi Mi 5 to sport a Qualcomm chipset, most likely the Snapdragon 820. Xiaomi smartphones are currently powered by either Qualcomm or MediaTek, except the Xiaomi Redmi ...

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Xiaomi is now China’s largest smartphone vendor

The ratings are in. Xiaomi is now the reigning champion for smartphone sales in China, with Huawei coming in second, and Apple falling to third. Quarterly estimates from March 2015 – June 2015 show that Xiaomi has the top spot at 15.9 percent of the Chinese market share. Huawei was right behind, pulling in 15.7 percent. It seems Chinese consumers are buying ...

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