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Weird new entry-level Xiaomi device passes TENAA

A new entry-level Xiaomi device has been listed on TENAA. Under the filing, it’s called the Mi 2014816, but that is certainly a placeholder name for TENAA. The specs on the Mi 2014816 a a little strange, running  a quad-core 1.2GHz processor with a 4.7”, 1280 x 720px resolution display. According to the listing, it has just 1GB RAM and ...

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Dual SIM DOOGEE F3 Pro now on GearBest for $160

DOOGEE F3 Pro is now available on GearBest for $160! DOOGEE F3 Pro Android 5.1 4G Smartphone 5.0 inch 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass Screen MTK6753 64bit 1.5GHz Octa Core 3GB Display: 5.0 inch FHD 1920×1080 IPS OGS CPU: MTK6753 64bit Octa Core,1.5GHz System: Android 5.1 RAM + ROM: 3GB RAM + 16GB ROM Camera: OV 5.0MP (Interpolation To 8.0MP) front ...

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X-ray: Inside look at the sensors in your Xiaomi phone

Every wonder what exactly your phone can measure, and what kind of sensors are running? Generally speaking, Android supports the following categories of sensors: Motion sensors These sensors measure acceleration forces and rotational forces along three axes. This category includes accelerators, gravity sensors, gyroscopes, and rotational vector sensors. Environmental sensors These sensors measure various environmental parameters, such as ambient air ...

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MIUI 7 new music app design

If you used MIUI 6, you know how slowly the music player could load sometimes. Weighed down by its extensive colors and graphics, it was a bit of a pain to launch. But the new MIUI 7 music player it smaller, faster, and easier to use. Take a look at the animation below to see it in action.

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Xiaomi to boost India sales by pushing customers to mi.com

Xiaomi is planning to ramp up its India sales using its own ecommerce site, mi.com, a Xiaomi executive said. “Xiaomi is keen to sell more products in India through Mi.com and grow its ecommerce business,” said Manu Jain, India head of operations. Jain added that Xiaomi currently doesn’t have plans to cut back on its partnerships with Indian retailers like Flipkart, Amazon, ...

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