Devices

Sources: Xiaomi will release laptop to compete with Apple in 2016

Xiaomi may introduce its first laptop early next year, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Entering the PC market would open new battle fronts against Apple and Lenovo. The notebook (the MiBook?) could go on sale as early as 1Q 2016 to compete with Apple’s MacBook Air and Lenovo’s ThinkPad, the sources said. According to the sources, Xiaomi has been in talks with Samsung to supply memory chips, ...

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Did the Redmi Note 2 survive a water drop test? Watch this video

In mid-August Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 2 to much fanfare. Its sales were initially limit to Chinese markets, But quickly hit Gear Best who is offering the unlocked Redmi Note 2 with 16 GB storage with a pre-sale price of $168.85. And free world wide shipping. But how durable is the Redmi Note 2? Check out the water drop test in the video below. It survived! ...

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Report: Xiaomi prepping September launch of curved display Mi Edge

Xiaomi may be launching a new curved-display smartphone, according to a report published on Chinese tach site mobile-dad. The smartphone will go by the name Xiaomi Mi Edge, and if the leaked image is correct, does look quite similar to the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge. According to the report, the Mi Edge is rumoured to have a 5.2-inch 2K display manufactured by Sharp, with a Snapdragon 808 ...

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Leaked Mi 4C package confirms Snapdragon 808

According to a recent listing on AnTuTu and TENAA, Xiaomi’s Mi 4C could be the company’s first smartphone to use the Snapdragon 808 chip with a hexa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz. And from a leaked picture of the retail packaging for the device, it seems the rumors were right. From the packaging we can see the Snapdragon 808 will be clocked ...

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Xiaomi third in global wearables sales, behind Fitbit and Apple

A report published by IDC regarding the global wearable technology market sheds some light on a very interesting arms race that’s currently going on. The wearables market grew 223% over the course of the previous year. 18.1 million wearables were moved in the 2Q 2015, compared with 5.6 million in the same quarter the previous year. Of those, 4.4 million devices were Fitbit, 3.6 ...

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