Devices

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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