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Xiaomi in hot water for possible China advertising law violation

Do you think Xiaomi makes the world’s best phones? Xiaomi does too, and said so, putting the company in the middle of a possible violation of China’s new advertising laws. In a report from the Securities Daily, a leaked Beijing Ministry of Industry and Commerce document states the Ministry will be  investigating into claims that Xiaomi used the term “best” ...

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Report: Redmi Note 2 breaks another Xiaomi sales record

Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 2 seems to be unstoppable when it comes to breaking sales records, with industry sources saying the device has surpassed 1.5 million sales as of September 5, 2015. The smartphone was announced just over a month ago, and originally garnered some attention when it managed to sell 800,000 units in just 12 hours in China. Undoubtedly, a major factor in the astronomical ...

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Xiaomi teases new announcement to solve ‘life’s most important questions’

Xiaomi has teased that it has something big in store for its customers in China. On Weibo, Xiaomi marketing director Xu Jieyun posted that the company is about to solve ‘life’s most important questions’. “Next week, there will be a few surprises from Xiaomi, which are going to solve life’s most important questions”, said Xu’s Weibo post. He was also holding a handful of ...

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Spyware found pre-installed on Chinese phones, including Xiaomi

German cybersecurity company G DATA has discovered pre-installed spyware on a number of Chinese smartphone manufacturers, including Xiaomi. “This is happening on a lot of phones,” said Andy Hayter, G DATA’s security evangelist. Back in March, researchers with BlueBox Security also found similar malware on a Xiaomi Mi 4 LTE, which they purchased from a retailer during a trip to China. The malware discovered ...

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Updated Xiaomi Redmi 2A goes on sale, now with 2GB RAM

Xiaomi released a new, updated version of the Redmi 2A model that went on sale in China today. The Redmi 2 is Xiaomi’s least-expensive smartphone available to consumers. The new Redmi 2A comes with improvements in two major areas, RAM and storage. Xiaomi doubled both for the new model, bringing to Redmi 2A into the modern smartphone world with 2GB of RAM, and 16GB ...

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Xiaomi optimistic on annual sales goal of 80 million devices

Xiaomi says it is still confident it will sell at least 80 million phones in 2015, despite slowing market demand and rising competition. Xiaomi vice president of marketing Tony Wei said Wednesday, “Everybody knows the competition in the market is very intense. It’s given every smartphone vendor a huge amount of pressure.” In the first half of the year, Xiaomi sold 34.7 million ...

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