Tag Archives: Chinese

A mysterious Xiaomi clamshell just passed TENAA inspection

TENAA, China’s version of the FCC, has released information that a Xiaomi clamshell phone running Android 4.4.4 Kitkat has passed its certification tests with the model number SN-W2015. According to TENAA’s documentation, the clamshell device has two 3.97-inch touchscreen, one on either side of the top half of the device. Each display  has a 480 x 800 resolution. The SN-W2015 ...

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Look inside Xiaomi’s stunning São Paulo office

Xiaomi operations officially began in Brazil on June 30, but the São Paulo office opened in January. Currently, 20 employees work out of the São Paulo. Employees working out of the São Paulo office have access to Mandarin Chinese languages classes! Looks like a great place to work **cough cough** please invite us to come visit **cough cough** I could use a ...

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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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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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HTC announces job cuts amid pressure from Xiaomi, Apple

HTC said Thursday that it will cut jobs and discontinue some of its models in order to compete with market leaders like Apple and Samsung in high-end devices. This is due to significant losses in market share for the Taiwanese company during this year’s second quarter. In 2015, HTC shares have fallen 51 percent. “The cuts will be across the board,” HTC Chief ...

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