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India overtakes USA as second largest smartphone market

According to a new report by Counterpoint Research, India has surpassed the United States as the second largest smartphone market in the world, coming in behind China. Indian smartphone shipments grew by 15 percent annually, with more than 100 million smartphone units moved in the year. There are now around 220 million activated smartphones in India. Samsung is the leading ...

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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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MiBook: Xiaomi laptop rumored to run Linux, cost US$470

Xiaomi is rumored to be working on a laptop, which we call the MiBook (only because we think it would be a great name). The MiBook could go on sale as early as 1Q 2016 to compete with Apple’s MacBook Air and Lenovo’s ThinkPad, sources have said. If the rumors are true, we could also see a 15-inch screen, manufactured by Inventec and Foxconn. Inventec already ...

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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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Shootout! Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime Vs. Motorola Moto E

Price Xiaomi Redmi 2 Prime: Rs 7,000 (US$107) Motorola Moto E (2015): Rs 6,000 (US$91) Screen The Redmi 2 Prime holds a larger 4.7″ screen and has full HD resolution. The Lenovo built Motorola offers a 4.5-inch panel with 960×540 pixels. However, only the Moto E comes with Gorilla Glass protection. Processing Since both phones come with the quad-core Snapdragon 410 chip clocked at ...

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