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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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Unboxing the Xiaomi Ninebot Mini self balancing hoverboard (video)

The Xiaomi Ninebot Mini is basically a hoverboard, it doesn’t have a handle, but instead steers by detecting movements from riders’ legs and balance. Riders can also control the scooter through an app on their smartphone. According to Ninebot, the hoverboard can travel 22 kilometers on a single charge at speeds of up to 16 kilometers per hour. The device can ...

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Xiaomi overtakes Apple to claim largest China smartphone market share

According to Counterpoint Technology Market Research, an innovative and independent market research and consulting firm, Xiaomi is leading the pack for 2015 Q1-Q3 smartphone market share in China. Xiaomi Captured 14.7%, with Apple coming in second with 14.1%, and Huawei third with 14.0%. Samsung fell way behind with 8.0% in fourth, and vivo and Oppo round up the top six with ...

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Xiaomi launches the Redmi Note Prime, made in India

Today Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note Prime, a new smartphone that’s made in India. Price for the new device starts at Rs. 8,499. Quick Specs: 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 Cortex-A53 processor 2GB RAM,16GB Flash (up to 32GB microSD support) 13.97cm (5.5″) HD IPS display 13MP rear camera 4G dual SIM 3100mAh removable battery 2G/3G/4G support The Redmi Note Prime ships with ...

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Weird new entry-level Xiaomi device passes TENAA

A new entry-level Xiaomi device has been listed on TENAA. Under the filing, it’s called the Mi 2014816, but that is certainly a placeholder name for TENAA. The specs on the Mi 2014816 a a little strange, running  a quad-core 1.2GHz processor with a 4.7”, 1280 x 720px resolution display. According to the listing, it has just 1GB RAM and ...

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