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Xiaomi launches a smart folding bicycle for China's busy city roads

Chinese company Xiaomi is launching an electric-powered folding bicycle for the country's congested city roads.Priced at $455 (2,999 yuan), it is only available in China, with no word about its launch in other countries.

Smartphone market continues to confound manufactures as only Samsung and Apple see profits

Smartphone market continues to confound manufactures as only Samsung and Apple see profits In a see-saw battle of smartphone titans, Samsung managed to snatch a bit of profit from Apple’s usually secure margins as iPhone numbers slipped and Galaxy phone sells rose last quarter.Given the ramp of Chinese OEM smartphone volumes and particularly strong 2015 smartphone market share gains for Huawei, we note our industry profit analysis excludes a large portion of this group of OEMs gaining an increasing share of the smartphone market profits due to the lack of available and comparable profit metrics.

Hands-on review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

Hands-on review: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 With dodgy software, and designs created by 3 year olds (including their construction), Chinese Smartphones have consistently been cheap toys.The rise of Xiaomi has led to the other Chinese manufacturers looking up to Xiaomi, with them definitely competing with the Samsung J series of phones.

Hands-on review: Xiaomi Mi Band 2 - advanced tech for peanuts

Hands-on review: Xiaomi Mi Band 2 - advanced tech for peanuts As per its name, the Mi Band 2 isn’t the first wearable Xiaomi have delivered to the market, but it’s definitely the first smartwatch.With the Mi Band 2, Xiaomi added in a OLED screen, allowing it to become a smartwatch.

Xiaomi's new Mi Note 2 release will prick Apple's ears

Xiaomi's new Mi Note 2 release will prick Apple's ears From a packed Beijing event reminiscent of an Apple release, Xiaomi today released their new phone, and showed off their concept that will prick the ears of Apple and get a few manufacturers scrambling.The Mi Note 2 is the latest release of the Mi flagship, and is positioned as an opponent to the flagships of their competitors.

Hugo Barra is leaving Xiaomi

Hugo Barra is leaving Xiaomi Hugo Barra, the public face of Xiaomi, is leaving the company.Under his leadership, the Chinese company expanded to India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and more recently, the European and US markets.

Xiaomi sold quarter of a million smartphones in just 10 minutes in this country

Xiaomi sold quarter of a million smartphones in just 10 minutes in this country The Redmi Note 4, launched in India last week, is the successor to its highest selling smartphone in the country, the Redmi Note 3.6 million units of Redmi Note 3 in India last year.

It looks like Xiaomi’s next phone may get a Hatsune Miku special edition

It looks like Xiaomi’s next phone may get a Hatsune Miku special edition There’s an excellent chance it’s virtual pop star Hatsune Miku.This year is Hatsune Miku’s 10th anniversary, and many celebratory events and tie-ins are certain to be planned.

Xiaomi reportedly building its own processors to break away from Qualcomm

Xiaomi reportedly building its own processors to break away from Qualcomm Many of the major smartphone manufacturers have developed quite a dependence on Qualcomm over the years, but new reports indicate that yet another manufacturer is looking to begin building its own chips so it can move away from Qualcomm.That manufacturer is Xiaomi, and it follows in the footsteps of the likes of Apple, Samsung, and Huawei, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

Look out, Apple! Xiaomi wants to open 1,000 retails stores in next three years

Look out, Apple! Xiaomi wants to open 1,000 retails stores in next three years As part of Xiaomi’s new strategy, a hefty 200 stores will be opened in 2017 alone.More: Xiaomi reportedly building its own processors to break away from Qualcomm The move could help Xiaomi sell more than just smartphones.

Blame it on the bokeh: Xiaomi’s Mi5S Plus is frustratingly close to being a winner

Blame it on the bokeh: Xiaomi’s Mi5S Plus is frustratingly close to being a winner While Huawei, Apple, and even Honor phones will already be on your list, what about an imported phone like the Xiaomi Mi5S Plus?I prefer my smartphones to feel solid, something the Mi5S Plus does everywhere else, which makes this aspect stand out more.

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2: News and rumors

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2: News and rumors Even though the Mi Mix only came out last fall, Xiaomi may already be working on a successor.There isn’t a lot of information to go on just yet, but here’s everything we think we know about the Mi Mix 2.

Xiaomi India's Manu Kumar Jain promoted as global VP

Xiaomi India's Manu Kumar Jain promoted as global VP Following the departure of its top executive Hugo Barra, the Chinese company Xiaomi is reshuffling some top positions within the company.Manu Kumar Jain, who previously assumed the role of India Head at Xiaomi India, has been promoted to the role of Vice President of Xiaomi, a spokesperson for the company said today.

Xiaomi finally enters Pakistan

Xiaomi finally enters Pakistan For its launch in Pakistan, Xiaomi has partnered with local Smart Link Technologies for distribution and after-sales service.According to Tech In Asia, Rocket Internet's Daraz is also a distributor for Xiaomi products in the country.

Report: Xiaomi wants to expand its product portfolio in 2017

Report: Xiaomi wants to expand its product portfolio in 2017 It looks like 2017 could be a big year for Xiaomi — the company could be set to expand its portfolio of devices in an effort to keep up with the competition in its homeland China, according to a report from Digitimes.” So what should we expect from Xiaomi’s expanded portfolio?

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 could be launched sometime in May, rumors suggest

The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 could be launched sometime in May, rumors suggest The huge Xiaomi Mi Max was launched in the first half of last year, but now it’s looking more and more like the popular Chinese company will follow it up with a device aptly called the Xiaomi Mi Max 2.The original Xiaomi Mi Max was a midrange phone, but it was pretty high-powered for the price.

Xiaomi just announced its own processor

Xiaomi just announced its own processor On Tuesday, Xiaomi announced the much-anticipated Surge S1, the first SoC (system-on-chip) it has built with Beijing Pinecone Electronics, a company it owns.The Surge S1 is a mid-range SoC, which Xiaomi is positioning as a competitor to Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 625, and MediaTek's P20 and P10.

Xiaomi begins a new chapter as a chipset maker with Surge S1-powered Mi 5c

Xiaomi begins a new chapter as a chipset maker with Surge S1-powered Mi 5c Called the Surge S1, it represents Xiaomi’s first foray into developing proprietary silicon to power its devices and is slated to debut in the upcoming Mi 5c smartphone.The announcement of the Surge S1 is the culmination of a reported 28-month long development process, from planning to production, in which the company partnered with subsidiary Beijing Pinecone Electronics.

End of road for LeEco in India? Chinese company lays off most of Indian staff

End of road for LeEco in India? Chinese company lays off most of Indian staff The company's Le 1s handset, which sports a 5.In the meanwhile, LeEco had also started laying off its India staff, the headcount of which was north of 500, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Redmi 4A selling for $90 in India with 5-inch 720p display and impressive specs

Redmi 4A selling for $90 in India with 5-inch 720p display and impressive specs Following the success of the Redmi Note 4 and Redmi Note 3, the Chinese smartphone maker is unveiling the latest piece of hardware to come out of the Redmi family — the 4A.You’ll only be able to buy it on Amazon India, and it’ll set customers back just $90.