Waterproofing mobiles will backfire
Published in Mobiles


Xiaomi warns it could all go so wrong

The trend towards waterproofing smartphones could end badly, according to Xiaomi CEO Lin Jun.

Xiaomi Miband 2 launched
Published in Wearables


OLED, better tracking

Xiaomi has released its Miband 2 and the new fitness band offers much for a tiny price. It starts selling tomorrow for equivalent of $23 (149 Yuan) in China and a few companies will ship it to Europe and USA for a bit more. 

Microsoft sells 1,500 patents to Xiaomi
Published in Mobiles


A long term partnership

Microsoft is flogging off 1,500 of its patents to Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi which will give the Chinese maker a foot in the door into Western markets.

Qualcomm gears up to make custom chinese chips
Published in Processors


The way to hop over the Great Wall

Qualcomm is preparing to produce its own custom chips for the Chinese market in a move to get around its problems with manufacturers and the government.

Xiaomi releases Mi Max
Published in Mobiles


Out in China

Xiaomi has released its Xiaomi Mi Max in China along with MIUI 8.

6.44 inch Xiaomi Max has Snapdragon 650
Published in Mobiles


Launching on 10 May

Xiaomi Max was leaked at TENAA, but we found the phone pictured and listed at one of Xiaomi's shops. It was happy to provide a complete specification including 6.44 inch FullHD screen, Snapdragon 650, 4500 mAhbattery and tell that they will have it on 10 May.

Xiaomi watch launch rumoured for May
Published in Wearables


Getting Mi Watch

Xiaomi is holding an event on May 10 where we could see its new watch – rumoured to be called the Mi smartwatch.

Xiaomi  thinks it can double IoT sales
Published in Wearables


Diversify out of smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi wants to double sales of smart home technology devices like rice cookers and air purifiers this year as part of a cunning plan to  diversify away from smartphones.

Xiaomi will fire up its homemade rifle soon
Published in Processors


A mobile processor of its own

Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Xiaomi delays notebook launch
Published in Notebooks


Second quarter now 


Xiaomi Technology is delaying its first notebook until the second quarter of 2016.