Xiaomi Mi4i wants to play havoc on mid-range market
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I is for India, but it has global appeal

Xiaomi’s new Mi4i is supposedly designed for the Indian market, but the phone should have no trouble attracting consumers around the world. 

Xiaomi loses millions to counterfeits
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The price of being China’s Apple

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi is complaining about the ever-growing number of faked products. 

BOE and Tianma struggle with Full-HD
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Locked up in Cell

Chinese panel makers BOE and Tianma thought they would be onto a winner Full HD displays with in-cell LTPS TFT LCDs and TDDI (touch with display driver) technology for handsets.

Xiaomi flogs the most phones in a day
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Cleaning Apple's clock 

Xiaomi, the Chinese mobile maker and world's 3rd largest smartphone distributor, has set a new Guinness World Record in terms of smartphone selling.

Xiaomi Redmi 2A takes on Moto E
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$99, quad-core SoC, 1GB RAM

Xiaomi’s recently released Redmi 2 smartphone is designed to take on the Moto G, but the new Redmi 2A variant is a $99 design that puts the Moto E to shame.

Xiaomi Wireless Bluetooth Speaker reviewed
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Review: No wonder Xiaomi accessories are heading west

Xiaomi recently announced plans to launch Mi stores in the US and Europe, but for the time being they will be limited to accessories rather than the Chinese company’s sleek smartphones. This got us thinking – we never actually tried out any Xiaomi accessories, so we decided to check some out. 

Microsoft winning over China on smartphones
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Xiaomi tests Window 10

Microsoft appears to be winning more Chinese smartphone makers over to its Windows platform.

Lenovo to launch Windows phones, Xiaomi in talks
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But don’t expect them in western markets

Lenovo is said to be working on Windows 10 phones, which should launch in China later this year. 

ZTE and Huawei jump value phablet bandwagon
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Cheap 5.5-inchers are the new black

A number of phonemakers have rolled out very affordable phablets over the past couple of months, and the trend is spearheaded by Chinese brands. 

Xiaomi launches Mi store in Europe
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But no phones

Xiaomi has confirmed plans to launch a Mi store in Europe, although it won’t be flogging phones yet.