Up 58 percent on last year as Apple slips
Chinese vendor Xiaomi Technology saw its smartphone shipments soar 58 percent on year to 23.2 million units fn the second quarter of 2017.
Big sales drive
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has popped to the bank and scored a billion dollar loan to accelerate its drive into brick-and-mortar stores and help a push overseas.
Snapdragon 835 SoC and 6GB of RAM
Xiaomi's successor of the game-changing Mi Mix smartphone has been rumored for quite a while but the latest benchmark results revealed a bit more details, including the Snapdragon 835 chipset and 6GB of RAM.
Not all devices will get Android 7.1
Xiaomi's Android Nougat update list has leaked online, showing a list of devices that will be updated to Android Nougat OS and while the company has been promising updates for some of its devices for a while, there is still no official date.
Patents and network gear
Telecoms network equipment maker Nokia and Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Technology have signed a patent licensing agreement.
Big demand, ceramic and SoC to blame
Xiaomi's latest flagship, the Mi 6, is already sold-out in all flash and pre-order sales but it appears that it never came in high volume due to ceramic and SoC shortages.
Snapdragon 835 SoC, 5.15-inch screen and no headphone jack
As expected and announced earlier, Xiaomi has unveiled its newest flagship smartphone, the Mi 6, at an event in China.
Hours ahead of launch
Xiaomi is scheduled to unveil its latest flagship Mi 6 smartphone at an event on April 19th and just hours ahead of that launch, an official press picture has found its way online.
Beats Samsung Galaxy S8
Xiaomi Mi6 is launching in the coming week and the most of the details about the new Snapdragon 835 based phone have been revealed.