Tag: Xiaomi

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Sure, it’s Amazon Prime day. You can get some great discounts on a range of phones and electrical gadgets if you’re an Amazon Prime member but… .. what if you’re not part of the Prime thing? What if you don’t want to be? Well, we had a chat …

MWC – Oh wow, I’m in love! Hands-on with the Xiaomi Mi MIX

This morning I talk a walk to the China Mobile stand and there, amongst the robots and networking kit, was the Xiaomi Mi MIX we covered last year. This, though, was my first time seeing it in the flesh and .. woaha… A 6.4″ display oozes right to …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 – Now £120.91

Right, first up I should mention that this phone doesn’t have Band 20 on LTE, so no 800MHz 4G. Oh, and it also doesn’t have NFC, so no “tap to pay” magic. However, what it does have is a 2.1GHz Helio X20 deca-core CPU with a Mali T880 …

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 announced

A 5.7″ curved display which bends around the edges, a Snapdragon 821 CPU and a massive 6GB of RAM. Plus, t looks like a Samsung Galaxy Note7. Meet the Mi Note 2. For 2799 yuan ($413 or £339.51) you can get a 4GB memory version. This has 64 …

Android Super Mid-Rangers 2015-2016

The Android ecosystem has changed dramatically in the last couple of years. Since the launch of the OnePlus One in 2014, many Chinese device manufacturers have been releasing Android Super Mid-Ranger devices which have 5.5″ full HD screens and deliver incredible value for money. Over the last year …

Xiaomi announces the Redmi Pro

At a press event in Beijing yesterday Xiaomi, the Chinese tech company, officially unveiled the Redmi Pro smartphone. Redmi is the affordable range of smartphones Xiaomi has been manufacturing and selling since 2013. The brand new Redmi Pro is Xiaomi’s first Redmi device to sport a 13MP dual-camera …

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 – Review

The Mi Band 2 is comfortable to wear and easy to forget about. I mean that in a good way because it doesn’t feel heavy or awkward thanks to the silicon strap and the easy but flush fitting of the Mi unit itself. It’s clever too – not …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 (Mediatek) – Review

Last year I reviewed the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, a great value device with excellent specs. Just over three months after the launch of the Redmi Note 2 Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 3. I spent some pocket money recently and purchased one to see if it is …

Gone in 60 Seconds…. the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2

The eagle-eared amongst may have heard our Matteo mention (during our monster End-of-the-Year Awards Podcast) that his “Tablet of the Year “was the “Xiaomi Mi Pad 2”. This was a metal-clad, QHD screen-toting device that was released in China earlier in the year. At 7.9 inches, and with a spec …

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 – Review

This is the review of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 2, an affordable 5.5” smartphone which hails from the largest smartphone vendor in China (third largest smartphone vendor… in the World…). The Redmi Note 2 was announced and released in August 2015, and as with all other Redmi branded …

Xiaomi announces more lifestyle products

Yesterday Xiaomi officially unveiled the Redmi Note 3, but this wasn’t all the company had to announce. During the same event Xiaomi announced the Mi Pad 2 and the Mi Air Purifier 2. Lets start with the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2, which as the name suggests is the …

Xiaomi announce the Redmi Note 3

Today Xiaomi have announced the Redmi Note 3, a 5.5″ screened affordable handset which packs some serious specs for the price. The Redmi Note 3 is the third iteration of the popular and affordable Redmi Note series of devices. Coming hot on the heels of the Redmi Note …

XIAOMI RedMi Note 2 going relatively cheap

It’s time for another one of my “around £100” phones. This time it’s the XIAOMI RedMi Note 2, which is available in a 16GB version for $168.85 (around £111.35) or a 32GB version for $205.85, which is about £135.75. Available in either black or white this is a …

XIAOMI Redmi2 pro – Quad-core and 2GB RAM for less than £85

Sadly, I’ll need to be sending back the Meizu M1 Note that I’ve borrowed to review. The fact that it’s so cheap and so good has already got me back onto the internet looking for bargains, and I’ve stumbled across the XIAOMI Redmi2 pro for just $129.99, which …

XiaoMi mi4 available unlocked

Remember the XiaoMi mi4i ? That handset had dual-SIM, 5″ 1920×1080 pixel screen, 13 megapixel f2.0 rear camera, 5 megapixel front camera and a Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 64-bit octa-core CPU. If you don’t fancy spending quite so much money, check out the cheaper brother. They both look …

XiaoMi mi4i drops in price

Another week, another handset from Gearbest, and this time it’s the XiaoMi mi4i, which I’ve been having a nose at because they’ve dropped the price from $485.62 (£308.23) to $237.67 (£150.85). It supports dual SIM and is powered by Android 5.0. Specs include a 5″ 1920×1080 pixel screen, …

Xiaomi Mi4 FDD-LTE – Review

Some of you may have heard of Xiaomi, they are the third largest phone company on the planet. The problem is that they are huge in China and India, Europe not so big. You may also have come across Xiaomi with the Miui software, which started life as …

Xiaomi MiKey

Today Hugo Barra has taken to the social networks to talk about a new ‘shortcut button’ they have developed at Xiaomi. He is asking for a name for the little device, but for now we’ll refer to it as the MiKey. This little button slots into the headphone …

Xiaomi Mi2S Review

Review contributed by Richard King I first become a follower of MIUI back in 2012 when I was searching for a stable rom to put on an HTC Sensation XE. I was fed up with constantly finding bugs in other development ROMs that I was using, so I searched …