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Xiaomi Mi Mix Nano debunked by company exec

Xiaomi Mi Mix Nano debunked by company exec

Just as Xiaomi knows how to make dreams come true, it also knows how to kill them. The Mi Mix that was launched just last month is perhaps the closest we’ve gotten so far to a near bezel-free smartphone. It wasn’t perfect, however, especially when it came to its gigantic size. Hopes were raised when sightings of a smaller Mi Mix Nano came to light. Now those hopes are officially dashed when Xiaomi marketing director Zang Zhiyuan took to Weibo to confirm what fans were dreading to hear: it doesn’t exist.

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Xiaomi’s CES 2017 debut will launch a “global product”

Xiaomi’s CES 2017 debut will launch a “global product”

Is Xiaomi finally ready to break into the US smartphone market at long last? Is it not yet too late for the darling of the Chinese market? These and more will probably be the questions raised upon hearing about Xiaomi’s upcoming big splash at CES 2017, the first time it is heading to the Las Vegas event. What it really said, however, that it was launching a “global product”, which really could mean anything from Xiaomi’s dozens of smart products, from phones to rice cookers.

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Yi Dome Camera goes after the smart home security market

Yi Dome Camera goes after the smart home security market

Yi Technology, a Chinese company closely associated with and funded by Xiaomi, entered the US market guns blazing with an affordable action camera to take on the king of action cameras, GoPro. Since then it has expanded into the home camera segment and it is now doing yet another round, this time with security in mind. The not dome-looking Yi Dome Camera offers 360-degree coverage while the Yi Cloud subscription offers near unlimited storage space, all at the fraction of what everyone else is requiring from consumers.

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Best of Android flagship phones of H2 2016 – The Pros and Cons

Best of Android flagship phones of H2 2016 – The Pros and Cons

The year is about to come to a close, but before that is, of course, the holidays and the shopping season and the shopping that goes along with it. If you’ve been waiting until then to make that long-planned high-end smartphone purchase, either for yourself or a lucky, special someone, the good news is that there is quite a lot to choose from. The bad news: there is a lot to choose from. To help whittle down the selection, here are 8 of the most notable Android flagship smartphones that popped up in the second half of the year.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix might be coming in white soon

Xiaomi Mi Mix might be coming in white soon

Xiaomi unveiled its Mi Note 5 phablet last month, but that was immediately upstaged by the Mi Mix that was announced alongside it. After all, how can one not be curious about a smartphone that boasted of a near bezel-free design, with 91.3% of its face dedicated to the screen and the screen alone. While we await word of a smaller version, if that is indeed a thing, Mi Mix believers might be in for a treat. Leaked photos of a Mi Mix dressed in ceramic white has surfaced and noted to be on its way to make it even more obvious at a glance that your phone practically has no bezels.

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Smaller Xiaomi Mi Mix packing 5.5-inch screen could be called Nano tips leak

Smaller Xiaomi Mi Mix packing 5.5-inch screen could be called Nano tips leak

If you really liked the idea of that Xiaomi Mi Mix smartphone that is available in China rocking that 6.4-inch bezel-less screen packed into the body of a 6-inch device, you will dig this new leaked Xiaomi device as well. That Mi Mix would still be a pocketful and anyone wearing skinny jeans would be hard pressed to fit the thing into their pocket. If a new leak is accurate, it looks as if Xiaomi might be getting ready to out a smaller yet similar device with a 5.5-inch screen in the body of a 5-inch phone.

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Xiaomi Mi Mix bend test shocks with heartiness

Xiaomi Mi Mix bend test shocks with heartiness

Xiaomi Mi Mix bezel-less smartphone is put through a series of stress tests to see how hearty it is. While this device looks like it'll break the moment it's looked at wrong, it's come through these tests with flying colors. While we're still waiting for a proper drop test, Jerry Rig seems to have proven the basic rugged nature of this device to be solid.

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Here is the Xiaomi Redmi 4, 4A and you still can’t get them

Here is the Xiaomi Redmi 4, 4A and you still can’t get them

Time and again, Xiaomi and VP for international Hugo Barra constantly express their intent to eventually march into the US smartphone market, but that day hasn’t dawned yet. In the meantime, however, Xiaomi will continue to tease that market with affordable models available only in China and nearby regions. Like the new Redmi 4 series that leads its budget line. But like many of its compatriots, Xiaomi is redefining what “budget” means, which is to say “almost premium”.

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Mi Mix Phone takes borderless screens to the next level

Mi Mix Phone takes borderless screens to the next level

The Mi Note 2 has debuted officially and now a new phone called the Mi Mix has debuted as well. This device rethinks several of the key design elements that are common to smartphones today. The Mi mix has a 6.4-inch edgeless display that has a 91.3% screen to body ration for minuscule borders around the screen. This is the highest screen to body ratio of any device to date.

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Mi Note 2 debuts with 5.7-inch flexible OLED screen and Global LTE support

Mi Note 2 debuts with 5.7-inch flexible OLED screen and Global LTE support

A new smartphone has launched called the Mi Note 2 and it had details leaked only a few days ago. Now with the device official we know all of what it has to offer under the hood. The smartphone does have a flexible 5.7-inch OLED screen that has a higher screen to body ratio than the iPhone 7 plus. That means less border around the screen. That curved screen is significantly more costly to make according to reports with a price six times that of a normal 5.5-inch full HD display.

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 details leak, 5.7-inch dual curve Super AMOLED screen tipped

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 details leak, 5.7-inch dual curve Super AMOLED screen tipped

Over the last few months some alleged details have been leaking out about the coming Xiaomi Mi Note 2 smartphone. The last time we talked about the device was when a version with dual curved edges was tipped back in August. Today a new leak has surfaced that claims to be a PowerPoint presentation that reveals specifications for the Note 2 phablet. The device is will get official on October 25.

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Xiaomi said to make its own mobile processor named “Meri”

Xiaomi said to make its own mobile processor named “Meri”

Soon, it will probably be easier to talk about what Xiaomi isn’t doing yet rather than what the growing Chinese giant is doing next. Following last week’s leak of Xiaomi’s supposedly flexible display prototype, there is now word that it will soon also be making its own mobile processor for at least some of its processors. While it’s hardly going to compete with the likes of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon or Samsung’s Exynos, it does reflect the Chinese company’s desires to step further into the big leagues as far as the smartphone market is concerned.

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