Android fans, this week brought us closer to the release of the hot new Galaxy S6 and One M9; Cyanogen made waves again with its aggressive rhetoric against Google; leaks revealed our first credible look at the LG G4, due in late April; we heard rumors about the One M9+ and the Galaxy S6 Active; Google updated some of its apps and we heard reports about some new ones; a bezel-less Oppo device broke cover; Xiaomi teased a new device for March 31; and finally OnePlus said it’s preparing to unveil a… drone?
Xiaomi is looking to continue its hot streak with a new product announcement scheduled for March 31. A new smartwatch and other wearables, as well as new mid-range phones could be coming.
Xiaomi has launched a new 40-inch 1080p version of its affordable Mi TV 2, which will cost just ¥1999 (around $322).
According to contractors and suppliers, Samsung is looking to shift its focus in Asia towards online marketing and sales, to better compete with low-cost Chinese brands.
In order to clarify the XIaomi and Microsoft arrangement a bit further, Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra has taken to Google Plus with a statement about the relationship.
Xiaomi’s explosive growth has relied heavily on Android so far, but the company seems to be open to alternatives. Over the following months, “select Xiaomi Mi 4 power users” will be given the opportunity to test the new Windows 10 and provide feedback to Microsoft.
Xiaomi has announced a Natural Bamboo Edition of its Mi Note handset, which is to go on sale on March 24th for ¥ 2299.
We take an in-depth look at what Xiaomi’s latest flagship smartphone has to offer in this comprehensive Xiaomi Mi Note review!
Xiaomi fans in India will be happy to know that the Redmi 2 smartphone and Mi Pad tablet are coming to Flipkart this month! The former will be priced at RS 6,999 (about $110), and the latter at RS 12,999 (roughly $207).
HTC Chief Marketing Officer Idris Mootee recently expressed his opinion on Samsung and Xiaomi, having not so nice things to say about either company.