Like the idea of the add-on button acccessory ‘Pressy’, but no so impressed by its asking price? Xiaomi is now preparing its own much cheaper alternative.
It was a busy week for Xiaomi’s head of international expansion, Hugo Barra. Late on Monday, the former Googler posted a picture of himself with Foxconn’s boss and then some 20 hours later, he was in Hong Kong launching Xiaomi’s flagship and announcing a retail partnership with Hutchison’s telecom arm, Three. What are the significance of these two events? Read on to find out.
VP for Xiaomi Global, Hugo Barra, has given out some quick info for a new smartphone for the Asian market. The Redmi Note will be available in May to customers in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, with further markets soon after that.
Xiaomi has released an open beta MIUI ROM of their MIUI Android skin, optimized to run on the WiFi only Nexus 7 (2013.) Built on a new architecture with new screen animations, system menus and Xiaomi native apps.
In their first international step toward becoming a major global player, Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi has announced their new brand, Redmi, to the world. Redmi, previously known as Hongmi for sales within China, will make its first international sales in Singapore soon.
Despite offering up some cutting edge hardware in stylish and svelte designs Chinese manufacturers have yet to make their mark in Western markets. We take a look at why that is.
A report from Nikkei Asian Review claims that Xiaomi and other OEMs will be bringing a $50 smartphone to the market in the near future. Read on for more!
Hugo Barra was Google’s Vice President of Product Management for Android but he recently left Mountain View to join the fast growing Chinese handset maker Xiaomi. After his first week on the job it looks like Barra is enjoying the new challenges.
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss underdogs. Everyone loves a good underdog story, and the world of tech regularly offers examples of companies that were dismissed as failures, only to prove ultimately naysayers wrong. So, who’s your favorite Android underdog? What company deserves to be on top but isn’t for some reason? Who would you want to see replace Samsung as king of the hill?
Here’s what’s been going on in your world of Android this week: we got to see the upcoming Nexus, the new iPhones left us mostly unfazed, we discussed the pros and cons of 64-bit chips, Hugo Barra filled us in on his plans at Xiaomi, and got a few more details about the HTC One Max.