Chinese startup Xiaomi have hit the headlines quite often over the past few months with their the launch of the quad-core M2 and most recently their announcement of an Android set-top box. Now according to unnamed sources, Xiaomi are looking to produce a feature packed smart TV.
Xiaomi has made the jump from an obscure Chinese mobile phone manufacturer to a very intriguing name for Westerners in a very short while, but that doesn’t seem to have been enough for the 2 year old company.
It’s getting almost impossible to keep track of all of the newly unveiled Android phones powered by the super-snappy quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU, but the Xiaomi Phone 2 should stand out of the crowd for two reasons.
Though it’s still viewed as a somewhat exotic name by many tech enthusiasts in the West, Xiaomi is definitely making waves in its native land of China. After selling 3.5 million units of its first ever Android phone, the MI-One, in less than a year, the company is driving people nuts with the second gen Mi-Two and MI-One S phones.
While we’ve known about the next-generation Xiaomi for a while now, we recently learned that the phone would launch in the second-half of October for the Chinese market. Don’t want to wait that long? If you are part of the 1,200 expert members from the Xiaomi and MIUI online communities, you don’t have to. Those on the list will be able to snag a Xiamo Phone 2 at 10 p.m. ET on the 21st of September.
Xiaomi is one of the hottest Android device makers in China, with the company having already sold 3.5 million units of its first-gen Android handset, the Mi-One. And, as you already know, Xiaomi has recently announced the second-gen version, the Mi-Two, set to hit stores in mid to late October.
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While the highly anticipated Xiaomi MI2 smartphone has just been announced in China, and it’s scheduled to hit stores later in fall, it’s not the only smartphone... the company is ready to sell like hot cakes.
In fact, Xiaomi announced on its Facebook page that the MI-One S is going to be available today in limited quantities. 200,000 units will be up for gra...
Sources say that Xiaomi may be heading to Europe by 2013. The company has recently launched its second-generation Mi2 which is considered among today’s most powerful smartphones spec-wise, which is especially attractive due to the price. The question at this point, however, is whether Xiaomi will be able to launch the Mi2, or whether European users would have to wait for the third-generation device.
With the Xiaomi Mi2 debuting in China last week, it’s time to engross ourselves in the expected barrage of marketing efforts that the company will no doubt undertake until its eventual October release. The official promotional video that Xiaomi has uploaded for the quad-core Mi2 is an eye opener for the uninitiated