Special edition Xiaomi Mi Note announced with natural bamboo back.

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Xiaomi today has announced a special edition version of their Mi Note phablet with a beautiful natural bamboo back. The silver trim and white front are great color compliments for the natural brown color of the bamboo. Every special edition Xiaomi Mi Note will  be “specially ...

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Android Zodiac: notable Android events

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Android has come a long way since its release. From the HTC Dream to the Nexus 6, everything has changed. To come so far, significant things have happened that have changed the Android world. To highlight some of these events that have occurred, I have created an Android Zodiac! Yes, I’m ...

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Deal: Xiaomi MiBand for $15 with free shipping today

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Xiaomi is making headlines with it’s high-quality, low-priced devices and today its first foray into the smart wearables market, the MiBand, can be had for just $14.99 with free shipping. We’ve written about the  Xiaomi MiBand before, which sells for roughly $13 in China and ...

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AnTuTu reports most popular smartphones of 2014

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AnTuTu, one of the most trusted and stable benchmarking app recently released a report on the top most popular smartphones of 2014. What can be a better way to bid adieu to 2014 than knowing how smartphones performed against each other? We got to see some new names in this year and though being ...

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Xiaomi’s two new flagship devices announced

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We were already seeing a lot of rumours about the imminent launch of Xiaomi’s next flagship devices. Xiaomi was already doing well with its previous generation flagships Mi4 and now it comes up with two new flagship devices, Mi Note and Mi Note Pro. Both the devices with a screen size of ...

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Xiaomi makes the Redmi 2 official

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Xiaomi has tons of momentum heading into 2015 and they aren’t slowing down anytime soon.  They just announced their first phone for the year, the Redmi 2.  It will be an entry-level device and will come with 4G LTE support, dual-sim, and will sell for less than $150 dollars but only in ...

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After incredible 2014, Xiaomi gets set to take on the world in 2015

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Xiaomi had quite the year in 2014, as summarized in a letter from the CEO Lei Jun.  In 2013, Xiaomi had raised funding to bring their total valuation to $10 billion dollars, and in the last quarter of 2014 Xiaomi again raised more funding, and quadrupled their valuation to over $40 billion ...

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Canalys: Xiaomi overtakes Samsung in Chinese market share

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Based on data recently released by Canalys, Xiaomi has overtaken mighty Samsung for market share in China for smart phone sales in Q2 of 2014. Xiaomi sold roughly 15 million units, up from 4.4 million units over the same span from last year. Growing an astronomical 240 percent, they have ...

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Try these awesome abstract wallpapers from Xiaomi’s Mi 4

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You guys all know how much we here at AndroidGuys love helping you customize your Android experience, so why not you start off your Monday with a new wallpaper? Xiaomi’s recently announced Mi 4 smartphone isn’t available yet, and won’t be coming to the U.S. anytime soon, but ...

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Xiaomi debuts flagship Mi4

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Xiaomi on Tuesday introduced the Mi4, a high-end device with a wallet friendly price point. Details include a 5-inch 1080p HD display, 13-megapixel rear camera with an aperture of f/1.8 and 4K video recording, and 16GB/64GB internal storage. And, not only is the smartphone powerful, it’s ...

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Xiaomi’s next smartphone spotted, may launch this month with 4G

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Xiaomi isn’t a major player in the west yet, but that could change in the coming months and years, especially if its next smartphone has LTE support and is priced just right. GizChina is reporting that the new smartphone from Xiaomi, thought to be named either the Mi4 or Mi3S, could be ...

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MIUI joins list of ROMS ported to OnePlus One

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With the new OnePlus One running CyanogenMod out of the box, you can be sure the startup is open to its “flagship killer” supporting other custom ROMs as well. There are already ports of Paranoid Android, OmniROM and MoKee and now a video has been released of the device running MIUI ...

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Chinese companies on the rise, Xiaomi MiPad sells out in minutes

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Most of your favorite devices from companies like LG, Samsung and HTC may be manufactured in China, but these companies are all headquartered elsewhere. Today companies like Oppo, Meizu, Xiaomi and the new kid on the block, OnePlus, are starting to become household names because they sell ...

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Xiaomi debuts Tegra K1-powered tablet, MiPad

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Today in Beijing, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun has unveiled the combined efforts between Xiaomi and NVIDIA which have resulted in the MiPad.  Compared to other tablets, the MiPad seems to be on par as far as screen size, 7.9 inch, and a resolution of 2048 x 1536.  However, it is so much more. At the... ...

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Xiaomi announces a 49-inch 4K Android TV for a whopping $640

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Tech lovers worldwide have just been given a reason to envy China. Early this morning Xiaomi just announced that it is releasing a 49-inch 4K Android TV called the MI TV 2. Despite the price being around the same price as most flagship phones, this television comes with decent mid-range specs ...

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