Canalys: Xiaomi overtakes Samsung in Chinese market share

Xiaomi overtakes Samsung with 14% market share of smart phones

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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Hugo Barra on how he ended up at Xiaomi

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“It was a distinctively important moment for me,” Barra remembered. “Matias’s opinion really mattered a lot, and it was a big signal they were doing something right, and a pretty significant vote of confidence.” – AllThingsD

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Android VP Hugo Barra jumps ship for Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi

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Google’s VP of Project Management, Hugo Barra, is reportedly leaving the company for Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi.  This type of news isn’t normally expected, especially after having a successful Nexus 7 launch and the unforgettable Chromecast which is still in high ...

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Xiaomi makes MIUI ROM and Applications Open Source

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Xiaomi is a Chinese tech company most notably known for its MIUI version of Android. MIUI is based on Android v2.3.7 and CyanogenMod v7 sources. With its iOS look and feel, MIUI gives Android users yet another form of customization. 

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