"Hype from the 00's, meet Hype from the 10's"
Xiaomi, the brainchild of investor and tech guru Lei Jun, redefined the Chinese smartphone market by launching an extremely powerful smartphone running on a smartly-designed Android skin at a price almost anyone could afford. Other companies have since followed Xiaomi into the cheap-smartphone fray, but the company’s success has proved difficult to copy. It has also proved difficult to predict, ignoring the expectations for a tablet launch and instead launching a set-top box for online video. Where will Xiaomi go next? We have no idea. But whatever the company does is sure to be interesting.
That's a lot of phones in not not much time.
Xiaomi’s India boss, Manu Kumar Jain, today announced new ways for Indian consumers to buy its smartphones or tablets, including via Amazon.
China's tech titans used to trample local startups, but now they're offering funding as they seek out partnerships.
Rather than trying to pack in as much variety as possible like rival O2O food delivery startups, Jacky's hones in on doing one thing very well: spicy shellfish.
The hardware vendor's smart home portfolio gets chubbier and chubbier.
Chinese cosmetics and skincare company Yu Jia Hui has raised an undisclosed funding round from Xiaomi founder Lei Jun and Shunwei Capital.
How China's fast-growing smartphone maker works with Yeelink, a company that makes smart lightbulbs.
China’s startups pulled in well over US$7.5 billion in investment cash in 2014. After all that, let's see who are now the top-funded startups.
US$100 phones used to be awful. The original Xiaomi Redmi changed that when it appeared in 2013. But can the new Redmi 2 still compete in 2015?
I’m upgrading it from "no-no" to "so-so." Many issues persist, but it’s hard to expect better for the money.
China needs at least a few brave – and preferably well-funded – companies to kickstart its VR market, else risk falling behind.
Qihoo's new mobile OS market is targeted squarely at Xiaomi, with claims that it will be better than MIUI.
Xiaomi Mi 4 owners can choose to flash the Windows 10 ROM onto their device, replacing the stock Android-based MIUI operating system.
Let’s take a look at five good GoPro alternatives that all cost just under US$150.
Fitness geeks, get ready to introduce a little extra tech into your lives. Chinese fitness apparel giant Li Ning has just announced that it has partnered with H...
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi yesterday announced it will open 100 ‘service and experience stores’ across India, including Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bangalore.
Xiaomi’s MiPad, which comes with a 7.9-inch 1080p HD screen, will cost INR 12,999 (US$207), while the Redmi 2 (with a 4.7-inch 720p HD screen) is pegged at INR ...
Curiously, Xiaomi has decided not to roll out its latest Mi4 flagship or the larger Mi Note smartphone in Singapore.