Flattery can go overboard and just become plain annoying.
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.
Indian consumers should get their wallets ready to officially pre-order the OnePlus One.
Apple’s Jony Ive calls the Mi4 phone design “theft” but Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra responds. Plus, a black version of the Mi4 is coming soon!
Red-hot Chinese startup Xiaomi has long since ventured out from its initially territory of smartphones, getting involved in everything from blood pressure monitors to game controllers – and that’s jus...
Upstart Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi today unveiled a bunch of smart home gadgets.
In fact, it will probably sell even more.
It’s no secret that China has some pretty cool home-grown smartphones. From startups like Xiaomi, Meizu, and Smartisan to the bigger players like Huawei, there are lots of options in China for those l...
The next frontier in the internet of things? Chinese web giant Baidu has just announced a smartphone-connected home blood pressure monitor dubbed Mumu BP 2.
The key number in China these days when it comes to smartphones is 2,000 – that’s RMB 2,000, which works out to a little over US$300.
Xiaomi today will launch its first ever healthcare product in conjunction with iHealth Labs, a smart blood pressure monitor.
Jolla is priced just a bit more than Mi 3. But then all those frustrated by Xiaomi flash sales might find the smartphone from the land of Nokia to be a great option.
Unless there’s a specific feature or third-party app that you just can’t part with on the Fitbit and Jawbone, there's no reason not to buy the Mi Band.
Phone-maker Xiaomi unveiled a new game controller today that’s designed to work with the company’s own MiPad tablet and MiTV.
The budget smartphone market has just got shaken up again with the unveiling of Google's Android One in India at $105. Here are 5 ways in which it’s a disruptor
This microfinance startup offers business loans for small and medium-sized businesses and consumer loans for individuals.
Second lot of Xiaomi's Redmi 1S sells out in 4.5 seconds flat in India, hours before the unveiling of Apple's iPhone 6.
Apple has lost out on the smartphone boom in India. The iPhone 6 will try to correct that with larger screens.
The Xiaomi Mi4 is undoubtedly a bombshell in the $300 smartphone war, though it doesn't get full marks from us. Check out the full review.