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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi is looking to win over India with its app strategy

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi pledged to invest over $1 billion in 100 Indian startups over the next five years as it looks to speed up growth outside of its …

Mobile Technology

Cheaper variant of Xiaomi Mi Note 3 launched in China; features 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has launched a cheaper variant of its Mi Note 3 in China. The new 64 GB variant comes with 4 GB RAM and is …

Tablets

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 unofficially pops up again with 18:9 screen

You can definitely tell that 18:9 is the new black when even mid-range smartphones are starting to sport them. The latest to join that group is …

Tablets

Upcoming Xiaomi device “will change the lives of the entire country”: Manu Jain

Xiaomi Vice President and India MD, Manu Jain has been teasing a new Xiaomi device targeted towards rural India. Jain had recently tweeted pictures …

India

Xiaomi officially discontinues MIUI support for Mi Note, Redmi Note 4G, Mi 4i, Mi 2 and three other phones

Xiaomi has announced that it is officially discontinuing its support for the Mi 2/2S, Mi 4i, Redmi Note 4G, Redmi 2, Redmi 2 Prime, and the Mi Note. …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi launches Mi Exchange program in India to make its phones even cheaper

Xiaomi has detailed a new trade-in program for the Indian market designed to make its handsets even more affordable for consumers. Buyers can take advantage of the Mi Exchange program at any of the company’s 11 Mi Home stores across the region.<p>Trade-in schemes have already proven to be popular in …

Technology

Xiaomi to invest 1 billion dollars in India within five years

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is planning to invest 1 billion US dollars in 100 companies in India within five years, aiming to create a system …

News (China)

Early Black Friday deals from Gearbest

Leading up to Black Friday 2017 on 24 November, Gearbest has some crazy deals on offer.<p>These are the early <b>Black Friday promotions</b> on Gearbest.com you …

Shopping

Russia is now the new frontier for Chinese smartphone makers

Chinese smartphone brands are gaining momentum in their Russia expansion efforts, according to a research report from Counterpoint.<p>As forerunners in …

News (China)

Huawei Honor 7X first impressions: Well built, feature-rich phone that borrows a lot from the Honor 9i

Huawei’s Honor sub-brand recently announced its Honor 9i, which was a <b>great mid-range smartphone with the right hardware at the right price tag</b>. Now, …

Tablets

Fear American Complacency, Not China

The last time I visited China, I had tea with Deng Xiaoping. It was 1978, and the Chinese leader outlined for me a plan to modernize his country by unleashing its enormous entrepreneurial energies. At the time, I thought his approach seemed pie-in-the-sky.<p>But today, having just returned from my …

Opinion

Mi A1 Rose Gold variant to go on sale starting November 21 in India

After a wait of over three months, the Rose Gold colour variant of the Mi A1 smartphone is finally going on sale in India. The phone will be …

Tablets

China’s Xiaomi focuses on India with $1bn investment

in Beijing<p>Chinese telecoms group Xiaomi will prioritise India over its home market and invest $1bn in the country’s start-ups as it looks to …

South-east Asia

Xiaomi says it will invest up to $1B in 100 Indian startups over the next five years to create an ecosystem of apps around its smartphone brand

Xiaomi looking to invest $1 billion in Indian startups

CEO Lei Jun says Xiaomi and sister firm Shuwei Capital, which have invested in six Indian internet companies including Hungama and Krazybee, will …

Business (India)

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Wi-Fi

Xiaomi is gearing to launch one more thing in India soon & no it isn't the Redmi Note 5

Xiaomi has been on a roll lately, especially in India. According to data released by research firm IDC, Xiaomi has joined hands with Samsung to …

India

Xiaomi will remain extra-focused on India, where a mystery ‘i’ device is ‘coming soon’

This was truly impossible to imagine just 10 months ago, when Xiaomi refused to release its smartphone shipment scores for what it called a “make-up” …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi and Lei Jun will invest $1 billion to 100 startups in India by 2022

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun and Xiaomi will replicate China’s business model in India and announced that it will invest $ 1 billion to 100 Indian startups …

News (China)

Flagship? Mid-range? Budget? Find the best phone for you

Picking out the best phone to buy is tougher than ever these days. It’s not just because we’re spoiled rotten with decent choices, but also because top tier products now cost upwards of $1000. That’s certainly not within everyone’s budget, and there are plenty of great new handsets available for …

Phones

Xiaomi is launching five new products in time for the holidays

Even though Xiaomi is one of the largest phone manufacturers in the world, many people still aren’t familiar with them. Furthermore, of the people who know the name, many don’t know just how vast its product catalog is. The company makes hundreds, if not thousands of products. You can get …

Gear & Gadgets

Xiaomi brings 10,000mAh battery pack, headphones, and more to Amazon

Xiaomi has been selling its accessories in the US for awhile now, but today the company is making news because it’s expanding its accessory …

Technology

Here's how Samsung revamps its strategy to take back Indian smartphone market from Xiaomi

Shaken up by Xiaomi's performance in Q3 2017, Samsung is now revamping its smartphone strategy to strengthen foothold in India.<p>Chinese smartphone …

Samsung

Xiaomi launches 360-degree camera, headphones, and more on Amazon in U.S.

A few unexpected toys right ahead of Black Friday.<p>Despite being the fifth largest smartphone maker in the world, Xiaomi is a name that's unfamiliar …

Android News

Android Makers Plan 3D-Sensing 'TrueDepth' Rivals for 2018

Android makers looking to keep up with Apple’s Face ID technology are planning to debut their own 3D sensor tech next year — but they might have some …

Face ID

Flipkart Billion Capture+ vs Redmi Note 4 camera shootout

Flipkart recently announced its first smartphone for the Indian market, the Billion Capture+ at a starting price of Rs 10,999. But at this price, it …

Tablets

Xiaomi annouces Mi A1 photography challenge with a prize money of $30,000

Xiaomi has announced that it would be conducting a photography challenge for which the prize money is $30,000. However, to participate in the …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi continues its slow expansion into the US with sales on Amazon

Still no smartphones<p>China-based gadget maker Xiaomi is bringing more of its products to the US this week. Two headphone models, a 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank Pro, a 360-degree camera, and a robot coding kit are all coming to Amazon. This continues the company's slow march toward wider device releases …

Android TV

YouTube introduces pinch-to-zoom for more 18:9 smartphones

Google-owned YouTube has added the pinch-to-zoom option for smartphones for wider and bigger displays with 18:9 aspect ratio. This new feature will …

Samsung Galaxy S8

Xiaomi sets up shop in Russia with the first 24/7 Mi Store

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has been playing hardball on retail expansion — from setting up initial availabilities of certain devices at the …

Mobile Technology