Xiaomi

It’s hard to get away from the term ‘flagship killer’ these days in the smartphone space. Alongside the top-model lines from Apple, Samsung, LG and others is a band of half-price, similarly specified handsets with a few minor adjustments skirting on thin margins to offer similar experiences. The OnePlus range has been part of this movement, along with others such as the ASUS Zenfone 2. Next steps up Xiaomi, with the Mi 4c featuring a 6-core Snapdragon 808, a 5-inch 1080p IPS display, USB Type-C and dual-SIM for only 1299-1499 RMB ($200-$235). Xiaomi Mi 4 Xiaomi Mi 4i Xiaomi Mi 4c SoC MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 4x Krait 400 at 2.45 GHz MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 4 x A53 at 1.7 GHz 4 x A53 at 1.0 GHz MSM8992 Snapdragon 808 2 x A57 at 1.82 GHz 4 x A53 at 1.44 GHz RAM/ NAND 3 GB...

The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro and Mi Note Review

Xiaomi has always been a significant part of the Android ecosystem - even before they had ever launched a phone, they were already getting some level of attention from...

92 by Joshua Ho on 9/11/2015

Xiaomi Launches the Mi 4

Today, Xiaomi announces the next version of their flagship smartphone, the Mi 4. Much like the OnePlus One, this device is effectively a high end device at a mid-range...

16 by Joshua Ho on 7/22/2014

Xiaomi Announces the MiPad: The First Tegra K1 Device

Today Xiaomi introduced its first tablet: the MiPad. The tablet bears similarity to both Apple’s iPad Mini and iPhone 5c. On the front of the tablet we have a...

82 by Brandon Chester on 5/15/2014

Xiaomi Announces the MI3 - Tegra 4 and MSM8974AB inside

Xiaomi has been making some interesting news lately, first with the abrupt transition of Hugo Barra from Google to Xiaomi, now with the announcement of their latest high end...

28 by Brian Klug on 9/5/2013

Xiaomi Announces MIUI Phone Mi-Two with Quad Core Krait APQ8064 inside

About a year ago, I had the chance to play with a Xiaomi MIUI Mi-One handset while working on our Vellamo introduction and benchmarking story. The phone was based...

34 by Brian Klug on 8/16/2012

Adding Vellamo to our Mobile Benchmark Suite - Six Android Phones Tested

For a while now we've been keeping track of mobile browser performance using two relatively popular JavaScript heavy benchmarks that are a regular fixation in our smartphone reviews. If...

82 by Brian Klug on 11/16/2011

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