Mi Air Purifier 2 Review: Improves your Indoor Air Quality

According to the WHO report, 22 of the world’s 50 most polluted cities are in India, contributed significantly by industrial and vehicular exhaust.  Air purifier is one of the things people should really consider buying, but generally are very wary about it. There are a few reasons – One, It’s something you think you don’t need; Two,… Continue reading Mi Air Purifier 2 Review: Improves your Indoor Air Quality

Xiaomi launches Mi Pay in China Today

Xiaomi and China UnionPay, one of the world’s largest payment networks, jointly launched Mi Pay today, a revolutionary way to pay with Xiaomi smartphones in China. Xiaomi also announced that it now supports public transportation cards from six cities. With this, Xiaomi becomes the first smartphone company in the world to support contactless payments through both… Continue reading Xiaomi launches Mi Pay in China Today

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Xiaomi in India: A Journey that Transformed the Smartphone Scene

This week, Xiaomi celebrates its second anniversary in India and is offering great discount on products for its customers. Its quite intriguing to learn how this company made its way to glory over the past two years. Early 2014, It wasn’t easy at all for any new company to establish itself in the smartphone market which was dominated… Continue reading Xiaomi in India: A Journey that Transformed the Smartphone Scene

Xiaomi launched Mi Drone today – Modular Design, 4K and 1080p Video recording Options

Xiaomi at an event today launched Mi Drone – the company’s very first drone that is targeted at the high-end consumer market. The Mi Drone comes in two variants — the 4K version retails at RMB 2999, while the 1080P one is priced at RMB 2499. Mi Drone (1080P) will be crowdfunded on the Mi Home app starting… Continue reading Xiaomi launched Mi Drone today – Modular Design, 4K and 1080p Video recording Options

Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakers Review: Your Portable Party Machine

Few months ago, when I visited Shenzhen, one of the items I really wanted to buy was the Xiaomi Bluetooth speakers. My reasons were simple – personal entertainment, and a perfect gifting material for family. Earlier this week, Xiaomi announced the launch of these bluetooth speakers in India. They are priced at INR 1,999 and will be available… Continue reading Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakers Review: Your Portable Party Machine

The Redmi Note 3 launched in India today; available starting 9th March

Xiaomi India launched the Redmi Note 3 today in the country. This is the company’s first release this year and hopefully the Mi5 (which was unveiled at MWC Barcelona) will follow soon. The Redmi Note 3 is Mi’s first all body metal smartphone with a fingerprint sensor in India. The device is powered by a… Continue reading The Redmi Note 3 launched in India today; available starting 9th March

Xiaomi strikes gold with Mi5 at the MWC 2016 Today

Xiaomi today unveiled the Mi5 phone at MWC Today. The Mi5 goes by the mantra it was promoted on being ‘Fast’. It powers on a Snapdragon 820 processor, 4GB RAM and a 128 GB Flash Drive; which results on a high Antutu score of 142,084.  The snapdragon 820 has a KRYO CPU architecture change that gives the device a 200%… Continue reading Xiaomi strikes gold with Mi5 at the MWC 2016 Today

Xiaomi’s Response to the recent Privacy and Security concerns

Recently, they have been in news on some privacy and security concerns raised by few blogs where the Redmi 1S smartphone was sending back some data to servers in China. Ever since F-secure reported this, there has been various blogs/websites quoting the same and spinning different stories. I did reach out to the leadership team of MI and this is what they have to say.