If you on the market for a capable yet affordable smartphone, then you should take a close-up at GearBest’s latest deal. Earlier today, the big China-based online retailer with worldwide reach announced a mid-year sale on Xiaomi handsets. While taking advantage of the promo, you can purchase the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4, Mi Mix, Mi 6 and Mi 5 with an up to 40 percent discount. All phones are sold sim-lock free ready to be used with US service providers.
A year after the Redmi Note 3’s debut on its home market of China, Xiaomi introduced an improved version of the handset to its second biggest market. Targeting at India, the Redimi 3S comes powered by a better processor and supports a fingerprint reader, a feature we won’t find in the standard version of the phone. Most importantly, the phone is a pretty cheap offering labeled with a price tag of $109.
Xiaomi unveiled its flagship for 2016, meet the Xiaomi Mi 5 that supports all major US LTE bands if you want to buy if from third-party resellers
On the final day of the MWC 2016 Xiaomi announced its latest flagship, the Mi 5. The phone has all necessary features we may require from a premium smartphone tailored to meet even the most sophisticated tastes. Except for speaking beautiful ceramic body design the Xiaomi Mi 5 comes equipped with hardware similar to that found in the prestigious LG G5 or Galaxy S7, which together with a relatively affordable pricing make it a serious competitor to most flagship devices.
Yesterday was a happy day for those folks who were looking for an option to buy Xiaomi or Meizu phones in the US. One of our carriers, US Mobile, announced that it was adding these brands to its portfolio – three Xiaomi devices and one Meizu model, to be more precise. However, it turns out that our joy was very short-lived, since in a statement issues today by Xiaomi we can read “US Mobile is not authorized to sell Xiaomi products in the US….” Wait, what?!!!!!
Every now and then we bring you news about freshly launched Xiaomi and Meizu phones. Up until now, though, our reports have been nothing more than tidbits, since neither brand was available to US customers through official channels. Today, however, marks the beginning of a new era which will give US customers easy access to two of China’s most popular brands. The first US service provider selling Xiaomi and Meizu phones is US Mobile.
Known for delivering generously specced Android smartphones at extremely low prices, Xiaomi has just presented another member of its most popular line. Called Redmi 3, the new handset comes dressed in a beautifully-crafted full-metal chassis that packs a massive battery and several other nice specs, which together with a $100 price tag should guarantee the handset to win masses of potential users. If you think about being one of them, here’s everything you want to know about the device.
We have seen our share of cheap phones this year. Some of them scream “cheap” from the moment you see them and you don’t even have to take a look at the list of specs, which obviously in most cases are not very impressive. Most, but not all. Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi once again proved that it’s possible to equip a handset with great specs yet keep the price in check. The company just unveiled the Xiaomi Mi 4c Android smartphone offering incredible hardware for budget price.
Last week at its press conference in Beijing Xiaomi took the wraps off of the Redmi Note 2 and Redmi Note 2 Premium. Both handsets debuted with company’s new MIUI 7 user interface basing on the latest Android OS. Packed with great hardware, both phones joined Xiaomi’s affordable smartphone offer. If you’re looking for a nicely specced phablet that won’t harm your savings, you may want to take a close-up at Xiaomi’s new offerings.
Last March to celebrate its fifth anniversary, Xiaomi released the Redmi 2A smartphone, a more budget-friendly version of the Redmi 2. Right now to make the phone even more affordable, the company reduced its price from the original $100 to just $80, making it one of the cheapest LTE-capable smartphones currently available in the market.
Xiaomi smartphones are considered a compromise between great hardware and an affordable price tag. However, the company apparently want to go beyond this and enter high-end market sector by releasing the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro. Leading in Antutu and CFBench benchmark tests, the 5.7-inch phablet comes equipped with impressive high-end specs, including the Qualcomm’s latest upgraded version of the Snapdragon 810 v2.1 chipset ticking under the phone’s hood.
One of the most important players in the Chinese mobile market, Xiaomi is preparing to release two more flagship smartphones for 2015. According to the latest leak that surfaced online, the highly anticipated Xiaomi Mi5 will debut accompanied by its bigger sibling, the Xiaomi Mi5 Plus. Both devices are reported to be officially announced to the world in July.
Just today, Hugo Barra, Xiaomi’s VP of global operations, officially announced the new Xiaomi Mi 4i, which is the manufacturer’s first smartphone debuting outside of its home market China. Said to be a new proposition hitting the mid-range market, the Xiaomi Mi 4i is a more budget-minded alternative to the company’s recent high-end flagship featuring lower processing parameters and polycarbonate unibody case.
What better way to celebrate a birthday than launching a bunch of exciting devices? One of China’s most popular mobile makers, Xiaomi, is just six days away of its 5th birthday which happens on April 6th and the company wants to celebrate this event together with its existing and potential users. Normally it’s the one celebrating birthday who receives presents. This time, however, it is Xiaomi who prepared a birthday surprise for its customers. Called Xiaomi Redmi 2A, the handset just went official earlier today as the company’s cheapest Android phone priced at under $100.
Just two weeks of the new year have passed and we already got the taste of what awaits us this year, as some of the first flagships of 2015 were presented to the world. The new phones went official in China and were made by no other than Xiaomi. Having teased its latest smartphones for the last few days, the company finally launched the flagship Xiaomi Mi Note Pro and Mi Note phablets at an event in Beijing.
Reaching the sales point of over 60 millions smartphones in 2014, the most popular newcomer in the mobile market, Xiaomi, has officially announced a new phone dubbed Redmi 2 aka Hongmi 2. The unveiled successor of the beloved in China Redmi 1S appears to be an entry-level LTE-capable handset that is scheduled for launch on January 9th. Said to hit the market in the variety of pastel covers, the phone will be sold priced at only $110.
Not so long ago we have reported that Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is about to bring out its flagship phone the Mi3 to the Indian market. Keeping its word the company has officially announced in India three models: Xiaomi Mi3 flagship phone, Xiaomi Redmi 1S and Xiaomi Redmi Note phablet. The Mi3 can be now purchased exclusively via ecommerce store Flipkart at a lower price than manufacturer announced previously. The handset can be yours for Rs. 13,999 ($232) without contract, which is Rs. 1000 ($17) cheaper.
Xiaomi has presented this week its new killer flagship phone. The long rumored Xiaomi Mi4 will stand out of the crowd with gorgeous build including metal frame and replaceable wooden back covers. The new smartphone is said to be a serious rival at the premium handset market, so far hugely monopolized by Apple and Samsung, due to its powerful high-tech specs and luxurious design combined with pretty low price.
For many users Apple is a synonym of quality and style. This quality and style, however, doesn’t come cheap. In fact, Apple products are one of the most expensive devices among all you can find in stores today. So what can you do when you want an Apple-like device but can’t afford to buy one? You can try and look for a more affordable alternative. If it’s the iPad Mini you are after, then Xiaomi’s newly announced tablet, Mi Pad, may catch your eye.
A new phablet is on the way to Asian markets. Xiaomi has just announced Redmi Note, a successor to the Xiaomi Redmi. Like many Chinese offerings the Xiaomi Redmi Note brings decent specs at cheap price. The 5.5-inch phone will be available in two versions with the basic model priced at CNY799, which is an equivalent of $130. The more high-end variant will cost CNY999 or about $160 at today’s exchange rate. The Redmi Note will go on sale in China on March 26th. The phablet will also be headed to Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore, however, it won’t arrive there until May.
Previous rumors suggested that the Xiaomi Mi3 (which is short for MiPhone 3) would be announced on September 5th and the company didn’t disappoint us. The phone was officially introduced to the world today at a product event in Beijing. The device will go on sale in October and will be available from two carriers in China, China Mobile and China Unicom. Other confirmed markets that will offer the handset include Hong Kong and Taiwan. The Mi3 will be price at 1999 Yuan ( or about $327) for the 16 GB model and 2499 Yuan ( around $408) for 64 GB of storage.