Xiaomi unveils 12S Ultra, 12S Pro and 12S
Xiaomi confirmed the specifications of the Xiaomi 12S Ultra, 12S Pro and 12S. Each model runs on the latest CPU and GPU from Qualcomm, increasing energy efficiency by up to 30 percent from the initial Xiaomi 12 series.
The release date and prices are unknown, but the devices are underway. The s... Read more
Xiaomi launches the Xiaomi 12 Series
Xiaomi introduces the Xiaomi 12 Series, spearheaded by the Xiaomi 12, Xiaomi 12 Pro and Xiaomi 12X. Improved cameras and fast charging times set the tone.
The cheapest versions of each model cost 699 euros (Xiaomi 12X), 899 euros (Xiaomi 12) and 1099 euros (Xiaomi 12 Pro). The release does not d... Read more
Xiaomi beats Samsung and is best-selling smartphone brand in Europe
The Chinese smartphone brand Xiaomi is fast climbing the ranks in the smartphone industry and recently overtook Apple to become the second-largest smartphone vendor globally.
According to new figures, it has also become the number one smartphone brand by the number of sales in Europe.
The num... Read more
Xiaomi now ahead of Apple in smartphone market share
Xiaomi has managed to capture 17% of the smartphone market share after experiencing 83% year-on-year growth during 2021’s Q2. This now firmly places it above Apple at the number 2 spot, and only behind Samsung. The data comes from research firm Canalys and indicates that Apple only had 1% growth ... Read more
Review: Xiaomi Mi 11 is not yet worth its high price
Xiaomi is taking a step up in the smartphone market with the Mi 11. With a price of around 800 euros, the Mi 11 is Xiaomi's most expensive smartphone to date. The specifications are impressive, and on paper, the Mi 11 is an excellent smartphone. However, in practice the results are a bit less convi... Read more
US temporarily lifts Xiaomi investment ban
A judge in the US has ruled that the current sanctions against Xiaomi are unlawful. Donald Trump had blacklisted the smartphone maker just before he left the White House.
Xiaomi was put on the so-called Communist Chinese Military Companies (CCMC) list. US citizens are not allowed to trade with o... Read more
Apple ranked number one in smartphone sales for 2020
This marks the first time since 2016 that the iOS devices reached the number one spot in worldwide smartphone sales.
Worldwide smartphone sales declined 5% in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to the latest Gartner smartphone sales report. But thanks to a relatively strong fourth quarter sa... Read more
Xiaomi sues the United States for investment ban
Xiaomi has filed a lawsuit against the American Departments of Defence and Economic Affairs. The smartphone maker considers the investment ban imposed by the US unjustified.
Last month, the United States put Xiaomi on the Entity List. This list includes companies that the US thinks are allied wi... Read more
Trump administration now puts Xiaomi on an investment blacklist
Under outgoing President Trump, the Department of Defence has put nine Chinese companies on a blacklist, saying they have military connections. In what has come across as a surprising move, tech giant Xiaomi is included on the list.
The blacklist prevents US citizens and companies from investing... Read more
‘Xiaomi and Google working on foldable smartphones’
The companies Xiaomi, Google, Oppo and Vivo, may introduce foldable smartphones to the market this year. What these devices will look like exactly, is not yet clear.
The rumours originate from a report by Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC). The report identifies ten developments that the co... Read more