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Xiaomi is now the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

Xiaomi has had a great year, both in its home market and in India, where the vendor debuted earlier this year. According to Strategy Analytics, Xiaomi's strong showing in these markets has resulted in the vendor claiming third spot in the global smartphone manufacturers list, up from number five...
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Xiaomi gets a short reprieve in India, court grants permission to sell Qualcomm-based phones

After an injunction from earlier this month banned Xiaomi from selling, advertising and importing handsets in India, the vendor has now received permission from the Delhi High Court to continue selling devices running Qualcomm's chipsets in the country until January 8. That means that the 3G...
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Xiaomi introduces flatter, more colorful MIUI 6

Xiaomi has announced MIUI 6, the latest version of their Android-based smartphone UI, which features a major design refresh, better security, and more. The overall look of the UI is flattened, and color plays a more prominent role. While the update is in beta at the moment, it is expected to make...
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Xiaomi gets a short reprieve in India, court grants permission to sell Qualcomm-based phones

After an injunction from earlier this month banned Xiaomi from selling, advertising and importing handsets in India, the vendor has now received permission from the Delhi High Court to continue selling devices running Qualcomm's chipsets in the country until January 8. That means that the 3G...
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Xiaomi breaks into the ranks of the top-five global smartphone manufacturers

Xiaomi has become the fourth biggest seller of smartphones worldwide, according to a new report from the research firm Gartner. Xiaomi pushed its way into the top five of all smartphone companies during the third quarter of 2014 with sales of 18.8 million units. It only sold 3.6 million units for...
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Regulatory filing shows that Xiaomi made a profit of $56.1 million in 2013

A report filed with the China Securities Regulatory Commission revealed that Xiaomi turned a profit of 347.48 million Chinese yuan ($56.1 million) in 2013, with an operating margin of 1.8 percent. The number is considerably less when compared to unofficial reports from earlier this year, which...
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Xiaomi investigates sales ban in India over patent infringements

Xiaomi has been forced to suspend sales altogether in India due to infringing on patents held by Ericsson, which we already covered yesterday, but the company today released a short statement explaining the situation to customers and potential buyers. The injunction, issued by the Delhi High...
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Xiaomi found to be infringing on Ericsson patents, faces sales ban in India

After finding that Chinese handset manufacturer Xiaomi was infringing on select Ericsson patents, the Delhi High Court has issued an injunction against the vendor, which prohibits Xiaomi from selling, manufacturing or importing devices in the country. The ban is set to be in effect at least until...
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Hands-on with the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G

It's big, it doesn't cost much and it's actually pretty good Despite limited global availability, Xiaomi has enjoyed a meteoric rise to success and is now one of the world's biggest smartphone vendors. While in Europe and North America the company's presence is virtually zero, in its native...
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Xiaomi MiBand review

A low cost fitness band perfect for those a little more casual about what they're tracking Xiaomi started out making its own custom version of Android, MIUI. Then it started making phones. Now, just 4 years on from first existing as a company there is a whole range of other products you can buy...
Misfit gets cash injection from smartphone maker Xiaomi

Misfit gets $40 million in funding from smartphone maker Xiaomi, others

Wearables maker Misfit nabbed funding from an unlikely source today. Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, participated in a round of funding for the wearables company that saw Misfit bringing in a total of $40 million dollars in new funding, the Wall Street Journal reported today. In...
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Going for a walk with the $13 Xiaomi MiBand

Who needs an expensive fitness band? $13. That's how much the Xiaomi MiBand costs. Or it would if you could walk into a shop in China and buy one. But what is it? Xiaomi isn't a company we're overly familiar with in Europe and North America but its best known for its MIUI custom version of...
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Xiaomi launches Redmi Note in India for Rs. 8,999; 4G version also inbound

After finding success with the Mi 3 and the Redmi 1S, Xiaomi has launched its third device in the Indian market, the Redmi Note. The handset will be available starting December 2 on Flipkart, and will be offered in two variants: A 3G dual-SIM version which retails for Rs. 8,999 ($145), and a...

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