Xiaomi’s Mi 11 is the first smartphone to use Qualcomm’s all-new Snapdragon 888 chipset, and it’s definitely no slouch. Featuring a 6.81-inch quad-curved QHD+ AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate covered in Gorilla Glass Victus, 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM, 128GB of internal UFS 3.1 storage, a dual rear camera setup (108MP main + 13MP ultra-wide), a 20MP front-facing selfie camera, and a high-capacity 4,600 mAh battery that can be charged at 55W with a cable, or up to 50W wirelessly. Read more for an early hands-on video review and additional information.
Current wireless charging technologies have their limits as to how fast they can charge a device, but Xiaomi is aiming to change that with their all-new 80W Mi Wireless Charging Technology. The company first debuted their 30W Wireless Charging Technology in 2019, and their latest version updates it by leaps and bounds, or at least compared to similar solutions offered by other smartphone brands. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
Xiaomi recently debuted their third-generation under-display camera technology, which greatly improves the full-screen experience, thanks to a self-developed pixel arrangement as well as the optimization of the camera algorithm. Unlike its predecessors, this version allows the screen to pass light through the gap area of sub-pixels, thus each single pixel is capable of retaining a complete RGB subpixel layout without sacrificing pixel density. Read more for a video and additional information.
We recently covered the Xiaomi x Lamborghini Ninebot GoKart Pro, but now, one auto enthusiast from Beijing was fortunate enough to take an early pre-production unit out for a drifting session. Just to recap, it consists of a two-wheel electric scooter that can be removed from the base, but with “classic Lamborghini elements,” starting with the iconic yellow paint and the supercar-inspired rear wing. Read more for the video, additional pictures and information.
Xiaomi may be known for their smartphones, but their Segway Ninebot subsidiary has been taking over the personal transporter space. Their latest offering, the Ninebot GoKart Pro Lamborghini Edition, was designed for those who want to zip around at 24.85 mph without having to buy an actual supercar. It features a stunning Giallo Orion paint job and a 432 Wh battery pack that can be used for up to 62 laps at a 400-m track. Read more for two videos, including a first drive, additional pictures and information.
Yes, displays that you can actually see through are becoming a thing, starting with Xiaomi’s 55-inch Mi TV LUX OLED Transparent Edition. Touted as the world’s first mass-produced transparent TV, this $7,200 display goes on sale in China on August 16. Featuring 150000:1 static contrast ratio, infinite dynamic contrast ratio, a 10-bit FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels) panel that supports 93% of DCI-P3 color gamut, 120Hz refresh rate, and MEMC technology. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Xiaomi’s Black Shark line of smartphones is designed for mobile gamers and have provided them with several innovative features, including a pressure-sensitive display that lets users map left and right controls to the screen. Their latest device, the Black Shark 3 Pro, takes things to the next level by adding pop-up shoulder buttons that raise 1.5 millimeters from the body of the phone. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha has a stunning 7.92-inch Super AMOLED (2088 × 2250) display that wraps around the edges and nearly spans the entire width of both sides. Unlike folding smartphones, there are virtual volume buttons in place of physical ones. Navigation buttons and the status bar are also located on the edges, while a sapphire vertical strip is placed on the rear which houses the cameras, flash and connectivity antennas. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
The Xiaomi Note 10 may not have the most powerful mobile chipset, but it’s definitely no slouch in the camera department. Featuring a 6.47-inch curved AMOLED display with integrated fingerprint sensor, Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage, a five rear camera setup (108-megapixel f/1.69 wide, 12-megapixel f/2 2x telephoto, 5-megapixel f/2 5x telephoto, 20-megapixel f/2.2 ultrawide, and 2-megapixel macro), 32-megapixel front-facing selfie camera, USB-C connectivity, and a 5,260mAh battery with 30W fast charger included. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
Just when you thought smartphone cameras couldn’t get any better, the Xiaomi Mi CC9 Pro comes along. Featuring a 6.47-inch display (1080×2340) at a pixel density of 398 pixels per inch (ppi), a 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor, 6GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage and a 5260mAh non-removable battery with fast charging. The highlight is its 108-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.69 aperture; a second 20-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture; a third 12-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture; a fourth 8-megapixel camera and 5-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture, for a total of five rear camera sensors. Up front, there’s a 32-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. Read more for two videos and additional information.