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.
Xiaomi has officially unveiled the Mi Watch, and just like the Apple Watch, this square-shaped device comes equipped with a digital crown and a button. Other features include an always-on 1.78-inch AMOLED display (326 ppi), 570mAh battery good for 36 hours of use, a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, and eSIM support for 4G connectivity, all running MIUI for Watch. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
The Apple Watch has cemented itself as one of the best smartwatches in the world, but Xiaomi may not be far behind with their latest model. Set for launch on November 5th, the Xiaomi Mi will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC and feature GPS, NFC, WiFi, as well as Bluetooth connectivity. Apparently, it’s also capable of video playback, which could come in handy for short social media clips. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Xiaomi has been known for its innovative smartphone designs, and the Mi Mix Alpha is definitely no slouch. This phone boasts a screen that not only curves around the sides, but goes all the way to the back of the device. “The front, side, and back of the phone are almost entirely display,” said the company. It may be a concept right now, but Xiaomi says the Mi Mix Alpha will go on sale in December in China, priced at a hefty $2,810 (RMB 19,999). Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
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A Xiaomi patent filed with the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) and published on August 5, 2019, reveals a folding smartphone that they could be working on. It boasts one large flexible display that you can be folded in on either side, while the back has a triple rear camera setup. Read more for the patent sketches, additional pictures and information.
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Samsung may have a dual-folding Galaxy smartphone in the works, as revealed by their patent filing, and it’s quite similar to the Xiaomi model that was shown earlier this year. Featuring a large flexible screen that can fold twice, as in once expanded, there’s a tablet-sized display, but when folded, the screen remains on the outside. You basically curl the screen around the housing, so that the entire device consists of a display, both the front and rear. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Xiaomi’s Black Shark 2 mobile phone was designed for all-around gaming, complete with Gamepad 2.0 hardware add-on compatibility that connects via Bluetooth and adds 12 buttons, joystick, and touchpad. Featuring an ultra crisp 6.39-inch AMOLED (2340×1080) display with 240 Hz touchscreen polling rate/43.5 ms touch latency, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 SoC, up to 12GB of LPDDR4X memory, 512 GB of UFS 2.1 storage, 48MP / 12 MP dual rear camera setup, and an HDR-enabled 20MP frot-facing camera. Read more for a hands-on video review, additional pictures and information.
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Xiaomi’s new Mi 9 and Mi 9 SE models aims to shake up the smartphone market once again, after the Mi MIX stirred things nearly three-years ago. In addition to being powered by the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, it features Elliptic Labs’ INNER BEAUTY Virtual Proximity Sensor, which uses ultrasound, sensor fusion and machine learning to replace a phone’s traditional hardware proximity sensor with pure software, enabling both larger screens and cleaner design. Read more for a hands-on video review, additional pictures and information.
Xiaomi president and co-founder Lin Bin has confirmed that the company will be releasing a folding mobile phone by posting a teaser on Weibo earlier this week. Unlike similar devices previewed by its competitors, this flexible device can fold on both sides, and the UI automatically adjusts. “After tackling flexible folding display, four-way folding hinge, flexible cover tech, MIUI adaptation and other technical challenges, we have made the first foldable phone, and should also be the world’s first dual-folding phone. This symmetrically dual-outer-folding form factor perfectly merges the experience of a tablet and a phone, it’s both practical and beautiful. Even though it’s still a prototype, we’re showing it to you all. Feel free to share, comment and like. If you all like it, we will consider mass producing it. Also, we would like to give this prototype a name. What do you think? I have two: Mi Dual Flex, Mi MIX Flex. Suggestions are welcome,” said Bin’s post on Weibo. Read more a collection of fascinating images from around the web.