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Xiaomi’s Upcoming Max Smartphone Bares it All in New Photos Ahead of Launch

Xiaomi is expected to unveil a new smartphone, the Mi Max, tomorrow. We have heard a lot about the Max in the run-up to...

You No Longer Need to Spend A Small Fortune to Get A Good Smartphone Experience

I have spent the better part of the last five years actively using mobile devices of all shapes, sizes and prices and reviewing or...

Xiaomi to Launch First Smartwatch for Adults Later in the Year

Xiaomi is planning to release its first ever smartwatch targeted at the adult population. Liu De, co-founder and Vice President at Xiaomi is reported to...

Oppo and Vivo Edge Out Xiaomi and Lenovo From Top 5 Global Smartphone Vendor List in Q1 2016

The smartphone world is just about to get interesting. Oppo and Vivo, two Chinese smartphone brands that have been trying to break into markets...

Xiaomi Sets the Date for the Launch of its 6.4-inch Max Phablet

Xiaomi is looking to introduce a new device to add on to its current Mi and Redmi devices which cover the high-end and mid-range...

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Review: More Bang for Your Buck

Xiaomi is not a name or brand that is familiar with most Kenyans outside our space (in mobile tech coverage). Yet soon it will,...
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Xiaomi Enters the Kenyan Mobile Market with Promise for Better Quality Devices at Affordable Prices

It's taken just 3 years for a smartphone brand that we were hardly talking about locally for it to not only conquer the world...

Samsung to Let Huawei, Xiaomi and Vivo Use Dual-Edge Displays

One of the standout features of Samsung smartphones for at least the last one year has been the displays. The dual-edge Super AMOLED displays...

Will 2016 be the Year We See the Android App Drawer Die?

The app drawer is one often overlooked but incredibly important part of the smartphone. Android smartphones to be particular. It is usually the gateway...
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Chinese Device Makers May Gang Up to Take on Apple Pay and Samsung Pay

Mobile payments are going to be a big thing if they are not already. Apple Pay just became available in Apple's biggest market, China, this...
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Huawei the Biggest Gainer in the Smartphone Market in 2015 – IDC

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei registered the single biggest gains in the smartphone market last year. Data released by research firm IDC shows that Huawei,...

Xiaomi’s Latest $100 Smartphone is Why We Should Be Excited About its Africa Launch

Xiaomi has a new budget smartphone. Unveiled early today, the Redmi 3 is Xiaomi's latest effort at beating the competition in providing real value...
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What to Watch Out for in the Kenyan Smartphone Market in 2016

It's a few days to the end of the year. 2016 is almost here. With it comes a lot of expectations for an industry...

Xiaomi Smartphones to Start Selling in South Africa on November 22nd

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is set to introduce its smartphones into the South African market starting November 22nd signaling its official entry into the...
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9 Out of 10 Smartphone Brands in the World are Chinese

2015 is shaping up to be the year that Chinese smartphone makers are cementing their hold of the smartphone market. According to a new...

Mi-Fone Moves to Stop Xiaomi’s Entry Into the African Market Citing Trademark Infringement

Mi-Fone, the “first African Mobile Devices brand“, has been operating on the African continent since 2008 when it was established. It’s products which range...

Xiaomi Set to Enter the African Smartphone Market in September

The company that makes some of the most desirable budget Android smartphones complete with features one will otherwise have had to pay top dollar...

Huawei Overtakes Microsoft in Q2 Mobile Phone Shipment Volumes

Huawei has overtaken Microsoft to become the third biggest mobile phone vendor in the world. The 30.6 million mobile phone units the Chinese device maker...

2 Out of Every 3 Fake Smartphones in China Are Either Xiaomi or Samsung Knockoffs

Samsung and Xiaomi's dominance of the smartphone market as far as Android OEMs are concerned means that their smartphones are objects of...

Android Gains in US Market Share as iOS Rules the Roost in Europe

Smartphone sales by Samsung and LG combined to give Android a much-needed boost in the United States market over rival iOS. Android's hold of...
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Xiaomi Taunts iPhone 6 For Camera Bumps

We live for days like these, when smartphone vendors decide they have some time in their hands out of their rigorous schedule of...
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China’s Xiaomi Ousts LG Out Of Global Top 5 Smartphone Vendors List

It's raining smartphone sales figures in China. Xiaomi is top among those making it rain. This is bad for the incumbents like LG and...

Android 4.4 KitKat unofficially comes to the Xiaomi Mi2

Everyone wants a piece of the KitKat candybar. Even the Chinese. While current news revolves around the various older Nexus devices that are getting...

The Other Device Manufacturers We Hardly Ever Talk About

In the smartphone world, just like in a normal society, the biggest and most notable get all the attention while the weak, the struggling...

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