Thanks to the excellent budget smartphones it has been launching consistently in India, Xiaomi has been dominating the smartphone market in the country. This is despite the marketing blitz from the likes of Oppo and Vivo who have plastered their ads in almost every nook and cranny of the country.
After launching a bunch of Redmi devices over the last one year in India and meeting ravishing success with them, Xiaomi is making a comeback in the upper mid-range premium smartphone market in the country with the release of the Mi Mix 2. The Mix 2 is the costliest handset to date from Xiaomi to be released in India.
Less than a month after releasing the Mi Mix 2 in China, Xiaomi today launched its bezel-less wonder in India — the second largest market for the company. While the original Mix with its bezel-less design was more of a concept phone, the Mix 2 is meant for the general consumers with a much better build quality and feature set.
Xiaomi recently launched the Mi Band HRX edition in India to capitalise on the festive season in the country. As the name indicates, the company has joined hands with Indian Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan to launch its latest wearable. If you are wondering what makes the Mi Band HRX edition different from the regular Mi Band 2 sold by Xiaomi in India, read this post.
Xiaomi’s first Android One handset, the Mi A1, went on sale in India today. The announcement of the handset took many by surprise since Xiaomi has always promoted its own MIUI skin. Even if you remove the Android One aspect, there is no denying the fact that the Mi A1 is an impressive device.
Xiaomi Launches the Bezel-Less Mi Mix 2 with 5.99-inch Display, Ceramic Body, and Snapdragon 835 Chipset
Taking on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and LG V30 and their bezel-less design, Xiaomi today launched the Mi Mix 2. The original Mi Mix started the bezel-less trend last year with other companies following suit.
Xiaomi and Google today announced a new smartphone under the Android One brand dubbed the Xiaomi Mi A1. The partnership sees Google bring back its Android One program from the dead and Xiaomi ditching MIUI 9 for one of its devices.
Xiaomi today announced that it will be unveiling the successor to its last year bezel-less wonder, the Mi Mix, on September 11 in China. This means that the Mi Mix 2 will be unveiled just a day before the iPhone 8 will be announced by Apple.
Xiaomi is known for its budget handsets that offer extreme value for money. However, it is heavy MIUI skin running on top of Android is not appreciated by all. Now, it looks like the best of both worlds might just happen: a Xiaomi handset running a stock build of Android.
Before you dismiss this review thinking large phones like the 6.44-inch Mi Max 2 which blur the line between a phone and a tablet are impractical for use in daily life, think again. Apart from the expensive Galaxy Note series from Samsung, phablets are all but dead. Xiaomi, however, seems to have proven everyone wrong with their Mi Max series.