Xiaomi moves 600,000 Redmi Note 6 Pro units in first India sale

Xiaomi launched the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India a couple of days ago, and the device has so far been a resounding success in the subcontinent.

In its first sale in the country, the company managed to move more than 600,000 units. That’s pretty impressive, and Xiaomi expects to sell even more in upcoming sales.

The Redmi Note 6 Pro is the new king of the Redmi series, which focuses on pairing good specs with very affordable prices. It starts at just INR 13,999 ($198 or €175), while packing a 6.25-inch 1080×2280 notched touchscreen, the Snapdragon 636 chipset, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of expandable storage, a 12 MP main rear camera with f/1.9 aperture and 1.4µm pixels, a 20 MP main selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture, and a couple of depth sensors for bokeh – one on the back, one on the front.

It has a 4,000 mAh battery and runs Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 on top.

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Xiaomi Mi A2 Set to Launch in India Tomorrow: Here’s Everything You Should Know

Xiaomi Mi A2 Set to Launch in India Tomorrow: Here’s Everything You Should Know

Xiaomi Mi A2 India launch is scheduled to start in less than 24 hours, marking the entry of only the second Xiaomiphone part of the Android One initiative in the country. The new Mi A2 smartphone is the follow-up to last year’s Mi A1, and the company is emphasising its cameras in its social media teasers. Gadgets 360 has previously learnt the smartphone’s base variant, unveiled in Spain last month, will not be coming to the Indian market. Instead, the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model will serve as the entry point for the new model. Also, the smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive in India. The specifications of the handset are already known, so the Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India will be the big draw for all the fans. Here’s what you should know about tomorrow’s launch:

Xiaomi Mi A2 live stream

The Xiaomi Mi A2 India launch is scheduled for 4pm IST, and there will be a live stream. However, the link is not yet live, and we will update this story as and when it becomes available. Xiaomi fans looking forward to the Mi A2 launch in India can register for the live stream on the official site and 100 of these registrants will win F-codes for the handset.

Xiaomi Mi A2 price in India, specifications

As mentioned above, the Mi A2 price in India is not yet known. The smartphone was unveiled with price tag of EUR 279 (about Rs. 22,500) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant and EUR 349 (about Rs. 28,000) for the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage option. While the former is confirmed to launch in India at tomorrow’s event, the company was said to be still deliberating on the latter.

ALSO SEEXiaomi Mi A2 vs Mi A2 Lite: What’s Different?

As for the specifications, the dual-SIM (Nano) Xiaomi Mi A2 runs an optimised stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo, certified by Google’s Android One programme, and sports a 5.99-inch full-HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with a 18:9 aspect ratio, 2.5D curved glass, and Gorilla Glass 5. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC, paired with an Adreno 512 GPU.

 

In the camera department, the handset sports a dual rear camera setup. It consists of a 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 with f/1.75 aperture and 1.25-micron pixels, and a 20-megapixel secondary Sony IMX376 sensor with f/1.75 aperture and a 2-micron 4-in-1 Super Pixel size. The rear camera setup comes with dual-tone LED flash and PDAF. On the front, the handset gets a 20-megapixel Sony IMX376 selfie camera with f/1.75 aperture, fixed focal length, and a soft-LED flash. There is a 3,010mAh battery under the hood, and the India variant will come with Quick Charge 4 for fast-charging support.

In terms of connectivity, the smartphone includes 4G LTE, Bluetooth v5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Miracast, an IR emitter, and USB Type-C. There is no 3.5mm headphone jack on the Xiaomi Mi A2. Sensors on the handset include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and proximity sensor.

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Xiaomi Mi A2

Xiaomi Mi A2

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Display5.99-inch
Processor2.2GHz octa-core
Front Camera20-megapixel
Resolution1080x2160 pixels
RAM4GB
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Storage32GB
Rear Camera20-megapixel
Battery Capacity3010mAh
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    Launching 8th August
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Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Specifications Leaked; AnTuTu Listing With High Score Spotted

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 Specifications Leaked; AnTuTu Listing With High Score Spotted

Xiaomi has been rumoured to be working on Pocophone F1, said to be the company’s next handsetpowered by Snapdragon 845 processor. New details on the specifications of the upcoming smartphone have emerged online, thanks to a leak by an online store and a benchmark listing. The Chinese manufacturer already has four handsets with the Snapdragon 845 processor – Mi 8, Mi 8 Explorer Edition, Mi Mix 2S, and Black Shark – in the market, but now a new handset under the Pocophone brand appears set to be launched. While the latest leak does not show any images of the upcoming Pocophone F1, they do hint at some of the specifications of the handset.

Xiaomi Pocophone F1 specifications

A listing of an alleged Xiaomi Pocophone F1 has surfaced on a Belarusian online store that showcases the smartphone’s specifications. According to the listing on the site, the dual-SIM Xiaomi Pocophone F1 sports a 6.18-inch full-HD+ display with 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It reaffirms the presence of Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC in the handset. It comes with 6GB of RAM.

In terms of optics, the Xiaomi Pocophone F1 listing suggests that the smartphone features a dual-camera setup at the back with 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel sensors with f/1.75 aperture, LED flash, dual autofocus, Dual Pixel, and AI features. At the front, there is a 20-megapixel selfie camera with Super Pixel technology and Face Unlock. The smartphone comes in two inbuilt storage variants – 64GB and 128GB – expandable via microSD card.

As per the listing, the connectivity options in Xiaomi Pocophone F1 comes with 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C port, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, and Beidou. Sensors onboard are accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and gyroscope. It packs a 4000mAh battery and comes with Quick Charge 3.0 and 9V/2A charger. In terms of dimensions, the Xiaomi Pocophone measures 157.24×75.4x88mm

Meanwhile, a Reddit user has leaked a screenshot of the alleged AnTutu benchmark score of Xiaomi Pocophone F1. The leaked image shows the smartphone’s name as ‘Poco F1’. The image does not reveal the name of the processor, but it is seen to have scored 285,302 points in the listing.

To recall, the brand name Pocophone was trademarked by Xiaomi a while ago, and the company was even reported to be making a flagship device for international markets, especially India, powered by the Snapdragon 845. The smartphone was tipped to be powered by the Snapdragon 845 SOC, run on Android 8.1 Oreo-based MIUI, sport an 18:9 LCD display with a notch, be fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery, come with a fingerprint sensor, NFC, and sport a dual camera setup with optical zoom support.

In terms of pricing, a recent report had suggested that the Pocophone F1 will come in two variants. While the 6GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant will be priced in Eastern Europe for EUR 420 (roughly Rs. 33,800), the 6GB RAM / 128GB storage model will cost EUR 460 (roughly Rs. 37,000). The smartphone may sport a 5.99-inch (1080×2160 pixels) display, and come in Blue and Grey colour options for international markets.

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Goes on Sale via Flipkart, Mi.com in Big Freedom Sale; Redmi 5A Pre-Orders Today

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro Goes on Sale via Flipkart, Mi.com in Big Freedom Sale; Redmi 5A Pre-Orders Today

Redmi Note 5 Pro has gone on sale in India today, via Flipkart and Mi.com. While Friday is a weekly flash sales day for Chinese electronics firm Xiaomi, which also holds its Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A flash sales on the day. Thanks to the Flipkart Big Freedom Sale, all three are available to buy without flash sales. At the time of writing, the 6GB RAM variant of the Redmi Note 5 Pro had gone out of stock on both Flipkart and Mi.com. The very popular Redmi 5A will also be made available for what XIaomi calls “pre-orders” on Mi.com at 12pm IST. Xiaomi as part of its own Independence Day Sale has put the Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A models on sale on Mi.com, however, they are yet to be made available on Flipkart at the time of writing.

While the Redmi Note 5 Pro’s popularity in India was seen recently with its second rank in Q2 India smartphone shipments report, it is set to be upstaged by the Xiaomi Mi A2. The second generation in Xiaomi’s Android One family, the Mi A2 was launched in India just yesterday. Priced at Rs. 16,999 for its 4GB/ 64GB model, it takes on the top model (6GB/ 64GB) of the Redmi Note 5 Pro, which shares the same Rs. 16,999 price tag. However, the Redmi Note 5 Pro sports inferior Snapdragon 636 compared to the Snapdragon 660 on the Mi A2.The  Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 14,999 for the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage mode and it was launched back in February this year. It will be available in Black, Blue, Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants. On Mi.com, the company is touting a Rs. 2,200 cashback with up to 4.5TB additional data on Jio, as well as a 3-month subscription to Hungama Music.

ALSO SEEMi A2 vs Redmi Note 5 Pro: Price, Specifications Compared

On the other hand, the Redmi 5A was launched in November last year. As we mentioned, the budget smartphone will go up for pre-orders on Mi.com from 12pm IST. The Redmi 5A price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 for the 2GB RAM/ 16GB storage variant, and goes up to Rs. 6,999 for the 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage variant. It will be available in Blue, Dark Grey, Gold, and Rose Gold colour variants. Xiaomi is offering a Rs. 2,200 cashback with Jio Rs. 198 and Rs. 299 plans, apart from a 3-month subscription to Hungama Music. These pre-orders are said meant to be a way to avoid the hassle of flash sale, and instead book the smartphone with full payment at the time of ordering – the company then assures a delivery time of 5 business days.

Xiaomi has put its Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A series of televisions up for sale today as well, via both Flipkart and Mi.com. Starting with the cheapest, the 32-inch Mi LED Smart TV 4A price in India is Rs. 13,999, and on Mi.com the company is offering free 3-month subscriptions to Hungama Play and Sony LIV on Mi.com, apart from a JioFi cashback offer. The 43-inch Mi LED Smart TV 4A price in India is Rs. 22,999, and it comes with the same offer on Mi.com, while the 55-inch Mi LED Smart TV 4 price in India is set at Rs. 44,999, but forgoes the JioFi cashback offer seen with the other two TVs. At the time of writing, the 55-inch Mi TV 4 was sold out on Flipkart.


Is Xiaomi Mi A2 better than Redmi Note 5 Pro, and Nokia 7 Plus? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.

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Redmi Note 5 Pro

Redmi Note 5 Pro

Rs.14,999
Buy
  • REVIEW
  • KEY SPECS
  • NEWS
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Bright and vivid display
  • Good build quality
  • Competent cameras
  • Great value
  • Bad
  • Fast charger not bundled
  • Lacks USB Type-C
  • Preinstalled bloatware
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  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Rose Gold, 64GB, 4GB RAM) – OFFER
    Rs.14,999
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Rose Gold, 64GB, 4GB RAM)
    Rs.15,861
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Gold, 64GB, 4GB RAM)
    Rs.15,988
  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Pro (Gold, 64GB, 4GB RAM)
    Rs.16,699
Redmi 5A

Redmi 5A

Rs.5,999
Buy
  • REVIEW
  • KEY SPECS
  • NEWS
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Extremely affordable
  • Good performance
  • Great battery life
  • Bad
  • Weak cameras
  • Nothing new compared to the Redmi 4A
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  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Grey, 16GB, 2GB RAM) – OFFER
    Rs.5,999
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Rose Gold, 16GB, 2GB RAM)
    Rs.6,428
  • Xiaomi Redmi 5A (Gold, 32GB, 3GB RAM)
    Rs.9,200

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Xiaomi Mijia Air Quality Detector With PM2.5, CO2 Indicators Launched: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi Mijia Air Quality Detector With PM2.5, CO2 Indicators Launched: Price, Specifications

Xiaomi has unveiled yet another smart home gadget under the Mijia brand – the Mijia Air Detector in China. This is the second such air quality detector from the Chinese giant which focuses on a lot more than just pollution levels. Mijia’s newest gadget offers access to vital information such as PM2.5 levels, CO2 levels, TVOC, temperature, and humidity among other things. As part of Xiaomi’s smart home ecosystem, the Mijia Air Detector can connect wirelessly to other gadgets like the Mi Air Purifier, Mi Humidifier, etc.

The Xiaomi Mijia Air Detector has been priced at CNY 399 (roughly Rs. 4,200) and first went on sale at 12am on November 11, Singles Day, in China via Xiaomi’s Youpin portal. It sports a 3.97-inch display with a resolution of 800×480 pixels. It supports connectivity via the USB Type-C port, and comes with support for 5V/ 1A (5W) charging. apple mac mini 2018 ifixit teardown ram storage cpu repairability score  latest air quality detector is compatible with devices running Android 4.3 and above or iOS 9.0 and above.

Dimensions of the air quality indicator are 109x64x29.5mm and weight is 182 grams. It supports single-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n. Apart from the five above-mentioned indicators, the Mijia Air Quality Detector also shows time, date, day, and type of weather.

PM2.5 or Particulate Matter sized less than 2.5 micrometers is the major highlight of this detector considering it significantly impacts air pollution levels. Then, TVOCs (Total Volatile Organic Compounds) are also tracked by the detector apart from the amount of carbon dioxide in the surrounding air. Other indicators like temperature and humidity give you a holistic idea of real-time weather.

The Mi Home app, on Android and iOS, can be used to view all of these indicators on a connected device as well. Xiaomi had launched its first air quality detector back in 2016 with a minimal approach to information. Sporting a small OLED panel, this monitor shows the PM2.5 levels, alongside battery and Wi-Fi status, on a black background.

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