Xiaomi's new smartphone concept has a screen that wraps almost all the way around the phone's body, and it makes even brand-new smartphones look old-fashioned

2019-09-25 09:34

The Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha is only a concept, but the company even adresses your concerns about the screen's scratch-resistance.

It only took 4 months for the future of the smartphone to crash and burn

2019-06-28 14:06

Everyone was talking about foldable smartphones in late February. Four months later, their future is up in the air.

A whole crop of new Android phones just got dedicated Google Assistant buttons, whether people want them or not

2019-02-25 08:22

LG, Nokia, Xiaomi, and Vivo are all bringing out new devices with a dedicated Assistant button, but Huawei and Samsung are holding out.

REVIEWED: iPhone, just kidding - it's the Xiaomi 4A

2017-02-26 16:36

Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi has made an aggressive push into the South African market in recent years – offering devices with high specifications at competitive prices.

Facebook hires Xiaomi’s Barra to lead VR efforts

2017-01-26 09:16

Facebook has hired Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality efforts just days after he quit Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp.

How SA smartphones are becoming cheaper and better

2016-10-12 14:01

The launch of Hisense’s new Infinity devices to the South African market highlights how smartphones are becoming cheaper and more feature rich in the country.

5 best flagship smartphones in SA right now

2016-09-27 12:18

Apple fans are awaiting the iPhone 7 arrival in SA, but here is a list of the best Android flagship smartphones in South Africa right now, for the more impatient among us.

Bang-for-buck Xiaomi Mi5: High-end features within reach

2016-06-20 15:15

This year we have seen the introduction of many cheaper devices punching above their weight to compete in the high-end bracket.


Apple's massively popular AirPods dominated the competition again in 2019 — and it doesn't look like that's changing anytime soon

2020-02-13 16:25

Apple's AirPods were the most popular wireless earbud in 2019, according to new research, while Xiaomi and Samsung came in a distant second and third.

Samsung just unveiled the first smartphone camera that goes beyond 100 megapixels

2019-08-13 11:47

It's designed to take ultra-detailed photos, perform better in low light, and can record video at up to 6K resolution.

Apple's iPhone X introduced the 'notch' trend 2 years ago. Now, smartphone makers are trying to kill it once and for all.

2019-06-09 11:20

Apple's iPhone X featured a small cut-out, or "notch," to house a facial recognition system, and most other smartphone makers followed suit.

Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi reportedly gave its CEO a R20 billion bonus — one of the largest CEO bonuses in history

2018-06-23 14:02

In an unusual move, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun is reportedly getting R20 billion in stock awards that aren't tied to any particular goal or milestone.

Facebook VR head leaves unfinished business at Xiaomi

2017-01-27 10:56

It’s goodbye China, hello virtual reality for Hugo Barra.

Xiaomi just took the Note 7 and made it better

2016-10-26 11:46

For those who really want a Samsung Note 7 but know they may never get one, Xiaomi has the solution in the form of the Mi Note 2.

How Xiaomi's new phones crush the iPhone 7

2016-09-28 13:39

Chinese electronics manufacturer Xiaomi – with the launch of its new smartphones - has gone almost the same route as Apple’s new iPhones.

Xiaomi's Chinese shipments fall as Huawei leads

2016-08-16 13:24

Once-hot Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has seen shipments tumble 38% in China in the second quarter as Huawei took over the top spot in the world’s largest market.

REVIEW: Xiaomi's Redmi Note 2 packs a punch

2016-03-16 12:32

If you have ever envied those phablet users with high-end devices, but aren’t willing to fork out the excessive monthly installment — there may be a more feasible option for you.

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