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Xiaomi's upgraded Mi Band 6 packs NFC for payments and a microphone for Alexa

Xiaomi's upgraded Mi Band 6 packs NFC for payments and a microphone for Alexa

Xiaomi has long made a name for itself in the wearable market and is, in fact, the leading wearable brand worldwide according to Canalys. That's in part thanks to its excellent Mi Smart Band fitness trackers, which have always been praised as affordable but capable alternatives to Fitbit and others. But so far, Xiaomi has never blessed most of its international audience with an NFC-equipped version of its fitness tracker. That's changing today, as the company has announced that it's bringing the Mi Smart Band 6 with NFC to Europe.

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Xiaomi's 11T Pro fills up its big battery in just 17 minutes with blisteringly fast 120W charging

Xiaomi's 11T Pro fills up its big battery in just 17 minutes with blisteringly fast 120W charging

Xiaomi won over big parts of the smartphone market with its affordable but well-equipped smartphones, and now, the company has its sights set to the premium market. Along with a plethora of other devices, it has just announced its latest pair of flagships during its September 15 launch event, the Xiaomi 11T and the 11T Pro.

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The Xiaomi Pad 5 takes a page from the iPad Pro playbook, complete with a smart pen

The Xiaomi Pad 5 takes a page from the iPad Pro playbook, complete with a smart pen

Xiaomi introduced its impressive 11T series and a few more phones during its September 15 event t0day, but as we all know, the company also has tons of other products other than smartphones on offer. As such, Xiaomi used the opportunity to introduce a new tablet, a projector, and a router, as well.

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Xiaomi’s Android-powered smart glasses feature a display that’s smaller than a grain of rice

Xiaomi’s Android-powered smart glasses feature a display that’s smaller than a grain of rice

Xiaomi is the latest tech giant to jump on the smart glasses bandwagon. Its concept uses advanced "microLED optical waveguide technology" to display incoming messages, notifications, translate text in real-time, and more right in front of your eyes.

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Xiaomi's new commitment to security updates is somehow even better than Google's

Xiaomi's new commitment to security updates is somehow even better than Google's

Xiaomi has made a name for itself thanks to its smartphone's excellent bang-for-the-buck ratio. But where there's light, there's shadow, and Xiaomi devices are usually among those that see the fewest Android version upgrades. That's about to change for the company's upcoming new flagship phones, to be announced September 15. Xiaomi has just shared that the 11T and the 11T Pro will get three generations of Android upgrades and four years of security patches, stepping right up to Samsung's recent commitment.

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These Xiaomi Mi 11T leaks sure look familiar

These Xiaomi Mi 11T leaks sure look familiar

Xiaomi is a formidable player in the global smartphone market, and it's got the numbers to prove it — it shipped more smartphones than Apple in Q2 2021. While most of the company's focus is on budget smartphones, its flagship phones are also a force to reckon with, the recent Mi 11 being a great example. But keeping up with the short product cycles of the industry, Xiaomi is all set to unveil a similar-looking successor in the coming days — the Mi 11T series.

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LineageOS 18.1 comes to a bunch of phones from Samsung, Xiaomi, and more

LineageOS 18.1 comes to a bunch of phones from Samsung, Xiaomi, and more

LineageOS 18.1 has been with us for some time now. I've always liked the LineageOS project a lot, starting back from the days when its predecessor, CyanogenMod, was still a thing. It allowed you to take almost any Android phone, new or old, and get it running a clean version of the latest flavor of Android. Now LineageOS 18.1 is landing for a handful of new Android smartphones, including devices from Samsung, Xiaomi, and BG.

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You're killing Mi: Xiaomi is ditching its abridged branding

You're killing Mi: Xiaomi is ditching its abridged branding

Xiaomi has become one of the biggest players in the smartphone space over the past few years. Despite its lack of presence in the US, the company has seen immense growth, especially in emerging markets, thanks to its relative affordability and high price-to-performance ratio compared to some of its competitors. While Xiaomi operates several sub-brands, including Redmi and POCO, the manufacturer's main lineup of flagship and sub-flagship smartphones has generally arrived using the "Mi" moniker. Well, no more: Xiaomi won't "Mi" using that name any longer.

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Xiaomi Mi Band 6 review, one month later: Almost perfect

Xiaomi Mi Band 6 review, one month later: Almost perfect

Xiaomi made a name for itself in the budget phone market, but the company has also made a big push into wearables. Xiaomi's affordable but capable Mi Band series (actually made by certified partner Huami) has always been a prime example of making great products that don’t break the bank. The latest iteration, the Mi Band 6, is a considerable step up, both in price and in functionality. The question that begs to be answered — is it still worth buying at $60?

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Xiaomi's gorgeous Mi Mix 4 proves why it's become the largest smartphone brand in the world

Xiaomi's gorgeous Mi Mix 4 proves why it's become the largest smartphone brand in the world

It's been a while since Xiaomi introduced a mainline Mi Mix phone. Once lauded for pushing forward bezel-less smartphone design that is now standard for the industry, the most recent device in the lineup is now nearly three years old. After launching a spin-off earlier this year, the Mi Mix Fold, Xiaomi has returned with an all-new entry in its style-focused series.

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