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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 With (Almost) IPhone X Display And Up To 8 GB Of RAM For 419 Euro

Both Samsung and Apple have smartphones with a “full-screen” display in the portfolio. However, these top smartphones cost between 899 euros (Galaxy S8 Plus to the introduction) and 1.149 euros (iPhone X). The Xiaomi launched the new Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. The smartphone offers a “full screen” screen and very powerful hardware for the price starting at 419 euros. Compared to the…

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Will Under-Priced MIX 2 Lift Xiaomi’s Branding?

Xiaomi announced its latest flagship model MIX 2 and its upgraded high end model Note 3 in Beijing on September 11th. The launch of the two models shows the vendor’s ambition to shift from low-end Redmi-driven portfolio towards higher end segments. MIX 2 adopted the similar industry design of predecessor model MIX, but coming with a 18:9 bezel-less display and…

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Xiaomi #2017MiProductLaunch today: The Mi Mix 2, Note 3, Mi Notebook Pro And A Larger Mi 6

Although everyone is looking forward to Tuesday with Apple’s new iPhone X and / or iPhone 8, but a day earlier, Xiaomi has a presentation that could take some momentum from the Apple announcement Xiaomi will introduce the Mi Mix 2 tomorrow – Lin Bin now officially announced on Weibo – which could win the race on the most edgeless…

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Xiaomi Tops the Q2 Chart for Best-Selling Smartphones in India, but Vivo and Oppo Rising Fast

In the second quarter of 2017, Xiaomi again captured the top spot on the list of best-selling smartphones in India. This time, the fast-growing Chinese company also captured the no.3 and no.6 spots, making for a very strong presence in the top-10.  In Q1, however, Xiaomi had one device more on the top-10 list, and one device was also different from the Q2…

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IPhone 7 Is The Best-Selling Smartphone In The Q2 2017, The Samsung Galaxy S8 In Third Place

According to the latest research from our Smartphone Model Tracker (SMT) service, Samsung Galaxy S8 was the world’s best-selling ANDROID smartphone model in the second quarter of 2017. Samsung’s S8 and S8+ smartphone models together shipped an impressive 19 million units worldwide. Global total smartphone shipments reached a robust 360.4 million units in Q2 2017. The top-five most popular models together accounted for 1 in…

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Android Is Increasingly Widespread In Europe; Huawei will Surpass Apple In Q3 Sales?

The latest smartphone OS data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech reveal that in the three months ending May 2017, iOS performance proved strong in the USA, Australia, and Japan, with Android making gains in GB, Germany, and France. In urban China, there was little year-on-year movement, with Android capturing 80.5% of smartphone sales, up one percentage point from a year earlier….

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Chinese Brands Now Contributing To Almost Half Of Global Smartphone Shipments

According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s Market Monitor service, global smartphone shipments grew 3% YoY in Q2 2017. Chinese brands now hold a record 48% smartphone market share worldwide as these brands continue to scale aggressively beyond mainland China. Commenting on the findings, Jeff Fieldhack, Research Director at Counterpoint Research said, “The smartphone market continues to grow in single digits…

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Xiaomi Soars as Global Smartphone Shipments Hit 360 Million in Q2 2017

According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) service, global smartphone shipments grew 6 percent annually to reach 360 million units in Q2 2017. Samsung maintained first position with 22 percent global smartphone market share, while Apple dipped to 11 percent share. Xiaomi surged 58 percent annually and rejoined the top five rankings for the first time in…

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Xiaomi plans stores in twelve European cities, starting in Germany

The Chinese smartphone maker is not only known for top smartphones at an affordable price, and it is a pioneer for trends such as the almost rimless display in Xiaomi Mi mix. Unfortunately, devices from the manufacturer’s portfolio are so far available only through online import detours. According to reports, that could soon change, because Xiaomi plans stores in twelve…

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Xiaomi sees 70% increase in smartphone sales in Q2

Xiaomi announced that it shipped 23.16 million smartphones in Q2 2017, making it the best quarter ever for the Chinese company. The company faced a slowdown in sales last year over supply constraints, with CEO Lei Jun announcing a series of broad changes at the end of last year. It looks like the “recalibration” has worked, as Xiaomi noted a 70% uptick in…

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