Xiaomi Mi 9 leak contains almost all specs

We all can expect that Xiaomi will release a new flagship in the following months and we can even predict some of the specs, but thanks to a leak from China, we now know for sure almost all there is about the Xiaomi Mi 9. And, like assumed, this device will come with top of the line specs, including the latest and greatest CPU from Qualcomm. As reported by GSMArena, the Mi 9 will come with the Snapdragon 855 CPU…

[VIDEO] Xiaomi has a working foldable phone prototype

It is no secret that most big smartphone manufacturers are working on foldable smartphones. Being able to transform your device from a smartphone into a tablet and back again whenever you want is a bit deal. The technology is not truly there yet, but prototypes exist and they seem to be very close to an actual product. Evan Blass, best known as @evleaks, posted a video on his Twitter account with what seems to be a device that runs MIUI…

Some Chinese schools monitor children using ‘intelligent uniforms’

Here at InChina Tech we try to report the good as well as the controversial topics. Today we found out that some schools in China use so-called intelligent uniforms to monitor an track their students. The program has started in 2016 and so far more than 10 schools in Southwest China’s Guizhou Province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region have adopted the uniforms. They report that attendance rates improved since the technology has been adopted, but obviously, this raises some privacy…

Vivo NEX prototype with 5G and Snapdragon 855 on display

After Xiaomi, Vivo is the next company to display a prototype of a 5G smartphone. During a Xinhua News Agency media conference, Vivo had a NEX at its stand that apparently had the new Snapdragon 855 CPU inside as well as the 5G capabilities. Obviously, the phone was not for sale (yet). Instead, it was meant to prove that the company is working on 5G smartphones and are almost ready to release such devices on the market. Most probably we…

Pocophone F2 appears in Geekbench

Xiaomi is clearly working on the next Pocophone and, to be honest, why shouldn’t they. The Pocophone F1 sold very well. It offered great specs and an affordable price, way cheaper than what other manufacturers charged for similarly speced smartphones. Today we learned from multiple sources that Pocophone F2 has appeared listed in Geekbench, a clear sign that the company is testing the capabilities of the device. This also provides us with some details about the internals. According to the…

Stable Android Pie update for Oneplus 5 and 5T

It was just a couple of weeks ago since OnePlus released the beta version of Android Pie for the 5/5t series from last year and today the company started to roll out the stable release of the OS. It is very impressive to see such great work from the company and they managed to keep their promise of having Android 9 available for their smartphones by the end of the year. Many other companies with much more renowned names in…

The Xiaomi phone with waterdrop notch to be released soon

Xiaomi is already working on a new Smartphone with a release date of early 2019, but what most don’t know so far is which one… There are 3 versions of the “Unknown” Xiaomi, M1901F7E, M1901F7T and M1901F7C all of which cleared the 3C certification in China a few days ago. New spotting on TENAA reveals the one with model number M1901F7T, as well as the design and a few basic details. The list includes a few images, but only of…

Mediatek revealed the new Helio P90, a high mid-range chipset with some cool tricks

Yesterday Mediatek revealed their new chipset destined for high mid-range smartphones, the Helio P90. This new CPU is destined to replace the Helio P60 and P70 that is currently in many Chinese smartphones. The Helio P90 is similar to the older brothers in many aspects but comes with some new features that will surely catch some eyes once it will be available in smartphones. The Helio P90 is an 8-core CPU with a 2-core ARM Cortex-A75 at 2.2GHz and 6-core…

Android Pie rolling out for OnePlus 5 and 5T

OnePlus promised to release Android Pie for the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T before year’s end and it looks like they delivered. In a forum post they confirmed that the rollout of the beta for both phones is ready and people should receive the OTA update soon. Besides migration to the latest version of Android, this update also comes with some new features: a new UI, new gestures for OP5T, parallel apps and more. The full list of changes can…

Xiaomi, World’s #1 Wearable Company

With the wearables market reaching 32 million in Q3 2018 represents a 21.7% increase from the same quarter last year. No surprise when the same companies continue to lead the market. Only one thing …. IDC reports that as of Q3 2018, Xiaomi has become the world’s #1 wearable company by shipment volume, with YoY growth of 90.9%. After a whopping 6.9 million units sold, it now holds the highest market share, 21.5%. The closest runner up is Apple with…