Black Shark 2 Pro appears in AnTuTu

Just a few days to go until the Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Pro gets released, at least in China, and we have more and more leaks about this new device. The phone appeared listed in AnTuTU Benchmark with impressive scores. I know that benchmarks don’t show the complete picture, but it seems that the slightly higher frequency for the CPU and GPU on the Snapdragon 855+ chipset do result in quite a bit of a gain when it comes to…

Awesome cornfield photos prove you don’t need a high-end device to take good pictures

Two weeks ago I wrote about a young photographer that managed to take really cool photos of the Milky Way using his Xiaomi Mi 9 smartphone. You guys really liked those pictures so I decided to hunt down other awesome artists that manage to capture stunning photos using only their handheld device. After looking over many photos I finally decided on the set below. Not because they were the best, but because they prove that anyone can take good photos,…

Black Shark 2 Pro release date announced

With the release of the new Snapdragon 855 Plus, all game-centric smartphone divisions started to flood the market with news that they will have devices featuring this new chipset. The first was the ASUS ROG Phone 2, but both Nubia and Black Shark followed with their own announcements. Today we have a release date for the upcoming Black Shark 2 Pro gaming smartphone, a device that will include the new SD855+ and other minor improvements. We don’t know exactly what…

Xiaomi enters Fortune 500 for 2019

Big news for Xiaomi and an important milestone for the company. Fortune magazine has revealed its top 500 companies for 2019 and the Chinese tech giant managed to secure a respectable No. 468. The achievement is even more impressive considering that Xiaomi is still a rather young company, about 9 years old. Actually, it is the youngest company this year that managed to get on the list. Xiaomi could not have grown without their customers, and they know it. So,…

Redmi teases their 64MP camera-phone on Weibo

This year we saw a big rise in smartphones with a 48MP main camera, but it seems that things are not stopping here. We know that Samsung has a 64MP sensor ready and it looks like Xiaomi/Redmi will launch one of the first smartphones to have this new sensor incorporated. Furthermore, the launch of the device is not too far in the future if we are to believe Redmi’s Weibo account. Today the company posted a teaser of their upcoming…

Get the Xiaomi Mi 9T for just $289.99

Currently, there is a special offer on Aliexpress for the Xiaomi Mi 9T smartphone where you can get it at just $289.99. This is quite a big discount and makes this device a really attractive one from a price-to-performance ration. It is quite hard to find a better deal at this moment. Also, this is the official global version of the device and has Google Play Store and Google Service available, without the need to unlock your bootloader. Now, to…

Xiaomi opens camera and photo R&D center in Finland

Xiaomi’s expansion in Europe is not limited to importing and selling their smartphones there. The company, even though it is a Chinese one with a rather long tradition, is expanding with research tasks outside of their home country. The company registered a new research and development center in Tampere, Finland where it plans to focus on camera performance and better photography for their devices. The competition for this field greatly increased in the last few years, especially for the Finish…

Xiaomi Mi A3 to be released on Wednesday, 17th of July

At this moment almost everything there is to know about Xiaomi’s next device with stock Android is available online. We know full specs, we know the design and we know that it is based on the Xiaomi CC9e. There is still some debate related to the screen resolution and some rumors say that there may be a “Pro” version based on the CC9, but this is uncertain now. Luckily, we don’t have to wait too much to know the truth.…

Xiaomi A3 live images appear online. Is based on CC9e

Xiaomi only just started to tease the A3, that leaks started to pour all over the internet. At first, we thought that the smartphone will be based on the CC9, but a series of images with the packaging and the phone that GSMArena managed to get a hold on, tell a different story. The images confirm the phones’ design, as well as some key specifications. The device clearly has a waterdrop notch on the front for the front-facing camera and…

Xiaomi teases the A3 with stock Android, may be a re-branded CC9

Xiaomi’s A-series, that are part of Google’s Android One programs, who offer stock Android and slightly faster updates, had considerable success for the company outside of China. The A1 and A2 launched in the past sold quite well, and Xiaomi is close to releasing their third smartphone in the Android One program, the Xiaomi A3. Today, on the company social media accounts, the next phone was teased. No official specs were offered but if we are to believe certain rumors,…