Xiaomi Mi CC9, Mi CC9e and Mi CC9 Meitu released

As we already knew, Xiaomi held an event today where they released three new smartphones aimed at social media enthusiasts and teenagers. All three smartphones put a great accent on photography and design, with the Xiaomi Mi CC9 Meitu edition being an absolute beast at taking photos. The smartphones come with mid-range specs and with really good prices, at least in China. No word yet on the global release, but we can expect them available outside of Xiaomi’s home country…

Xiaomi CC9 Meitu Edition will take excellent selfies, even in low-light conditions

Today we found on Reddit a video posted by Xiaomiska that shows the Xiaomi CC9 Meitu Edition taking a selfie test under low-light conditions. We are not 100% sure that this is indeed the Meitu edition since it does not have a rotating camera, but it does seem to be at least the normal version. Either way, according to the video below, the phone is capable of taking high-quality selfies, despite the fact that the room was intentionally poorly lit.…

Xiaomi’s Mi Band 4 breaks company’s shipping record

Xiaomi launched a Mi Band 4 a little over a week ago and today they released first sales figures for the smart bracelet. According to a post on Xioami’s social media account, the Mi Band 4 sold more than 1 million units in just 8 days, a new record for smart wearable devices. Even considering the good specs and excellent price-to-features ratio, the results are breathtaking and exceeded Xiaomi’s estimates. Sales figures include worldwide shipping for both version of Mi…

Xiaomi Mi 9 screen overclock to 84Hz

We heard about CPU and GPU overclocking for years. I remember doing it on my old Nexus 4 back in the days. You can even overclock the RAM on some devices, but overclocking the screen is something quite rare, especially in the software market. However, with the hype generated by the OnePlus 7 Pro and it’s 90Hz refresh rate, more and more people are looking into the possibility to get butter-smooth animations on their devices. Today we discovered a post…

First hands-on video with the new Xiaomi CC smartphone

Xiaomi and Meitu will release multiple devices under the CC line-up and today we have the chance to see the first hands-on video with one of the devices. It is unclear which device it is, but most probably the phone used in the video is the Xiaomi CC9. We still don’t know anything about the device with the rotating camera, but most probably we will have news about it as well. Going back to the video, it was posted by…

Custom ROMs for Redmi K20 and K20 Pro are on the way now that the kernel source was released

Xiaomi is known for offering good support for their devices. You can expect 3 years or even more of software updates for most smartphones sold by the company. Even though Xiaomi prefers if you remain on their version of Android, they do offer an option to unlock the bootloader and install a custom ROM (more details on how to do that here). But, for developers to be able to properly offer a custom ROM, the kernel source needs to be…

What is the Xiaomi CC smartphone?

A few days ago the first leak of a new smartphone surfaced that featured the device from the back with a rotating camera, similar to what the ASUS Zenfone 6 has. According to that image, it was a collaboration between Xiaomi and Meitu. Since then, there were multiple reports of this device as well as leaks of other devices: Xiaomi CC9 and Xiaomi CC9e. But exactly is Xiaomi CC and will we see more devices from Meitu? According to multiple…

48 lucky people will test the Redmi K20 Pro [India Only]

Xiaomi will soon launch the Redmi K20 Pro in India and to generate some hype, it will select 48 Mi Explorers that could eventually win the new smartphone. Registration starts today and will only last until the 22nd, so if you qualify, I suggest you head over to their official forum and register. You could be among the 48 people that will receive insights about the device and maybe, eventually, the chance to test it with your own two hands.…

Xiaomi Spain plagiarized an add. The employee responsible was fired

It is not the first time that a company uses the creation of an artist without crediting it, but Xiaomi may have outdone themselves. The Verge reported that XIaomi Spain posted the above add on their social media accounts yesterday. Nothing really out of the ordinary, but that image was made using thee different renders by artist Peter Tarka. Furthermore, two of the original mages were actually commissioned by LG. All the work was done without the author’s permission and…

Xiaomi and Meitu’s first smartphone leaked on Weibo

Xiaomi and Meitu are set to reveal their first smartphone build together in a few weeks. We don’t have an official date yet and final specifications are still unknown, but a leaked poster on Weibo shows part of the device. It is quite interesting and comes with a rotating camera module, similar to the ASUS ZenFone 6. In the image, we can see that the device will have three cameras on the back that will rotate when you want to…