Xiaomi Phone 2 Launch Event Looks Like Apple Keynote with Steve Jobs (Video)

August 17th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , , ,

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The Xiaomi Phone 2, the high-end Chinese smartphone that aims to challenge Apple’s iPhone’s market share in China, has announced in Beijing on Thusday. Aesthetically similar to Meizu MX 4-core, the new mobile device features Qualcomm latest quad-core chip, 2 GB RAM and 16GB memory, a 4.3-inch 720p IPS display with the highest pixel density, all at a compellingly super low price point at 1999 yuan (US$310, contract free). We have attended the launch party in Beijing, which is considered to be equivalent to Apple’s keynote event. We have round-up all the highlights of the event, click in to find out how the Xiaomi Phone 2 will shake-up the whole smartphone market in China …
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Exclusive: Official Specification of Second-gen Xiaomi Phone (UPDATE 2)

August 15th, 2012 in , ,

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Our editorial team are now in Beijing covering the launching of 2nd-gen Xiaomi phone. The announcment event is just few hours away and we have spotted some detail info on the final specification of Xiaomi Phone 2. No more rumors here. The Mi-2 will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 quad-core processor running at 1.5 GHz, 4.3inch IPS display with a pixel density of 342PPI, 2GB of RAM, 8 mega-pixel camera and a front 2 mega-pixel camera. It will ship with Android 4.1 jelly bean, treated with the latest MIUI V4 ROM. More info and picture after the break … 
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New Packaging Box for Xiaomi MI-2 Phone Can Withstand 180kg of Weight

August 3rd, 2012 in , ,

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According to Chinese media report, Xiaomi second-gen smartphone will be officially announced on August 16, which is the one anniversary date of MI-one, the first-gen model which sold more than 3 million unit in China. The announcement event will be held in Beijing and it will be open to the public with admission tickets of 200 yuan (US$30) per head. Fans will be able to participate the launching party. The latest rumors reports that the new Xiaomi phone will be China’s first Android 4.1 Jelly Bean phone with quad-core CPU, it may cost only 2499 yuan (US$391) for stand alone device. Meanwhile, the company has teased us some info on the packaging box, it’s eco-friendly, and it’s tough like hell which withstand the weight of 2 adults. The reason for this it sets for a much safer delivery.
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Huawei’s ‘iPad Killer’ MediaPad 10 FHD Tablet May Launch in Late August For Less Than $500

July 17th, 2012 in , , , , ,

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It’s no secret that Android tablet sales have lagged far behind Apple’s iPad. The reason? Price and user experience. Some 10-inch Android tablets cost as much as an iPad, and some of them are painfully slow when it comes to gaming and multitasking. Apparently, Huawei’s upcoming quad-core tablet MediaPad 10 FHD would be something different. It will be powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor along with 2GB of RAM, and it will be available for sale in late August for less than $500.
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Chinese Household Chemical Company Sues Apple For “Snow Leopard” Trademark

July 2nd, 2012 in , , , , , ,

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After Apple settled the “iPad” trademark dispute with Proview, the tech giant is facing another trademark lawsuit from a Chinese household chemical company called “Jiangsu Xuebao“. This Chinese company has resigstered the trademark of the Chinese translation of “Snow Leopard”“Xuebao (雪豹)” for electrical equipment production in 2000 (the same year that Proview registered the IPAD trademark), and they claimed Apple’s Mac OS X “Snow Leopard” has violated the trademark of “Xuebao (雪豹)”.
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