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Xiaomi to raise funding at $40+ billion valuation?

Xiaomi CEO

Xiaomi is talking to several investors to raise significant amount of money that would increase its valuation to anywhere between $40 and $50 billion. The company, which is currently the world’s third-biggest smartphone maker, had a financing round in August 2013 that valued the company at $10 billion. If the so called “Apple of China”…

Xiaomi to make a GoPro-like camera, as well?

Xiaomi to make a GoPro-like camera, as well?

Xiaomi may be looking to enter the “action camera” market currently dominated by GoPro. According to this story at GizChina, the fast-growing handset maker may join HTC and launch such device in the near future. This entire market, the story goes, is described as ripe for the picking and in that sense, we may see…

Xiaomi Mi4 Youth Edition coming soon

Xiaomi Mi4

Xiaomi is preparing to launch a more affordable version of its Mi4 smartphone. In a short Weibo post, the company’s CEO Lei Jun confirmed the news, adding that the “Youth Edition” model will go for as little as 1799 Yuan (about $294). According to GizChina, this model will be launched as a direct rival to…

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 in works?

Xiaomi Mi Band running on the iPhone

Even though the “regular” Xiaomi Mi Band isn’t widely available, the company is already working on its successor. Dubbed Mi Band 2, this device — according to GizChina — will sell for 199 Yuan (about $32), which is $20 more than the original Mi Band. So yes, we would expect that the extra cash was…

Oppo N3, Huawei Honor 4X launching this week

Oppo N3

Two Chinese companies are preparing to announce new phones later this week; Oppo and Huawei will unveil their latest products on October 29th. Oppo will use the opportunity to show us the N3, successor to its N1 swivel-camera phablet. The new model will have a motorized rotating camera and beefed-up specs, including a 5.5-inch screen,…

Black Xiaomi Mi4 coming soon!

Black Xiaomi Mi4

When Xiaomi announced the Mi4, it had two different color variants to show us – white and silver. Now we’re hearing that the black Mi4 is also in works and could be out by the end of this month. According to GizChina, the date is set for October 28th when such version of Xiaomi’s flagship…

Xiaomi unveils Bluetooth game controller

Xiaomi Bluetooth game controller

Xiaomi is going for the gamers with its newly announced Bluetooth game controller. Or that’s semi-announced since the company failed to provide us with details about the device’s availability and pricing. Chances are it will first be released in China with other markets in the region to follow shortly. We also know that the first…

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