The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is official after being unveiled at an event in China that saw the company reveal two different models of its latest fitness tracker.It's a follow up to the extremely popular and affordable Xiaomi Mi Band 3, but this comes with a few significant upgrades over last year's product.Xiaomi's wearables may not offer all of the top-end tracking tech you'd find in the Fitbit Charge 3 or a Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro, but its products are usually available for a remarkably good price.Below we've put together all of the details we've learnt so far about the Xiaomi Mi Band 4.Xiaomi Mi Band 4 release date and priceWe're starting with the bad news - we don't yet know when you'll be able to buy the Xiaomi Mi Band 4. So far, it's only available in China and those in the country will be able to buy it on June 16.Xiaomi has yet to announce global pricing or availability for the new tracker, but we've asked the company to keep us posted on the latest details and we'll share them once we … [Read more...] about Xiaomi Mi Band 4 release date, price, specs, news and features
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Small battery capacity and in-display fingerprint sensor disappoint Xiaomi's Mi 9 is a pretty decent smartphone for around $500 USD, which should be no surprise coming from Xiaomi. The company routinely puts out some pretty good devices, with the latest specs at a pretty low price. The Mi 9 is not Xiaomi's high-end flagship though, that is saved for the Mi MIX lineup now. The Mi 9 is more of a "safe" phone that anyone can buy, and be happy with. Disclaimer: Android Headlines reviews are designed to cover both the "good" and the "bad" perspectives of all major phones. This was designed to give our readers the good and the bad, separately, instead of it getting lost in the shuffle. This "bad" review focuses on things that would be negative for the Xiaomi Mi 9. If you are specifically interested in the positives of the Xiaomi Mi 9 check out our full good review. The Mi 9 is outfitted with a pretty small capacity battery, especially in 2019. Though, it's important to note that battery … [Read more...] about Xiaomi Mi 9
The Xiaomi Mi 8 was first announced less than a year ago, in late May 2018. In our full review, we noted that the Mi 8 had some impressive hardware, design, and specs for a phone about half the price of most flagship devices. We also mentioned its obvious design similarities to Apple’s iPhone X, which launched several months beforehand. Less than a year later, the Xiaomi Mi 9 has arrived. Let’s look at what’s different between the two.Don’t miss: Xiaomi Mi 9 hands-on Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 8: Design As we mentioned, the Xiaomi Mi 8 looks a lot like the iPhone X, complete with a large display notch on top of the screen — though many phones now look like Apple’s flagships. You get both a glass back and front with this phone, with an aluminum body. It’s not exactly groundbreaking, but it still looks very nice. In comparison, the Xiaomi Mi 9 looks a lot more innovative. It has a glass curved back covered in Gorilla Glass 5, and … [Read more...] about Xiaomi Mi 9 vs Xiaomi Mi 8: Fast track to improvements
Xiaomi has spent much of 2018 waging war on the smartphone industry’s elite on multiple fronts. From entry-level bargains to multi-camera mid-rangers to high-concept, experimental flagships, Xiaomi’s product family is stacked full of options for almost every type of buyer. Editor's PickThese are the best Xiaomi phonesXiaomi has a lot of fantastic phones, and they all offer great value. The company does most of its business in China and India, but it's slowly expanding to Western markets as well. You can … While the Mi Mix 3 sits proudly atop the pile, there’s a bit more competition when it comes to the mantle of Xiaomi’s best affordable flagship.Traditionally, we’ve seen the best of Xiaomi’s numbered Mi series — most recently the Mi 8 Pro — deliver killer specs on a modest budget, but now the company’s offshoot Pocophone brand is taking that ethos even further with its debut handset, the Pocophone F1, which undercuts the Mi 8 … [Read more...] about Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro vs Pocophone F1: Which is better value?
LineageOS is the most popular custom Android ROM, with around two million active installations worldwide. The project recently dropped support for 30 unmaintained phones and tablets, but more devices have now been added in their place. Some of the latest additions and upgrades include the Mi Note 3, Xperia XA2 Ultra, LeEco Le 2, and Xperia Z. Without further ado, here are the newly-supported phones for LineageOS 15.1 Oreo: Xiaomi Mi Note 3 (jason) Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (discovery) And these are the devices updated from LineageOS 14.1 Nougat to 15.1 Oreo (builds aren't available yet for a few): LeEco Le 2 (s2) Sony Xperia ZR (dogo) Sony Xperia ZL (odin) Sony Xperia Tablet Z LTE (pollux) Sony Xperia Tablet Z Wi-Fi (pollux_windy) Sony Xperia Z (yuga) Sony Xperia TX (hayabusa) Sony Xperia SP (huashan) Sony Xperia T (mint) Sony Xperia V (tsubasa) It's always nice to see older phones get a new lease on life — some of these devices are more than six years old. For example, the Sony … [Read more...] about LineageOS 15.1 Oreo adds support for Mi Note 3, Xperia Z, LeEco Le 2, and others