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Xiaomi Notebook Air 13 Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB specs

Full specifications and features of the 13 inch ultrabook Xiaomi Notebook Air 13 Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB

I've said it before and I still think that the future of computing is in reliable and well equipped ultrabooks, rather than in tablets. Today I will be taking a closer look at the specifications of a very popular Chinese ultra-portable laptop by Xiaomi - the Notebook Air 13 with Win10 i5-7200U Dual Core 8G/256GB. Here are they:
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Xiaomi Mi TV 3S 4K Smart TVs – 55’’ and 65’’

Xiaomi Mi TV 3S 4K Smart TVs specifications – 55’’ and 65’’ 

Up until recently, the Chinese market for 4K TVs was dominated by second-rate manufacturers and low-budget models. That is, until the smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi announced their range of 4k Smart TVs with amazing quality, boosted specs and very reasonable price.
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Xiaomi Redmi 4A - the best midrange Android smartphone on the market?

Is the Xiaomi Redmi 4A the best midrange Android smartphone on the market today? Lets find out in the following consumer overview 

Xiaomi Redmi 4A smartphone

The latest model of Xiaomi -  Redmi 4A smartphone was launched in November 2016. The phone features a 5.00-inch touchscreen display and is powered by 1.4GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor.

The Redmi 4A comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256 GB via a microSD card (using the slot for the second SIM card). Xiaomi Redmi 4A packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

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The Redmi 4A runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3120mAh non-removable battery. The measurements are 139.50 x 70.40 x 8.50 and it weighs 131.50 g
The Xiaomi Redmi 4A is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

BODYDimensions139.5 x 70.4 x 8.5 mm (5.49 x 2.77 x 0.33 in)
Weight131.5 g (4.66oz)
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size5.0 inches (~70.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels (~294ppipixel density)
OSAndroid OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Card slotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
Internal16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Primary13 MP, f/2.2, autofocus, LED flash
FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
Secondary5 MP, f/2.2
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetoothv4.1, A2DP, LE
FEATURESSensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Non-removable Li-Ion 3120mAhbattery

Xiaomi sales in China shrank by 38 percent during the quarter
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Xiaomi sales in China shrank by 38 percent during the quarter

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi notes 38% drop in sales in China in the second quarter, while Huawei Technologies took first place in the biggest market in the world, writes Bloomberg.

Xiaomi has sold the country's 10.5 million. Smartphones during the period, which is less than 17.1 million. Units that sold in the same quarter a year earlier, according to research firm International Data Corp. This makes the company the fourth largest player in the market after Huawei, OPPO and Vivo.

The Chinese market has become increasingly competitive as local smartphone manufacturers improved quality, design and advertising, putting pressure on world leaders Apple and Samsung Electronics.

Apple's sales in China shrank by 32 percent in the second quarter and the manufacturer of the iPhone is now in fifth position in the market, according to IDC.

According to research firm Huawei and OPPO have raised forces, they have focused on one or two key elements. Huawei bet on camera Leica, while OPPO - technology for fast charging.

Global sales of Apple's expected to fall in 2016 as the company continues to face problems of its largest overseas market, Canalys said in a separate report.
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Smart bracelet Xiaomi Mi Band 2 consumer video test and overview

Smart bracelet Xiaomi Mi Band 2 specifications, consumer video test and overview

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 consumer video test and overview
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 smart bracelet
The most significant upgrade to the second generation Mi Band is the presence of OLED display. It can be seen a lot of information unlike previous models that rely only on application for smartphones. The new Mi Band you can check your heart rate, time, distance, calories burned, remaining battery in the device, etc. directly from the screen.

From inside Mi Band 2 also has improvements - a new hardware platform where the algorithm at the foot pod is a new and - effectively take into account whether you are walking or are at rest. Thus, the accuracy of the enumeration of the steps is greatly improved. Moreover bracelet keeps alert for incoming calls and text messages to unlock the phone alarms 7 different types of reminders and all these details can be displayed on the screen. Xiaomi said to have made improvements in tracking the quality of sleep.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 consumer video test

Mi Band 2 comes with a new bracelet made of a material that does not irritate the skin. Furthermore, because there already screen, the company has decided to increase the battery capacity by 55%, which means that this fitness bracelet you can use up to 20 days on a single charge.

Couple other gadgets in that category that I find interesting are the Excelvan GV18 Bluetooth smartwatch and the Excelvan Pai smartwatch bracelet.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 review


Here are the full specifications listed on Mi Band 2:
1 / 0.42-inch OLED display (scratch resistant) with low power consumption.
2 / Round button, which when clicked displays the time, heart rate, driven steps, etc.
3 / New algorithm in the reporting of the steps taken to improve the accuracy otbroyavenate them in the process of walking and not reported at rest.
4 / ADI Motion sensor, which measures the heart rate more effectively.
5 / Vibrating alert stuck in a place that reminds you to take a walk when left idle for a long time.
7 / More precisely record the quality of sleep, including deep sleep and light sleep.
8 / Show time or mileage steps the display when you move my hand.
9 / bracelet made of environmentally friendly material that does not irritate the skin.
10/7 g ultralight body.
11 / Unlock your smartphone by using the Mi Band 2.
12 / Flag vibration for calls and messages.
13 / Bluetooth 4.0 LE.
14 / IP67 waterproof and dustproof housing.
15 / New non-slip body.
16/20 days of battery life on a single charge.
17 / Renewed Mi Fit 2.0 app with optimized user interface that gives more statistics.
18 / black, blue, green and orange bracelet.

Price info

This Xiaomi Mi Band 2 smart bracelet is actually quite cheap. It is offered at around $40-45 which is a great deal for such little and yet capable gadget.

I would also recommend you to check the cheap Xiaomi Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 speaker.
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Xiaomi Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 speaker - specs and quick review

Portable Original Xiaomi Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 Speaker Mini Handsfree Call USB Amplifier Stereo Sound Box

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Today, at out consumer blog we will take a closer look at one of the affordable Bluetooth speakers offered on the tech market - the Xiaomi Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 speaker.

We chose this particular speaker as it received pretty good feedback from customers who bought it and according to most of the comments it delivers very good sound which added to the low price of just around $22 makes it one of the top choices in the segment.
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