Xiaomi said Mi Music app was unavailable on the Play Store because of ‘technical issues’

Update 08/08/2023 3:15 PM IST: The company said that the Mi Music app was unavailable due to “technical issues.” The app is now available to download for users again. The headline is updat

Smartphone shipments continue to decline as secondhand and premium markets thrives

The smartphone market has been in decline for the last few quarters, and that’s not surprising given global economic conditions. Reports from analytics firms Counterpoint and Canalys suggest tha

Tiki, a popular short video app in India, to shut down

Tiki, a short-form video app, is set to cease operations in India on June 27, the latest addition to a growing roster of businesses that have faltered in their attempts to cash in on the void created

Xiaomi unveils lightweight AR glasses with ‘retina-level’ display

While the chatter around the metaverse has slowed down, both social media companies and phone manufacturers have been experimenting with tech that could lead to commercial AR glasses. At the Mobile Wo

Oppo, Vivo and Xiaomi are bringing satellite communication to their devices through Qualcomm

Qualcomm announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) that multiple phone makers, including Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Motorola, Nothing and Honor, are bringing satellite communication capabilities to their

Xiaomi’s 13 Pro flagship has a 1-inch sensor

The Xiaomi 13 Pro flagship made a global debut today at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. With this device — which was launched in China in December — the company is banking on a one-inch

Xiaomi’s short-video app Zili is shutting down next month

Xiaomi’s India business has faced some significant knocks in the last year, and in the latest development, the handset giant is killing off Zili, one of its popular consumer apps. The short-form

Is Xiaomi’s shine dimming in India?

Xiaomi — the company that originally made its name as “the Apple of China” — broke out of its home market and became a household name in India shortly after its debut in 2014. Its init

Manu Jain, Xiaomi exec who set up and scaled India business, leaves

Manu Jain, the executive who helped Xiaomi set up and scale business in India, has left the company, he said Monday, joining a long list of high-profile departures at the local unit that is increasing

Xiaomi’s India chief business officer quits amid growing scrutiny

Xiaomi’s chief business officer in India has resigned as the Chinese smartphone giant faces regulatory pressure and intense scrutiny from the Indian government and sees growing competition from

Xiaomi winds down financial services business in India

Xiaomi has quietly discontinued its financial services in India, less than three years after launching payment and lending apps in the key global market, two sources familiar with the matter told Tech

China’s smartphone shipments slumped 23% in Jan-Aug

Smartphone shipment is often seen as the bellwether of China’s consumer spending, and right now, the picture isn’t very rosy. The world’s largest market for smartphones shipped 175.1

Xiaomi’s latest flagship has a 200-megapixel sensor — so don’t think spec race is over

Xiaomi just launched the 12T Pro, a flagship with a 200-megapixel main camera. The company is using Samsung’s HP1 sensor with a base pixel size of 0.64μm and f/1.69 aperture. The sensor, which

Meet Xiaomi’s new humanoid robot, CyberOne

Long gone are the days when a consumer electronics company could simply announce a phone and call it a day. At this morning’s big launch event in Beijing, Xiaomi followed up its foldable news by han

Xiaomi’s new foldable is thinner than Samsung’s and only available in China

A day after Samsung announced a pair of foldable devices, Xiaomi launched its second-gen foldable, Mix Fold 2, in China. The new phone sports a 6.56-inch outer display, 8.02-inch inner display and a L

Luminar to invest in Geely-affiliated Ecarx, eyes China market

Luminar, the Florida-based lidar company that went public via SPAC in 2020, has formed a close alliance with an auto behemoth in China. It’s making a strategic investment of an undisclosed amoun

Daily Crunch: VW Group changes drivers — CEO Scott Keogh shifts to launch Scout EV brand

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Xiaomi says it has shipped over 200 million smartphones in India amid crackdown

Xiaomi said on Wednesday it has shipped over 200 million smartphones in India to date, demonstrating just how large of a presence it has marked in the world’s second-largest phone market in just eig

India says Oppo’s local unit evaded $550 million in import tax

India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, part of the country’s finance ministry, said on Wednesday phone-maker Oppo’s India unit evaded customs duty of $550 million, following si

China says closely following India’s raid of Vivo, warns of chilling impact on business confidence

China’s embassy in India has criticized Indian authorities in a statement for “frequent investigations” into local units of Chinese firms and warned that such moves “impede the
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