Xiaomi propels its own smart glasses, obviously

Xiaomi is challenging Facebook in the wearables field by launching its own smart glasses. The gadget will not just be equipped for taking photographs, yet additionally of showing messages and notifications, making calls, giving navigation and translating text right in real time in front of your eyes. Like Facebook, Xiaomi is likewise putting accentuation on the gadget’s lightness notwithstanding its features. At 51 grams, however, it’s a bit heavier than the social network’s Ray-Ban Stories. What’s more, the glasses additionally has an indicator light that shows when the 5-megapixel camera is being used.

Xiaomi’s Smart Glasses are powered by a quad-core ARM processor and run on Android. They additionally use MicroLED imaging technology, which is known for having a higher splendor and longer life expectancy than OLED. The organization says the technology has a more straightforward structure that empowered it to make a reduced display with individual pixels sized at 4μm. You will not have the option to see the pictures you take in color, however — Xiaomi says it picked to utilize a monochrome display solution “to allow sufficient light to pass through complicated optical structures.”

Its smart glasses will not be only a second screen for your phone, as per Xiaomi. It’s independently capable of some things, for example, selecting the most important notifications to show you, including smart home alarms and messages from significant contacts. The gadget’s navigation capability can display maps and directions before your eyes. It can likewise show you the number of whoever’s at present calling your phone, and you can accept the call using the smart glasses’ worked-in mic and speakers.

That mic will actually want to get speech, too, which Xiaomi’s proprietary translating algorithm can translate in real time. The glasses’ translation feature likewise works’ on written text and text on photographs captures through its camera. Lamentably, the organization presently can’t seem to declare a cost or a launch date for the glasses, however we’ll keep you updated when it does.


Xiaomi Mi 11 is at long last stepping outside China one week from now

Xiaomi has apparently begun sending out media invites for the global launch of the Mi 11. As per TechRadar, the Snapdragon 888 flagship will be reported in Europe on February 8 at 1 PM CET (7 AM ET).

The date appears to be about right since we likewise heard gossip about it on the Xiaomiui Telegram channel yesterday. The organization is additionally prodding something on its Twitter account, demonstrating that the authority date declaration could be out very soon.

The Mi 11 was the first phone to launch with Qualcomm’s most recent flagship processor. In any case, its global launch comes after that of the Samsung Galaxy S21 series which went on open sale today.

Despite the fact that Xiaomi has just reported one phone under the Mi 11 moniker till now, it’s accepted that we’ll likewise get the Mi 11 Pro and Mi 11 Lite sooner or in the not so distant future. The previous was even seen in Xiaomi’s code for MIUI 12’s Gallery application.

Will Xiaomi launch the two additional models close by the regular Mi 11 on February 8? All things considered, that is anybody’s guess. The organization is being tight-lipped about it, yet we won’t need to stand by long to discover.

Up to that point, you can find out about the Mi 11 here. The flagship phone won’t have numerous competitors when it lands in Europe. It’ll additionally give the region its first taste of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chip since Samsung is just selling Exynos models of the Galaxy S21 series there.


Xiaomi’s ‘Air Charge’ technology operates more than a few meters

Xiaomi has declared “Mi Air Charge Technology,” a wireless charging system that the organization claims can charge gadgets “within a radius of several meters.” Multiple gadgets can be charged at 5W simultaneously, as indicated by Xiaomi, and physical obstacles clearly don’t diminish charging productivity.

Xiaomi says the technology will likewise work with smartwatches and fitness bracelets. Another goal is to make “living rooms truly wireless,” with speakers, lamps, and smart home gadgets all being powered by a similar remote system. A Xiaomi agent affirms to The Verge, notwithstanding, that no commercial products will incorporate the technology this year, and declined to give a time span to release.

Obviously, you ought to be doubtful about the possibilities of this technology making it to market until proof proposes in any case. Organizations like Energous have been making declarations about “truly wireless charging” at CES and beyond for several years, yet the technology is yet to acquire serious traction. Xiaomi has shown wireless charging engineering breakthroughs before, in any case, and has the upside of claiming a colossal hardware ecosystem that it could theoretically use.


Xiaomi sells 350,000 Mi 11 units in only five minutes

Before the end of last month, Xiaomi took the wraps off the Mi 11, the world’s first cell phone to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 chipset. Today the organization had its first sale of the gadget in its home market of China, and it would seem that it was a resonating achievement.

Xiaomi managed to sell more than 350,000 Mi 11 units in only five minutes. The complete estimation of those surpassed CNY 1.5 billion. We’re assuming individuals in China have been persuaded by the phone’s astonishing specs to price ratio and we’re trusting Xiaomi launches it in different nations very soon.

The Mi 11 has a 6.81-inch 1440p 120 Hz AMOLED touchscreen that got an A+ rating from DisplayMate, a triple back camera setup with a 108 MP main shooter, a 13 MP ultrawide, and a 5 MP macro cam, a 20 MP selfie shooter embedded in the screen’s punch-hole, 8/12 GB of RAM, 128/256GB of storage, and a 4,600 mAh battery with 55W fast wired charging and 50W fast wireless charging. The Mi 11 runs Android 11 with MIUI 12.5 on top.


Xiaomi affirms the Poco F2 is in transit

The first Xiaomi-created Pocophone was a surprise hit when it launched in 2018, offering nearly all that you would anticipate from a flagship phone at a ~$300 price point (however it didn’t generally work in the United States). More phones have been released under the Poco brand from that point forward, yet there hasn’t been a direct sequel to the original F1. Gossipy tidbits about a potential Poco F2 have been coursing for some time, and now Xiaomi has affirmed it’s in transit.

The Twitter represent Poco in India published a promotional video on December 31st, generally serving as a review about the brand in 2020. Notwithstanding, close to the end of the video (around 0:44), “The F2” flashes on-screen for a brief second. This gives off an impression of being the first time Xiaomi/Poco has authoritatively recognized that a Poco F2 is in progress, however, the Poco F2 Pro was released a year ago.

There isn’t much else in the method of affirmed data at this moment, however different leaks point to the F2 having a Snapdragon 732G chipset, four back cameras, a 120Hz AMOLED screen, 4,250mAh battery, and NFC support. The first Poco F1 remarkably needed NFC, in the same way as other of the other budget phones Xiaomi has created over the past few years.


Xiaomi Mi 11 declared with Snapdragon 888 and 120Hz OLED display

Xiaomi has declared their new flagship for 2021: the Mi 11. The Chinese variant of the phone sports a modified design and redesigned specs that give a decent gander at the sort of high-end features top Android phones will deliver with in the coming year, as indicated by AnandTech. There will undoubtedly be a few changes to the European and global versions of the Mi 11, yet until further notice, this is an early look into what’s probably going to be 2021’s first significant Android flagship.

The progressions to the design of the Mi 11 in contrast with the Mi 10 seem minor. From the front, the display is somewhat bigger at 6.81-inches in comparison to the Mi 10’s 6.67-inch screen. That additional space appears to have come from shrinking the bezels of the gadget (always welcome), while expanding the height and keeping up the curved sides and hole-punch camera on the front.

What’s all the more energizing is the 3200×1440 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate on the new OLED display, two features that have fast become absolute necessities on modern flagships, however obviously they’re woefully missed on the most recent iPhones. In another notable difference, the Mi 11 will likewise feature an under-display fingerprint sensor.

The rear of the Mi 11 holds the more visible changes. The iPhone X-esque vertical camera “pill” of the Mi 10 is gone, and in it’s place is a thin glass “layer cake.” The Mi 11 features three back cameras: a 108-megapixel main sensor, a five-megapixel telephoto, and a 13 megapixel ultra-wide. The Mi 11 likewise has faster 50W wireless charging (already on the Mi 10 Pro) to combine with its 4600mAh battery.

Moving from the battery to the rest of the internals, the Mi 11 is controlled by the Snapdragon 888 and offers either 8GB or 12GB of RAM. Storage begins at 128GB or 256GB, which is shockingly still liberal in the cell phone world. Like most new cell phones, the Mi 11 additionally has Wi-Fi 6 and support for 5G. Notably missing from the Mi 11 is a charging block. The CEO of Xiaomi, Lei Jun, affirmed the Mi 11 will continue in Apple and (supposedly) Samsung’s footsteps in eliminating the charging block from the case for environmental and cost-saving reasons.

The Chinese version of the Xiaomi Mi 11 is accessible for pre-order today, and will begin transporting January 1st. The cost for the entry level 8GB RAM/128GB of storage model is listed at ¥3999.00 (around $611).


Redmi’s first smartwatch declared for $45

Xiaomi’s budget sub-brand Redmi has never released a smartwatch, and its first entry ends up being what you’d anticipate: a pretty unsuitable design at a pretty attractive cost. The Redmi Watch just launched in China for 299 yuan, or about $45.

The watch has a 1.4-inch rectangular display with curved glass, and it comes in black, white, and blue color variants. The silicone strap is accessible in black, white, blue, green, and pink. There’s a single button on the watch, with all that else being taken care of by the touchscreen or the Mi Fit application on a paired cell phone.

Different specs incorporate NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, a heart rate monitor, and waterproofing up to 50m. Xiaomi claims that battery life will be useful for as long as 7 days, or 12 days in the event that you use a power-saving mode. The UI and watch faces make heavy use of black backgrounds, much the same as the Apple Watch, however at this value you can’t expect an OLED display.

The watch will go on sale in China on December first, however it might come to different markets — incorporating the US — in a marginally changed form. XDA Developers recently uncovered an FCC listing for an apparently close indistinguishable watch called the Mi Watch Lite, which actually hasn’t been released.


Xiaomi MI A4 may not show up as the organization is leaving Android One

In 2014, Google offered the world Android One. The idea of ​​the program was basic – to make moderate gadgets dependent on stock Android and satisfy them with speedy updates. What’s more, presently, four years after the declaration, the program is for all intents and purposes dead and basically nobody is interested in its development.

Among the individuals who got the thought with the arrival of gadgets within the structure of Android One was Xiaomi. Its Xiaomi Mi A1 in 2017 delighted in great prominence. What’s more, the possibility of ​​releasing cell phones on “pure” Android went to the preferring of clients. In addition, there are significantly a greater number of supporters of the stock system than MIUI.

At once, the organization composed a study of clients, in which it welcomed them to decide in favor of MIUI 11 or “stock” Android. What’s more, as it turned out, 57 percent might want to see an untouched version of the green robot on Xiaomi cell phones. The organization chose to expel the aftereffects of the vote so as not to bargain its own interface. Be that as it may, it tuned in to the goals of clients by releasing a sequel: Xiaomi Mi A2, Xiaomi Mi A3 and Xiaomi Mi A3 Lite.

2020 should be set apart by the arrival of the Xiaomi Mi A4, yet an ever increasing number of expectations are being made that the Xiaomi Mi A3 may never discover a replacement.

Today, various news sources circled the news that the organization is halting the formation of gadgets within the Android One program. The Android One project has outlasted its value and a couple of makers are keen on it. This by implication affirms the deserting of the line by the way that until today there are no bits of gossip or leaks about Xiaomi Mi A4.