New 3-Axis Shooting Stabilizer announced from Xiaomi

By Staff Writer 24 April 2017

Forget the selfie-stick, what you really want is a 3-Axis Shooting Stabilizer, and you’re in luck, since Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi just launched one. FULL STORY >


Xiaomi unveils highly specced Mi6 in Beijing

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 19 April 2017

The Chinese company's latest flagship boasts a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, dual camera and design reminiscent of the Galaxy S6. FULL STORY >


Xiaomi Mi6 slated to debut on 19 April

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 12 April 2017

The Chinese manufacturer may have opted to forego a flagship release at MWC 17, but the Mi6 will still be unveiled this year, debuting next week in fact. FULL STORY >


Top 5 Flagship smartphones of 2016

By Staff Writer 15 December 2016

If you want an uncompromised experience, the flagship smartphone space is where it's at. This year, the usual brands featured, along with a couple surprise additions. FULL STORY >


Top 5 phablets of 2016

By Staff Writer 15 December 2016

No longer only about screen real estate, this year phablets showed that they're equally adept at multitasking as their smartphone counterparts are. These five stood out from the pack. FULL STORY >


Top 5 entry-level smartphones of 2016

By Staff Writer 15 December 2016

For cost-savvy consumers, a good smartphone these days is not hard to come by. These five low cost entry-level candidates, however, worked a bit harder to get noticed during 2016. FULL STORY >


Xiaomi Mi Max

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 November 2016

At 6.44", the Mi Max is close to tablet territory. Luckily, this phablet is not simply about the screen real estate, but also packs some solid specs in a relatively low cost package. FULL STORY >


4 things to like about the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3

By Mike Joubert 19 August 2016

R3 800 can't buy you a whole lot of phone in the midrange market these days, but Xiaomi has come up with a phablet that looks smart, performs well and offers excellent value for money. FULL STORY >


Xiaomi's first foray into notebooks, the Mi Notebook Air, looks awfully familiar

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 July 2016

The first notebook produced by the Chinese manufacturer, Xiaomi's MacBook look-a-like Mi Notebook Air could very well take on Apple's MBA offering. FULL STORY >


Xiaomi Mi5

By Mike Joubert 3 June 2016

Stylish and filled with great specs - for R8000? Xiaomi has themselves a winner with the Mi5 (but it's still a bit buggy). FULL STORY >


Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 – Top Features

By Mike Joubert 24 March 2016

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 has a number of things going for it, especially its competitive retail price of R3 000. Here are seven of the Redmi Note 2’s best features, but also its worst. FULL STORY >


Redmi Note 2 launches in South Africa at R2 999

By Staff Writer 17 February 2016

Hitting online retailers later this week, Xiaomi's Redmi Note 2 phablet lands in South Africa for R2 999. FULL STORY >


2015 not a great one for smartphones as market slows down - Juniper Research

By Staff Writer 2 February 2016

Mobile analyst firm Juniper Research has put last year in perspective by releasing its Q4 and full year smartphone market assessment for 2015. From what can be gained, it wasn’t the best one for manufacturers. FULL STORY >


Xiaomi Mi 4

By Mike Joubert 18 January 2016

At the tail-end of last year, Chinese company Xiaomi entered the country. We review their top offering - the Mi 4. FULL STORY >


Chinese smartphone sales shrink for first time in six years says IDC

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 May 2015

Having shown a steady increase for the past six years, IDC reports that smartphone sales in China have declined during Q1 2015. FULL STORY >

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