Xiaomi Stories October 19
Xiaomi demos 80W wireless charging that can fill 4,000mAh battery in just 19 minutes
Fast-charging tech has become a battleground in recent years as speeds and battery sizes have ballooned. Xiaomi is fighting back against the likes of Oppo and OnePlus with the announcement of more efficient 80W wireless charging that can top up a 4,000mAh cell in just 19 minutes.
Xiaomi Stories October 12
Samsung expects UWB to be as big as Bluetooth, Xiaomi shows how it improves the smart home
Something you might not know about recent Samsung smartphones such as the Note 20 Ultra and Galaxy Z Fold 2 is that they include a special UWB — ultra-wideband — radio. That special signal can let one Samsung phone know where another device using the same tech is. Now, Samsung has announced wider adoption of that tech while Xiaomi is showing us what UWB is capable of.
Xiaomi Stories October 2
Xiaomi Mi Home app lets you add smart home tech to the Android 11 power menu
One of the best new features to come with the Android 11 update has to be the quick power menu smart home controls and toggles. Not many services yet support the quick toggles but for those with the Xiaomi Mi Home app you should be able to take advantage of toggles within the Android 11 power menu.
Xiaomi Stories September 30
Xiaomi launches its first Google Assistant-powered smart speaker w/ $50 price
Xiaomi has now quietly launched the Mi Smart Smart Speaker in India — its first-ever Google Assistant-powered smart speaker.
Xiaomi Stories September 8
For the past few years, Xiaomi has been one of the few sellers of Android TV set-top boxes in the United States and, this year, the company is finally delivering something that so many asked for — a streaming stick. One of the first Android TV-based streaming sticks has arrived with the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick, but is it any good?