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Best alternatives to the iPhone 6s Plus

Best alternatives to the iPhone 6s Plus

posted: 10 Sep 2015, 09:29

Well, folks, after Apple's supersized iPhone 6 Plus turned out to be a successful endeavor, it only makes sense that Apple would re-introduce the form factor with the iPhone 6s Plus. But, of course, it's not the end-all be-all of phablets, and while...

Samsung's Note5 emerges victorious from our blind comparison, smacks the iPhone 6 Plus on the head

Samsung's Note5 emerges victorious from our blind comparison, smacks the iPhone 6 Plus on the head

posted: 24 Aug 2015, 08:10

Last Thursday, we finally had enough time to sit down and pull some photos taken by the Samsung's super-phablet, the Note5, and mix them with identical snaps produced by competing...

Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy Note 4, Xiaomi Mi Note Pro blind camera comparison, part 1: vote for the best phone

Samsung Galaxy Note5 vs iPhone 6 Plus, Galaxy Note 4, Xiaomi Mi Note Pro blind camera comparison, part 1: vote for the best phone

posted: 20 Aug 2015, 15:59

Although it has been only a week since the Samsung Galaxy Note5 got announced, we've grown quite familiar with it by now. After all, we've already...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro unboxing

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro unboxing

posted: 14 Aug 2015, 17:47

It’s a rare occurrence for DHL to come knocking at our door asking for our signature for a package, but when that happens, we know that whatever it is traveled a long way to get to us. Well, that’s the case today as we finally got in the super-spec’d Xiaomi Mi Note...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro poll results: Note 4 still THE phablet

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro poll results: Note 4 still THE phablet

posted: 02 Aug 2015, 13:00

A little over a week ago, we asked the PhoneArena readers to vote between the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro in a battle for phablet supremacy. We're now ready to share the results...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro: vote for the better phablet!

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Xiaomi Mi Note Pro: vote for the better phablet!

posted: 24 Jul 2015, 10:49

Although the Galaxy Note 5's launch is just a few weeks ahead, the Galaxy Note 4 is still Samsung's most current phablet, and arguably one of its best inventions ever. However, Xiaomi made quite a splash on the...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro successor may run with MediaTek's deca-core SoC

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro successor may run with MediaTek's deca-core SoC

posted: 19 May 2015, 08:31

Xiaomi has its eyes on MediaTek's mind-blowing 10-core Helio X20 processor for its next fleet of flagship mobile devices, set to release later in the year...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro suffering from overheating issues; phablet is equipped with Snapdragon 810 SoC (UPDATE)

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro suffering from overheating issues; phablet is equipped with Snapdragon 810 SoC (UPDATE)

posted: 14 May 2015, 08:38

Some users of the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro are complaining that the phablet has been overheating. That might not sound terribly surprising considering that the device is powered...

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro finally goes on sale (in China), Mi 4i launches outside of India

Xiaomi Mi Note Pro finally goes on sale (in China), Mi 4i launches outside of India

posted: 12 May 2015, 06:17

The Mi Note Pro - Xiaomi's first smartphone to feature a Quad HD display and 4 GB of RAM - costs less than $500 unlocked. As for the Mi 4i, this is a very affordable, yet well-equipped handset...

Evolutionary changes - how 2015's Android flagships pushed innovation without being revolutionary

Evolutionary changes - how 2015's Android flagships pushed innovation without being revolutionary

posted: 08 May 2015, 06:48

As if it were yesterday when we wished you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Yet, we look around and it's May already! In four short months, we ended up in a pile of flagship Android...

Beastly Xiaomi Mi Note Pro available for pre-orders priced at $480 USD; phablet ships next week

Beastly Xiaomi Mi Note Pro available for pre-orders priced at $480 USD; phablet ships next week

posted: 06 May 2015, 09:37

The most impressively spec'd phone in Xiaomi's line-up, the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, is now available for pre-orders in China priced at the equivalent of $480 USD. That is about $50 USD less...

Best in class - the flagship Android smartphones of 2015's first half

Best in class - the flagship Android smartphones of 2015's first half

posted: 30 Apr 2015, 09:42

No amount of industry analysts spelling gloom and doom with their "high-end market saturation" talks could keep the likes of Samsung, LG, HTC, Huawei, Sony, Xiaomi from merrily unveiling their proudest handset creations...

Pre-orders for Xiaomi Mi Note Pro with 4GB of RAM to begin on May 6th

Pre-orders for Xiaomi Mi Note Pro with 4GB of RAM to begin on May 6th

posted: 16 Apr 2015, 08:47

Those waiting for Xiaomi's most powerfully spec'd handset, the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro, should circle May 6th on their calendar. That is the date when the handset will start to be available for pre-orders. Xiaomi CEO Lei...

Top-shelf Xiaomi Mi Note Pro gets certified by TENAA in China

Top-shelf Xiaomi Mi Note Pro gets certified by TENAA in China

posted: 13 Apr 2015, 12:19

The Xiaomi Mi Note Pro phablet has now been certified by TENAA, China's equivalent of the FCC. The device could be unveiled as soon as Wednesday. Introduced in January along with the lower spec'd Xiaomi Mi Note, the Mi Note...

Xiaomi planning a marketing assault on Apple iPhone users?

Xiaomi planning a marketing assault on Apple iPhone users?

posted: 24 Jan 2015, 10:18

Xiaomi, known as China's Apple, is working feverishly to become the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Last year, the company more than tripled its handset shipments to 61.1 million units. And the recent unveiling of...

Xiaomi might ship up to 15 million Mi Notes this year

Xiaomi might ship up to 15 million Mi Notes this year

posted: 19 Jan 2015, 23:18

Xiaomi's Mi Note and Mi Note Pro are the company's latest flagship smartphones, and will compete with Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, and others...

Photos of the Xiaomi Mi Note disassembled showcase flagship-like inner beauty

Photos of the Xiaomi Mi Note disassembled showcase flagship-like inner beauty

posted: 19 Jan 2015, 04:35

Want to have a look at the Xiaomi Mi Note's beautiful insides? Come, take a peek - you won't be disappointed!Here are the naturalistic, raw photos of the brutal aftermath...

Xiaomi's Hugo Barra:

Xiaomi's Hugo Barra: "We've been copied more than any other Chinese company"

posted: 16 Jan 2015, 06:19

Xiaomi made quite the headlines yesterday and one-upped the competition, as it announced the world's first smartphone with both a Snapdragon 810 chipset and 4GB of RAM aboard (the Xiaomi Mi Note Pro), as well...

Despite issues, Qualcomm will ship the Snapdragon 810 to Xiaomi and LG on time

Despite issues, Qualcomm will ship the Snapdragon 810 to Xiaomi and LG on time

posted: 16 Jan 2015, 05:26

Despite problems affecting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, there is speculation that the chip is currently in mass production. This is based on a pair of handsets announced by LG and Xiaomi that will each feature...

11 features that could have made the Xiaomi Mi Note & Mi Note Pro better

11 features that could have made the Xiaomi Mi Note & Mi Note Pro better

posted: 15 Jan 2015, 10:09

Being stuffed to the brim with premium technology and features, the Mi Note/Pro devices are hard to find fault within. But there's always more a smartphone enthusiast can ask for from manufacturers...

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