Xiaomi

MIUI ROM for Nexus 7 2013 strengthens tablet rumors

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has just released on official Android ROM for the Nexus 7 2013 running its MIUI custom interface. While that might actually be somewhat of a non-event, considering how many unofficial MIUI ROMs there are floating around, this official ROM might be a solid indicator that Xiaomi is indeed preparing its first Android tablet.

Xiaomi sold 18.7 million handsets in 2013, almost double what they shipped in 2012

If you thought earnings from the likes of Samsung were impressive, we’d like to point you to Xiaomi. The Chinese carrier sold 18.7 million smartphones in 2013, a 160% increase form 2012. December alone saw the company selling 3.2 million handsets, helping to annihilate their aim of 15 million. While they don’t hold a candle to Samsung’s incredible dominance, it’s important to keep in mind Xiaomi is basically limited to China right now, and has only been in business since 2011.

Xiaomi image leak tips “Magic Cube” modular phone setup

There has been a bit of talk of modular phones recently. In this case we are looking towards Motorola and Project Ara, though it looks like they may not be the only company pursuing this path. Details coming from a recently posted image suggest that Xiaomi may be following in their footsteps. The image mentioned something called Magic Cube and similar to Ara, it appears as if users will be able to swap parts in and out.
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