A couple of weeks ago, Xiaomi announced their latest smartphone that came in the form of the Xiaomi Mi Note. This is the company’s latest smartphone along with the slightly more powerful Mi Note Pro, and it looks like the company already has a hit on their hands. According to the reports, it seems that Xiaomi has managed to sell out their first batch of Mi Notes in a matter of minutes.
Unfortunately Xiaomi did not mention how many units they actually sold, but a Xiaomi VP had recently revealed that they had received 220 million reservations, so it is safe to assume that they sold quite a fair bit. This kind of reception to Xiaomi phones isn’t new. Previously we had seen the Chinese company move tens of thousands of smartphones in minutes, sometimes hundreds of thousands. Read full post →Xiaomi Mi Note Sells Out Its First Batch In Minutes
We have been hearing rumors that Samsung could be thinking about ditching the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset from its upcoming Galaxy S6 handset in favor of their own Exynos chipset. The reason? Apparently this is due to alleged overheating issues found in the Snapdragon 810, but if the new rumors are to believed, Samsung’s decision is actually more business than technical.
According to a report from ETNews (via SamMobile), they claim that the reason Samsung has abandoned the Snapdragon 810 is because they want their flagship smartphone to run on its Exynos chipset in a bid to help make it more popular and more mainstream in hopes that they can eventually compete with Qualcomm themselves. Read full post →Samsung’s Decision To Drop Qualcomm Was For Business Reasons [Rumor]