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The ASA May Investigate Xiaomi’s £1 Flash Sale

At the end of last week, in conjunction with its UK launch, Chinese phone maker Xiaomi launched a sale that seemed too good to be true. It was offering some new smartphones for a mere £1, a story that got picked up by all sorts of people - including us. Turns out it may well have been too good to be true, and the Advertising Standards Authority has received at least one complaint about the promotion as a result. Read More >>

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Xiaomi’s UK Launch Extravaganza Continues With £1 Smartphone Sales

Xiaomi is here in the UK, and it really wants you to buy its stuff. Obviously, because getting people into its ecosystem is how it makes most of its money. So to try and get its phones into the hands of the people, and drum up some publicity, it's launched some flash sales that have a range of phones available for just £1. Read More >>

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Three Will Stock Xiaomi’s Mi 8, Redmi 6A, and Band 3 From Tomorrow

We've known for a while that Xiaomi had partnered with Three to bring its devices to the UK, alongside opening up its own store, but now we've finally learnt which devices will be coming to the network. Three has confirmed that it will be exclusively stocking the Mi 8, discount RedMi 6A, and the new Xiaomi Band 3. Read More >>

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Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro Review: A Lot of Phone for a Little Price

Xiaomi is probably not a brand name that means much to you – at least at the minute. The Chinese company has just officially launched in the UK , so it’s a name you can expect to start seeing more of. Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro is their latest handset, and it's being released here before any other country that isn't called China. Oh, and it has specs to rival leading brands’ flagship handsets – but without a known name emblazoned on the back. The Mi 8 Pro also happens to be much more reasonably priced: £499, in fact. Read More >>

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Everything You Need to Know About Xiaomi’s UK Launch

Today's the day people, the day Xiaomi extends its European operations and brings its phone to the UK. Officially anyway, meaning you don't need to go to a possibly-sketchy importer to get yourself one of the company's low-cost handsets. Here's everything we know about the launch, and where you can get a Xiaomi phone. Read More >>

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Xiaomi’s AirPods Rivals Are Under £25

If you're not already psyched for Chinese superbrand Xiaomi's launch into the UK this Thursday, this should get you there. They've announced their rival to Apple AirPods, called AirDots (subtle), and they cost.... 199 Yuan. That's about £22. Read More >>

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Three Will be Stocking Xiaomi Devices From 9th November

Last week we got news that Xiaomi was moving forward with its long-awaited UK launch, with the promise that it will be arriving here on 10th November. Not just that, it would be opening up its own dedicated store where people can go in to see Xiaomi devices in the flesh. Much like those used by Apple and Samsung. Today we've found out that Xiaomi will also be partnering with Three, with devices going on sale on 9th November. Read More >>

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Xiaomi is Officially Coming to the UK

Great news for UK smartphone fans: we're getting one of the world's biggest tech brands, which until now hasn't been (officially) available on these shores. Read More >>

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Why People Are Putting Fitness Trackers on Toilet Roll in China

It all started with a mystery: Why would a fitness tracker detect a beating heart on a toilet roll? Read More >>

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Xiaomi is Finally Bringing its Phones to the UK, in Partnership With Three

Xiaomi is one of the biggest phone companies in China, and one of the largest smartphone companies in the world. But the international availability of its devices hasn't been too great, with phones officially available in a handful of countries - most of which are in Asia. Import models have been easily available here, but now the company has partnered with Three to officially bring the devices to the UK. Read More >>

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Xiaomi is Teasing an Ultrasonic Fingerprint Scanner

Fingerprint scanners have made our phones more secure and convenient to unlock, but they still only seem to exist as obvious-looking buttons and sensors. What if there was a better way? Xiaomi is teasing one for its upcoming Mi 5s smartphone. Read More >>

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Transforming Xiaomi Tablet Is More Than Meets the Eye

Every tablet maker is always looking to out do the competition. Usually that means progressively thinner and more powerful hardware, but Xiaomi decided to flip the script and turn one of its tablets, the Mi Pad 2, into a full-on Transformer. Read More >>

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Xiaomi Mi 5: Great Specs, Awesome Display and Cheap as Chips

Xiaomi has a reputation for making good phones at incredible prices. That’s never been more true than with the new Mi 5, a phone with specs to compete with the iPhone or Galaxy S7 — but for comparative peanuts. Read More >>

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Chinese Challenger Xiaomi’s Mi 5 Manages to Clone Apple AND Samsung

This exciting new phone here is the latest product from upcoming Chinese titan Xiaomi, with its Mi 5 somehow managing the amazing trick of being reminiscent of Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy S models simultaneously. Read More >>