The past seven days were filled to the brim with Xiaomi-related news. The week began with the Mi 11’s global unveiling, alongside the MIUI 12.5 release roadmap. The Chinese company also revealed it had become the third biggest smartphone brand globally, and it boasted with shipping 200 million Redmi Note phones.
We also saw a bunch of upcoming phones on certification websites – Geekbench revealed the Asus ROG Phone 5 would have a 16GB RAM option, the Redmi K40 flagship, officially scheduled for February 25, shined on TENAA, as did a phone looking similar to the Mi 10 Ultra.
The week was eventful for Samsung as well – the Korean giant has confirmed setting a new record in pre-orders for Galaxy S devices in the United Kingdom and South Korea, while Apple was under fire for keeping mega cookies even after users deleted their apps.
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Xiaomi is the fastest growing brand in the high-end segment. The company invested $1.3 billion in R&D between Q4 2019 and Q3 2020
Both will have the same screen and similar cameras, but the Pro has a few advantages beyond the chipset.
The phone will have both a single and a dual-SIM version, both are identical beyond the card tray. There will be an A52 4G model as well.
The MatePad Pro 2 5G is expected to be powered by a Kirin 9000 chipset and run PadOS, based on the company’s Harmony OS.
While Redmi has been teasing the Intel Tiger Lake-H35, Geekbench revealed Ryzen 5000 H and U laptops are on the way as well.
This app allows the phone to serve as an external monitor for your digital camera. It’s not clear whether the Xperia 5 II will get the app as well.