Xiaomi opens first US Mi store where you can buy everything EXCEPT smartphones

Xiaomi’s first US virtual Mi store is finally live and you can actually get some devices at a decent price, along with tons of accessories. At the moment you can’t exactly buy smartphones but you can indulge in some nice accessories.


Mi Store


You can buy a fitness band, a battery, a power bank or some headphones if you are so inclined. The batteries have capacities ranging from 5.000 to 10.000 mAh and they sell for $9.99 to $13.99 respectively.

The Xiaomi headphones you can buy from the store cost around $79.99 and they are very similar to the $600 Grado Ps500e headset.


Mi band



You can also purchase a Mi Band fitness tracker for $14.99 and you won’t even have to recharge it for about a month.



Mi Ui



The store already presents smartphones like Mi 4i, Mi 4, RedMi 2 and the Redmi Note4G, a Mi Pad and the Mi TV. These will be available in the US stores later this year though.

Source: Mi Store


Xiaomi announces Mi 4i – mid-range smartphone aimed at the Indian market

Xiaomi recently announced the Mi 4i, a mid-range phone aimed at the Indian market at the moment. The device itself is priced at around $200 and it will begin shipping starting April 10th.




It appears that Xiaomi is mostly trying to sell the “sunlight display”, one of the best LCDs to use outdoors at the moment. Under the chassis you will find a decent Snapdragon 615 – a 64-bit octa-core chip with four cores running at 1.7 GHz and the other four at 1.1 GHz. You also get 2 GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. Below is the full spec list:

  • Ultra-compact unibody design
  • 2nd gen Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor 1.7GHz
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB Flash
  • 5″screen, 1920×1080, 441PPI, Sunlight Display
  • 3120mAh battery, 1.5 days of normal usage
  • 13MP camera, two-tone flash, 5MP front camera
  • 4G dual SIM, dual standby
  • MIUI 6 on Android 5.0



Mi 4i has a soft touch plastic build and it will be available in various colors. It runs on Android 5.0 with a modified MiUi skin on top. The device is available for pre-order on Flipkart and it sells for Rs.12,999.  There is no news regarding its availability and pricing outside of India at the moment.

Source: Miui