April 08, 2015

Mobile Weekly Byte #15

This week's mobile news: HTC One M9+, LG G4 Teaser, XiaoMi new product announcement

HTC One M9+ is official

The M9+ is China exclusive with Duo Camera and fingerprint sensor.


LG G4 teased

LG teases their upcoming flagship - the LG G4, through their Youtube channel. Confirmed f/1.8 aperture for the camera and possible leather back.

XiaoMi introduces new products

XiaoMi celebrates their 5 year old birthday on 6th April and at the same time, new product launch.

First up the Mi Note Goddess edition, which is just the same phone as the regular version with pink finish.

Followed by the Red Mi 2A which priced at super competitive RMB599. It replaced the Snapdragon 410 found in Red Mi 2 with Leadcore LC1860 SOC which explains why the phone could be priced at such a competitive price point.

After the announcement of the 40 inch Mi TV2, XiaoMi decided to launch the larger model - 55 inch 4K Mi TV2. Priced RMB4999, it comes along with the 8 speaker soundbar which is no brainer.

Much unexpected product that launched alongside were the bluetooth XiaoMi Smart Scale and the XiaoMi Smart Socket.