Tired of weak Wi-Fi signals and unstable connections? We’ve all been there. Almost everyone encounters the problem of low connectivity or network coverage with their Wi-Fi or internet provider. However, there are many reasons why you might be getting a slow Internet connection. It could be a problem with your modem or router, Wi-Fi signal, signal strength etc. But not to worry, we’ve got a solution for you – The Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi Repeater 2 – otherwise called the Wi-Fi amplifier, Wi-Fi booster, Wi-Fi extender etc. Well, what is Mi Wi-Fi Repeater 2? It is a simple and compact device from Xiaomi that is simply designed to give you excellent Wi-Fi signals in every corner of your home or workplace. How does it work? The Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi Repeater 2 is built with high performance PCB antennas that is capable of extending your Wi-Fi signal range in order to provide you with seamless signal strength up to 300 Mbps transmission speeds. In other words, Mi repeater works by eliminating dead Wi-Fi zones in your home thereby enhancing your internet connection. It offers secure, stable, fast and reliable connections for up to 16 devices. Mi Wi-Fi repeater also helps you auto-select optimal Wi-Fi channel to ensure you get faster download speed and seamless use of your internet. To use the Wi-Fi Repeater, all you need to do is set it up with your device using the Mi Home app, pair the device, and complete set-up instructions. So how do you set up your Mi Wi-Fi repeater? Plugin your Wi-Fi Repeater to a power source. It could be a USB charger, power bank, laptop or any other host device. An orange indicator light will show it's powered on. Then place it your Mi Wi-Fi Repeater and Mobile Phone near your home/office Router.Download ‘Mi Home app’ either from Play store or Apple store (The app is only compatible with Android 4.0.3 or higher or IOS 9.0 devices or higher).Once installed, launch the Mi Home app, agree with T&C and select your region.Sign-in (if you already have an existing Mi Account), if not, sign-up to create a new one.Then you'll get a prompt to add the Wi-Fi Repeater. If nothing is displayed, consider resetting your Wi-Fi repeater by inserting a pin into the reset hole.Tap Wi-Fi Repeater icon, select your Home/Office network and enter the password. Then follow the necessary instructions. The Blue status…
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 23G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 21004G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A LAUNCHAnnounced2020, March 23StatusAvailable. Released 2020, April 30 BODYDimensions165.8 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm (6.53 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)Weight209 g (7.37 oz)BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic frameSIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Splash-proof DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 450 nits typ. brightness (advertised)HDR10 PLATFORMOSAndroid 10, MIUI 11ChipsetQualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)CPUOcta-core (2x2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)GPUAdreno 618 MEMORYCard slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)Internal64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM UFS 2.1 MAIN CAMERAQuad48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF8 MP, f/2.2, 119˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panoramaVideo4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS SELFIE CAMERASingle16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.1" 1.0µmFeaturesHDR, panoramaVideo1080p@30fps SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotBluetooth5.0, A2DP, LEGPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSInfrared portYesRadioFM radio, recordingUSB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 5020 mAh batteryChargingFast charging 18W MISCColorsAurora Blue, Glacier White, Interstellar GrayModelsM2003J6A1G
Xiaomi just launched a handful of devices in India and they include - the MI 10 smartphone, along the Mi True Wireless Earphones 2, and also the Mi Box 4K - an Android TV gadget for streaming video content with voice-assisted remote control. The devices will be on sale on May 12, but for now let's take a little peek into the specifications. Mi 10 Smartphone The Mi 10 is a 6.67 display with gorilla glass 5 protection. It comes with a Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 chipset, 8GB RAM, 128GB and 256GB in built-in storage and a 4780 mAh battery. The phone sports a remarkable rear quad camera setup in this array - 108 MP main camera, 13 MP ultra wide shooter, and two secondary macro and depth sensor shooters. While the selfie segment features a single 20 MP snapper. Mi Box 4k TV The Mi Box 4K is an Android TV-powered streaming device that sports a Snapdragon 865, a 2 GHz quad-core processor, 2 GB RAM, 8 GB storage, runs on AndroidTV 9.0, and supports 4K video at 60fps. The device is integrated with Chromecast & Google Assistant, and a list of preloaded apps including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, YouTube, Disney + Hotstar and more. For connectivity, Mi box can be connected using an HDMI cable, it also has a USB port for pen drives, WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.2 support to connect with wireless Earphones. Mi TWS Earphones 2 The Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 looks very similar in design to the Apple Airpods. Xiaomi equipped the Earphones with 14.2 mm drivers, touch controls, and dual microphones for noise cancellation. They also support LHDC, and comes with Bluetooth v5. 0. They offer up to 14 hours of battery life that will up to 4 hours of usage on a single charge. There is no wireless charging but the case can be charged using a USB C cable that fits right into the charging port.
MIUI being the Chinese Android-based custom operating system is now getting its 12th version and Xiaomi took to twitter to post a cryptic puzzle with clues that points that this version - MIUI 12, may be launched for global markets on May 19. MIUI 12 is still based on Android 10 but will be coming with a lot of new features and visual improvements which includes: a flatter interface, new system animation, improved navigation gestures, new live wallpapers, improved dark mode and many more. It also brings a lot of new privacy related features called Flare, barbed wire - that tracks apps permission, and a AI Calling feature that transcribers calls for the hearing impaired. The company also shared a list of phones that will receive the software version in the first and second batch. Phones like the Mi 10 Pro, Mi 10, Mi 10 Youth Edition, Mi 9 Pro 5G, Mi 9, Mi CC9 series, Mi 9 SE, Mi 8 and many others.
Following the privacy concerns raised by security researchers concerning the browsers' aggregate data collection, Xiaomi announced on its blog that it had updated Mi Browser and Mi Browser Pro to version 12.1.4, and Mint Browser to version 3.4.3. These updates feature an enhanced "incognito" mode that let's users to switch on or off 'aggregate data collection' which originally is disabled by default. To confirm if you have the improved incognito mode on your Mi browser, head to Settings > Incognito Mode settings in your browser. You'll see the Enhanced Incognito Mode which when enabled, allows Xiaomi to collect your browsing data, including the search queries you make through Google and other search engines. You can download the updated version of Mi browser, Mi Browser Pro and Mint Browser for your device via Google Play. For MIUI users who have a pre-installed version of the Mi Browser, they will receive an over-the-air update that can be installed manually by going to Settings > System apps updater. The concern was that xiaomi was allegedly transmitting users data and search queries to remote servers hosted by Alibaba, hence the updates. Users will now be able to prevent their data from being sent to remote servers by turning off the aggregated data collection feature.
Launched in Forest Green, Midnight Grey, and Polar White colour variants, and alongside the Mi note 10 lite recently, the Redmi note 9 makes another addition to the Note 9 series comprising the note 9s, Pro and Pro Max. Making it's debut to the Redmi Note 9 is the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, which according to the company, is made for everyday gamers and will give users incredible visual quality and smoother video experience while using less. The processor boasts an Octa-core 2.0 CPU with a Mali-G52, and the device itself runs on Android 10: MIUI 11 with similar battery rating to the note 9 line up which is at 5020mAH but with fast charging at 18W. With a plastic frame, a rear that has the fingerprint sensor, and gorilla glass 5 protection upfront, note 9 features a punch hole embedded on a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen sizing up to 6.53 inches, at 83.5% screen to body ratio. In the camera department is an identical quad rear and single selfie setup with the Redmi note 8 as it (note 9) consists of a 48MP wide lens, 8MP ultra wide, 2MP macro with auto focus and another 2MP depth sensor. The front camera houses a 13 MP with HDR and panorama features. Click to view more specifications of the Redmi note 9.
TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 23G bandsHSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 21004G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A LAUNCHAnnounced2020, April 30StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May BODYDimensions157.8 x 74.2 x 9.7 mm (6.21 x 2.92 x 0.38 in)Weight204 g (7.20 oz)BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), glass back (Gorilla Glass 5)SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) DISPLAYTypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize6.47 inches, 102.8 cm2 (~87.8% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~398 ppi density)ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 430 nits typ. brightnessHDR10 PLATFORMOSAndroid 10; MIUI 11ChipsetQualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)CPUOcta-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)GPUAdreno 618 MEMORYCard slotNoInternal64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM UFS 2.1 MAIN CAMERAQuad64 MP, f/1.9, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72", 0.8µm, PDAF, Laser AF8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)FeaturesQuad-LED flash, HDR, panoramaVideo2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps SELFIE CAMERASingle16 MP, f/2.5, (wide), 1/3.1" 1.0µmFeaturesHDR, panoramaVideo1080p@30fps SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes 24-bit/192kHz audio COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotBluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD, aptX AdaptiveGPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSNFCYesUSB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 5260 mAh batteryChargingFast charging 30W MISCColorsMidnight Black, Glacier White, Nebula PurpleModelsM2002F4LG, M1910F4G
Just a few hours ago, Xiaomi officially revealed the MI 10 Youth 5G in the Chinese market. The new devise seems to share a few things in common with the MI 10 Lite in terms of design and display, however the huge difference is that the MI 10 Youth comes with a Periscope Camera, which makes it the first Xiaomi smartphone to come with such type of camera setup. Guess it was about time for the company since other major brands have already been leveraging the feature. The MI 10 Youth 5G comes in 6. 57" super AMOLED capacitive display, a 104.2 cm screen to body ratio with a 1080 x 2400 pixels resolution at 401 ppi density. The display features a fingerprint scanner tucked underneath, and also a waterdrop notch that houses the 16MP selfie camera. Xiaomi Unveils MI 10 Youth 5G Under the hood is the Snapdragon 765G powered by MIUI 11 based on Android 10.0, paired with 6/8GB RAM and built in 64/128/256 GB storage capacity. The MI 10 Youth 5G is also powered by a 4160 mAh battery capacity that supports fast charging at 22.5W with 3.0 power delivery. Now to the camera segment, which is the highlight of the show (device), the MI 10 Youth boasts a four camera setup at the rear made up of a 48MP main sensor, an 8MP ultrawide, a 2MP macro sensor and an 8MP telephoto camera with a periscope lens that allows 5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom and OIS support. The MI 10 Youth 5G device is said to come in Blue, White, Black, Green, Orange/Peach colours and will be available at different pricing for different memory capacity. The device is already up for preorder and is expected to go on sale on the 4th of May. However, we have no information yet regarding when the device would hit the global market. If you want to explore the full specifications of the MI 10 Youth 5G, without wasting time, click view.
NETWORKTechnologyGSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE / 5G2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 CDMA 8003G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO4G bands1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 415G bands1, 41, 78, 79 SA/NSASpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G (2+ Gbps DL) LAUNCHAnnounced2020, April 27StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May 4 BODYDimensions164 x 74.8 x 7.9 mm (6.46 x 2.94 x 0.31 in)Weight192 g (6.77 oz)SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) DISPLAYTypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize6.57 inches, 104.2 cm2 (~85.0% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~401 ppi density)ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 HDR10+600 nits max. brightness (advertised) PLATFORMOSAndroid 10.0; MIUI 11ChipsetQualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm)CPUOcta-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver)GPUAdreno 620 MEMORYCard slotNoInternal64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM UFS 2.1 MAIN CAMERAQuad48 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAFPeriscope 8 MP, f/3.4, 122mm (telephoto), PDAF, OIS, 5x optical zoom8 MP, f/2.2, 15mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)FeaturesDual-LED flash, HDR, panoramaVideo2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, 720p@960fps; gyro-EIS SELFIE CAMERASingle16 MP, (wide)FeaturesHDRVideo1080p@30fps SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes 24-bit/192kHz audio COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotBluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX AdaptiveGPSYes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSSNFCYesInfrared portYesRadioNoUSB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 4160 mAh batteryChargingFast charging 22.5WUSB Power Delivery 3.0Quick Charge 4+ MISCColorsBlue, White, Black, Green, Orange/PeachModelsM2002J9E
Full Specifications of the Xiaomi Redmi 8 NETWORKTechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE2G bandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 23G bandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - Global HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - India4G bandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) - Global LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - IndiaSpeedHSPA, LTE-A LAUNCHAnnounced2019, OctoberStatusAvailable. Released 2019, October BODYDimensions156.5 x 75.4 x 9.4 mm (6.16 x 2.97 x 0.37 in)Weight188 g (6.63 oz)BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back, plastic frameSIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Splash resistant DISPLAYTypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsSize6.22 inches, 96.6 cm2 (~81.8% screen-to-body ratio)Resolution720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5 400 nits typ. brightness (advertised) PLATFORMOSAndroid 9.0 (Pie); MIUI 11ChipsetQualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)CPUOcta-core (4x1.95 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.45 GHz Cortex A53)GPUAdreno 505 MEMORYCard slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)Internal32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM eMMC 5.1 MAIN CAMERASingle12 MP, f/1.8, 1/2.55", 1.4µm, Dual Pixel PDAF2 MP, (depth)FeaturesLED flash, HDR, panoramaVideo1080p@30fps SELFIE CAMERASingle8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4", 1.12µmFeaturesHDRVideo1080p@30fps SOUNDLoudspeakerYes3.5mm jackYes COMMSWLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotBluetooth4.2, A2DP, LEGPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDSInfrared portYesRadioWireless FM radio (no wired headphones required)USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go FEATURESSensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh batteryChargingFast battery charging 18W MISCColorsRedmi 8 comes in Onyx Black, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue, Phantom Red