Daily Archives: January 3, 2015

First Word In On Xiaomi 2014 Sales

No, I didn’t plan this. Timing. It happens.

I will pick it up with Weibo in China tomorrow.

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John Gruber Versus Xiaomi Ha Ha Ha
Long Article Explaining Xiaomi

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John Gruber Versus Xiaomi Ha Ha Ha

Daring Fireball (aka John Gruber) on Fred Wilson’s 2015 Predictions:

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First of all, it’s not a “third OS.” MIUI is a skin over Android, not much different from other skins. It’s “non-Google” in the way AOSP Android is. But you really think Xiaomi won’t get Google Certified and add Play Store if need be? Puhleeze. There were and still are craptabs with fall-apart hardware that got Certified.

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Oh Just Noting This For Future Use

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Nokia N1 45,000-Range AnTuTu?

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The above appears in a Nokia N1 compilation of pimping posts at ZOL [Google Translate].

It will use the Intel Z3580.

We’ll know soon if it’s true. The announcement is January 7.

Previously here:

Nokia N1 Reservation Page Active
Nokia N1 Vs. iPad Mini 3
Nokia N1 Tablet: Two New Photos
Nokia N1 Tablet Event In China
Nokia N1: 1.37 Million YouTube Views
Nokia N1: How Much Is Really Nokia?
Nokia N1 Has Open Bootloader
Nokia N1: How Much Is Really Nokia?
Nokia Mimics China With An iPad Mini Clone

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Xiaomi 2015

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Weibo and Weibo

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China Holidays

A reminder that most of the Chinese have days off. So any news that pops up during this time will be rare.

Tomorrow Xiaomi is supposed to release their Tencent/QQ phone. I won’t post about that.

It’s also rumored they’ll release sales figures. If they do, there will be a post but expect major tech sites elsewhere to likely report it first. The main difference will be I’ll link to the source Weibos.

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China Holidays

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Rumor: Xiaomi Mi 4s Phone

Weibo:

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