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[Weekly News] [MIUI Weekly News Vol.36] New product,Investment from Tata,Lei Jun

2015-04-27 21:27:15
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Here we are, bringing our dear forum users with hot news of the week that has past. Pick what you like and read during the weekend.

2015 Global Mi Phone Premiere: Mi 4i at Rs.12,999 with MIUI 6 on Lollipop!

Mi 4i Highglights
Ultra-compact unibody design
2nd gen Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor 1.7GHz
2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 16GB Flash
5"screen, 1920x1080, 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
Rs. 12,999, first sale for Mi 4i (white) happens 30 Apr on Flipkart, and registration starts tonight at 8pm on

To read more:

Mr.Ratan Tata becomes the new Xiaomi Investor! [posted by Bingo220]

We're really excited to announce our newest Xiaomi investor — Mr Ratan Tata, Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons.

We're incredibly honored by this extraordinary vote of confidence. Mr Tata is very excited about Xiaomi and our plans for India, and we're really looking forward to working with him as an investor and advisor!

Mobile internet not driven by US, action is here : Lei Jun![posted by I.P.S.]

Back home in China, Lei Jun is known as a startup wizard who has sold many businesses after building them from scratch. But, the ambitious 45-year-old's biggest claim to fame is Xiaomi, China's top phone maker and currently the world's most valuable tech startup, pegged at $46 billion by investors. Jun, founder and CEO of Xiaomi, has plans to set up a manufacturing plant in India and also make the company the largest smartphone maker in the country in the next three years. However, he doesn't have any interest in the Nokia plant. He also wants to invest in startups since he believes India's tech startup space will soon match that of China's in terms of scale. Excerpts from an interview:

Microsoft just received a patent for multi-OS boot on mobile devices! [posted by Bunny552]

Microsoft has recently bagged a very important patent that could change the shape of the future smartphone industry. Right now, Microsoft is busy investing millions into its Windows Phone venture and is unable to produce appreciable profits despite the fact that Windows Phone devices possess a solid build quality. Microsoft is now the owner of the multi-OS booting patent. Smart and futuristic!

To readmore:

You Can Now Send Directions To Your Phone From Desktop Google Search! [posted by sukest]

here are a few ways to get directions from your computer to a phone, but Google just added this handy functionality to Google search. Simply search for "send directions," and Google will let you pick a location and device, then you're good to go.

Which news do youlike best? Please kindly vote here and help us make progress!
Thanks to all the News Teammembers who put effort in covering the news above. Everyone whose news thread got promoted to News Weekly will be awarded 50 forum credits.

MIUI NewsWeely:

[MIUIWeekly News Vol. 21] Lei Jun,Businessman Of The Year,Xiaomi to US,Xoo Belt
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.22] Mi Air Purifier,Mi Smart Socket,New Android virus
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.23] Mi 3 Ranks 7th,Xiaomi is Internet Firm,Android 5.1
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.24] Xiaomi Valued at $45 Billion,Brazil office,CES-2015
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.25] [Xiaomi 2014]All Mi Products, Investments, Achievements
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.26] New Flagship Launch,Lei Jun,Windows 7 ends support
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.27] Mi Note on 27th,Microsoft Windows 10,WhatSIM
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.28] 12 Billion App Store Downloads,Send Money via Gmail
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.29] 100 million users,Xiaomi Acquires Rigo,Dr. Google
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.30] MIUI Journey,Facebook on virtual reality
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.31] Xiaomi's New Gadget,Battery Fully Charged in a Minute
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.32] Xiaomi,Podo- Tiny camera,Latest Android Distribution
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.33] Reddot Award ,WhatsApp voice calling,USB Type-C
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.34] Windows for Xiaomi Mi 4,New Mi TV 2,Free Internet
[MIUI Weekly News Vol.35] Mi Ecosystem,Mi Band shipment hits 4 Million,5G

Single Poll thread Total 258 Users Voted
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2015-04-27 21:27:15
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Global Premier of Mi 4i is Best
2015-04-27 21:31:08
Personally like the news thread of the new product launch the most
2015-04-27 21:31:19
Thank you for another volume of Weekly News.
2015-04-27 21:31:38
Personally I like the Weekly news update
2015-04-27 21:35:18
Good News
2015-04-27 21:35:19
Premier of Mi 4i is Best
2015-04-27 21:35:24
Thanks to Ratan Tata we may see more Xiaomi Influence in INDIA
2015-04-27 21:35:56
2015-04-27 21:36:29

Global Premier of Mi 4i is Best
2015-04-27 21:37:02
Thanks for sharing the news compilation!
Keep it going! :)
2015-04-27 21:37:36
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