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Hugo Barra
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Photo highlights from the Xiaomi Brazil launch last week :)
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Dear mr hugo barra

whether Xiaomi in the near future will launch Xiaomi redmi pro 2?

Please info for me
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Today is a glorious day — Xiaomi is opening our first international Mi Home, in Hong Kong! And it looks stunning :)

Mi Home HK is 270 square meters, with a spacious open-floor layout and a cozy design with couches, colorful pillows, and solid wood furniture.

Mi Home is many things in one place: a full-service repair center, an experience center for new Mi products, and Mi shop for fans to buy Mi accessories (and soon also phones!). Most importantly, Mi Home is a community hub for Mi fans to hang out, watch movies, and share stories.

Come check it out if you're in Hong Kong! Hollywood Plaza 20/F, 610 Nathan Road, Mongkok
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There's no place where Xiaomi can fool us.
It's powered by MIUI,
Considered as worlds one of the best custom ROM.
+Saurabh Baid 
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The week of Google IO is like Christmas for us geeks :) This year's was no different, with multiple breakthrough announcements from M to Brillo and Android Pay. Walking around the Google IO floor is exhilarating and I wanted to share a few photos with y'all <3 Hope you like it! 
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hi Hugo! I'm waiting the new XIAOMI MI BAND!!! (and the new smartwatch!) when xiaomi announce these new products?
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Mi Fans, I am your father :)

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Hello Dad*,
I'm an avid fan of Mi and its products... Sir, will you be kind enough to tell me when will the Redmi 4 Prime be launched in India. I was expecting it to be launched with the Remix Note 4; but it didn't. I am a bit disappointed, but I'm ready to wait for the beast...
Hoping for a reply soon!!!
*since u r the Father of Mi Fans...
Then, technically I'm ur son..
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Mi 4i Global Launch Video

We've just published the video from yesterday's Mi 4i global launch event live in New Delhi — Xiaomi's latest flagship device. 2,000 energized Mi fans in the audience brought the house down!
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+Neel Carpenter Gorilla glass doesn't meant it's unbreakable. It's scratch resistant, not break proof. 
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Epic milestone for China tech today: robotics startup Ninebot acquires Segway after raising $80M Series A investment from Xiaomi, Sequoia and others
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Xiaomi is #2 on the +MIT Technology Review  50 Smartest Companies 2015 list :)
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+Timothy Gadberry​ and +Android Army​ are here,
..where are you +Hugo Barra
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Google Search @ Xiaomi

What an amazing treat today to host the Google Search team in Beijing and remember good old times, with my ex-colleagues +Scott Huffman, +Ken Tokusei, and +Anthony Ha. Thank you guys for spending a couple of hours at Xiaomi!
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hello sir my complaint is not resolved after so many requests made from mmy side.
Reference # 161106-006711
my charger suddenly exploded when i plugged my MI 4 phone with the MI4 charger it damages my cell phone too.
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Wall Street Journal's Monday front page story: Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun interviewed by Eva Dou, including one of his best quotes ever:

“Even a pig can fly if it stands at the center of a whirlwind” — Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO
Lei Jun’s fast-growing startup, Xiaomi, used social networking to take on Apple and Samsung smartphones in China, but can he repeat overseas?
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Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun​ just launched Mi Note Pro at a highly interactive and fun media event this morning in Beijing. All specs now revealed!

- 3D curved glass on the back, 2.5D curved glass on front
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit 8-core CPU, Adreno 430 GPU
- AnTuTu score 63,424
- 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 64GB eMMC 5.0 flash 
- 5.7” 2K (2560x1440) Sharp/JDI display, 515 PPI  
- Sunlight Display technology for unparalleled outdoor visibility
- 13MP camera with optical image stabilization (OIS)
- Sony IMX214 CMOS, 6-element f/2.0 lens, Qualcomm 14-bit image processor
- New camera features: flash “suggest”, auto-leveling, DSLR style peak focus indicator, color temperature adjustment 
- 4MP front camera with large 2-micron pixels, exceptional low-light performance
- High-capacity 3090mAh battery
- Quick Charge 2.0, 9V 1.2A with two charging modules, 70% charging in 1 hour
- Supports LTE CAT 9 networks, up to 450Mbps download speed
- Hardware-optimized HiFi audio for FLAC playback
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Mi 4i reviews are here!

Here's one of the first Mi 4i reviews by the one and only +Sahil Mohan Gupta (Dr Bones!). And here are some of my favorite quotes from his review: :)

"The attention to detail is unlike no other phone in the price range."

"wafer thin at 7.8mm and weights just 130 grams, (...) same weight as Samsung’s new Galaxy S6."

"The display on the Mi 4i, to the naked eye, is actually better than the Mi 4, and yes even the iPhone 6."
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+Sanchit Mittal Dont worry. Its not the end of technology, you can sure go for a better one after 8 months or so. The technology is growing exponentially, so there is no point of getting dissapointed, atleast think that u r saving 2k still and u are getting a better display( Sunlight display and also 4G) and also Lollipop
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‪#‎MiLaunch2015‬ This is the project I've been working on at Xiaomi for the last 18 months, revealed today! 

Mi 4i, our latest and awesomest creation — an ultra-compact 5" device that weighs only 130g and packs huge specs. 

- Ultra-compact unibody design
- 2nd gen Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor
- 5" screen, 1920x1080, 441 PPI, 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
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Vem pro Brasil Mi4i
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Absolutely fascinating property, beautiful grounds and spacious rooms. Service quality, however, is well below the 4-star level, mostly due to poorly trained staff at all levels below the managers. This appears to have been a serious regression from previous years based on what I had heard from others who had visited this property years ago. Makes it hard to justify the high rates.
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Pros: - Killer location on Copacabana beach, a few minutes walk from Ipanema beach - Excellent breakfast banquet Cons: - Smoky rooms (non-smoking rules not enforced, thick carpet that isn't properly cleaned) - Inattentive service staff - Very expensive for value provided
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