Thursday, 5 January 2017

Redmi 3S: Affordable, Great Battery Life but Full of Compromises

The Redmi series of Xiaomi Phones have seen a rapid update cycle in 2016, with three generations of the low end budget offering being launched in just one year. The model I'll be reviewing is the Redmi 3S, which shares the same hardware as the newly launched Redmi 4 in an enclosure of older design, but is it worth it? Let's find out!

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Mi Router 3C: Outstanding Range, Great Speed & Affordable

With the launch of Mi Router 3, it only makes sense for Xiaomi to launch an affordable alternative with downgraded specifications to cater for all sorts of needs. Enter the Mi Router 3C, the lesser sibling to the 2016 Flagship of Mi Routers. Is it still good with the compromises? Read on to find out!

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Mi Band 2: A Reliable and Lasting Fitness Band

Mi Band, one of the most successful fitness peripherals ever to be launched, has finally met its successor. With the launch of the biggest phone ever manufactured by Xiaomi, the Mi Max, comes the highly anticipated Mi Band 2. The new Mi Band 2 costs a bit more at launch price compared to its predecessors, but promises better user experience, features, accuracy and more. Does it live up to all those promises? Read on to find out!

Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Yi Action Camera: An Action Camera that Sets to Impress

Today I'll be reviewing a Yi Action Camera, more of an updated review in fact. It's not a new toy with the second generation just made available for purchase though commanding a much higher price, but it's still packing some respectable hardware. For a mere RMB 399 price tag, is this sports camera good enough for you? Read on to find out!

Monday, 15 August 2016

Mi Wi-Fi Router Mini: Simple On the Outside, Not On the Inside

During my unboxing of the Yi Smart Camera, I've mentioned about the Mi WiFi Router which acts as a central hub for Mi's smart devices and allows for control over all connected devices. In this post I'll be doing an unboxing and review of my Mi WiFi Router Mini, which is what I've been using for the past year as my main router for managing my Mi peripherals. Is it still good enough by today's standards? Read on to find out!

Saturday, 13 August 2016

1more Piston Earbuds: Old School and New Tech, Combined

From the team behind the successful Xiaomi Pistons, 1more, comes the new Piston Earbuds edition. Combining the iF-awarded Mi Piston V2.0 with the retro earphones, the result is a somewhat futuristic design that's capable of housing larger diaphragms while giving sound quality not found in normal earphones. I bring to you, the unboxing plus hands-on of the 1more Amber Gold Pistons Earbud.

Yi Smart Camera: An IP Camera that Begs to Differ

After my previous unboxing and review of the Mi Headphones, today I bring you the unboxing of a Yi Smart Camera. This is just going to be an updated review of the unit after extensive usage. Inheriting Xiaomi's high-spec-to-price ratio tradition, is this unit still a good choice today? Read on to find out more!