1. Tech Guy SA

    Xiaomi Smart Multifunctional Rice Cooker

    The Xiaomi Smart Multifunctional Rice Cooker is your ideal kitchen companion for quick and delicious meals every time. With its high-power precision cooking, you can enjoy perfectly cooked, aromatic dishes that will delight your taste buds. This rice cooker has 8 cooking functions, ensuring...
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    Xiaomi Mi TV Stick 4K Media Player User experience

    I am using the following combination: Samsung Smart TV with a Xiaomi Mi TV stick 4K Media Player (bought in March 2022) specifically to watch apps not on Samsung (such as My Family Cinema (MFC)). The Mi Stick has always worked fine when used for Prime app or website streaming. 2 issues we are...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    8 affordable projectors that don't need a TV licence

    8 affordable projectors that don't need a TV licence The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and government are trying to find an alternative to TV licences, but the current scheme's end is not in sight. However, there are various high-resolution projectors available to South African...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Xiaomi's SU7 EV launching on Thursday

    Xiaomi's SU7 EV launching on Thursday Xiaomi Corp.’s $8 billion stock rally faces a key test when the Chinese smartphone giant unveils its first electric vehicle Thursday, as it attempts to muscle into an unfamiliar and intensely competitive market. It will start selling its SU7 series in...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    9 budget smartphones with solid cameras for under R6,000

    9 budget smartphones with solid cameras for under R6,000 Samsung and Xiaomi offer the widest ranges of budget smartphones with the best camera systems in South Africa. The capabilities of smartphone cameras have improved immensely in the past few years, particularly with regard to zoomed-in...
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    Xiaomi's first-ever EV unveiled

    Xiaomi's first-ever EV unveiled The billionaire co-founder of Xiaomi Corp. unveiled the company’s first electric vehicle (EV) on Thursday, declaring ambitions to become a top global carmaker in 15 to 20 years and compete against Tesla Inc. and Porsche AG. The SU7, which stands for Speed Ultra...
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    Xiaomi TV Box S (2nd Gen) 4K UHD Streaming Media Player

    Item: Xiaomi TV Box S (2nd Gen) - 4K UHD Streaming Media Player Age: 3 months old (purchased on 20 August 2023) Price: R850.00 (includes PostNet courier fee within SA) Payment Method Accepted: Cash or EFT Warranty: 1 year Warranty Holder: Hifi Corporation Packaging: Yes Condition: As New...
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    Xiaomi's first EV unveiled

    Xiaomi's first EV unveiled Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp. has given the first glimpse of its debut electric vehicle, a five-seat sedan with a panoramic glass roof. A filing released by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Wednesday shows the long-anticipated EV...
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    Xiaomi another beneficiary of Apple's China struggles

    Xiaomi another beneficiary of Apple's China struggles Apple Inc.’s sales dip in China is providing an opportunity for yet another local Android smartphone maker to win favour with customers and investors. Xiaomi Corp. has gained about $20 billion in market value since a June low on excitement...
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    Xiaomi could make EVs with Chery or other carmakers — Report

    Xiaomi could make EVs with Chery or other carmakers — Report Xiaomi Corp. has held talks with established automakers on potential production partnerships, people familiar with the matter said, as it waits for Beijing to approve a license that would give it the right to manufacture electric cars...
  11. Jan

    Xiaomi Mix Fold 3 unveiled

    Xiaomi unveils the Mix Fold 3 Xiaomi has unveiled the latest generation of its foldable smartphone — the Mix Fold 3 — which boasts a new hinge that the company says will survive up to 500,000 folds. The Mix Fold 3 features a quad-camera system sporting Leica optical lenses, and the foldable...
  12. Jan

    Honor, Oppo, Vivo, Xiaomi, and Huawei flagships compared

    Battle of China's iPhone and Samsung killers Several Chinese tech giants are duking it out for flagship smartphone customers in South Africa. Chinese smartphone makers are renowned for packing their devices with powerful hardware, sometimes at hard-to-believe prices.
  13. Jan

    Entry-level Android smartphones below R3,000 that meet Google Pay minimum requirements

    Cheapest tap-to-pay enabled smartphones in South Africa — all under R3,000 There are several affordable phone options for South Africans wanting to ditch their physical wallet in favour of a tap-to-pay-enabled smartphone. For a smartphone to be capable of making tap payments using Google Pay...
  14. Jan

    Budget smartphone brands roundup - May 2023

    Best budget smartphone brands in South Africa Numerous smartphone brands offer entry-level devices at affordable prices in South Africa, but some have significant advantages over others regarding software support. MyBroadband recently compiled a list of the best-specced new smartphones you can...
  15. Jan

    Sub-R3,000 entry-level smartphone roundup - May 2023

    Best smartphones under R3,000 in South Africa The budget smartphone segment in South Africa is teeming with highly-capable devices at affordable prices. MyBroadband looked for the best smartphones you can buy from reputable local tech retailers for less than R3,000 in May 2023.
  16. Jan

    Xiaomi 13 Ultra unveiled featuring four Leica cameras

    Xiaomi 13 Ultra features a quad-camera system powered by Leica Xiaomi's upcoming flagship smartphone — the 13 Ultra — features four Leica sensors in its rear camera configurations, with the primary shooter being a 1-inch 50-megapixel Sony IMX989 sensor. According to The Verge, the remaining...
  17. Jan

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2

    Qualcomm unveils more powerful Snapdragon chip for mid-range smartphones Qualcomm has unveiled its latest high-performance chip for mid-range smartphones — the Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2. The company said the CPU on the new smartphone chip delivered over 50% better performance than its predecessor —...
  18. Jan

    Fastest mobile data speed tests in South Africa at the start of 2023

    Impressive mobile data speeds in South Africa The latest research by Analytico shows that top mobile speed tests in South Africa are approaching gigabit speeds. Analytico found the three fastest tests done on each mobile network in South Africa using both Android and iOS devices.
  19. Jan

    South African smartphone brand market share analysis using GlobalStats - February 2023

    Most popular smartphone brands in South Africa Samsung continues to be the most popular smartphone brand in South Africa, but the battle for runner-up has become a much more heated affair than in previous years. That is according to the latest available data from Statcounter GlobalStats on the...
  20. Jan

    IDC publishes data on 2022's best-selling smartphone brands

    Best-selling smartphone brands of 2022 South Korean tech giant Samsung remained the world's top-selling smartphone brand in 2022, the International Data Corporation's (IDC's) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows. The smartphone market recorded a massive 11.3% decline in sales during...