Exclusive: The Xiaomi (Millet powered) MIUI phone


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Nov 6, 2010
Here it is folks, the phone you've all wondered about, the mythical Xiaomi MIUI ROM powered device dubbed the M1.

[caption id="attachment_1605" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Lei Jun with the Xiaomi MIUI M1 phone and promoting it"]<a href="http://miuiandroid.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/lei-jun-miui-xiaomi-m1.png"><img src="http://miuiandroid.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/lei-jun-miui-xiaomi-m1-300x210.png" alt="Lei Jun with the Xiaomi MIUI M1 phone" title="Lei Jun with the Xiaomi MIUI M1 phone" width="300" height="210" class="size-medium wp-image-1605" /></a>[/caption]

<li>CPU: Qualcomm 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, not before as rumored 1.5GHz</li>
<li>Display: 4-inch, 480854 resolution Sharp LCD screen</li>
<li>Touch Components: Taiwan TPK to produce the capacitive touch components</li>
<li>RAM: Unknown</li>
<li>ROM: Unknown</li>
<li>SD Card: unknown</li>

Accessories: Support for replacement housing, there are to be a variety of color covers available as well.

Software: Built-in all of Xiaomi software, millet chat providing the same functionality as iMessages in iOS 5.

None of the information above is a leak, this information has been quietly available for some time, the specifications are new details which i've been made aware of today.

We can also confirm that Xiaomi will be marketing the device using online channels such as Twitter, Facebook and Micro-blogging web sites. Distribution will also be handled in a similar way, details yet to be fully confirmed. The device will begin shipping around mid August / early September 2011

Thanks for all the support here, we wish Lei Jun and the rest of the Xiaomi corporation every success in the launch of this device.

More details emerged here: <a href="http://product.pconline.com.cn/mobile/miui/473461_detail.html" target="_blank">http://product.pconline.com.cn/mobile/miui/473461_detail.html</a>