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Xiaomi Mi Line Evolution: RAM and MIUI

Xiaomi has been always known for its innovations and the best hardware-price ratio. The best proof of this is the Mi line smartphones. Currently, we are using the sixth-gen Xiaomi Mi 6, and it’s considered to be the most affordable smartphone in the high-end niche if taking into account the hardware it comes with. But it’s always been so. To prove this Xiaomi has published posters showcasing each generation Mi smartphone and the memory it came with.

Xiaomi Mi phones evolution

The first Xiaomi Mi phone was launched in August 2011. That handset featured a 1GB RAM, which made the device stand out among its competitors. Most of them were packed with a 512MB of RAM. The Xiaomi Mi 1 also runs on MIUI3. This model was priced at 1999 yuan ($292).

Xiaomi Mi phones evolution

One year later the company released the Xiaomi Mi 2 packed with a 2GB of RAM and running on MIUI4. Thus the OS version was changed as well as the memory capacity was doubled.

Xiaomi Mi phones evolution

We were able to get our hands on the Xiaomi Mi 3 in September 2013. This model was criticized a lot due to a Nokia Lumia-like design. Honestly, Xiasomi hadn’t got its own design style yet. The memory remained at the same capacity of 2GB, but the MIUI version changed to 5.

Xiaomi Mi phones evolution

Remember June 2014? The Xiaomi Mi 4 with a 304 austenitic stainless steel was out. It was called ‘classic’. The Mi 4 came with a 3GB of RAM and MIUI6.

Xiaomi Mi phones evolution

With the launch of the Xiaomi Mi 5 in February 2016 was born a special term, ‘black technology’. This variant was equipped with a 4GB of RAM and MIUI7.

Xiaomi Mi phones evolution

Finally, the Xiaomi Mi 6 has been released a few months back in April. And though it was impossible to keep the starting price of 1999 yuan and the phone was priced at 2499 yuan ($365), this handset still remains the most affordable handset in the top-end market. Well, the device sports a 6GB of RAM and runs on MIUI8.

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Back in 2010, he was dismissed from his position as a lecturer at the university. This made him get another job at his friend’s digital marketing company as a blog writer. After a few years, when he was thinking the article writing is his mission, Google pushed the Panda update and affected the company and websites he was working at. (Un)fortunately and surprisingly, he got an offer to head a large knitting factory. In 2016, he got his Ph.D. and resumed teaching at the University … and writing tech-related articles following his passion.

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