Xiaomi’s list of Nougat-eligible phones is pretty lengthy, including surprises and omissions

Xiaomi has already released a few new phones running Android Nougat, also updating a couple of old ones, and planning many other UI makeovers.

Upper-tier Xiaomi X1, potentially with 2:1 screen, may replace a flagging Redmi Pro series

The Redmi Pro apparently struggled in sales and could be crowded out with a decidedly improved device with a 2:1 display. Maybe.

Xiaomi Mi 6s or Mi 6c could come out in Q4 with in-house Surge S2 SoC in tow

A TSMC-made, 16nm-based, Xiaomi-designed Surge S2 chipset is tipped for a late 2017 commercial launch on the Mi 6c or Mi 6s phone.

Xiaomi Mi 6c may already be in the works with Snapdragon 660 SoC and 6GB RAM

This sounds more than a little implausible, but a “mid-range” Xiaomi Mi 6c may have just been benchmarked with Snapdragon 660 and 6GB RAM inside.

Mid-range Xiaomi Mi 5c smartphone goes official with in-house-designed Surge S1 SoC

The Android 7.1-loaded $220 Xiaomi Mi 5c is the first smartphone powered by the company’s first homebrewed SoC, the Surge S1.

Xiaomi Mi 5c ‘Meri’ with in-house Pinecone SoC benchmarked running Android 7.1.1

It’s too early to say anything about the real-life speed of the Pinecone SoC, but the Xiaomi Mi 5c sure looks promising, Android 7.1 and all.

Xiaomi will release even more mid-rangers and high-enders this year, Pinecone SoC coming this month

Xiaomi’s mid to high-end smartphone portfolio will reportedly be expanded in 2017, starting with a Mi 5c next month powered by an in-house Pinecone SoC.

Xiaomi isn’t in any financial trouble, even reportedly cooking up in-house mobile SoC

Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra isn’t concerned in the least about the company’s recent smartphone sales slump, with key revenue coming in from elsewhere.

Could the Xiaomi Mi 5c be the Yotaphone China has wanted?

No, because the two are different things. One is a weirdo concept that we doubt will come to bear, the other gets more photos of it leaked.