Xiaomi unveils MIX 2 prior to iPhone 8

Chinese tech company Xiaomi launched an updated version of its "concept smartphone" Mi Mix, the Mi Mix 2, on Monday, one day earlier than the planned release date of iPhone 8.

The Mi Mix 2, with a screen aspect ratio of 18:9 like its predecessor, runs on a Snapdragon 835 processor and has a 5.99-inch screen, whose display looks almost as large as the 5.55-inch iPhone 7 plus screen.

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2016 World Robot Conference

2016 World Robot Conference

The 2017 World Robot Conference will be held in Beijing from Aug 22 to 27, with various world-famous robot companies showcasing the latest robotic technologies that can handle work and daily tasks, like playing piano and performing a surgical operation.

The conference will be hosted by Beijing Municipal Government, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and China Association for Science and Technology. Other backers include the Chinese Institute of Electronics.

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China Destroyer called one of world's mightiest

China launched a new domestically developed destroyer in Shanghai on Wednesday, marking a milestone in building a strong and modern naval force, according to the People's Liberation Army Navy.

The launch ceremony was held at the Jiangnan Shipyard of the China State Shipbuilding Corp on Wednesday and was attended by General Zhang Youxia, head of equipment development for the Central Military Commission.

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Beiben Kaijia at AirShow China 2016

Beiben Kaijia new 8x8 heavy tactical armoured truck personnel carrier at AirShow China 2016.

At Zhuhai AirShow 2016, the Chinese defense Company NORINCO unveils the new heavy truck personnel carrier Beiben Kaijia based on an 8x8 military truck chassis from the Chinese truck manufacturer Beiben.

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