Up and coming Chinese company Xiaomi made itself known in the smartphone industry through unconventional sales tactics and low prices, and now it’s setting its sights on the tablet business, with the freshly announced Mi Pad.
Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi has received 15 million pre-orders for its upcoming large screen device, the RedMi Note.
As 2014 rolls on, we are beginning to see a number of Chinese smartphone manufacturers working their way into the global spotlight, and we couldn’t be more pleased. The last week alone has seen the official announcement of the OnePlus One ‘flagship killer’ and big news from Xiaomi – three new products and an expansion of device sales to 10 new countries.
Xiaomi is finally ready to begin selling smartphones in more countries this year. Lei Jun said Xiaomi will tackle some of the largest and fastest growing markets in the world, including India, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, and Indonesia.
Despite being just 5 months old, OnePlus sure managed to grab a lot of attention with its OnePlus One debut. With that in mind, we take a look at what made the OnePlus’ launch so successful and what other phone makers could learn from the company.
A glance at any list of top 10 phone makers is guaranteed to include Apple and Samsung and peppered around the list you would expect to see other big names like Sony, LG and HTC. But, that was before Xiaomi.
Like the idea of the add-on button acccessory ‘Pressy’, but no so impressed by its asking price? Xiaomi is now preparing its own much cheaper alternative.
It was a busy week for Xiaomi’s head of international expansion, Hugo Barra. Late on Monday, the former Googler posted a picture of himself with Foxconn’s boss and then some 20 hours later, he was in Hong Kong launching Xiaomi’s flagship and announcing a retail partnership with Hutchison’s telecom arm, Three. What are the significance of these two events? Read on to find out.
VP for Xiaomi Global, Hugo Barra, has given out some quick info for a new smartphone for the Asian market. The Redmi Note will be available in May to customers in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, with further markets soon after that.
Xiaomi has released an open beta MIUI ROM of their MIUI Android skin, optimized to run on the WiFi only Nexus 7 (2013.) Built on a new architecture with new screen animations, system menus and Xiaomi native apps.