Xiaomi's official Weibo account announced today that Xiaomi would release the MIX 2S on March 27. The smartphone will be equipped with the Snapdragon 845 processor.
When talking about Lei Jun, people are as likely to mention his role in Xiaomi as his history as an investor. Lei Jun has already invested in numerous Internet companies. In 2018, Xiaomi is continuing its path to a public listing. 2018 is on track to be the "capital year" for Lei Jun.
Figures from two technology market research firms published on January 25 show that Xiaomi overtook Samsung as India’s largest smartphone maker in the fourth quarter of 2017. Previously, Samsung was the largest smartphone maker in India for six years in terms of sales volume.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Tuesday that the Huami had submitted an IPO request. That means Huami could soon be listed in the US stock exchange. Huami’s IPO would have a major impact on Xiaomi's valuation, as Huami is a Xiaomi eco-chain company.
Xiaomi eco-chain released its 2017 annual data on December 29, demonstrating sales in excess of 20 billion yuan – up 100 percent from 2016.
Discount coupons valued for 100-yuan excited Xiaomi fans this week. The company released a series of Mi 7 concept photos on Weibo, which displayed a product that seemed impossible for Xiaomi to make. From the pictures, the concept of the Mi 7 is truly amazing.
OPPO announced on the afternoon of Christmas Eve that it has upgraded its offline stores to open its first super flagship store in Shanghai.
Huawei reached a deal with AT&T to sell Huawei phones through the US operator's channels in the first half of 2018, Chinese media reported in August. Recently, Yu Chengdong has confirmed Huawei will formally enter the US market in 2018.
Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun announced that Youpin, once belonging to Xiaomi Internet of Things (MIoT) team, will become an independent e-commerce department in an internal letter on the night of December 12.