According to foreign media reports, Xiaomi, which has had two smartphones factories in India, will build its third smartphone factory in India, as well as builds a charge pal plant with India local companies.
Xiaomi is bringing new products to the US market, TechWeb reported on November 20. Its new offerings on Amazon.com include two headsets, a 10,000 mAh portable power bank, a 360-degree panoramic camera and a sweeping robot.
Xiaomi plans to invest $1 billion in 100 Indian startups during the next five years, focusing on the construction of its smartphone ecosystem, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun said in an interview with India Livemint on November 20.
Xiaomi and Samsung both shipped 9.2 million mobile phones, each accounting 23.5 percent of the Indian smartphone market during Q3, IDC reported on November 14. The two are now tied for India’s top mobile phone brand. The news marks the first time Xiaomi has caught up with Samsung to become the top smartphone in India.
Beijing Capital Airport and Beijing South Railway Station welcomes a mass of “refugees” from the field of media and public relations. Most hadn’t changed clothes for two or three days and had greasy hair and bags under their eyes.
An army of Chinese brands led by Xiaomi has come to dominate the domestic smartphone market. SONY, Samsung, Blackberry and a large number of overseas brands have become its victims. Foreign media reported that Samsung’s smartphone market share in China fell to 2 percent in Q3, putting it in ninth place.
Xiaomi released its 132th crowd-funded new product, the Yi Wu Yi Shi Microcrystalline Titanium Wok, priced at 449 yuan.
The world’s first Xiaomi flagship store opened on November 5 in Mixc Shopping Mall, Shenzhen. Lei Jun, founder and chairman of Xiaomi, was present at the ceremony with 11 Xiaomi partners and Xiaomi President Lin Bin.
Xiaomi released its international edition of MIUI 9 in India on November 2. The new system gives priority to a smooth experience, and is comparable to stock Android with its many new functions. Based on a study of foreign use cases, MIUI international edition also has many customized localization services to improve user experience.
A BYD Tang was sighted in the parking lot of Chrysler’s headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan in June. Chrysler purchased the vehicle as a reference for its forthcoming 2018 Jeep Cherokee. A US automaker was ‘learning’ from BYD Tang’s experience.