As a reporter, I travel a lot and have known China and Silicon Valley all my life. However, there’s one place that has always intrigued me—India. Following OnePlus’ launch event in Bangalore, India, I finally got a chance to visit this mysterious land of excitement.
On May 23, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi fired its vice president Wang Lingming for violating the article 44 of China’s public safety law.
On May 9th, 2019, a joint venture under Xiaomi and independent investment bankAMTD Group called Insight Fintech HK has been granted a Hong Kong virtual bank license, according to the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA).
Hurun Research Institute released “Hurun Greater China Unicorn Index 2019 Q1” and “Hurun China Future Unicorns 2019 Q1” on May 7, 2019. This is the sixth release of the Unicorn Index and the first release of Future Unicorns.
Xiaomi keeps coughing up new smartphones at an impressive rate. There’s the Mix series, the budget-friendly Redmi series and the standard Mi phones.
On April 23, Xiaomi held its 2019 spring new product launch event. According to Li Xiaoshuang, general manager of Xiaomi TV (Air Conditioning) Department, Xiaomi TV has topped the TV sales in the fourth quarter of 2018 and first quarter of 2019.
Chinese photo-editing software developer Meitu Mobile announced plans to close down its smartphone business on Apr. 14. The mobile phone business will be transferred to Xiaomi Corporation.
Xiaomi received the Best Brands Russia award in the category of “Best Growth Brand” on Apr. 9 in Moscow.
The Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is celebrating its nine year anniversary on April 9. The company was proud to celebrate that China’s knockoff phones have been eradicated since Xiaomi was born.
China’s electronic company Xiaomi announced a 52.6 percent year-on-year growth in revenue in 2018 despite a lower-than-expected revenue in its fourth quarter.
On March 18, Redmi Note 7 Pro is officially launched, priced at 1599 yuan ($238), with Redmi 7 starting from 699 yuan ($104).
China’s leading smartphone brands are all trying to improve their market competitiveness and expand market share through setting up new sub-brands.
It looks like 2019 will be the year of foldable phones. Many smartphone manufacturers have released their brand new products with foldable screen technology, the most noteworthy being are Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X.
On the evening of Mar. 14, Xiaomi canceled the official sales of Xiaomi Mi 9 SE and Mi 9 Transparent Edition. In the first two rounds of pre-sales, Mi 9 was sold out in less than one minute.
Xiaomi officially announced today the Mi 9, the company’s latest flagship that combines great performance with stunning photography.