Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced plans to expand into Mexico. The company is set to begin offering two devices – the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 and Xiaomi Redmi 4X – in the country.
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Xiaomi has launched the latest in its line of Android tablets, releasing details of the new 7.9-inch device. Set to go on sale imminently, the Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 is made from a metal alloy and runs the company’s own iteration of Android, in the form of MIUI 8.
A leak has emerged which lists one of Xiaomi’s 2017 flagship smartphones as running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The spec sheet in question reports that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will run an edition of Android from 2015.
Like many other smartphone manufactures, Xiaomi is set to launch its 2017 flagship Android device sans Qualcomm’s flagship chipset. Reports out of China claim that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will not initially ship with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, with the system-on-chip instead being included in a revised edition of the handset.
At the time of its launch, the bezel-less Xiaomi Mi Mix appeared to be a somewhat experimental product. But following an enthusiastic industry response, Xiaomi is working on a successor that will offer even more breakthrough technology.
Xiaomi has given its boss of operations in India Manu Kumar Jain an expanded role within the company. Jain will take on the position of Vice President, although will also retain responsibility for the Indian market.
The chief executive of Chinese technology company Xiaomi has said that his company has been harmed by its fast rate of growth. In a message posted to his WeChat account, Lei Jun outlined a new strategy for Xiaomi, as he looks to the long-term expansion of the company.
A reported 1.82 million people in China have placed reservations for the Xiaomi Mi 5S, with users flocking to the company’s website in order to declare their intention to purchase the device. What is perhaps even more astonishing than the size of the demand is the fact that the Xiaomi Mi 5S has not even been unveiled yet.
In what is arguably one of the biggest tech industry stories in recent years, Microsoft has agreed to sell 1,500 of its patents to Xiaomi. The deal could potentially see Xiaomi, which has the biggest smartphone market share in its domestic market of China, launch a significant international expansion.
Naturally enough, there has been a wide range of rumours swirling ahead of this year’s Google I/O, to the point where the prospect of a genuine surprise seemed highly unlikely. But it appears that the unexpected is going to take place, after Xiaomi CEO Hugo Barra confirmed that the Chinese company would have a role at this year’s development conference.