Xiaomi prepares US launch, dismisses data on China slowdown

Monday 22 August 2016 | 15:58 CET | News
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is preparing to enter the US market "in the near future", company vice president Hugo Barra said in an interview with Bloomberg. Barra said the company will use social media channels to build a relationship with younger consumers in the US, the same as its strategy in other markets. Xiaomi already sells products such as earbuds and fitness bands to Americans online, bu there is no fixed schedule for bringing its smartphones to the US. Barra also dismissed suggestions that Xiaomi's home market was slowing. IDC estimated that Xiaomi shipped only 10.5 million

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Xiaomi
Countries: United States
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