Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, demonstrates the new features of the new Xiaomi Phone 4 at its launching ceremony in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, demonstrates the new features of the new Xiaomi Phone 4 at its launching ceremony in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Doug Young
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Corporate China by Doug Young

Xiaomi hit by more copycat allegations

New copycat claims by a Japanese air purifier maker reflect the kinds of challenges Xiaomi will face as its profile rises, slowing down its global expansion and potentially undermining its cool image.

Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, demonstrates the new features of the new Xiaomi Phone 4 at its launching ceremony in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Lei Jun, founder and CEO of China's mobile company Xiaomi, demonstrates the new features of the new Xiaomi Phone 4 at its launching ceremony in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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