Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun speaks during the company’s new product unveiling event in Beijing, China,  on 30 March 2021. Photo: Handout Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun speaks during the company’s new product unveiling event in Beijing, China,  on 30 March 2021. Photo: Handout
Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun speaks during the company’s new product unveiling event in Beijing, China, on 30 March 2021. Photo: Handout
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Xiaomi bets big on ‘smartphone with four doors’ despite huge challenges in electric vehicle market

  • Founder Lei Jun is hoping to turn cars into yet another connected device in Xiaomi’s IoT system
  • The move from traditional cars to electric vehicles mirrors the transition from feature handsets to smartphones, analysts say

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Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun speaks during the company’s new product unveiling event in Beijing, China,  on 30 March 2021. Photo: Handout Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun speaks during the company’s new product unveiling event in Beijing, China,  on 30 March 2021. Photo: Handout
Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun speaks during the company’s new product unveiling event in Beijing, China, on 30 March 2021. Photo: Handout
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