Xiaomi designs and sells smartphones, tablets, fitness trackers, and apps. Since its launch in Beijing in 2010, the company has gone on to become one of the largest smartphone manufacturers in the world, challenging Apple and Samsung for market share, particularly in China and Southeast Asia. 


Hikvision, DJI and Xiaomi have had to confront a barrage of negative headlines over the past few weeks that could impact the overseas business of other Chinese tech companies.

Frustrated by Washington’s bans on exports of key components and software, the Chinese telecoms giant has built its own operating system; now, let the competition begin.

  • The billionaire donated 1.3 billion yuan to one of China’s leading research universities on its 130th anniversary on Wednesday
  • Lei credits the university and a book he stumbled upon in the library in 1987 with igniting his entrepreneurial passion

Nio envisions full automation at its plants in future through the use of advanced AI and robotic technologies, vice-president Ji Huaqiang says. The EV maker laid off 10 per cent of its staff this month.


China’s smartphone market saw a 5 per cent bump in sales volume during the Singles’ Day shopping festival, driven by demand for handsets from local tech champion Huawei.


New Delhi will provide subsidies under a scheme to boost domestic manufacturing and strengthen the South Asian country’s bid to become a major hub in the global electronics supply chain.

Despite a precipitous decline in cross-strait relations, products from mainland China hold appeal for many shoppers in Taiwan as the mainland’s technological capacity sharpens and economies of scale keep retail prices low.


Smartphone sales in China rose 11 per cent in the first four weeks of October compared to last year, in the latest sign that the market is recovering from an eight-month slump , as top domestic brands beat rival Apple in growth. 

Xiaomi’s 14 Pro smartphone has a powerful new Qualcomm chip, a stellar screen and top Leica camera system. It also runs on Xiaomi’s new HyperOS operating system, and for now, the price is good.

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook expresses optimism about China, stating that iPhone demand was strong in the face of rising competition and regulatory challenges.

Rising sales in China drove US chip giant Qualcomm to better-than-expected earnings in the past quarter, prompting the company to make a target-beating revenue forecast for the current quarter.

Xiaomi has become the latest industry player to create a single system that works across smartphones, vehicles and IoT products, as Huawei works towards liberating its own integrated OS completely from Google’s Android.

Honor reclaimed the top smartphone vendor spot in the third quarter with an 18 per cent share and total shipments of 11.8 million units, as the mainland market posted a modest decline. said its user orders and overall transaction volume grew over four times last year’s figures within 10 minutes of its promotion’s start on Monday. Its campaign runs through November 13.

The start-up’s other investors included Ant Group, Meituan, Xiaomi and HongShan, the Chinese venture capital firm spun off from the former Sequioa Capital.


Vivo, the second most popular smartphone brand in India, is among several Chinese companies that have come under regulatory scrutiny in the South Asian nation.


The Xiaomi 13T Pro’s battery can reach a full charge in just 19 minutes – new iPhone 15s take 90 minutes. This, along with a powerful chip and capable cameras, make up for some annoying quirks.

Xiaomi’s new alliance with Padget Electronics in India shows how major handset brands are boosting their production in the world’s second-biggest smartphone market.

The list of registered app stores in the country includes Xiaomi, Oppo, Vivo, Huawei and even Samsung, but not the mainland’s fourth-largest smartphone brand.


Apple’s new iPhone 15 and 15 Plus mark a significant improvement for the two standard models, with a superior chip and photo taking, brighter screen, Dynamic Island, and lower price than their predecessors.

The company believes a technology-heavy owner experience, supported by the phone’s more than 30 car-specific features, will give it an edge in a sizzling but crowded market.

Honor chief executive George Zhao Ming said the company will focus on noncore chips such as the C1, a self-developed radio frequency communication device to boost 5G signals that it unveiled in March.

Huawei’s Mate 60 Pro may prove popular with domestic consumers but analysts say its overseas appeal will be limited, with no return to its heyday on the horizon.

Xiaomi is working through a glut of smartphone supply and cutting spending, but also has plans to expand in markets including Latin America and Europe.