Duokan, the digital book company Xiaomi announced to acquire last year, now is a one-year-old. Although starting as an alternative Kindle system for Chinese reading, now it looks pretty confident as an e-book platform and seems not afraid of Amazon Kindle’s entering China.

At its first anniversary, Duokan executives disclosed some metrics,

Now there are Duokan books including videos. The company will launch audio books soon. When asked about the hardware plan, Duokan executives said they always had such a plan.

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Tracey Xiang is Beijing, China-based tech writer. Reach her at traceyxiang@gmail.com