Chinese consumers rallied to support one of their country’s tech behemoths.
The Xiaomi M9 will feature Qualcomm’s latest processor Snapdragon 855 and comes with three cameras in the back.
Chinese companies, including Huawei, Oppo, and Xiaomi, are challenging the dominance of established phone manufacturing giants in overseas markets.
Competition is picking up as the smartphone market slows and companies launch new sub-brands.
Samsung has benefited the most, while the future for chipmakers is uncertain.
Uncertainty remains as the UK government is considering a full ban on Huawei.
The Chinese tech giant is closing in on market leader Samsung and took share from Apple.