Overseas sales topped 40% of revenue for the company in the second quarter.
Xiaomi seeks to gain ground in the battle for consumer living rooms with its artificial intelligence of things (AIoT) initiative.
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.
Competition is picking up as the smartphone market slows and companies launch new sub-brands.
The gadget’s popularity in Chinese households have propelled domestic tech companies to top global rankings.
China has been a problem for the US giant as domestic players have eaten into the iPhone’s market share.
The device boasts a 99.6% screen-to-body ratio, as Vivo vies to keep pace with rivals.