The MIIT crackdown is part of a larger effort to clean up mobile app data collection practices.
The company expressed optimism about the upcoming ‘5G era’ for its smartphone business.
The move could potentially increase the delivery rate of quake alerts by up to 200%.
The ‘smart plant’ will be able to produce 60 smartphones per minute.
Xiaomi has ceded significant share of China’s smartphone market since May, when Lei took over as president.
Overseas sales topped 40% of revenue for the company in the second quarter.
Xiaomi has sharpened its focus on its smart home ecosystem.
The Xiaomi 9 Pro is China’s lowest-priced 5G handset.
A slowing global smartphone market has dented its growth prospects.
The handset maker joins Huawei in setting up a subsidiary in Tampere, where Nokia is also located.