Lenovo has threatened legal action after the head of its smartphone division left for a job with the smartphone maker.
The handset maker joins Huawei in setting up a subsidiary in Tampere, where Nokia is also located.
Xiaomi has ceded significant share of China’s smartphone market since May, when Lei took over as president.
Intellectual property disputes are proving to be a major hurdle in Xiaomi’s global expansion plan.
Xiaomi has sharpened its focus on its smart home ecosystem.
A slowing global smartphone market has dented its growth prospects.
Huawei is losing its status as a smartphone powerhouse in 2021, with a smartphone shipment forecast putting it in seventh place among global vendors.
The move could potentially increase the delivery rate of quake alerts by up to 200%.
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei is in negotiations with several Chinese electronics companies to sell parts of its Honor smartphone unit.
The company expressed optimism about the upcoming ‘5G era’ for its smartphone business.