Chinese handset makers including Xiaomi and Realme are asking the Indian government to list smartphones as an essential commodity so that they can be sold on e-commerce platforms during the nationwide lockdown in India. Why it matters: India is one of the most important overseas markets for many Chinese smartphone makers, and a 21-day national lockdown […]
Xiaomi began implementing a multi-brand strategy in 2018 in a bid to target different user segments and drive growth.
James and Elliott review the winners and losers of 2020, what they got right and what they got wrong, as well as the lessons they learned.
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Elliott and James welcome IDC’s VP of Device Research Bryan Ma to the show to discuss strong performance from Xiaomi in a tough year.
Xiaomi is selling the idea that smartphones are necessary goods and idemand will bounce back after the pandemic is over.
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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.