Xiaomi powers ‘affordable’ smartphones in SA
The Chinese firm intros its Redmi 10A and 10C, as it expands its affordable smartphone portfolio locally.
Poco’s new flagship devices now available in SA
The Xiaomi sub-brand introduces its flagship smartphone line-up in South Africa: the X4 Pro 5G and M4 Pro.
Xiaomi debuts Redmi Note 11 amid plans for SA stores
The Chinese firm debuts its latest Redmi Note range, as it plans to open stores throughout SA.
Chip shortage knocks Africa’s mobile phone market
The market suffered an 11.3% year-on-year decline in Q4 2021 due to supply chain disruptions, says IDC.
Xiaomi plans to dislodge Huawei, Samsung in SA
The firm believes its first flagship device in SA will be a game-changer, as it makes in-roads in a market traditionally dominated by Samsung, Huawei and Apple.
SA appetite for new smartphone entrants attracts Chinese brands
New Chinese brands find a home in SA’s burgeoning smartphone market, with more entrants expected to join Vivo, Oppo, Tecno and Xiaomi in future.
Xiaomi outpaces Apple in Q2 smartphone shipments
The Chinese phone manufacturer’s shipments increased more than 300% in Latin America, 150% in Africa and 50% in Western Europe.
Xiaomi fires warning shots in SA’s smartphone market
The Chinese firm, looking to snatch market share from Huawei and Samsung, is also targeting the postpaid market after signing a distribution agreement with Vodacom.
We are not a Chinese military company, says Xiaomi
The Chinese smartphone maker files a complaint in the US in a bid to be removed from a list of companies that allegedly has ties to the Chinese military.
Owners of 5G-ready devices have long wait to full 5G
Limited 5G coverage and high-priced 5G devices are among the factors that will hinder the growth of SA’s 5G smartphone market, say analysts.
Xiaomi and MPEG LA Announce Xiaomi’s Signing of MPEG LA’s HEVC License
World intellectual property licensing leader MPEG LA, LLC (“MPEG LA”) and leading international supplier of smartphones and other smart products Xiaomi today announced that Xiaomi has become a Licensee to MPEG LA’s HEVC Patent Portfolio License (“HEVC License”).