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Xiaomi Confirms the Plans to Enter Japan in 2020: Report

Xiaomi hadn't revealed what products it would bring to Sweden, but the event page included the text "Smart Life Made Simple", which hinted at the company launching smart home products

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Xiaomi devices include Xiaomi smartphones, Mi TVs, Mi ecosystem and accessory products that were sold across mi.com, Mi Home, Flipkart, Amazon and offline partner stores. Wikimedia Commons

Wang Xiang, head of Xiaomi’s international operations, disclosed the company is set to enter Japan next year with high-performance smartphones offering at lower prices.

Wang said Xiaomi eventually hopes to partner with wireless carriers, the main distributors for phones in Japan, though he did not mention any specific names, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Tuesday.

Initially the products will be available exclusively through the company’s own sales channels, including online.

During the interactive media session, Wang also tried address data-privacy concerns surrounding Chinese companies.

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The highest demand among people was for of smartphones, followed by Mi ecosystem devices, accessories and Mi TVs. Wikimedia Commons

“We cooperate with … Google. We have a track record of respecting personal data protection rules in Europe, and we’ll do the same in Japan”, he said.

Additionally, Xiaomi is also set to make its debut in Sweden soon.

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The smartphone player will hold an event in central Stockholm, Sweden, on November 13, which will kick off at 1 p.m. (local time).

Xiaomi hadn’t revealed what products it would bring to Sweden, but the event page included the text “Smart Life Made Simple”, which hinted at the company launching smart home products. (IANS)

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Xiaomi Plans To Unveil All Smartphones Over $285 with 5G Support Soon

Xiaomi for its part already offers a few 5G phones, such as the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and the wraparound Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha

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Xiaomi has already launched a 5G+AIoT strategy so as to increase the development and adoption of the use of its AIoT sevices. Wikimedia Commons

At the 2019 China Mobile Global Partner Conference, Xiaomi’s CEO, Lei Jun, said that the all Xiaomi smartphones with a price tag above $285 (2000 Yuan) will be 5G phones.

He also added that they plan to announce at least 10 5G affordable phones in the first half of the year, news portal GizmoChina reported on Friday.

Xiaomi for its part already offers a few 5G phones, such as the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and the wraparound Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha.

The company has already launched a 5G+AIoT strategy so as to increase the development and adoption of the use of its AIoT sevices.

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At the 2019 China Mobile Global Partner Conference, Xiaomi’s CEO, Lei Jun, said that the all Xiaomi smartphones with a price tag above $285 (2000 Yuan) will be 5G phones. Wikimedia Commons

Additionally, Lei Jun said that Xiaomi’s IoT platform has connected 196 million devices, and the number of users of IoT devices exceeds 3 million.

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Recently, MediaTek announced that it will hold a new product launch conference on November 26, officially releasing a new 5G chip and there is news that the first model of MediaTek’s 5G chip is likely to be the Redmi K30. (IANS)

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