Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi Inc. unveiled a white version of its Mi Mix smartphone at the CES 2017 tech show in Las Vegas on Thursday, but the device will not be launched in the U. S. market.
Many had been expecting the Chinese manufacturer to announce its international expansion to make its products available in markets like the U. S., Canada, and Western Europe. But, company representatives said that Americans will not be able to get their hands on the new product for some time.
In a recent announcement, Jaunt China - an earlier-this-year launched cinematic content provider that shoots, edits, and distributes VR-centric videos - said that it has partnered with Chinese consumer electronic firm Xiaomi.
According to an NDTV report, Jaunt China's partnership with Xiaomi hints at Xiaomi's apparent interest in gaining a foothold in the virtual reality (VR) arena.
Within a few months of the launch of Mi5 handset, Chinese device manufacturer Xiaomi has announced two new handsets --- the Mi5s and the Mi5s Plus. Both the handsets boast impressive specifications and come with incredible price tags.
In announcing the new Mi5s and Mi5s Plus handsets, Xiaomi said that the first flash sale of the handsets will be held on Thursday, September 29. The Mi5s handset will feature a 5.15-inch 1080p display, whereas the Mi5s Plus will come with a 5.7-inch 1080p display.
Xiaomi, the Beijing, China based electronics maker took up the biggest slice of the domestic market share in smartphones. It sold seventy million smartphones in 2015.
However, it the company missed its target of the 100 million set by CEO Lei Jun. Xiaomi missed its target by thirty million phones.
One of the reasons why Xiaomi missed its goal was the wide-ranging slow growth in the smartphone market in China. In
Xiaomi is venturing out of Asia for the first time and is headed to Brazil. It will be selling its low priced smartphones in Brazil from July.
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