The Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro is the company’s first 5G phone available for the domestic market, where it faces fierce competition from its market leading rival Huawei.
Xiaomi 5g phones
Surprised by the initial demand, which led to supply issues, Jun said it led Xiaomi to rethink its 5G strategy, planning 5G phones for low-, mid-tier, and flagship segments in 2020.
“People in the industry fear that next year 4G models won’t sell, this is a step you have no choice but to take,” Lei said. “So we hope that operators can speed up their expansion of 5G base stations.”
Xiaomi popularity in Europe grows
According to Canalys, Xiaomi holds 11.8% of China’s smartphone market in the second quarter of the year, down from 13.9% in the same period of 2018. However, in Europe, Xiaomi is becoming more and more popular, as its market share increased from 6.5% last year to 9.6% in 2019.
Xiaomi announced the release of Mi MIX Alpha concept smartphone. Mi MIX Alpha is a result of Xiaomi’s bold imagination for the future of phones in the 5G era.
Mi MIX Alpha showcases an innovative Surround Screen with a screen-to-body ratio of more than 180.6%. The device features the world’s first 108MP camera, and is crafted with a one-of-a-kind combination of titanium alloy, ceramics and sapphire to make for a revolutionary concept phone.