- 28 Sep 2013
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Xiaomi, a Chinese company that is less
than 5-years old and is already in
several lists of top five smartphone
manufacturers globally, certainly knows
how to be in the news. This time around,
the company has announced an event i
San Francisco next week on Thursday.
Unfortunately, nothing is certain about
what Xiaomi has planned for the
February 12 event in the US, and much
speculation thus far has centred around
no big announcements for the US. But
According to Android Police, Xiaomi's
current President Lin Bin and Global Vice
President Hugo Barra will be present at
Also, if a Xiaomi PR representative's
words ( via Android Police) are to be
believed, the company will definitely not
launch any device.
"We can also confirm that Xiaomi will no
be launching in the US or entering the U
market this time, but this is an
opportunity to get to know the company
and leadership a bit more," said Xiaomi'
(Also see : Xiaomi Wants to Invest in Indian Startups: Barra )
Last month, Xiaomi launched two new
flagship devices - the Xiaomi Mi Note an
the Mi Note Pro at an event in Beijing.
The big Chinese manufacturer, who was
also reportedly the third-largest
smartphone maker globally in Q4 2014,
is expected to ship around 15 million Mi
Note devices this year.
(Also see : Xiaomi Mi Note Launch: Company Reveals Big Plans for India)
To recall, the Xiaomi Mi Note has been
priced at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,000
for the 16GB model, while the 64GB
model comes at CNY 2,799 (roughly Rs.
27,900). Specifications of the Xiaomi Mi
Note include a 5.7-inch full-HD
(1080x1920 pixels) Sharp JDI display; a
quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801
processor clocked at 2.5GHz; Adreno 33
GPU; 3GB of RAM; a 13-megapixel rear
camera; a 4-megapixel front-camera,
and a 3000mAh battery.