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Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Light, the leader in advanced computational imaging, and Xiaomi Corporation, an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core, today announced the signing of an agreement to jointly develop and market new imaging solutions for smartphones. The partnership [...]

Chinese Phone Producers Eye Korean Smartphone Market

Chinese Phone Producers Eye Korean Smartphone Market

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — With foreign-made cell phones making their way into the domestic market, members of the public and critics alike are wondering if these phones will be able to find a place in a market dominated by Korean-made devices. While the infiltration of Chinese-made phones is conspicuous, Xiaomi Corp.’s advancement into [...]

Dyson Vacuums Cheaper Abroad, illy Coffee Machines Cheaper Here

Dyson Vacuums Cheaper Abroad, illy Coffee Machines Cheaper Here

SEOUL, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — When shopping for home appliances via overseas direct purchasing — ordering products from online stores abroad and having the goods shipped to one’s personal address via a third party — stick to vacuum cleaners and avoid coffee machines, an overview of the market of has found. The Korea Consumer [...]

Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi Release Flagship Models in India, Targeting Rising Consumer Base

Samsung, Apple, Xiaomi Release Flagship Models in India, Targeting Rising Consumer Base

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The eyes of the smartphone industry are trained on India with Samsung, Apple and Xiaomi all releasing their latest flagship products within weeks of each other. Though the Indian smartphone market has been predominantly composed of mid to lower-tier smartphones in the past, recent economic development has led to [...]

China Expands Presence in Indian Handset Market, Threatens Samsung

China Expands Presence in Indian Handset Market, Threatens Samsung

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese tech companies are gradually expanding sales in India, industry data showed Thursday, and starting to threaten Samsung Electronics Co., which is currently the leading player in the subcontinent.  According to the industry tracker Strategy Analytics, China-based Vivo sold 1.9 million handsets in the first quarter in India, accounting [...]

Xiaomi Products Come to Korean Convenience Stores

Xiaomi Products Come to Korean Convenience Stores

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Ticket Monster (T-Mon), Korea’s leading social commerce platform, announced Thursday that it will be supplying convenience store franchise CU with Xiaomi products for offline distribution.  CU outlets have already been selling Xiaomi portable battery packs (5000mAh) since the beginning of September, which were also supplied by T-Mon, but they [...]

Xiaomi Opens First Offline Store in Seoul

Xiaomi Opens First Offline Store in Seoul

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Chinese tech giant Xiaomi took another step forward in its Korean operations by opening its first offline store in Seoul inside the Yongsan Electronics Market, one of the largest retail areas in Korea that houses some 5,000 electronics stores.  To celebrate its grand opening, Xiaomi has organized various events [...]

Xiaomi Taps Deeper into S. Korea via Biz Partners

Xiaomi Taps Deeper into S. Korea via Biz Partners

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) – China-based tech manufacturer Xiaomi Inc. plans to sell more products through partnerships with local distributors in South Korea, but has yet to decide on whether to launch its own smartphone any time soon, company officials said Thursday. KomaTrade, a South Korean sales partner of Xiaomi, will start to sell [...]