Xiaomi Mi Band

Fitbit & Xiaomi account for almost 60pc of wearables market in Q1’15: IDC

Research firm IDC has published the first quarter numbers for the wearables market and the market continues to be dominated by the fitness band makers. According to IDC, Fitbit and Xiaomi accounted for 58.8 percent of all wearable shipments in Q1, 2015. A total of 11.4 million wearables were shipped in the last quarter, with […]

Mi Store expansion

Xiaomi’s Mi store goes live in US, UK, France & Germany later today

Xiaomi has announced that it will be expanding its Mi store to US, UK, Germany and France later today. The company will be initially offering limited units of select accessories in these countries, thus it is treating this as a beta launch. The numbers of accessories and their quantity will be increased over the coming […]

Ratan Tata with Xiaomi executives

Ratan Tata first Indian to invest in Xiaomi

Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons, has invested in the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi in a personal capacity. The financial details of his investment are a mystery at this point. According to Xiaomi, this is the first investment by any Indian in the company. “We’re really excited to announce our newest Xiaomi investor — […]