“Xiaomi” The Smart Devices Manufacturer

by Chirag

The manufacture of variety of smart devices currently has become an easy task for many upcoming companies. In recent years the manufacture of different devices such as smartphones, laptops, televisions, smartwatches, and smart home devices has risen. Xiaomi a Chinese electronic and software manufacturing company is one of the many companies producing a variety of devices. Started in 2011, the company has grown to become a universal company.

Xiaomi is manufactures the following products:

  • Smartphones
  • Applications
  • Smartwatches
  • Televisions

These are only but a few of the products they produce. Presently Xiaomi is the fourth best smartphone manufacturing company and the best in China. To increase its manufacturing capabilities, Xiaomi has over 15000 employees in various countries such as India, Malaysia, Singapore, and China. The company is now expanding its territories to other countries such as:

  • Philippines
  • South Africa
  • Indonesia

History of Xiaomi Smart Manufacturing

Xiaomi was founded by Lei Jun, Lin Bin, Dr. Zhou Guangping, Lui De, Li Wanqiang, Wong Kong-Kat, and Hong Feng. Xiaomi publicly launched its first android-based firmware in August of 2010. The firmware was similar to that of Apple’s iOS and Samsung’s TouchWiz. Since its introduction to the market, the company has produced very sleek devices every year.

Xiaomi Mi 1 was the first smartphone produced by the company. Later in 2012, the company produced a second version of its first smartphone “Xiaomi Mi 2.” This smartphone was a breakthrough for the company due to its vast sales. Ten million plus Xiaomi Mi 2 was sold worldwide. In 2013, the company announced production of three-dimensional television. That was not the end of the year for the company, in the same year they manufactured Xiaomi Mi 3.

The company continued to make huge strides in device manufacturing sector. September of 2013, the company stated ideas of opening its first service center in Beijing, China. In the same year, the company sold over fifteen million smartphones making it the fifth best smartphone manufacturing company on China.

Singapore was the first country to have a Xiaomi company outside China. The company was launched in 2014. Since that year, the company has made huge impact in the smart devices manufacturing opening various companies in different countries in Asia. Xiaomi has grown to become one of the best in the market.

Xiaomi Products and Features

Apart from the manufacture of smartphones, the company has go a mile in manufacturing of other devices involving current technologies.


Xiaomi has become popular due to its vast manufacture of smartphones. However, since its first smartphone it has produced many other smartphones.

Xiaomi Mi 1

Being the first to be produced by the company, it has several features, which include:

  • A resolution of 480×854 pixels
  • Four inch display screen
  • Its battery size is 1930mAh
  • ROM is 4GB
  • Dual core Processor of 1.7GHz
  • Its operating system is android 4.0
  • Primary camera is 8 Megapixels
  • Front camera is 2 megapixels

The phone led to the production of many other phones. Other versions of this phone were produced such as the Mi 1 youth edition and Mi 1S that had few different features.

Xiaomi Mi 2

One of the most affordable smartphone by Xiaomi, Mi 2 came with lots of reception from most customers.

  • Has a quad core processor of 1,5 GHz
  • Its random access memory is two gigabytes
  • Its primary camera is 8 megapixels while its front camera is two megapixels
  • It has a 16 GB internal storage
  • 30 inch display screen
  • Has a resolution of 720×1280 pixels
  • Its battery capacity is 2000mAh
  • Android version is 4.1

It also has Wi-Fi connectivity and it is 3G enabled. Same to Mi 1 the Mi 2 also has other versions like Mi 2S and Mi 2A.

From these two smartphones, there are other types of Mi like Mi 3, Mi 4, Mi 5, and Mi6. All this have advanced features from the Mi 1 and Mi 2. Xiaomi also manufactures Note pads. They include the Mi Note, Mi Note 2, Mi Note 3, and Mi Note Pro, having a display screen of 5-7 inches.

Xiaomi is not left behind in the manufacture of internet connectivity devices. Not that popular as the smartphones but they produce quality and long lasting devices. MiWiFi is a Xiaomi device launched in 2014. Its latest model has the ability to store data of up to six terabytes. In addition, there are also Mi televisions, which are one of the smart televisions in the market.

Mi TV was introduced in 2013 its display screen is 43 inches. The television is manufactured using the latest technologies. To its software developing section, Xiaomi has an application known as MiTalk that enables users to communicate. The application is available for both iOS and Android users.

Xiaomi has also ventured in laptop manufacturing. Currently it has been able to produce a variety of laptops for example:

  • Mi Gaming Laptop
  • Mi Notebook Pro
  • Mi Notebook Air
  • Mi Notebook Air 4G

Why You Should Buy Xiaomi Devices

For a number of years buying a Chinese smartphone is seen as a fake device. Nevertheless, this has not affected legit and quality devices from Xiaomi to sell. The following are reasons why you should buy Xiaomi devices.

  1. High Definition Camera

Comparing to other smartphone manufacturing companies, their camera quality is lower comparing to Xiaomi camera quality and technology used.

  1. Cheap Devices

I know there is a perception that cheap is equivalent to low quality products but as per my experience with Xiaomi devices, they are very quality even though they are cheap. If you are looking for the quality devices, I think you should purchase one of their devices.

  1. Ability to Uninstall Apps

Many smartphone manufacturers install applications that you cannot uninstall. This is a big problem for most smartphone users. Xiaomi has considered this problem hence you can uninstall all third party smartphones applications.

  1. Fast

Do not under estimate Xiaomi devices. They are one of the fastest smart devices produced.


Since the introduction of smart devices manufacturing many companies have come to existence. However, no matter what the other manufacturers produce, Xiaomi is among the best smart devices manufacturing companies.

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