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Xiaomi Redmi 9 Malaysia: The entry-level smartphone champion

It’s hard to imagine that the Redmi is already in its ninth iteration. What a journey it has been for Xiaomi. The Redmi (or Hongmi, in its homeland China) is the product series that singlehandedly catapulted Xiaomi’s phenomenal rise in the smartphone ranks; at the same time affording it with a cult-like status across the world. Redmi bears Xiaomi’s unyielding promise of delivering great products at honest prices; this is true until today. The new Redmi 9, just launched in Malaysia, encapsulates the brand’s philosophy of making technology accessible to everyone.

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The awakening of Chinese giant Xiaomi

Last weekend, I was going through my usual reading list and read this particular story – how up-and-coming Chinese consumer electronics player Xiaomi Inc had paid US$3.6 million to secure the domain name mi.com.