From the get go, Xiaomi was always an e-commerce and internet company first. Its cult-like popularity in its homeland of China and countries like India, however, has been defined by its smartphones (and in many ways, powerbanks). After a meteoric rise, the Chinese startup has seemingly hit a plateau with its online-only strategy. But it looks like Xiaomi is shifting.338 1
If you’ve been looking forward to get your hands on the ‘insanely fast’ Xiaomi Mi 5, I’m afraid you’re going to have to wait a little longer. Originally scheduled to be at Thorus stores this Saturday, 18 June, Xiaomi Malaysia has announced that “due to unforeseen circumstances” the Mi 5 will only debut on 25 June.