|Xiaomi to launch 10 5G phones in 2020|
Today, a special conference “5G · Future Salon” was held in Beijing. And Hong Wei, director of the technical committee of Xiaomi Group, gave a speech entitled “5G + Smart Home”. He also spoke about upcoming 5G smartphones.
He said that Xiaomi is an internet company that focuses on smartphones, smart hardware and IoT platforms. This year it has adopted a strategy with two engines for the coming 5 years, ie smartphone + AIoT. At the same time, these are the two directions in which Xiaomi will focus for the next 5 years.
How does Xiaomi perform in 5G?
On the spot Hong Wei followed the development process of the 5G from Xiaomi.Xiaomi established a standardization department at the end of 2015 and started to participate within the development of 5G standardization in 3GPP. Xiaomi’s 5G smartphone preliminary investigation began in October 2017. Later, in September 2019, Xiaomi released two 5G smartphones, including the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G and therefore the Mi MIX Alpha. AIoT offers a final smart connection of everything. He said that in the super-internet age, AIoT will have connected 50 billion devices.
Hong Wei also believes that 5G + AIoT will take us from the PC internet age and the mobile internet age to the AIoT super internet age. In the latter case there will be a special operating system for AIoT.
Xiaomi has also created an IoT platform. Hong Wei revealed that the platform had connected more than 196 million devices on June 30, 2019, mainly smart home devices. At the same time, the number of users with five or more Xiaomi IoT platform devices is greater than 3 million and more than 200 types of devices are connected to the IoT platform. Moreover, there are more than 1,300 partners.
In terms of smart home, the number of households served by Xiaomi’s products as of September 30, 2019, exceeds 55.99 million.
Xiaomi director said that Xiaomi’s smart house has now realized a full range of products and has also achieved full coverage. This company designs products for all categories, including smart kitchens, intelligent temperature control, healthy wear and smart washing. We are more interested in the fact that Xiaomi will launch at least 10 5G smartphones next year.