China’s Xiaomi Suits Up for a Debut on Apple’s U.S. Home Turf

  • VP Hugo Barra signals a U.S. launch “in the near future”
  • Move will come after securing a slate of Microsoft patents

Xiaomi's Hugo Barra: We Have U.S. Market in Our Sights

Xiaomi Corp. is preparing to enter the U.S. smartphone market “in the near future,” employing the same online sales and social media marketing tactics that helped the six-year-old startup become China’s largest privately funded startup.

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