Watch Out Apple, China's Xiaomi Is The Next Big Mobile Giant

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While smartphone makers Apple and Samsung may be household names in the U.S., there is another player out of China primed for global recognition.

In just five years, the Beijing-based Xiaomi has grown from start-up to the largest smartphone maker in China.

They boast high-quality smartphones for half the price of an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy and they've recently announced plans to expand beyond the border.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson spoke with mobile editor Ina Fried of the tech news site Re/code for a look at what the company is all about.


This segment aired on February 3, 2015.


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