In May of this year, Xiaomi announced that it is entering the automotive industry. The company is serious about setting up the production of electric vehicles, and for this it sets aside three years. The news periodically flashes on the network that Lei Jun is looking for a partner who would help in creating a car. To this end, he visited a number of car manufacturers, but there is no exact information on whether it was possible to reach an agreement with any of them.
Xiaomi electric car will roll off the assembly line in 2024
But it seems that progress on this issue is also tangible. The head of the company, Lei Jun, at a meeting with investors, announced that they intend to start mass production of cars in the first half of 2024. At the moment, the company has registered the Xiaomi Motors brand, the procedure was completed on September 1. The company’s first plant for the production of cars will be located in the suburb of Beijing – Yizhuang. At the moment, the team of specialists who will be engaged in the development of cars totals 450 people. The best of the best were selected among more than 20 thousand applicants.
Lei Jun emphasized that the release of an electric car is not a PR stunt. It so happened that cars from ordinary means of transportation have turned into smart and technological devices. The advent of the electric car is another step in building your own ecosystem, where everything is focusing on comfort and improving the user experience.
Recall that the release of an electric car will be the last global project in Lei Jun’s career. Upon its completion, he can leave his post as CEO of Xiaomi.
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Xiaomi is preparing smart TVs Redmi Smart TV X lineup 2022
The Chinese company Xiaomi has unveiled a number of teasers announcing the imminent announcement of the Redmi Smart TV X 2022 series. These panels will debut this month.
We know that the new items will have a case with a metal frame. The screen will occupy approximately 97% of the front surface area.
From the current generation Redmi Smart TV X models, the upcoming devices will inherit an audio system with a subwoofer. The family will include 4K TVs with a resolution of 3840 × 2160 pixels.
Also, there is currently no information on the diagonal of the panels. But, most likely, the new family will include devices from 50 inches in size.
In addition, new items will receive support for technology MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation), which is designed to compensate for blur in the display of dynamic scenes and improve the smoothness of the image.
The official presentation of the Redmi Smart TV X 2022 series will take place on October 20.