Xiaomi India Announced To Banned Chinese Apps In Upcoming MIUI Update
Xiaomi India has announced that most of the Chinese android application will be removed in their MIUI update. This announcement has come after the Indian government announced restrictions for the Chinese android applications by removing 59 applications. The company has announced that upcoming update won’t have any Chinese applications like MI Browser, MI Community apps, and MI Video. Xiaomi Corporation is a Chinese electronics company.
The company was started in April 2010 and headquartered in Beijing. The company has been working on various other products like smartphones, mobile apps, laptops, bags, earphones, shoes, fitness bands, and many other products. In a short span of time, the company has reached a great milestone by producing quality products to its customers. This is one of the few companies in the mobile manufacturing sector that produce self-developed mobile phone chip capabilities. Other companies producing their own chip for their mobile phones are Apple, Samsung, and Huawei.
The company launched its first smartphone in August 2011. Soon after the launch of the first smartphone the company received an overwhelming response from the smartphone enthusiast. The company started acquiring the Chinese mobile phone market and later becoming the country’s largest smartphone company in 2014. After the success of its smartphone brand, the company started developing software applications. The company started developing various other electronic products to sustain in the world electronic market. Based on the article, it’s evident that during the second quarter of 2018, Xiaomi was the world’s fourth-largest smartphone manufacturer. Other than developing hardware components the company has been developing IoT devices to meet the demands of its customers.
The company has its store in almost every country in Europe and Asia and in some parts of North America. The company claimed that it had 16,700 employees. According to the report from the famous magazine, it’s clear that Lei Jun, the founder, and CEO, has an estimated net worth of US$12.5 billion. The company has reached the milestone world’s 4th most valuable technology start-up soon after receiving US$1.1 billion in funding from investors worldwide. To enable the common individual to invest company was listed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company has been using personal data of the users to provide information based on the location. The company also offers a cloud platform for storing data up to 5 Gb. Xiaomi also has numerous other android applications like Mi Calculator, Mi Share.
Xiaomi smartphones are known for their ultra HD camera for capturing clear images. The company has announced that their MIUI update will be rolled out in the next few weeks so that almost every mobile will get an update in a phased manner in India. It’s expected that the company might roll out security patch update much before the entire MIUI update to remove Chinese application from the Mobiles operating in the Indian territory. Xiaomi Indian has also made clear that personal data of the Indian users will be stored within the Indian subcontinent thus assuring the security of the data from being entering into the other countries’ origin.
Following Indian, America has also imposed restrictions on many Chinese applications like Tiktok and several other android applications. Tiktok is owned by Bytedance has already expressed their state of mind over the tension that is going between two countries. The company aims to look after the long run than the temporary issues.