Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch this 2016

Business: The Chinese company would announce on May 10 a connected watch and a mobile processor. What put pressure on Apple and Qualcomm?

Apple and Qualcomm had better look over their shoulder: Chinese Xiaomi is preparing to launch a smartwatch and a mobile processor. His watch Mi expected to be formally announced on May 10 understands The Register .

Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch this 2016
Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch this 2016

Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch this 2016? What Apple compete a little more which according to Strategy Analytics , saw its market share on the connected watches sector from 63% to 52% in first quarter 2016.

market size is nevertheless notes that more than tripled over the same period, from 1.3 million units sold in the first quarter 2015 to 4,200,000 in Q1 2016. Apple would have sold just over two million units during the last quarter.

Qualcomm? Xiaomi Mi Smartwatch this 2016

GizmoChina says the co-founder and vice president of Xiaomi Liu De, announced in a press conference that the watch connected Mi should be launched in the second half 2016.

For its part, The Korea Times says that the company is working on its own mobile ARM processor. What this time go towards Qualcomm, despite a licensing agreement signed last December . Again the event of May 10 should be used to advertise this product, named Rifle.

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