Chinese smartphone upstart Xiaomi today unveiled three new budget devices — a smartphone, tablet, and air purifier (yes, Xiaomi makes air purifiers). All three are updates to existing lines.
And, in a telling note, the company called it the “perfect ending to the year.”
That means it’s unlikely to launch the much-anticipated Mi 5 flagship smartphone, which was originally slated for a 2015 release but has since been delayed by Qualcomm supply issues (it’s expected to run on a Snapdragon 820).
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That disappointing news aside (we’ve pinged Xiaomi for further comment on that), let’s dive straight into today’s new announcements.