Xiaomi’s smart-home plans for Viet Nam

Saturday, Aug 04, 2018 10:38

Xiaomi’s new robot vacuum cleaner, which costs $320. — VNS Photo

Xiaomi is the largest consumer Internet of Things platform in the world, the company’s Việt Nam country manager, Jack Yung, said.

Speaking at the opening of a showcase flat, Mi Apartment, in HCM City, he said: “Xiaomi is a company unlike any other. We are a company founded on the notion that we can deliver amazing products at honest prices to everyone, and we have created a comprehensive suite of products that revolve around our smartphones, including smart hardware and lifestyle products.

“The Mi Apartment clearly demonstrates for guests how you can work, live and play in an eco-system that puts together all these products to deliver the convenience of a smart home.”

Using the latest Mi 8 smartphone as a hub, the apartment features a robot vacuum cleaner, air purifier and water purifier to keep the family breathing and drinking clean air and water, and the Mi Laser Projector 150.

The company said it has invented a number of smart-home gadgets that work on the Internet of Things platform.

It is studying this segment in the Vietnamese market before bringing over more, it said. — VNS

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