Xiaomi, Redmi split to become different brands
"Xiaomi has announced to make `Redmi` an independent brand. The new brand has already scheduled a launch event on January 10 in China where it will launch its first smartphone with a 48-megapixel camera sensor," Gizmo China reported late on Thursday.
According to Lei Jun, Founder of the company, the reason behind splitting up Redmi and Xiaomi is the "focus". Reuters