- Xiaomi and Redmi will be separate brands
- Xiaomi CEO says the move will shift focus on Mi brand
- Xiaomi now has three brands: Mi, Redmi, and Poco
Tech industry has seen a few breakups that are still fresh in our memories. In the smartphone industry, OnePlus split from Oppo to form a new company and most recently, Realme parted ways from Oppo. Today morning, the rumours of Redmi splitting up from Xiaomi took everyone by surprise even as the company announced that it will launch a smartphone on January 10. While everyone was playing guessing games, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun confirmed the development.