But no phones
Xiaomi has confirmed plans to launch a Mi store in Europe, although it won’t be flogging phones yet.
Opinion: Tablets were just the first step
The Android smartphone space may be on the verge of becoming highly commoditised, following in the footsteps of the Android tablet market.
Earned $11.8 billion
Huawei’s smartphone sales rose by almost a third to $11.8 billion in 2014, according to figures leaked to the press.
Cheap is the way forward
Huawei has taken sales of its low-price Honor brand of smartphones to 20 million from 1 million in just one year by using the online-only strategy it copied from smaller upstart Xiaomi.
Relationship still intact
UPDATED: MediaTek denies media reports
We will be the greatest
Updated: 327 million phones sold in Q3 worldwide
Foreign customers worried about snoops
Spying for Beijing claims