Xiaomi doesn't have new mobile phones to attend the Mobile World Congress 2017

Xiaomi will not attend the Mobile world congress (MWC) 2017 to be held in February in Barcelona as it doesn't have new mobile phones tipped for the event. The report comes from Tech crunch where it says Xiaomi spokesperson has confirmed the matter. The move is rather unexpected at a time it is widely tipped Xiaomi to launch Xiaomi Mi6 at the event. 

Xiaomi doesn't have new mobile phones to attend the Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile world congress is the largest event for global mobile industry that is being attended by more than 1 lakh attendees. Many companies gear up for the event and use it as a platform to showcase their latest gadgets at the event. During the last event in 2015, the then head of International Hugo Barra unveiled flagship phone Mi5.


Barra has recently moved out of Xiaomi to lead Facebook's Virtual Reality(VR) division. So, many thought it may be the reason for Xiaomi to skip the event, but it is learned that Xiaomi does not have any new devices to be launched at the event. Earlier, Xiaomi has attended the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las vegas where it unveiled a new router and a modular design MiTV4

Also Read: Xiaomi Mi 6 to Feature in Ceramic Body: Report

Earlier, CEO Lee Jun admitted Xiaomi has grown too fast and is entering the transition period. Recently, in 2016 Huawei and Oppo emerged as the major rivals and replaced Xiaomi from Number one position in China.

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