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Hugo Barra plans to make Xiaomi into the next Google or Amazon

0. phoneArena 12 Sep 2013, 18:19 posted on

The big news recently was that another high-profile member of the Android team would be moving on. Android's father, Andy Rubin, left the team to work in Google's X Lab earlier this year; and then last month, one of the face's of Android product unveilings, Hugo Barra announced he was leaving to be the vice president of Xiaomi Global. Now, he's talking more about what brought him here...

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posted on 12 Sep 2013, 18:21 3

1. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1833; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Dont mean much, when they arent even avaliable in the US, ...but yea ....

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 19:14 8

7. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)


Guy like this could push it. Personally, I'd love to see their phones go international.

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 18:28

2. Jobayer (Posts: 96; Member since: 22 Feb 2013)


don't mean much now but soon ;)

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 18:34 6

3. Napalm_3nema (Posts: 924; Member since: 14 Jun 2013)


His actual words were that if he does his job right, in a few years people will talk about Xiaomi "...in the same way they talk about Google and Apple today."

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 18:44 2

4. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2669; Member since: 26 May 2011)


but he hopes it will more be "compared to Google or Amazon in the future"

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 19:02 8

5. Shatter (Posts: 2024; Member since: 29 May 2013)


An MIUI phone in the US would actually attract a lot of people who like the apple user interface but want a better phone.

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 19:03 2

6. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1833; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


I love MIUI!!! Best ROM i ever tried

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 20:50

9. THE.DARK.KNIGHT (banned) (Posts: 269; Member since: 09 Sep 2013)


iOS 7 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>​>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>​> MIUI I have used both. You can't compare apples software to some crappy android UI! If you ever used iOS 7 you would know how good it is!

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 21:09 4

10. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1833; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


^ROTFL!!! Comment of the century ,, ios7 ..

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 22:00 4

12. moroninc (Posts: 178; Member since: 14 Jul 2012)


iFan in the house! somebody please swat it away...

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 21:51 3

11. Trololol (Posts: 33; Member since: 12 Sep 2013)


i'm apple fans but they talk about MIUI not stock android and android UI is just beauty in their way
Both ios and android has something good depend on what u need

posted on 13 Sep 2013, 06:39

13. deewinc (Posts: 156; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)


iOS7 ooooh my =(

posted on 12 Sep 2013, 19:54 2

8. jove39 (Posts: 1278; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Here is hope to by xiaomi made devices outside China.

posted on 13 Sep 2013, 11:01

14. bloodline (Posts: 691; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


is hugo the guy that designed ICS?

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