The Verge reviews the "alarmingly impressive" Xiaomi Mi 5

"The old copycat label has also been well and truly shed, and while I think Xiaomi can refine its designs and improve on the quality of its manufacturing, I have no lingering doubts about the originality of its work."

Ringing endorsements aside: Xiaomi is in a challenging place right now, with many questioning its valuation and, beyond hardware, the viability of its services-focused business model.


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