No one could have seen this coming. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was the surprise guest at XiaoMi’s New Year celebration in Beijing today. Seen here sharing the stage with XiaoMi co-founders Lei Jun and Bin Lin, Wozniak confirmed he was now a part of the XiaoMi family. Also Read - Mi Band X strapless smart band with 360-degree flexible display under works?Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 40,000 in July 2021: Mi Notebook 14, Asus VivoBook 14, and more
“Always make sure your products are better than what any other human being could make. Very emotional for me to be a part of Xiaomi now,” Woz said, as reported by none other than Hugo Barra, the former face of Android at Google who is now heading the charge to take Xiaomi international. Barra clarified that Woz uses the latest XiaoMi Mi 3 smartphone, which he was referring to as being part of the family. Also Read - Friendship Day gifting ideas for your young tech-savvy besties under Rs 5,000
The sensational Chinese smartphone vendor sold 18.7 million smartphones last year and is now aiming to sell 40 million smartphones in 2014. The company announced it will be launching in Singapore this year, which could be followed by other markets in South East Asia.