Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has recently visited Xiaomi HQ, with Hugo Barra sharing the news (and a photo) via Facebook. Woz is not only impressed with what Xiaomi guys and gals are doing, but is also a proud owner of the company’s flagship smartphone, Mi3.
That said we’re not sure why in the world he opted for this phone when he could buy any other device out there. Don’t get me wrong – the Xiaomi Mi3 is an impressive device but it lacks U.S. LTE connectivity support, meaning that Woz is stuck to HSPA+ speeds when using his Mi3.
The company that is often referred to as Apple of China has been growing like crazy in recent years, gathering the huge following in its own backyard. Their next step is to expand to other markets and we may easily see their products hitting various Western countries later this year. Meanwhile, Xiaomi is going for other parts of Asia and has recently opened a Facebook page to target users in Singapore. It remains to be seen where they’ll go from there…