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Lei Jun, the founder and CEO of Xiaomi, clarified the reason for choosing the iPhone at the event where the Xiaomi 13 models were introduced.
Lei Jun, founder, and CEO of Xiaomi shared his social media post on iPhone in 2020, then deleted the post and shared the same thing from Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro.
Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun explained at the press conference for Xiaomi 13 why he was not using a Xiaomi phone when he was caught with an iPhone.
“I’ve been using an iPhone for a year”
The Xiaomi boss said he has been using an iPhone for over a year and many people on the internet have criticized and even mocked him.
“I compare phones with iPhone”
Explaining why he uses an iPhone, Lei Jun said, “I use iPhone to compare Xiaomi models with iPhone. If I didn’t have the courage to compare with iPhone, we wouldn’t be able to produce high-quality phones.” said.
Saying that Xiaomi closely examines everything related to the iPhone, the CEO stated that they can surpass iPhone models in the future in terms of both software and hardware.
Lei Jun also added that the Xiaomi 13 is aimed at potential iPhone 14 buyers, while the Xiaomi 13 Pro will compete with the iPhone 14 Pro Max.