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Xiaomi Is Putting Ads On Its MIUI-Based Android Smartphones

1 month ago   |   By Android Headlines

In short: Xiaomi has admitted that they are putting ads on MIUI on its smartphones - not Android One smartphones, though. A Xiaomi spokesperson responded to this issue, stating that “Advertising has been and will continue to be an integral part of Xiaomi's Internet services, a key component of the company's business model.” The spokesperson goes on to say that the company still wants to uphold “user experience by offering options to turn off the ads and by constantly improving our approach towards advertising, including adjusting where and when ads appear.” Xiaomi believes that ads should...
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Xiaomi might need to tone down its 'unobtrusive' smartphone ad-pushing 'philosophy'

Xiaomi might need to tone down its 'unobtrusive' smartphone ad-pushing 'philosophy'

1 month ago   |   By Phone Arena

Xiaomi might be great at selling smartphones with impressive specifications and robust designs for incredibly reasonable prices, but somehow, the company has to make enough money to afford those hilarious Apple-spoofing stunts.
Enter ads described as “unobtrusive” in response to growing discontent among Reddit users owning various Redmi and Mi-series devices. Advertising has always been and will continue to be “an integral part of Xiaomi's Internet services”, which in turn is highlighted as a “key component of the company's business model.”
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