The 5G phone wars are underway and it occurs that 5G phones are leading the vanguard now. Buying a 5G phone is making more sense every day, and getting future-ready has never hurt the appetite since 5G gives you access to superfast speeds and extra bandwidth. Xiaomi seems to understand that consumer sentiment.

At the 2019 China Mobile Global Partner Conference, Xiaomi’s CEO, Lei Jun, said that the all Xiaomi smartphones with a price tag above $285 (2000 Yuan) will be 5G phones.

He also added that they plan to announce at least 10 5G affordable phones in the first half of the year, news portal GizmoChina reported on Friday.

Xiaomi already offers a few 5G phones, such as the Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G and the wraparound Xiaomi Mi Mix Alpha. It has also launched a 5G+AIoT strategy so as to increase the development and adoption of the use of its AIoT services.

Additionally, Lei Jun said that Xiaomi’s IoT platform has connected 196 million devices, and the number of users of IoT devices exceeds 3 million.

Recently, MediaTek announced that it will hold a new product launch conference on November 26, officially releasing a new 5G chip. As per various sources, it is to be believed that the first model of MediaTek’s 5G chip is likely to be the Redmi K30.

(With input from agencies)