CES 2017: Pearl White Xiaomi Mi MIX, Xiaomi Mi TV 4, Mi Router HD 802.11ac router
For the first time ever, Xiaomi made an appearance at the CES and they did it in style. At the event, the Chinese company announced the Pearl White Xiaomi Mi MIX model, which asides the change in colour, remains the same and other Mi products.
The Xiaomi Mi MIX has a bezel-less body design, a whopping 91.3% screen-to-body ratio on its 6.4-inch display with a 2040 x 1080 pixels (FHD), 1300: 1 contrast ratio and 94% NTSC color gamut. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor and backed by a quick charging 4400mAh battery.
The phone is equipped with either 4GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.0) storage or 6GB RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.0), fingerprint sensor and boots Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with MIUI 8. Others include: Dual Nano SIM slots, front 5MP camera, rear 16MP f/2.0 camera with dual-tone LED Flash, 4G VoLTE support, USB Type-C port, 192Hz / 24-bit DAC chip and fingerprint sensor.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 with Dolby Atmos Sound
The company also announced the MI TV 4 at the event, which will be available later this year. Avaialble in 49-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch display variants; the Xiaomi Mi TV 4 has a (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) 4K screen res, quad-core 64-bit TV processor and Dolby Atmos audio technology with 2 up-firing speakers.
The TV has a 4.9mm thin frame, boot Andriod OS with deep learning Al-based “Patch Wall” UI layered on it and the Mi TV Bar comes with integrated with 10 speakers, subwoofer and 2 wireless rear satellite speakers. The standard version with normal speakers cost $1500 while the 65-inch version with the full sound bar set up with Dolby Atmos technology costs under $2000.
Xiaomi Mi Router HD 802.11ac router
Xiaomi’s latest high-end router with smart features – the Mi Router HD, also made an apperance. It is a 4×4 MIMO 802.11ac Wi-Fi router with 2600Mbps transfer speeds, four high-gain PCB array antennae, Time Machine support and either 1TB or 8TB built-in hard-drive.
The Xiaomi Mi Router HD automatically syncs with dropbox cloud, integrates with Sonos audio system and can be remotely accessed via the Mi Home app. The 1TB version costs under $200 while the 8TB version costs under $500. It will go on sale by Q1 2017 in China.