At the CES 2017 event, Xiaomi revealed the latest Mi TV 4 and Mi Router HD. Xiaomi also announced the white color variant of the Mi MIX smartphone.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4
The Mi TV 4 is the thinnest TV from the company according to Hugo Barra. Xiaomi Mi TV 4 is also the first TV in its lineup to incorporate the Dolby Atmos audio technology for cinema-grade experience. Xiaomi Mi TV 4 has a frameless design, measures 4.9mm at its thinnest point, and is claimed to be 37 percent thinner than the Mi MIX and 30 percent thinner than the iPhone 7. It will be available in 49, 55, and 65-inch variants. The Mi TV 4 comes with modular feature, allowing users to swap out motherboard and other internals when they want to upgrade.
The Xiaomi Mi TV 4 comes bundled with company’s own Mi TV Bar, which has 10 speakers, 2 rear wireless satellite speakers and a subwoofer. Xiaomi has not yet revealed the exact price information about the TV, but Barra promised it to be “well under” $2,000 (approx. Rs. 1,35,000). Another model without Dolby Atmos home theater will be priced under $1,500 (approx. Rs. 102,000).
Xiaomi has added artificial intelligence based PatchWall UI to the Mi TV 4. This is basically a UI layer on top of Android OS based on deep learning technology. Xiaomi also revealed the Mi Router HD, which will be available from Q1 in China. There will be two variant, the 1TB storage variant will be priced under $200 (approx. Rs. 13,500) and the 8TB model will cost under $500 (approx. Rs. 34,000). It comes with four PCB array antennas and supports up to 2600Mbps transfer speeds. The Xiaomi Mi Router HD is a 4×4 multi-user MIMO router with built-in surveillance-class hard drive of up to 8TB. The Mi Router HD automatically backs up all devices, and can also automatically sync the data with Dropbox.