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Xiaomi launches new range of 4K Mi TVs, Mi Smart Water Purifier and Mi Smart Band 4

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Published Sep 17, 2019, 1:43 pm IST
Updated Sep 17, 2019, 1:44 pm IST
Xiaomi's Much awaited Mi Band 4 is set to go for sale from September 19, 12 pm noon.
These new Mi TVs come with a redesigned version of PatchWall based on Android 9 Pie.
 These new Mi TVs come with a redesigned version of PatchWall based on Android 9 Pie.

Xiaomi today announced a new range of smart TVs along with a wide range of smart home products at the Smarter Living 2020 launch. The Mi TV 4X (65) is the flagbearer of the new Mi TV 4X series, with a large 163.9cm HDR LED display with Xiaomi’s in-house VPE (Vivid Picture Engine), and more.

The Mi TV 4X series has been announced with an aim to bring 4K for everyone; it comprises of its flagship Mi TV 4X (65) along with Mi TV 4X (50), Mi TV 4X (43). These new Mi TVs come with a redesigned version of PatchWall based on Android 9 Pie, and have Netflix and Amazon Prime integrated out of the box. The series is also the first in the world to come with Google’s Data Saver Mode.

 

As a part of its growing ecosystem portfolio, Xiaomi also announced a category-first and India-only product - Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV), thus marking entry into the water purifier category. The Smarter Living 2020 launch also saw the announcement of Mi Smart Band 4, upgrade to the bestselling Mi Band 3 fitness wearable. A new product in the smart home lighting category - Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 was also announced.

 

Mi TV 4X - 4K for everyone

Mi TV has witnessed market leadership for five consecutive quarters, with a 32% market share as per IDC Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker,  2019 Q2 release.

Mi TV 4X (65) with a 163.9cm LED display is the first-ever TV to come with Xiaomi’s in-house Vivid Picture Engine. It features a 4K 10-bit HDR display with an all-new full-metal design with thin bezels complementing the ultra-bright display. With a wide colour gamut, it brings RealityFlow which is enabled by a dedicated MEMC chip onboard. The picture quality is complemented by 20W stereo speakers with support for Dolby Audio and DTS-HD, delivering a cinematic experience with multi-channel audio.

Mi TV 4X (50) and Mi TV 4X (43) also sport 4K 10-bit HDR displays, coupled with the same 20W stereo speakers with support for DTS-HD. The Mi TV 4X series features VPE calibration, Xiaomi’s in-house image processing technology which brings deeper contrasts and punchier colours resulting in a true-to-life experience. VPE will soon also be rolled out to the other Mi TV series.

Besides, announced alongside the 4K Mi TV 4X series was Mi TV 4A (40), a new screen size that adds to the portfolio, with a full HD screen.

PatchWall + AndroidTV, based on Android 9

The new generation of Mi TVs are powered by a new and refined version of PatchWall based on Android 9 Pie, designed specifically for the Indian market while retaining support for Google Assistant thus enabling universal voice search. As a part of the promise of bringing in new content partners, Xiaomi’s new Mi TVs now support Netflix and Amazon Prime out of the box. PatchWall now provides a large selection of latest content: 700,000+ hours of digital and 4K content across 18 different content partners.

Data Saver

The new generation of Mi TVs are the first TVs in the world to bring Google’s Data Saver, designed with inputs from Xiaomi, for the first time to Android TV. Data Saver allows upto three times more content streaming, data counter for individual apps, and the ability to cast locally and wirelessly to the TV without the need for an internet connection.

Specifications

 

Mi TV 4X 163.9cm (65)

Mi TV 4X 125.7cm (50)

Mi TV 4X 108cm (43)

Mi TV 4A 100cm (40)

4K HDR 10-bit display

4K HDR 10-bit display

4K HDR 10-bit display

Full HD display

Vivid Picture Engine (VPE),

Wide Color Gamut,

Reality Flow (MEMC chip)

VPE Calibration

VPE Calibration

VPE Calibration

20W speakers Dolby™+ DTS-HD®

PatchWall 700,000+ hrs of content

18+ content partners

Massive library of 4K Content

With Netflix + Prime Video + Hungama

Android TV™ + Google Assistant

Data Saver

Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV)

With an aim to better healthy living, Xiaomi also launched a category-first and specifically made-for-India product, Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV). It is India’s only truly smart and DIY water purifier. It brings a compact and minimalist design which is an integral part of Xiaomi’s ecosystem design language.

Truly safe

Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV) features a penta purification process which is facilitated by three filters - PolyPropylene+Activated Carbon (PPC), Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Post Activated Carbon (PAC) along with an in-tank UV light. The PPC filter intercepts large and visible particles while RO filters out heavy metals, scales, and organic matter with a 0.1nm precision. The PAC filter further removes odour and organic substances, and the in-tank UV light kills bacteria and viruses with up to 99.99% efficiency.

Truly smart

To enable the smarter living experience, Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV) connects to the Mi Home App and and monitors in real time the TDS level as well the filter life of each of the three cartridges. It also sends out notifications when a replacement is needed, with a one-click option to buy.

Truly DIY

Xiaomi has also tried to solve the problem of after-sales service, AMCs (annual maintenance contracts) and filter replacement by introducing a truly DIY module. Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV) allows consumers to see the life of filters on the Mi Home app. Users can also buy filters directly from the app and replace filters easily on their own, in less than 30 seconds, freeing them from any annual maintenance contract hassles.

Mi Smart Band 4

A significant upgrade over the bestselling Mi Band 3, Mi Smart Band 4 further bridges the gap between a fitness tracker and a smart watch. Mi Smart Band 4 is packed with new features, including a full touchscreen colour AMOLED display, new smart actions and 5ATM water resistance.

The 0.95” colour AMOLED display is now capable of not just displaying notifications but also enables music control, with unlimited customisable watch faces on Mi Smart Band 4. Apart from tracking activities like running, Mi Smart Band 4 can now track swimming with automatic stroke recognition and promises a battery life of upto 20 days. The sleek and minimalist design, which has been the core of the Mi Band series continues with the Mi Smart Band 4. Existing Mi Band 3 straps can be used with it, increasing its versatility.

Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2

Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 is a versatile night lamp that automatically turns on upon detecting motion. The minimalist and elegant Xiaomi design language trickles down to the Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 enabling it to blend in perfectly in the home decor. It sports two brightness settings and conserves energy by shutting off in 15 seconds if no motion is detected. 

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