At the Smarter Living 2020 event, Xiaomi has launched range of products comprising of 4K Mi TVs, Mi Smart Water Purifier, Mi Smart Band 4 and Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2. The topmost products announced at this event were 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.
Mi TV 4X (65) with 65 inch 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 and full-metal design with thin bezels. With a wide colour gamut, it brings RealityFlow which is enabled by a dedicated MEMC chip onboard. This TV is packed with 20W stereo speakers with support for Dolby Audio and DTS-HD. Mi TV 4X (50) and Mi TV 4X (43) also sport 4K 10-bit HDR displays, coupled with the 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.
Xiaomi also annoucned Mi TV 4A (40) with a full HD screen.
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. 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.
The new generation of Mi TVs are the first TVs in the world to bring Google’s Data Saver 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.
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. 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.
The 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.
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.
Mi Smart Band 4 introduced today is packed with new features, including a full touchscreen colour AMOLED display, new smart actions and 5ATM water resistance. Its 0.95” colour AMOLED display is now capable of not just displaying notifications but also enables music control, with unlimited customisable watch faces. 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. It has sleek and minimalist design and existing Mi Band 3 straps can be used with it, increasing its versatility.
Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 has s a versatile night lamp that automatically turns on upon detecting motion. Its minimalist and elegant design 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.
Pricing and Availability:
- Mi TV 4X (65) will be available for pre-order on Mi.com and Flipkart at an introductory price of INR 54,999 starting 29th September 2019, midnight
- Mi TV 4X (50) will be available via Mi.com, Amazon and Mi Home stores for INR 29,999 starting 29th September 2019, midnight
- Mi TV 4X (43) and Mi TV 4A (40) will be available via Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Homes for INR 24,999 and INR 17,999 respectively, starting 29th September 2019, midnight
- All the Mi TVs will be available across offline channels shortly.
- Mi Smart Water Purifier (RO+UV) will be available via Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Homes for INR 11,999 starting 29th September 2019 at 12 noon. The filter cartridges will be available for INR 3,997 for the complete set. Individual filter cartridges can also be purchased
- Mi Smart Band 4 will be available via Mi.com, Amazon and Mi Homes for INR 2,299 starting 19th September 2019 at 12 noon
- Mi Motion Activated Night Light 2 will be available via Xiaomi’s crowdfunding platform for INR 500 starting 18th September 2019 at 12 noon