Xiaomi has disrupted the Indian smartphone market in a big way with its Mi and Redmi range of smartphones, but it has now set its sights on the TV market. The company recently launched the Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A range of its smart TVs in India as the company expands its name beyond smartphones. As one would expect from a Xiaomi product, they offer a lot for their price and yes, they are quite difficult to buy as well.
The Mi TV 4 with a 55-inch 4K UHD display is being billed as the thinnest TV in the market, while the 32-inch Mi TV 4A is arguably the cheapest way to experience smart TV setup on a small screen. However, the first few sales of these new TVs made it clear that customers will have tough time buying one. Most consumers tweeted that the devices went out of stock within seconds of the sale going live, and has even led to question as to how many units Xiaomi is really bringing to the market. While Xiaomi’s smartphones are being made locally in India, the Mi TVs are being imported from China, and the stock and supply might be an issue. But if you are inclined to buy one of the new Xiaomi TVs then today might be the best option.
All the four Mi TV models will be up for pre-order today at 12:00PM via Mi.com. Interested customers can pre-order these TVs alongside Redmi 5A and Redmi Y1 Lite smartphones, and the product will be shipped within five days. With pre-order, customers will have make online payment since cash on delivery is not available, and Xiaomi also offers easy cancellation option in case you change your mind later. This is one of the easiest ways to avoid missing out during the flash sale.
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Xiaomi Mi TV 4 Specifications and price
The Mi TV 4 is the flagship model here with a 55-inch 4K HDR frameless display. It is the thinnest TV in the market measuring just 4.9mm at the edge. The Mi TV 4 is powered by a quad-core processor, and comes with 2GB RAM and 8GB storage. It offers one USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, three HDMI port, one Ethernet port, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. The TV is priced at Rs 39,999, which makes it a game changer in the TV category.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4A specifications and price
The Xiaomi Mi TV 4A comes in two models – 32-inch model with HD ready display, and 43-inch model with Full HD display. The Mi TV 4A skips the fancy design of Mi TV 4, and looks like regular LED TVs that are priced competitively. Both the TVs are powered by a quad-core processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB storage. The 32-inch model is priced at Rs 13,999, while the 43-inch TV is priced at Rs 22,999.