We had almost started to miss the new Internet of Things product lineups by Xiaomi. After a trail of launches in this segment last year, Xiaomi s kitchen went on a simmer for a bit. But this month, they seem to be back in the game. In a recently posted teaser by Xiaomi, which as usual has the name of the product missing, but it comes with a few clues to read. Now the reading part seems a bit impossible for us because the doodles on the poster are in Mandarin, however, if a report by Gizmochina is to be believed, Xiaomi may launch a smoke detector. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021Also Read - Another Xiaomi folding phone set to launch after October with Mi MIX Fold specs
The poster depicts a speaker and a few (ghost-like) people in the audience taking notes. This could possibly be a classroom too, with the people actually being students. According to what the publication has managed to comprehend, the poster reveals that the device is capable of detecting CH4, which is the chemical formula of Methane, and smoke. Hence the guess for a smoke detector. Also Read - Best smartphones for photography under Rs 20,000 to gift for Father's Day
The poster also reveals the date and time of the product s launch. The Methane-detecting device is scheduled to launch on February 23 at 3.30 PM IST, which is tomorrow. Watch this space to find out what Xiaomi really launches tomorrow. ALSO READ: Mi Populele: Xiaomi launches a Ukulele with Bluetooth, LED lights; here s everything you need to know
Earlier, Xiaomi also launched some rad-looking smart sunglasses, which are essentially a pair of sunglasses carrying the Turok Steinhardt branding. The Xiaomi Turok Steinhardt sunglasses filter ultraviolet light completely and weigh only 18 grams. These sunglasses are a part of Xiaomi s crowdfunding project, and will be available via Mi Home. The Xiaomi Turok Steinhardt sunglasses are priced at RMB 199, which roughly translates to Rs 2,000.
On Valentine s Day too, Xiaomi launched a very interesting product, which is a essentially smart take on the traditional Ukulele. What Xiaomi has done with the Mi Populele is that it has added fancy lights along with a companion app to help ease the learning process. The smart instrument has been fitted with 72 LED lights under the fretboard which light up as a player picks on the string. It further includes what Xiaomi calls an intelligent switch design for pairing over Bluetooth. ALSO READ: Xiaomi launches a pair of sunglasses priced around Rs 2,000, here s everything you need to know
Xiaomi, which is more popular for its budget-friendly but competent smartphones, has been seen expanding its product portfolio for a while now. The company is evidently aiming to host a wider user base, with a myriad of products under its umbrella. With its smart home products segment, the company already has a host of devices ranging from smart cookers, air purifiers, electric bikes, pens, umbrella and much more.
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