Xiaomi stands out not only as a smartphone maker, but its ecosystem boasts some interesting electronic devices and home appliances as well. Just last month, Xiaomi launched the Mi Air Purifier 2 in India and yesterday it launched the upgraded 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank Pro for Rs 1,999. Talking about product launches, Xiaomi has now ventured into making sure one gets a good sleep and wakes up fresh. Yes, the Chinese brand has now launched a new Mi Music Alarm Clock in China, which is priced at 199 Yuan (Rs 2,000 approximately). That is quite expensive for an alarm clock which our smartphones have taken over these days. So what makes the Mi Music Alarm Clock so unique? Read on to find out. Also Read - Best gaming phones under Rs 35,000 to buy in India in October 2021Also Read - Xiaomi electric cars are coming in first half of 2024, confirms company: Check details
Xiaomi s Mi Music Alarm Clock, which the company calls the voice , is aimed at waking you up and making sure you go to sleep with soothing music. The Mi Music Alarm Clock is equipped with Tesla-level cell system and the usage of symmetric passive bass vibration absorber design which does not make the alarm clock rattle or vibrate when playing music in high volume. The Mi Music Alarm Clock also comes with a special vibration isolation design that eliminates external vibrations.
As for the look and design of the Mi Music Alarm clock, it comes in a cylindrical shape and shares similarities with Xiaomi s Mi Canon Bluetooth Speaker. It sports a plastic body and the speaker is covered with fabric. The Mi Music Alarm Clock has digital LED lights and dots for the display of time. For hours, it has 12 digital LED lights and for minutes, it has 12 LED dots. The large button visible on top of the alarm clock is as expected, meant for turning off the alarm clock. There is also a button on the alarm clock which can be used for setting the clock time and also adjusting the volume.
Xiaomi says, that the cylindrical shape is meant to make the music sound more directional and also suitable for listening to it closely.
The Mi Music Alarm clock is portrayed as a compact alarm clock but with audio capabilities which may seem to come from an even larger speaker. The audio features of the Mi Music Alarm clock are Dynamic Loudness Control, Virtual Dual Tone Road, Dynamic Range Control and Low distortion circuit. The Dynamic Loudness Control feature tweaks the audio as per the subjective quality by conforming to a loud whisper to ensure better sound. The Virtual Dual Tone feature works with the signal being divided into low and high frequency which allows two-way independent control and also fits different equalizers. The Dynamic Range Control gives the freedom to switch between high and low range and also adjust the bass level. The Mi Music Alarm clock comes with low distortion circuit which consumes low power supply which further allows the alarm clock to maintain low distortion at high volume. The Mi Music Alarm Clock not only helps in waking up but also in falling asleep as the music that it uses is referred to as zhumian which is said to help one in falling asleep easily.
As for the usage, like other Xiaomi products, the Mi Music Alarm clock also works with the Mi App which can be downloaded from Play Store. Using the app, one can set alarm times and also choose their preferred tune from the preset tunes available in the Mi Music Alarm Clock or set tunes from their smartphones. For those who wish to set their preferred tunes from their smartphones will have to leave their smartphones paired with the alarm clock. ALSO READ: Xiaomi s latest crowdfunding product is a multifunction pillow, priced around $11
The Mi Music Alarm Clock comes with Bluetooth 4.1 support which Xiaomi says can be used at a distance of up to 10 meters. Using Bluetooth 4.1, one can connect their smartphone, tablet, TVs, laptops and also other audio playback devices. The Mi Music Alarm Clock is backed by a 2,600mAh battery which Xiaomi says can give about eight hours of music playback support if charged for two hours. If it is used as a normal alarm clock, then Xiaomi says it can give a standby time of up to 360 hours after a single full charge. 360 hours results to 15 days. As we can see, the Mi Music Alarm Clock works as a Bluetooth speaker as well allowing its users to play music when paired with their smartphones, TVs, tablets, laptops and also other audio devices.
If compared to the existing smart alarm clocks in the market, the Mi Music Alarm clock would go against the likes of Beddi Smart Alarm Clock which is priced at $99.99 (Rs 6,700 approximately) and Kello alarm clock which is currently being pledged on Kickstarter for an amount of $89 (Rs 6,000 approximately). ALSO READ: Xiaomi s latest crowdfunding product is the waterproof 90 Minutes jacket, priced around $34