Xiaomi recently revived its Mi brand in India by launching three new products, including Mi 10 5G and Mi wireless earphones. The Chinese company also launched Xiaomi Mi Box 4K with a price label of Rs 3,499 in India. It is now again available for purchase via Mi.com. The device went on its first sale on May 10 via Flipkart, Mi.com Mi Studio, and Mi Home. One of the biggest competitors of Mi Box 4K is Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. Also Read - Xiaomi teams up with SNK Corporation to launch NEOGEO Mini game console internationally
Xiaomi’s Mi Box 4K is much more affordable than the Fire TV 4K. Amazon ships this Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, which is priced at Rs 5,999 in India. It is important to note that Xiaomi will only be selling the streaming device in green and orange zones across India. Also Read - Xiaomi Mi MIX Alpha won’t be selling, no plans for new MIX series device this year
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Xiaomi Mi Box 4K: Features
The newly launched Xiaomi Mi Box 4K works by connecting the device via HDMI to the TV and connecting it to the Internet. The device features a USB port for connecting your external devices. The streaming device even supports Bluetooth 4.2 to connect wireless headphones. Similar to the Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, the new Mi Box also ships with a remote that features a dedicated button for Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and Google Assistant. Also Read - Redmi Note 8 Pro to get new orange colour variant, could be Xiaomi’s anniversary special
The Mi Box 4K has a 64-bit quad-core processor and a Mali-450 GPU, backed by 2GB RAM and 8GB of flash storage. It supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz Wi-Fi bands and also supports offline video playback. supports 4K Ultra HD video content playback at 60fps for the sharpest image quality and smoothest video playback.
In addition, Mi Box supports the latest HDR10 standard which promises improvements in color and contrast. It can deliver rich audio with Dolby Audio and DTS 2.0 support. The streaming device comes with a built-in Chromecast that allows users to cast up to 4K Ultra-HD across mobile, tablet, or laptops.