In addition to the new Mi Note and Mi Note Pro smartphones, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday also took the wraps of a new set-top box and over-the-ear headphones in China. Dubbed as Mi Box mini and Mi Headphones, the new devices join the company’s growing product portfolio in the Chinese market.
Talking about the Mi Box mini first, this small set-top box from the company is one-fourth the size of Mi Box and still packs all the necessary components of an Android-powered TV companion device.
It is powered by 1.3GHz ARM Cortex-A7 quad-core processor and features 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal storage, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Sporting an AC adapter like design, the box supports 1080p video output. It comes with a Bluetooth remote control for navigation and a 1.5m HDMI cable for connection to your HDTV.
According to Xiaomi, it will retail for 199 yuan ($32) and come in variety of colour options. The Mi Box mini goes on sale beginning January 20.Coming to the Mi Headphones, these over-the-ear headphones from Xiaomi feature 50mm large beryllium diaphragm speakers and come with interchangeable over-ear and on-ear covers. The headphones include silver-plated straight cable for low impedance, low interference and high-fidelity sound.
The Mi Headphones will be available in China for 499 yuan ($80) in a design comprising Black leather and Golden metal.