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  Technology   Gadgets  27 Sep 2018  New range of affordable smart ecosystem products unveiled by Xiaomi

New range of affordable smart ecosystem products unveiled by Xiaomi

Published : Sep 27, 2018, 3:12 pm IST
Updated : Sep 27, 2018, 3:12 pm IST

Mi TVs now run Patchwall-based on Android Oreo, while Mi Band 3, Mi Air Purifier 2S, a new security camera and luggage all make their debut.

The new devices will start selling from 28 September on online portals, excpet for the smart camera.
 The new devices will start selling from 28 September on online portals, excpet for the smart camera.

Xiaomi has announced a new range of smart ecosystem products for the Indian market at affordable prices.

With the new generation of Mi LED TVs comes Xiaomi's own PatchWall interface, bringing more than 14 different content partners, both local and global, resulting in over 700,000+ hours of content. Jio Cinema, Hooq, Epic ON and Amazon Prime Video will be new services offered on Patchwall. Patchwall is now based on Android TV, which will let users install apps from Google Play, watch YouTube videos and stream from phones with Chromecast built-in and Google Voice Search. The new Pro series introduces a 55-inch LED 4K HDR model for Rs 49,999, a full HD 49-inch model for Rs 29,999 and a new Mi LED TV 4C PRO 32-inch with an HD panel for Rs 14,999.

The Mi Band 3 brings a bigger 0.78-inch OLED full touchscreen display that can show notifications from your phone, in addition to info such as time, date and steps count. Users can swipe up and down to scroll through menu items and left and right for more options. Other new features include a built-in stopwatch, a phone locating function, and an independent vibrating alarm function that works even when your smartphone is turned off. The Mi Band 3 will sell for Rs 1,999.

The Mi Air Purifier 2S features a compact and minimalist design with an OLED display. Along with a 360° cylindrical filter structure, Mi Air Purifier 2S can suck in air from every direction and delivers a high Clean Air Delivery Rate (CADR) of up to 310m³/h – it can circulate clean air entirely for a 21 square meters room in just 10 minutes. It can be remotely controlled using the Mi Home app, Google Assistant and Alexa and will sell for Rs 8,999.

The Mi Home Security Camera 360° 1080p is a home surveillance camera that offers 24x7 home protection with 360° coverage of your entire home. Equipped with night vision, intelligent motion detection, real-time two-way talk, users can monitor their home’s real-time status any time. With Mi Home app support, users can operate the camera remotely, set preferred recording times, and view historic recordings on the app. It offers two types of storage options: microSD cards (up to 64GB) and NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices. The camera will start at Rs 2,699.

Lastly, the Mi Luggage marks Xiaomi’s entry into luggage space. It’s made out of a polycarbonate material for resilience and better wheels with noise reduction properties. It also gets TSA-approved combination lock and sports a handle with 4 different height adjustments. The Mi Luggage 20 will sell for Rs 2,999 and Mi Luggage 24 will go for Rs 4,299.


Tags: xiaomi, miui, patchwall, tv, wearables