After the success in the smartphone and television market, the company is gearing up to expand into the smart home devices category. Xiaomi Mi Band 4, Mi TV 65-inch model, Mi Water Purifier, and a few other smart living products has been launched at the Smarter Living 2020 event.
Mi Band 4
Mi Band 4 will launched and will go on sale via Amazon India. Mi Band 4 has earlier been launched in China and comes with features like a 0.95-inch color AMOLED touchscreen display with 120×240 pixels resolution. It is also claimed to be capable of offering 20 days of battery life on a single charge.
Additionally, the smart band packs a six-axis accelerometer that helps it monitor physical activities, including cycling, exercise, running, and walking.
Xiaomi has made it 5 ATM rated which allows it to track swimming as well. The fitness band supports various swimming strokes – freestyle, breaststroke, backstroke, butterfly, and mixed-style. There is a microphone on board as well, suggesting a possible Google Assistant integration.
Mi Band 4 price in India is not known at this point, however, as per the price in China, it will likely retail between Rs. 1,700 – Rs. 2,000. It retails at CNY 169 (approx Rs. 1,700) in its home market. Since Mi Band 3 debuted at Rs. 1,999, the new fitness band is likely to retain the same price range.
65-Inch New Mi TV
Mi TV launched alongside Mi Band 4, but details regarding this product are not much at the moment. The company says that it will be the biggest and best Mi TV offered in the Indian market yet, and it sports a 4K LED panel with ‘all the content you have asked for’.
The teasers hint at a 65-inch screen, and if we look at China launches, Xiaomi recently announced a full-screen Mi TV range and a 65-inch Mural TV in the home market, and these may be the models that Xiaomi brings.
There are also some 65-inch Mi TV models that have not yet been brought to India, and one of those may be launched in the country. Currently, the largest TV offered in India is the 55-inch Mi TV 4 Pro and Mi TV 4X Pro. The official confirmation on the same is yet to come.
Mi Water Purifier
Xiaomi has one water purifier on sale globally and now it has been launched in India. Typically as per Xiamoi, it is called the Mi Water Purifier. The purifier has been priced Rs 11,999 and will be available for purchase from September 29 on Flipkart. It is an RO (reverse osmosis) based water purifier. The Mi Water Purifier has a 4-step purification process consisting of a PP cotton filter, activated carbon pre-filter, and RO filter and an activated carbon filter. The Mi Water Purifier also has Wi-Fi and you can monitor the water quality using a smartphone app in real-time.