Mi TV Stick by Xiaomi has been launched in India on August 5 after its debut in Europe in July. It can compete with the Amazon Hearth TV Stick and presents the identical performance of permitting customers to stream content material from Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, Netflix, and others immediately on the TV. It may possibly connect with TV utilizing the HDMI port and switch it into a wise TV. The Mi TV Stick runs on Android TV 9, permitting entry to the Google Play retailer, and apps made particularly for the large display.
That is the second streaming gadget from Xiaomi after the Mi Field 4K. Whereas Xiaomi’s personal Good TV makes use of a customized interface known as Patchwall, the Mi TV Stick and the Mi Field 4K don’t.
Mi TV Stick worth in India, sale date
The Mi TV Stick is priced at Rs. 2,799 in India. Its first sale is scheduled for August 7 at 12pm (midday) and the gadget might be out there for buy from Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Dwelling shops. It can additionally quickly be out there by way of Mi companion shops throughout the nation. The Mi TV Stick is available in a black color possibility.
Its predominant competitor, the Amazon Hearth TV Stick is priced at Rs. 3,999. Xiaomi’s personal Mi Field 4K is priced at Rs. 3,499.
Mi TV Stick specs and options
The Mi TV Stick by Xiaomi is a compact gadget that’s powered by a quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and an ARM Mali-450 GPU. It comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. The Mi TV Stick runs on Android 9 and helps dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, in addition to Bluetooth v4.2. It’s powered by way of a Micro-USB port and connects to the TV with the HDMI enter. Mi TV Stick measures 92.4×30.2×15.2mm and weighs simply 28.5 grams.
It helps video decoding for VP9-10, H.265, H.264, VC-1, MPEG1/2/4, and Real8/9/10 and audio decoding for Dolby and DTS. It may possibly stream at as much as 1,920×1,080 pixels at 60fps. The Mi TV Stick comes with help for apps like Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, HBO, Spotify, and extra. Convey an Android gadget, it has entry to the Google Play retailer, which has over 5,000 apps out there on the platform. The gadget comes with a distant that helps Google Assistant voice controls, in addition to Chromecast for supported units.
Xiaomi says the Mi TV Stick additionally comes pre-loaded with Google’s Information Saver that retains a observe of your information utilization in order that you already know precisely how a lot of it has been consumed, when you’ve got a cap in your web plan. It additionally permits customers to stream extra content material, as much as thrice extra, in comparison with common or non-data saver mode.
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