The official Mi TV India account on Twitter right now began teasing the launch of the Mi TV Stick with the tagline – ‘Plug it, Make it Smart’, as you may see under. The firm, as a substitute of launching newer Mi TVs, has not too long ago been bulking up its sensible equipment portfolio. The Mi TV Stick follows within the footsteps of the Mi Box 4K that was launched in India again in May.
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All you gotta do is ‘plug it, make it sensible’ to expertise leisure like by no means earlier than.
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— Mi TV India (@MiTVIndia) July 29, 2020
Xiaomi first launched the Mi TV Stick in Europe a few weeks in the past. It affords as much as 1080p streaming as a substitute of 4K streaming just like the Mi Box 4K. This is confirmed within the dedicated microsite arrange by the corporate. Xiaomi additionally took a jab at Amazon Fire TV Stick, which will probably be its fiercest rival, within the tweet above. It will even go up towards comparable choices from Tata Sky, Airtel, and others in India.
Mi TV Stick: Specs and Features
Mi TV Stick seems like another Android TV dongle with an HDMI 2.0 port up-top. It’s powered by a quad-core Cortex-A53 processor clocked at as much as 2.0GHz, an ARM Mali-450 GPU, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of eMMC storage.
The dongle comes with Android TV 9.0 and built-in Chromecast help. It comes pre-installed with the Play Store and in style streaming apps, together with YouTube, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, and extra. There’s additionally a Bluetooth distant in tow, with fast entry buttons for Netflix and Prime Video. It even sports activities a Google Assistant button for fast entry to your calendar, sensible dwelling merchandise, climate, and extra.
The Mi TV Stick helps WiFi 802.11ac (each 2.4GHz and 5GHz networks), Bluetooth 4.2, and a microUSB energy port. There’s a dearth of ports onboard in case you evaluate it to the Mi Box 4K. This Android TV dongle is priced at 39.99 euros (round Rs. 3,500) and may arrive at the same price tag in India.