Xiaomi has announced its new 4K box powered by Android TV dubbed as Mi Box at the Google I/O event, yesterday. It comes bundled with Bluetooth voice remote that supports voice search and has optional Mi Game Controller.
The Mi Box has a 4K UHD video content playback at 60 frames per second and latest HDR10 standard (to be enabled from Android N onwards). It is powered by Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, coupled with Mali 450 GPU and 2GB DDR3 RAM. It also has an 8GB eMMC flash memory and runs on Android 6.0.
The Mi Box has a Dolby Digital Plus and DTS surround sound system, and offers connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI 2.0a, and USB 2.0 port.
The Mi Box comes in Black color and will be launched in the US first, with other global markets to follow. Availability and pricing details will be announced soon.
“This is a significant milestone for Xiaomi and I am really excited to be working closely with Google to bring such a great product to our fans in the US. I believe US consumers will truly enjoy the Android TV experience on Mi Box, which brings stunning 4K HDR video and a wide variety of content to your living room.”
– Hugo Barra, Vice President, Xiaomi Global.