Xiaomi has finally launched the mystery product that their CES debut. The product is a smart TV which they call Mi TV 4. This TV is just 4.9mm thick and comes with AI content recommendations.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 highlights
- Thinnest TV which is just 4.9mm thin.
- Mi TV 4 is frameless with almost no bezel.
- The TV comes with a metal Back.
- The stand is transparent and the TV seems to be floating in air when not mounted on wall.
The Xiaomi Mi TV4 comes with a special software known as PatchWall which is based on Android but has a Deep learning AI system integrated within.
This deep learning AI program serves recommended content to the users.
The User Interface is a tile-based interface where the size of tiles emphasises the content as per recommendation. In simpler terms, More relevant content will look bigger.
Another feature of this smart TV is that the UI enables infinite scrolling. This means that the user will be served with infinite content ordered by relevance.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 is a modular TV
What does that mean?
The Mi TV 4 separates the TV display from the Motherboard (electronics) and the sound system. This is achieved by using Mi TV Bar which connects to the TV display by a single cable. Mi Bar comprises of the TV motherboard and the sound system.
This cable uses a special port which they call Mi Port.
Mi TV Bar comes with various connectivity options like:
- 3 HDMI ports
- 2 USB ports
- An ethernet Port
- AV in
- a port Antenna
- a port for Subwoofer
Using Mi TV bar makes the ports easily accessible, cleans up the cable mess that is caused by regular TVs and makes the setup much clean, simple and elegant.
The Mi TV 4 comes with 10 integrated speakers, 2 wireless satellite speakers, a subwoofer and Dolby Atmos 3D spherical surround sound.
The smart TV will ship in 3 Variants:
- 49 inches
- 55 inches
- 66 inches
Mi TV 4 65 inch variant will be sold under $15000 without Dolby Atmos Sound System and under $20000 with Dolby Atmos.
The TV will start selling in China later this year.
Other Products announced by Xiaomi at CES 2017
Althought the TV was the main attraction, but Xiaomi also announced two more products at CES 2017. These are:
- Mi Router HD
- Mi Mix White Variant
Mi Router HD
- 2600Mbps 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- 4×4 MU-MIMO
- Qualcomm IPQ8064 network processor
- 8TB surveillance hard drive
- 4 high-gain PCB array antennae
- Aluminium alloy housing
Mi Mix White Variant