Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4A compared with Mi LED Smart TV 4
Here’s how the latest Smart TVs from Xiaomi compare against each other.tech Updated: Mar 08, 2018 12:04 IST
After dominating the smartphone space, Xiaomi is now looking to disrupt the smart TV segment in India. The company on Wednesday launched two new budget smart TVs with top-of-the-line specifications and features along with content via partnership with various Over the top (OTT) players.
Xiaomi’s new Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4A follows Mi LED Smart TV 4 which launched in India last month. Xiaomi’s Mi LED Smart TV 4 features a 55-inch 4K display along with an Android-based Patchwall operating system. The TV is priced at Rs 39,999, making it one of the most affordable smart TVs in the market to offer such set of specifications and features.
Mi LED Smart TV 4A retains a lot of features of Mi LED Smart TV 4 but comes with lower resolution screens. The line-up has two smart TVs with 32-inches and 43-inches screen sizes. Mi LED Smart TV 4A 32-inch is priced at Rs 13,999, while the bigger 43-inch model will retail at Rs 22,999.
Xiaomi’s latest smart TVs will be available for purchase every Tuesday and Friday starting March 13. The next sale will take place on March 16 via Mi.com and Flipkart.
Xiaomi’s Mi LED Smart TV 4 features a 55-inch 4K HDR display. Xiaomi also touts this product as the “world’s thinnest LED TV” measuring 4.99mm with a frameless design. Mi TV 4A 43-inch flaunts a full HD (1080p) display, while the 32-inch model has a HD (720p) display.
Processor, RAM and storage
Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV 4 is powered by Amlogic 64-bit quad-core processor. It offers 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Both the models of Mi TV 4A also have the same processor but with differences in storage. The 43-inch Mi TV 4A comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage, while the smaller 32-inch model offers 1GB RAM and 4GB of internal storage.
Connectivity and OS
All three Mi TVs run on the Android based PatchWall OS. Especially customised for India, PatchWall offers content from over 15 different sources in across 12 Indic languages. This results to over 500,000 hours of content available to watch out of which 80% of it is free.
Mi LED Smart TV 4’s connectivity options include 3 HDMI ports, two USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports. It also comes with support for dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
The connectivity options available on Mi TV 4A 43-inch include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, additional USB and a S/PDIF port. Mi TV 4A 32-inch offers 3 HDMI ports including 1 ARC port, 2 USB ports, and an Ethernet port. It also comes with support for Wi-Fi.
Mi LED Smart TV 4A 108 cm (43-inch) is priced at Rs 22,999 while Mi LED Smart TV 4A 80 cm (32-inch) will be available for Rs 13,999. Mi LED Smart TV 4 retails at Rs 39,999.