Highlights: Xiaomi Mi Band 4 fitness tracker launched along with new smart TVs, water purifier and soundbar
Xiaomi ‘Smarter Living 2020’ event highlights: Xiaomi Mi Band 4 fitness tracker launched along with new smart TVs, water purifier and soundbar
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Xiaomi at its Smart Living 2020 event unveiled a new 65-inch smart TV, sound bar and water purifier. The company is also scheduled to launch Mi Band 4 at the event.
Xiaomi’s 65-inch smart TV comes with 4K resolution. It comes with Android TV out-of-the-box. Users get access to all Google Play Store compatible apps. Netflix and Amazon Prime Video will be available on PatchWall OS for the 65-inch smart TV. Shemaroo, ABP News and Epic On have also joined PatchWall OS 2.0. The smart TV has 4K and HDR 10 as well. It supports Dolby Audio as well. Xiaomi also launched 50-inch and 43-inch 4K smart TVs in India. It also introduced a 40-inch full HD TV.
Here are the highlights.
That’s a wrap
Xiaomi today launched new Smarter Living products in India. The company introduced three new 4K TVs, one full HD TV, upgraded soundbar and a new smart water purifier. Xiaomi also launched Mi Band 4 in India.
Mi Band 4 Price & Availability
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is priced at Rs 2,299. The device goes on sale on September 19 at 12noon. Xiaomi said Mi Band 3 will also continue to sell in India.
More Mi Band 4 features
The latest fitness band has 24/7 heart rate monitoring. Mi Band 4 is said to deliver up to 20 days of battery life. The Mi Fit app has also been updated with new UI and gives more insights to users. The smart band supports Bluetooth 5.0, four coloured straps, daily activity tracking, 5ATM water resistance.
Mi Band 4 features
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 comes with swim tracking along with usual set of tracking features. Users can also use Mi Band 4 to control music such as changing volumes or shuffling tracks. The smart band comes with new watch faces. Three watch faces are pre-loaded while users can download more via Mi Fit app. Users can also use photos from their phone gallery as the watch face.
Mi Band 4 launched
Xiaomi says it has shipped over 1.5 million units of Mi Band 3 since the launch. Mi Band 4 comes with a full colour AMOLED display with a 0.95-inch panel and 2.5D tempered glass. The fitness tracker has 5 levels of brightness for different light settings.
Mi Smart Water Purifier Price
Mi Smart Water Purifier is priced at Rs 11,999. It goes on sale on September 29 on Mi.com, Flipkart and Mi Home.
Mi Smart Water Purifier also has a DIY filter replacement. Xiaomi says users can replace the filter in less than 30 seconds.
Mi Smart Water Purifier
Xiaomi has launched a new smart water purifier in India. The device comes with RO+UV. Xiaomi claims the smart device has been designed specifically for India. The device comes with 7 litre tank. Mi Smart Water Purifier has a five-step purification process. It comes with three cartridges. Users can check TDS levels through the Mi Home TV app available for both Android and iOS. Users also get an alert when the filter is about to expire. The app also allows users to buy the filter within the app. It also shows insights such as daily or weekly water purification levels.
Say goodbye to your ugly water purifier! The all-new #MiSmartWaterPurifier is designed to keep things simple and sleek.— Mi India for #MiFans (@XiaomiIndia) September 17, 2019
Minimal design, subtle logos & fully-faired design ensure that this smart device keeps up with the very best of things inside your home. #SmarterLiving 2020. pic.twitter.com/NXA1F5logR
Xiaomi Mi TV Price
Xiaomi’s new premium smart TV will be available in India at Rs 54,999 (introductory price). The first sale will take on September 29 via Flipkart and Mi.com.
Mi TV 4X 163.9cm (65) - Rs. 54,999
Mi TV 4X 125.7cm (50) - Rs. 29,999
Mi TV 4X 108cm (43) - Rs. 24,999
Mi TV 4A 100cm (40) - Rs. 17,999
Mi Sound Bar
Xiaomi has introduced a new Sound Bar. The device is priced at Rs 4,999. The speaker comes with 8 speaker cinematic sound, enhanced bass, new design, and Bluetooth support.
Xiaomi has introduced a new Data Saver feature for its smart TVs. With the mode on, users can save on data consumption when streaming content. It also allows users to Miracast content from their phone.
Mi LED TV 4A 40-inch
Xiaomi has also launched a 40-inch full HD smart TV. The device comes with 20W speakers and Patchwall OS 2.0.
Mi TV 4X 65-inch vs OnePlus TV
Mi TV 4X 65-inch is set to compete with OnePlus’ upcoming smart TV which comes with 4K resolution and 55-inch QLED display.
The updated custom OS for smart TV has a new light theme and improved carousals. The OS now brings Live News directly to the home screen. Mi TV 4X 65-inch runs on Android TV out-of-the-box. Users get access to all Google Play Store compatible apps.
Netflix comes to Patchwall OS
Netflix is now available on PatchWall OS for the 65-inch smart TV. Shemaroo, ABP News and Epic On have also joined PatchWall OS. Amazon Prime Video will also be natively available on the smart TV.
Mi TV 4X 65-inch smart TV
The flagship TV comes with Ultra Bright display with wide colour gamut. Reality Flow chip, a dedicated built-in processor, helps improve refresh rate and works across live TV channels and OTT apps. Users can customise the mode as well. The smart TV has 4K and HDR 10 as well. It supports Dolby Audio as well.
Four new smart TVs
Xiaomi will launch four new smart TVs in India. Xiaomi unveils Mi TV 4X 65-inch smart TV. It’s Xiaomi’s biggest smart TV so far. The 65-inch smart TV has ultra slim bezels (0.43-inch) and comes with premium material. Mi TV 4X 65-inch smart TV comes with a Vivid Colour Engine for better visual experience. The engine helps deliver better brightness and contrast ratio across content.
Without any further delay, here’s introducing #MiTV65 - the biggest & best yet from @mitvindia. The massive 65-inch display is 40% more than our previous #MiTV the 55-inch.— #MiFan Manu Kumar Jain (@manukumarjain) September 17, 2019
Lot of you guessed it right during our campaign!😊
Taking the TV experience to a new level?📺 pic.twitter.com/er0ZcKpiIS
New smart TV
Manu Kumar Jain said Xiaomi is fastest growing TV company in India. He said Xiaomi contributed 85% growth to the smart TV segment in India. He said Xiaomi had about 55% market share in the online TV segment. Jain said that more than 80% of the smart TVs sold in India are manufactured locally.
Manu Kumar Jain says Xiaomi is not just a smartphone company but an IoT company as well. The company has so far launched a range of IoT products in India including 360-degree security camera,smart bulb, smart TVs and air purifiers.
Xiaomi Smarter Living 2020 launch event begins
Xiaomi Smarter Living 2020 launch event begins. Company VP Manu Kumar Jain takes the stage.Jain reveals the company will unveil launch new Mi TV, Smart Band 4, and Mi Smart Water Purifier. Jain also pointed out that the company had sold more than 100 million units of Xiaomi phones in India so far.
Mi Water Purifier
Xiaomi’s new smart water purifier looks quite different from the usual RO water purifiers in the market. The device will reportedly feature Wi-Fi connectivity which allows users to track water quality through the Mi Home app.
New Motion Sensing lights
Xiaomi is expected to introduce new smart lighting solutions with motion sensing capabilities. A recent teaser hinted that users could automatically switch on and off and even change colours based on motion sensing.
Mi Band 4 features
Xiaomi’s Mi Band 4 comes with a 0.95-inch AMOLED screen with 120 x 240 pixels resolution. It runs on a 135mAh battery and supports Bluetooth 5.0. It also has 5ATM water resistance.
Xiaomi is now no.1 online smartphone brand
Ahead of the launch event, Xiaomi announced that it had become the top brand in the online smartphone segment. Citing Counterpoint Research smartphone tracker, Xiaomi said it has now 46% market share.
How to watch livestream
You can watch Xiaomi’s Smarter Living launch event on YouTube. The event will start at 12noon. You can also follow live updates through the company’s official Twitter handle.
Mi fans, here's the third exclusive look of the upcoming #Xiaomi smart home device that we're launching just for India!— Mi India for #MiFans (@XiaomiIndia) September 16, 2019
Every drop counts. And we'll make it all count tomorrow. #SmarterLiving 2020 is almost here!
RT if you know what this is. pic.twitter.com/LNU50tbSxe
Xiaomi will also launch a water purifier in India today. The company has so far launched air purifiers in India. We expect the new purifier to also come with smart features, such as ability to control the device through the Mi Home app.
Mi fans, our biggest product launch of the year is just a few hours away!— Mi India for #MiFans (@XiaomiIndia) September 17, 2019
Brace yourselves as we take you to a whole new world of exciting #Xiaomi smart home devices & more. See you at 12 noon!
Tweet with #SmarterLiving 2020 and join in on the conversation. pic.twitter.com/wX8GVnop7K
Mi Band 4 Price in India
Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is likely to be one of the cheapest fitness tracker in India with full colour display. Leaked Xiaomi Mi Band 4 box reveals MRP of Rs 2,499. The final price is going to be lower.
More smart TV features
Xiaomi’s new premium smart TV will come with support for OTT apps like Netflix. The company says the 65-inch TV offers 70% more viewable area.
Xiaomi’s biggest smart TV
Xiaomi will launch a 65-inch smart TV in India today. The smart TV will run on Android TV and comes with a ‘vivid picture engine’. The TV is expected to feature some sort of data optimisation as Xiaomi claims users can “stream three times longer than the same mobile data.”