Today (2015/01/15), Xiaomi has launched four new products: Mi Note and Mi Note Pro 5.5″ Android smartphones powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 and 810, Mi Headphones (audiophile-grade), as well as Mi Box mini. The latter is a tiny Android TV box powered by a quad core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, with 1GB RAM and 4GB Flash, and selling for just 199 RMB in China (~$32 US).
- SoC – Mediatek MT8685A quad core ARM Cortex A7 @ 1.3Ghz with Mali-450MP4 GPU (4 fragment + 2 vertex cores)
- System Memory – 1GB DDR3
- Storage – 4GB eMMC 4.5 flash
- Video & Audio Output – HDMI up to 1080p with Dolby and DTS pass-through
- Video Codecs – Support H.265
- Connectivity – Dual band 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.0
- Power Supply – Integrated into device. 100-240V input
- Dimensions – 38 x 38 x 38? mm
- Weight – 73 grams
The device will run MUIU TV (based on Android 4.4.2), and sell with a 1.5 meter HDMI cable, and a Bluetooth remote control.
You can find more details on Xiaomi’s Mi Box mini product’s page (in Chinese).
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