Xiaomi has finally launched its streaming dongle called Mi TV Stick at the Ecosystem Product Launch event. This will add smarts to your dumb TV. As the title reads, this tops at 1080p resolution and features Android TV v.9.0.
Here are the complete details —
Mi TV Stick Features
Mi TV Stick is a small black cuboid with an HDMI 2.0 port up-top that you stick into the TV. And once up and running, it clocks at up to 1080p (FHD) resolution.
Inside, it bears an Amlogic S905 Y2 chipset coupled with ARM Mali-450 GPU, 1GB RAM, and 8GB eMMC 5.1 storage. For connectivity, there is support for WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2.
Chromecast is baked right within and amongst other features, you also get Dolby Audio and DTS Surround Sound.
The bundled remote sports dedicated buttons for Google Assistant, Netflix, and Prime Video. It is again a conventional black remote.
Finally, here’s a look at the spec difference between it and the Amazon Fire Stick:
Mi TV Stick vs Fire TV Stick 4K: Specs comparison and Price
|Product||Mi TV Stick||Fire TV Stick 4k|
|Streaming resolution||1080p||4K, Dolby Vision, HDR10+|
|Audio||Dolby Audio, DTS Surround Sound||Dolby Atmos|
|Ports and connectivity||HDMI out, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2||HDMI out, power input, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0|
|Smart Assistant||Google Assistant||Alexa|
|Built-in Cast||Yes||Only for YouTube|
|Price||39.99 euros (~₹3,435)||Rs 5,999|
Other products launched by Xiaomi at today’s event are:
- Mi Smart Band 5 (rebranded Mi Band 5)
- Mi True Wireless Earphones 2 Basic
- Mi Curved 34″ 144 Hz gaming monitor
- Two electric scooters
- Redmi 9A and 9C for European markets