In the television market everyone wants a piece of cake. Manufacturers every day offer new proposals in the form of new televisions in which each bet on his own (each strip by an operating system) or with options such as media center to a more affordable way to turn any TV into “smart”.
In this sense Apple pioneered with the launch of Apple TV, a good device but from the point of view of many too limited (limitations imposed by Apple). Then came others like Nvidia, ASUS Google (with its Google TV early and then Android TV and Chromecast ) … all have their set-top-box and the last to arrive, Xiaomi, without making much noise has presented one of the most interesting proposals.
Under the name of Xiaomi Mi Box we found a set-to-box in which combine good performance and above at a great price, since it hit the market for only $69. This is a device that operates on Android 6.0 TV and is capable of playing 4K content (in streaming) with support for HRD and voice control through the TV remote included.
Many may remember the Apple TV, it is true, but vitamin with the freedom offered by the Android ecosystem. Among other benefits it supports up to 4K at 60fps with speeds up to 18 Gbps that make it ideal for use with the content of this resolution Netflix or Amazon. It also includes support for games and its own dedicated command.
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It is a device compatible with all applications available on Google Play Store and it looks very good performance. These are the specifications of experience at the Xiaomi Mi Box:
|Processor||Quad-core Cortex-A53 at 2GHz with 450 to 750MHz GPU Mallius|
|RAM||2GB of RAM|
|Storage||8GB eMMC storage|
|HDMI input||1 HDMI port|
|USB Port||1 USB 2.0 port|
|Supported resolution||4K resolution support up to 60 fps and HDR|
|OS||TV Android 6.0|
|Connections||Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac|
Price and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi Box has its strength in performance and price, since it hit the market for 69 dollars. And now comes the bad part, because time is not expected to leave the Asian and American markets and availability is unknown in other countries.