Xiaomi not only launched smartphones at its Mi event in Delhi but as expected the company also brought its 2017 Mi TV flagship, the Mi TV 4 which was first unveiled at CES to India. The company is touting the Xiaomi Mi TV 4 to be the world's thinnest LED TV and that it has been customized for Indian users. The flagship product is making its first foray into the market in India since it was first showcased. You can also watch the launch video at the bottom.
The Xiaomi Mi TV 4's main selling point is its ultra-thin built which comes at 4.9mm, thinner than the iPhone 7. The Smart TV comes as a 55-inch model and has a spectacular modular design where it features a sleek metal body and a frameless display which indeed makes it very beautiful.
The screen resolution is up to 4K with an overall awesome visual effect and lots of amazing features. The Mi TV 4 also comes with a transparent stand to blend well with the background for unobtrusive viewing.
Xiaomi Mi TV 4 hardware includes original Samsung / LG 4K screen, Amlogic 64-bit flagship processor with quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU clocked at 1.8GHz. There is also a Mali-T830 2 +2 core GPU, 2GB RAM, and 8GB Flash memory. The TV also supports HDR, 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi, BLE low power Bluetooth and more.
The company is also touting the presence of Dolby+DTS Cinema Audio Quality on the Mi TV 4, with two 8W duct inverted speakers. The TV also comes bundled with a Mi Remote that can be used to control a set-top box using the Mi IR cable priced at Rs. 299. The remote has voice control features as well.
PatchWall Software and 500000+ Content
The TV also comes with a software, which is a deep learning AI system embedded right into the TV's OS. Some of the highlighted features of the software include smart sizing i.e. the size of the recommendation tile will be based on its level of relevancy, infinite recommendations scrolling and there is a whole new set of features and functionalities that are said to revolutionize TV viewing experience.
Apart from the software the company has various partnerships with media agencies and is also offering 500,000 hours of content along with the TV. The company has said that almost 80 percent of content is free and ready to be consumed.
Pricing and Availability
As for the price, the Xiaomi Mi TV 4 55-inch version is priced at Rs. 39,999. The sale will start on 22 February and it will be available via mi.com, mi.home and via Flipkart.
Additionally, Xiaomi is also offering limited period offer with Xiaomi Mi TV 4. So along with its partners Sony Liv and Hungama, the company is offering three months of subscription, Mi IR cable and on-site installation for free. The offer will be valid for the first three months.