Xiaomi has launched its first Android TV set-top box specifically designed for the US market in the form of the Xiaomi Mi Box, offering 4K HDR streaming at up to 60fps for $60. The small set-top box can also play games, run applications and stream music.
Powered by the same Amlogic S905X quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor with Mali-450 graphics, as in the previously launched Xiaomi Mi Box. The processor is supported by 2GB of RAM and the set-top box is equipped with 8GB of eMMC internal storage. Although further external storage can be added via the USB connection.
Preloaded with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system the Mi Box S also comes with a new remote control equipped with a handy Google Assistant button. The Xiaomi Mi Box S also supports Dolby DTS for high-definition audio, Bluetooth 4.2, one HDMI 2.0A port, one audio out port, and one USB 2.0 port and dual-band WiFi.
Features of the Xiaomi Mi Box S include :
– Easily connects to a portable or shared hard drive. Play your favorite movies, music, games and more
– HDMI2.0a – Enjoy high resolution video and high bitrate audio playback with superior reliability
– WIFI 2.4GHz/5GHz – Download and transfer HD video and large data files quickly and easily
– Bluetooth 4.2 – Wirelessly connect game controllers, headphones, speakers, and other Bluetooth-enabled devices
The Mi Box S will be available to purchase throughout the United States from Walmart starting on October 19th 2018 and pre-orders are expected to open imminently.
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