- Specs and costs for the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick could have leaked.
- It may have two totally different fashions primarily based on decision.
- The 4K Mi TV Stick may breach the $100 value barrier.
In May, Xiaomi confirmed the existence of the Mi TV Stick, a streaming dongle that may doubtless compete with Amazon’s Fire TV Stick when it launches. Now, a few retail listings and a leaked picture on Reddit have revealed the obvious specs and costs for the upcoming machine. There’s additionally an unboxing video of the brand new Mi TV Stick doing the rounds on the web. Here’s what we all know up to now.
Xiaomi Mi TV Stick: Specs
Leaked specs of the Mi TV Stick reveal a tool that may most probably substitute the present Android-powered Mi Box S. According to separate listings on Gearbest and AliExpress, the Mi TV Stick will are available two variants: one with 1080p decision and 1GB RAM and one other with 4K decision and 2GB RAM. Both fashions are anticipated to have 8GB of inside storage. Both are additionally mentioned to run Android TV 9.zero and have help for the Google Assistant.
The listings additionally recommend that the Mi TV Stick can be accompanied by a Bluetooth distant with devoted buttons for the Google Assistant, Netflix, and Amazon Prime Video.
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Further, each the FHD and 4K Mi TV Stick fashions are listed with help for Dolby audio and DTS sound.
Tipster Sudhanshu Ambhore has created a useful spec comparability between the 2 Mi TV Stick fashions primarily based on the aforementioned listings. There’s additionally a leaked unboxing video of the streaming stick in the identical thread. You can test it out beneath.
Pricing & Specs
-1GB RAM FHD: $49 (~ ₹3,700)
-2GB RAM 4K: $133 (~₹10,140) pic.twitter.com/3JgeyYuHIh
— Sudhanshu (@Sudhanshu1414) June 21, 2020
Meanwhile, a Reddit publish additionally exposes some extra particulars concerning the Mi TV Stick. Information in there’s mentioned to be sourced from Tradingshenzen.com, however we haven’t been capable of confirm the identical.
An picture within the publish exhibits that the Mi TV Stick can have built-in Chromecast performance and launch in each US and different world markets. A seek for the worldwide SKU quantity talked about within the publish really reveals a bunch of listings for the Mi TV Stick, together with one with a European value. Gearbest and AliExpress have additionally revealed the alleged US costs for the 2 Mi TV Stick fashions, so let’s check out how all these listings stack up.
Xiaomi Mi TV Stick: Price and availability
According to an intensive itemizing by a Spanish retailer, the Mi TV Stick will value €39.95 (~$44.80) in Europe. The itemizing additionally mentions an availability date for July 31 and specs talked about in it recommend that that is the FHD variant of the streaming dongle.
Meanwhile, in accordance with the AliExpress itemizing, the machine will value $49 within the US for the variant with full HD decision. Gearbest pegs the US value of the 4K model at $133. If these costs are correct, the 4K Mi TV Stick mannequin is nearly 3 times the value of the $49 Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. It’s even pricier than the $54.99 Mi Box S 4K. However, it’s greater than attainable that Gearbest is exhibiting a marked-up value for an imported Mi TV Stick 4K unit or a placeholder value, so don’t take it to coronary heart simply but.
We’ll replace this text if we hear extra concerning the official launch and availability particulars of the Mi TV Stick. Until then, you’ll be able to try our listing of the most effective Android TV packing containers of 2020 and the most effective video streaming companies and apps for Android.
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