WASHINGTON: Xiaomi has launched a new version of its smart TV and a smart water purifier.
According to the Techcrunch.com, Xiaomi’s Mi TV 2S is a 48-inch TV set that is 9.9mm thin. It comes with a Samsung UHD display with support for 4k, a quad-core 1.4GHz processor powering the set and the usual array of HDMI, USB, Bluetooth, etc.
Xiaomi has also added a subwoofer and a Dolby-powered soundbar.
The Mi TV 2S is priced at USD 483 and USD 644 for a ‘Theatre Edition’ which includes a sound system.
Lei Jun, Xiaomi CEO and co-founder said in a statement that they want Mi TV 2S to be the first TV that young adults buy. Xiaomi’s TV team spent one year developing Mi TV 2S, working with global industry-leading suppliers, the best materials, and top-of-the-line technology to produce a gorgeous TV with amazing performance.
In addition, the Mi Water Purifier costs USD 209 and will at the start be available in China only. It turns tap water into drinking water. The device is a part of Xiaomi’s Mi Home network. The customers can check on its settings and recent activity and get alerts when replacement filters are required.