Xiaomi TV specification and promo video

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Xiaomi have entered the world of home entertainment today with the launch of their Android powered Xiaomi TV set-top box, but what is this little black box of tricks capable of? Keep reading for details and to watch the video!

With the announcement of the Xiaomi TV a lot of people have automatically jumped to comparing the Beijing designed set-top box to the Apple TV, however this isn’t at all fair as the Xiaomi TV is a much more capable and better priced device!

First up is the Xiaomi TV’s compatibility with both Android, iOS, PC’s and Macs! If you have content on any of these Apple Airplay, DLNA or Android 4.2 Miracast devices then you can easily share video, photos and even screen share some games though the Xiaomi TV on to you TV!

xiaomi tv ipad airplay

Also on the hardware side, the Xiaomi TV will allow you to connect a USB thumb drive, or hard drive and read media content from it. There is also the option of connecting to Xiaomi’s cloud storage service too so you can instantly send photos and video taken with your Xiaomi phone direct to your TV via 3G or Wi-Fi.

leaked xiaomi tv screen shots

Being a Xiaomi devise the little black TV box runs Android and has a few neat apps and features built in which Xiaomi have added thanks to work closely with service providers across China. As such PopCap games can be played on the Xiaomi TV, and all the latest TV dramas and movies can be watched on one of the built-in apps from the likes of Soku.

 

Watch the Xiaomi promo video now

 

  • Han Lubach

    What can i do with this device outside China

  • Jordi

    The menus of Xiaomi Tv Box are available in english too ? Thanks

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Nope I think Chinese only

  • teja

    andi

    here is the initial hands on video from pc online

    http://www1.pconline.com.cn/mobile/vreview/xiaomihezi/

    • http://www.gizchina.com Andi

      Cheers mate! I hope they are easy to get hold pf once they launch!