On September 3, the new Xiaoai touch-screen speaker was launched. We are talking about the Redmi Xiaoai Touch-Screen Speaker Pro 8-Inch, which costs 499 yuan ($73). It will go on sale on September 9.
Redmi Xiaoai Touch-Screen Speaker Pro 8-Inch Key Features
This is Xiaomi’s first Xiaoai touch screen speaker with a built-in battery. It comes with a built-in 4700mAh large-capacity lithium battery and has a long battery life of about 4.5 hours. There is also a handle for carrying wherever you want. For example, in the kitchen, you can play instructional videos about making dishes. So you don’t have to worry about using your smartphone to check the recipes while cooking.
Compared with the predecessor ‘Redmi Xiaoai Touch Screen Speaker 8’, the Pro version has been upgraded and polished in product details: built-in large-capacity lithium battery, memory increase from 1GB to 2GB, Wi-Fi network changed from 2.4G single-band network to 2.4G/5G dual-band WiFi.
The Redmi Xiaoai touch-screen speaker Pro 8-inch features an IPS screen, which uses a fully laminated panel with a resolution of 1280×800 and a maximum viewing angle of about 178°.
As you guess, the display is a touchscreen. This allows you to use it as a control center of smart home. Say, you can select the color temperature of the table lamp, link the smart doorbell, check the Mijia camera monitoring and camera calls, etc.
However, for Chinese, its biggest highlight is the Xiaoai support. So with a single sentence, you can do a lot things. Say, you can avoid the annoying steps of configuring the smart home appliances and do that with a single command.
Redmi Xiaoai Touch Screen Speaker Pro 8-inch also supports full-scene video calls. No SIM card and smartphone number are required. Everything is done through you Xiaomi account.
This smart speaker provides a child mode for children. It supports child face recognition. When the Xiao Ai speaker recognizes that the user is a child, it automatically enters the child mode.
In the children mode, Xiao Ai’s feedback sounds are cute children’s voices, and the interface and icons also turn into a cute animation styles. The audio-visual content played by calling Xiao Ai are all filtered and graded resource content suitable for children.
Child mode has an application lock, which can be set to disable certain applications. At the same time, it has a video anti-addiction function with a customizable time to prevent children from watching the video for a long time. You can also turn on the blue light eye protection mode to reduce the blue light in the display to protect eyesight.
At the same time, the distance protection function can also be turned on in the child mode. When the camera detects that the face is less than 30cm from the screen for more than 10 seconds, it will send out a voice and screen notification to remind the child that the viewing distance is too close.