Today, Xiaomi launched a few amazing smart home appliances. Among them, we should mention the Xiaomi Smart Kettle 2, the Mijia Smart Light Sensing Night Light, and the Mijia Smart Charging Desk Lamp. They all continue the appearance of the previous generation models but at the same time come with noteworthy improvements.
Xiaomi Smart Kettle 2
The new product adopts an open 7-shaped handle design. This shortens the distance from lowering the kettle to pressing the switch, making the operation more convenient. The handle adopts a rounded line design, which makes the hand feel more comfortable, and it saves effort to pour water.
Compared with the previous Xiaomi Smart Kettle, the capacity of the second-gen model is upgraded from 1.5L to 1.7L, which can boil 8 cups of water at a time. Thus, now, it easily meets the drinking needs of the whole family without frequent boiling.
The new product adopts a double-layer structure inside and outside to form a middle insulation layer to prevent accidental burns. The inner tank is made of food contact grade 304 stainless steel. It has a one-piece structure that is resistant to corrosion and oxidation and is more convenient to clean.
Also, the Xiaomi Smart Kettle 2 comes with a 1800W high-power energy-gathering heating chassis. It can shorten the boiling time of 1500W electric kettles by 2 minutes.
As for safety, the Xiaomi Smart Kettle 2 uses the British brand STRIX thermostat. The latter allows the power supply to accurately trip and stop heating when the water reaches the boiling point. It also has four-fold power protection, including automatic power off when water is boild, and automatic power off when it is dry. The high temperature fuse protection and anti-shock design also brings some protection.
The price is still 99 yuan ($15).
Mijia Smart Charging Desk Lamp
The Mijia smart charging desk lamp has an upgraded Type-C interface. Also, it comes with a 2000mAh large-capacity lithium-ion polymer battery. At 100% brightness, it can last more than 4 hours; at 10% brightness, the lamp can last more than 40 hours; at 1% brightness, it can provide up to 120 hours of battery life. You can always check the remaining battery power through an app. The lamp has a unique battery protection technology. So long-term plug-in will not affect battery life.
The lamps continues supporting the initial setting of the three-speed color temperature and brightness value of the previous generation table lamp. After the upgrade, you can customize the color temperature and brightness of the three-speed mode in the Mijia app according to your personal preference, or select the preset scene mode. Double-click the control button to turn on the focus mode or turn off the lights after.
It has 12 built-in 0.25W LED modules with a total rated power of only 5W. Users can adjust the color temperature between 2700K-6000K.
As a smart desk lamp, when the doorbell rings, the desk lamp flashes to notify you; when you turn on the bedside before going to bed, it will automatically turn off the lights in other rooms; it will wake up the bedroom body sensor at night; it will also help you automatically light up the night mode.
As a smart lamp from a Xiaomi brand, it supports voice control by Xiao Ai. The price is 129 yuan ($20).
Mijia Smart Sensing Night Light
The third product launched by Xiaomi today is the Mijia Smart Sensing Night Light. It supports 1-60 minutes to turn off the lights, and can also be used as a light sensor to link everything. The price is 29.9 yuan ($5).
The Mijia Smart Sensing Night Light adopts a cylindrical design with a diameter of 65mm, a thickness of 38mm, and a weight of 41g. It is small in size, and only occupies 2 sockets. It does not affect the normal use of 3 sockets.
Also, it has three built-in 0.5W LED modules. The rated power is only 0.8W; the brightness is adjustable; the light sensitivity is also adjustable. You can use touch and smart methods (including Mijia app, XiaoAi voice commands, smart linkage) to turn on the lights. After delay, it will automatically start to turn off the lights. The default time is 15 minutes. But the duration can be customized and modified in the Mijia app.
In short, this is a built-in independent light sensor, coming with Bluetooth mesh gateway support. So it can be linked with smart home products realizing linkage automatically.