Chinese Xiaomi has announced a new TV: Mid 2S TV. A 4K TV sold less than $ 500, the output is expected during the month of July in China.
If Xiaomi is well known for its smartphones, we must not forget that the company Lei Jun has also diversified qu’étendues other product lines. And it is precisely on the occasion of a press conference last night that Xiaomi announced the addition next marketing a water purifier, a new television soberly named Mi 2S TV.
As its name suggests, it is an evolution of the new Mi TV 2 that the Chinese manufacturer had unveiled earlier this year. However, it incorporates important innovations. Starting with its design, since its thickness passes under the bar of 10 mm (9.9 mm exactly), where previous Mi TV 2 posted 15.2. A significant weight loss, but still far from the 4.9 mm recent Sony televisions. Mid 2S TV, a 4K TV 48 inches, is surrounded by an aluminum frame available in 5 colors ranging from gold to fuchsia.
The components have however not changed enormously since March. Mi TV 2S always ship a processor Mstar 6A928 (4 cortex A-17 clocked at 1.4GHz with a Mali GPU T760MP4), allowing it to display video in 4K at 60 FPS, support the HDMI 2.0 standard has the Blutooth 4.0 and USB 3.0. The guts of this TV also contain 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory. Main novelty: the device is installed under the latest version of MIUI, which is based on Android Lollipop.
During the presentation, Xiaomi has advanced to compare the quality of the screen of his new television with screens from Samsung, Sony or Sharp. It is difficult to give much credit to such images.
As usual with the Chinese brand, the Mi 2S TV is offered at an unbeatable price. It takes 2,999 yuan (441 euros) for television in its basic version and 3,999 yuan (588 euros) in “cinema edition” version includes a sound bar and coffee and more. Mid 2S TV will be launched before the end of July in China, but should never cross its borders.