Xiaomi’s Android TV Mi Box official unveiled with sweet price tag


Hugo Barra, Global VP at Xiaomi, took to Twitter today to announce the release of their Android TV Mi Box with support for 4K/HDR, Google Voice Search, Google Cast, and more. Not only that, the first U.S. product launch for Xiaomi comes in at a pretty sweet price of only $69USD.

For $69USD, the Mi Box has some pretty decent specs, and as mentioned above supports both 4K and HDR video, has Dolby Digital Plus and DTS support, runs Android TV 6.0, supports voice controls, and Google Cast allowing you to stream wirelessly from your iPhone, iPad, Android device, or laptop to your TV. The included Bluetooth remote control features voice search, which allows you to search for something to watch, the weather, or other Google Voice Search results. You can also pick up an optional Mi Game Controller and use the Mi Box for gaming as well.

Mi Box with remote.


Full specifications of the Mi Box include:

Basic specs

  • Output Resolution: Up to 4K 60fps
  • Processor: Quad-core Cortex-A53 2.0GHz
  • GPU: Mali 450 750MHz
  • RAM: 2GB DDR3
  • Flash: 8GB eMMC
  • System: Android TV 6.0
  • Security: Widevine L1 + PlayReady 3.0

Wireless connectivity

  • Wi-Fi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.0/3.0


  • VP9 Profile-2 up to 4K x 2K @ 60fps
  • H.265 HEVC MP-10 at L5.1, up to 4K x 2K at 60fps
  • H.264 AVC HPat L5.1, up to 4K x 2K at 30fps
  • H.264 MVC, up to 1080P at 60fps
  • Supports HDR10/HLG HDR processing (software upgrade required)


  • DTS 2.0+ Digital Out, Dolby Digital Plus
  • Up to 7.1 pass through


  • HDMI: HDMI 2.0a x 1 port (HDCP 2.2)
  • USB: USB 2.0 x 1 port
  • AV: SPDIF Out / 3.5mm audio output x 1 port
  • Power: 1 port


  • Length: 101mm
  • Width: 101mm
  • Thickness: 19.5mm
  • Weight: 176.5g (+/- 1g)
  • Color: Black

Other specs

  • Remote: Bluetooth voice remote control, powered by 2 AAA batteries
  • Included accessories: Bluetooth voice remote control, HDMI cable, user guide
  • Power input: 100~240V 50/60Hz input, 5.2V, 2.1A output

As you can see, the Mi Box has some pretty decent specs for a $69 Android TV box. What do you think about the Mi Box? Let us know in the comments below, or on Google+, Twitter, or Facebook.

[button link=”http://www.mi.com/en/mibox/” icon=”fa-external-link” side=”left” target=”blank” color=”285b5e” textcolor=”ffffff”]Source: Xiaomi[/button]

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