Xiaomi Mi Box is a set top box that will turn your dumb TV into an Android powered smart TV. Latest models of the TV box runs on Android TV 6.0. Xiaomi Mi Box offers 4K videos and HDR video support with a Bluetooth voice remote control.
Where to Buy Xiaomi Mi Box
Xiaomi Mi Box Key Specs & Features
- Android TV 6.0
- 4K Ultra HD Videos at 60fps
- Google Cast Support
- Bluetooth Voice Remote Control
- HDMI 2.0a and dual-band Wi-Fi
- Play Android Games
- Stream Movies and TV Shows
- 2.0GHz quad-core CPU with 2GB RAM
- 8GB Storage, No memory card support
The Xiaomi Mi Box is not much of a box, it is shaped more or less like a shell. It connects to your TV via an HDMI 2.0a port on the back. The new port offers up to 18Gbps transfer speed offering brilliant 4k video with HDR and quality sound to your TV.
Xiaomi Mi Box supports 60 fps 4k decoding, making it great for entertainment on your 4K TV. While the set top box connects to your TV via HDMI, it connects to the internet via Wi-Fi.
Enjoy the best online entertainment direct on your big screen TV using the Set top box. You can stream movies on Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, VUDU, Sling TV, and more.
Like the Chromecast and Chromecast 2 from Google, the Xiaomi Mi Box supports Google Cast, which enables you cast content you are watching on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to your big screen TV. The TV box supports voice commands via the remote control.
Xiaomi Mi Box can also serve as a portable Android gaming console. For the best gaming experience, you will have to buy the Mi Game Controller.
Hardware and Software
The Xiaomi Mi Box is powered by a 2.0GHz quad-core processor. It is provided with 2GB of RAM and 8GB built-in storage. It runs on Android TV 6.0, giving you access to loads of Android games and Android media apps.
Xiaomi Mi Box supports both Dolby and DTS encoding for surround sound. The TV set box supports Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band Wi-Fi.
Pricing and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi Box is not yet available in Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. You can buy it at international retail outlets like Gearbest. Gearbest currently sells it for around $80. When available, Xiaomi Mi Box Price in Nigeria is expected to range from 28,000 Naira to 40,000 Naira.
Xiaomi Mi TV Box is also available on Amazon.
Xiaomi Mi Box Specs
Here are a few specs of the Xiaomi Mi Box Android TV Box:
- Platform: Android TV 6.0
- Processor: 2.0GHz quad-core Processor
- GPU: Mali-450
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Built-in Storage: 8GB
- Colour: Black
- Dimensions: 101 x 101 x 19.5 mm
- Weight: 175g
- Video: 4K @ 60fps, 2K @ 60fps, 1080p HD @ 60fps
- Video Format: H.264, H.265, VP9 Profile-2
- Audio: DTS 2.0+ Digital Out, Dolby Digital Plus
- HDMI: Yes, HDMI 2.0a x 1 port (HDCP)
- USB: Yes, USB 2.0 x 1 port
- Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack/SPDIF
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Store: Google Play Store
- Google Cast: Yes
- Power: 100~240V 50/60Hz input, 5.2V, 2.1A output
- Remote Control: Yes (included)
- Game Controller: Yes (sold separately)