India recently witnessed the launch of Xiaomi Mi TV 4, along with Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro. Apparently, claimed to be world’s thinnest LED TV, this was originally unleashed at the CES 2017 and significantly marks Xiaomi’s first foray into the televisions segment of India. Right now, the Mi TV 4 has been launched in just a single variant in India, i.e. the 55-inch and the sale is confined exclusively to Flipkart.
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The Xiaomi Mi TV 4 (55) price has been priced at ₹39,999. For this, the launch offers for the first three months include a free 3-month subscription for ₹619 to Sony Liv and Hungama Play, the Mi IR cable worth ₹299, and on-site installation worth ₹1,099, absolutely free of cost. It would be available for purchase from Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Home stores, starting from February 22.
Specs and features:
The Xiaomi Mi TV 4 model launched in India boasts of a 55-inch LED display panel and is speculated to be thinner than iPhone, with a 4K (3840×2160 pixels) resolution and HDR support. The 60Hz panel offers a viewing angle of 178-degrees and has a response time of 8ms. Also, it is powered by a 64-bit quad-core Amlogic Cortex-A53 SoC clocked up to 1.8GHz, coupled with Mali-T830 graphics. It enlists 2GB of RAM and features 8GB of storage.
Connectivity options for the Xiaomi Mi TV 4 55-inch model include three HDMI 2.0 ports, two USB (one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0) ports, an Ethernet port, an S/PDIF port, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and Bluetooth 4.0.
The company is also marketing the presence of Dolby+DTS Cinema Audio Quality on the Mi TV 4, 12with two 8W duct inverted speakers, as well as its AI-powered PatchWall UI that has been redesigned for the Indian market. The PatchWall UI offers personalized recommendations and universal search.
The 11-button Mi Remote that comes as an addition to the TV can be used to control a set-top box apart from the television itself, using the Mi IR cable priced at ₹299. This also provides voice control features. This states that over 500,000 hours of content would be available, of which 80 percent would be free. Content would be available in 15 different Indian languages. Content partners include Hotstar, Voot, Voot Kids, Sony Liv, Hungama Play, Zee5, Sun NXT, ALT Balaji, Viu, TVF, and Flickstree.