After the different versions of Mi Box TV , Xiaomi’s Android TV player, the brand decided to miniaturize the device to make it as small as a Google Chromecast . And with this philosophy the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick was born, an HDMI ‘stick’ that allows access to all the applications and services offered by Android TV.
Xiaomi Mi TV Stick with Android TV
The Xiaomi Mi TV Stick is a TV box in the form of an HDMI key that allows you to use Android TV on any screen or TV with an HDMI port. Thanks to its supplied remote control, it allows access to a visual interface to install applications and navigate on the interface while taking advantage of Chromecast functionalities. It can display a full HD image (4K steps) up to 60 frames per second.
We have had this in mind with many rumors qround and it is finally official: Xiaomi has revealed its renewed commitment to Android TV , the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick. Small in size, and designed to be perfectly hidden behind the TV, this new HDMI ‘stick’ aims to become the most economical choice for those who want to turn their television into a Smart TV .
We are therefore going to tell you the characteristics and specifications of this Xiaomi Mi TV Stick , a fairly inexpensive alternative that lands in the market to compete directly with the greats of this territory
Xiaomi Mi TV Stick technical sheet
- DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT: 92.4 x 30.2 x 15.2 mm 28.5 g (without knob)
- OUTPUT RESOLUTION: Up to 1080p 60fps
- PROCESSOR AND RAM: Quad-core Cortex-A53 GPU Mali 4501GB
- STORAGE: 8 GB
- OS: Android TV 9 Google Chromecast built-in
- WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY: Wi-Fi: 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, 2.4GHz / 5GHz Bluetooth 4.2
- CONNECTIONS: HDMI micro USB (power)
- VIDEO: VP9-10 H.265 H.264 VC-1
- SOUND: DTS, Dolby
- ACCESSORIES: Remote control with voice control
Xiaomi Mi TV Stick: simple solution for Android TV with Chromecast built-In
Xiaomi already treasured one of the players with Android TV with the best quality
/ price ratio since the Xiaomi Mi Box S is a very good purchase if you want to experiment with the operating system for televisions. And the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick aims to improve that relationship by offering a smaller device easier to locate on our television (it connects to HDMI and takes up very little space) and with several interesting functions, such as a remote control with buttons integrated to content services on demand.
The Xiaomi Mi TV Stick is an HDMI finger size device that is not too far from the dimensions of a Google Chromecast and that, precisely, has one of these Chromecast integrated through software. Thanks to Android TV, Xiaomi’s new ‘stick’ allows the installation of most streaming apps, including games. Of course, the hardware is somewhat limited since there is only 8 GB of storage ; And the single GB of RAM doesn’t bode well for performance. In addition, the Xiaomi TV Stick lacks a socket to expand memory, something that the Mi Box has.
By simply inserting the device into a free HDMI port, any television becomes a Smart TV. Thanks to the built-in remote control, with the possibility of interacting with Google Assistant by voice , it is possible to move around the system interface as well as control playback and volume. Not only that: the fact of having an integrated Chromecast makes it easy to send all kinds of multimedia content from an Android mobile, including the screen .
The hardware of the Xiaomi Mi TV Stick is somewhat limited, but it is not that it takes too much to access the usual use of Android TV: multimedia playback . For this use, and as long as you do not need too much more, this new Xiaomi is enough.