Launch Of Xiaomi Set-Top Box To Power The Global 4K Set-Top Box Market

Posted on: Feb-2019 | By: MarketDeeper | Electrical & Electronic Device

While smart TVs are turning out to be much more widespread these days, a number of consumers still choose to opt for normal TVs and then employ smart streaming set top box with them. Popular choices such as the Amazon Fire TV Stick and Google Chromecast have made it much simpler to get reasonably-priced smart connectivity on almost every TV having an HDMI port. To add to this, Xiaomi has rolled out the Xiaomi Mi Box 4 SE, the newest version of its set-top box, thereby boosting the 4K set-top box market.

The Xiaomi Mi Box 4 SE has a price tag of CNY 189 (almost Rs. 1,900), which makes it more reasonably priced as compared to the Amazon Fire TV Stick and Google Chromecast. The set-top box has the PatchWall UI, which is the similar to that of the smart TV UI that is seen in the Xiaomi Mi televisions. This adds smart abilities to any TV, when linked through AV or HDMI.

In addition to this, the Wi-Fi supported smart box also sports 1080p full-HD streaming, a 1 GB of RAM, quad-core processor, connectivity using AV, HDMI, & USB ports, and 4 GB of internal memory. PatchWall UI itself shows support for toggling channels on your various apps, DTH connection, and voice commands.

The Xiaomi Mi Box 4 SE is the heir to the Mi Box 4C and Mi Box 4, and these devices are presently available to purchase in China. The 4K set-top box also shows support for screen mirroring from handsets, and is a fraction of the wide series of non-smartphone devices by Xiaomi. The firm lately also rolled out the Mi TV 4A Pro and Mi TV 4X Pro, which indirectly supports the development of 4K set-top box market.