Xiaomi releases Mi TV Stick an affordable Android TV Dongle that makes your standard TV smart
A couple of weeks ago Nokia launched its Media Streamer at Rs. 3,499 to compete with Amazon Fire TV stick at Rs 3,999 and now Xiaomi launched Mi TV Stick an affordable Android TV Dongle at Rs 2,799. It was known that like the other streaming devices such as the Nokia Media streamer and the Amazon Fire TV Stick, Mi TV Stick will also connect to your television through the HDMI port, and to the Internet via Wi-Fi to fetch streaming content.
As per the listings the Mi TV Stick is said to be running on Android TV 9, allowing access to the Google Play store, and apps made specifically for the big screen. The Mi TV Stick will be available to buy through sale on August 7 at 12pm (noon) and the device will be available for purchase from Mi.com, Flipkart, and Mi Home stores. Its main competitor, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is priced at Rs. 3,999. Xiaomi’s own Mi Box 4K is priced at Rs. 3,499.
Talking about the features the Mi TV stick is powered with a quad-core processor along with Cortex-A53 CPU and an ARM Mali-450 GPU. The device is featured with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage for apps and app data, along with Wi-Fi connectivity.
The Mi TV Stick comes supports multiple apps like Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Disney+ Hotstar, HBO, Spotify, and more which also has access to the Google Play store, which has over 5,000 apps available on the platform.
The company says that the new device comes pre-loaded with Google’s Data Saver that keeps a track of your data usage so that you know exactly how much of it has been consumed, if you have a cap on your internet plan. It also allows users to stream more content, up to three times more, compared to regular or non-data saver mode.
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