The new generation of one of the most popular television boxes has arrived. It’s called Xiaomi Mi Box S and uses the Android TV operating system. Something rare in this segment since most chooses to use the Android system version for mobile devices.
Therefore, we have a new gadget with a new look, a new look as well as a new command. It should also be noted that the retail price of the new gadget is a bit lower. However, its characteristics leave something to be desired …
It should also be noted that this new generation is replacing the product announced about two years ago. Therefore, it is time to see some new Box in this segment, thus adapting to the reality of the market in 2018.
Here, first, the Xiaomi Mi Box S is now available in black and not only in white as in the previous version. However, the design of this box remains intact compared to the previous generation, Mi Box 4.
The new Xiaomi Mi Box S!
Secondly, we have here in effect a new command, a new design for this essential piece. Therefore, just below the On / Off button at the top of the command, we have just below the button dedicated to Google’s virtual assistant. That is Google Assistant to help you search for your content, among other features and tasks. In this same button you will also have a microphone used for you to interact with this assistant.
Also in this new command, we also have a button dedicated to Netflix as well as a button dedicated to Live TV – Live TV. Thirdly, it should also be noted that the new Xiaomi Mi Box S uses the Android Oreo 8.1 operating system.
Fourthly we can point out that the Xiaomi Mi Box S will be able to play content in 4K Ultra-HD at 60 fps. What’s more, you’ll also have an authentic built-in Chromecast here, so you can stream the contents of your smartphone, tablet or PC on the TV screen.
Will arrive in stores from November 6 for about 53 €
Thanks to Google Assistant you can control your smart devices, connected with the assistant. Therefore, you can control your Philips Hue lamps/lighting as well as thermostats, among other devices.
However, it is inside that we find the less positive part of this Xiaomi Mi Box S. In this sense we have here the same technical characteristics of the previous product. That is, a processor with 4 processing cores ( quad-core ) with cores Cortex-A53.
Secondly, we have the graphics (GPU) Mali-450 GPU as well as 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. We also have in this Xiaomi Mi Box S a single USB 2.0 port as well as the audio port and the power/power port.
We also have an HDMI 2.0 port as well as the possibility to connect, for example, a gamepad or game controller. In short, if you already have the Mi Box of little or nothing you have to acquire the new generation.
In short, only the command and color scheme changes in the Xiaomi Mi Box S. Already its price is extremely desirable. According to the international press the new gadget will hit the stores from November 6 for $ 59.99 or about 53 €.