July 29, 2021

Xiaomi introduces versatile Chromecast alternative – News

Chinese tech company Xiaomi has launched the Mi TV Stick, an HDMI stick format media streamer with Android TV support. The gadget has built-in Chromecast functionality, comes with a handy remote control and is competitively priced at 39.99 euros.

The regular Google Chromecast, also with Full HD 1080p support, costs about the same as the Mi TV Stick. With the newcomer, however, you receive a Bluetooth remote control with direct buttons for Netflix and Prime Video, and a built-in microphone to address the Google Assistant.

For home and elsewhere

Xiaomi profiles the Mi TV Stick not only as a media streamer for the home, but above all to take with you on a business trip or during a vacation: plug it into the TV of the hotel room, connect it to WiFi and you can also enjoy your favorite series there, games or other content available through the Android TV platform.

The Chinese manufacturer further emphasizes the support of Dolby and DTS surround sound. Other specifications of the Mi TV Stick are the quad-core processor, the working memory of 1 gigabyte and the storage capacity of 8 GB. It is not yet known when the device will be released on the market.

The regular Google Chromecast, also with Full HD 1080p support, costs about the same as the Mi TV Stick. With the newcomer, however, you receive a Bluetooth remote control with direct buttons for Netflix and Prime Video, and a built-in microphone to speak to the Google Assistant. Xiaomi profiles the Mi TV Stick not only as a media streamer for the home, but also to be used with. to take on a business trip or during a vacation: plug in the TV of the hotel room, connect to Wi-Fi and you can also enjoy your favorite series, games or other content there that is available through the Android TV platform. The Chinese manufacturer further emphasizes the support of Dolby and DTS surround sound. Other specifications of the Mi TV Stick are the quad-core processor, the working memory of 1 gigabyte and the storage capacity of 8 GB. It is not yet known when the device will be released on the market.

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