Xiaomi Will Unveil New Mi Box At Google I/O 2016

Posted: May 18 2016, 4:03am CDT | by , Updated: May 19 2016, 1:40am CDT, in News | Technology News

Xiaomi will Unveil New Mi Box at Google I/O 2016

Chinese electronics giant will present at the Google I/O 2016 a new device for the US market.

Hugo Barra, Global VP of Xiaomi got his badge for the Google I/O 2016 a couple hours ago. He started to tease a new Xiaomi device he will be unveiling at the Google I/O 2016. Based on his tweets, it could be the Mi Box running Android already available in China. The Xiaomi Mi Box's remote control has the control elements that Barra teased in a Tweet two days ago.

Update: Xiaomi announces Mi Box with 4K HDR and voice control.

Mi Box

The Mi Box is a HD streaming box that can receive streaming content via Miracast, AirPlay and DLNA. Users can view photos and videos as well as content from streaming apps from Mi phones, Android devices, iOS devices and PCs to a TV.

Mi Box has a USB 2.0 port so you can plug in your own media devices. Play videos and music directly from flash or external hard drive. Mi Box supports multiple HD formats such as MKV, AVI, MP4, MOV. The new Mi Box supports Dolby and DTS support. You can also connect your own wireless headset via Bluetooth 4.0.

The Mi Box supports wireless streaming over 2.4Ghz/5Ghz dual Wi-Fi connection. It remains to be seen if the Mi Box comes pre installed with streaming service apps like Netflix or Amazon Prime. The Xiaomi Mi Box III box is already available through resellers on Amazon for around $110.

Hugo Barra might be part of the Google I/O 2016 keynote beginning at 10am PDT today.

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