Xiaomi’s Mi Smart LED TV 4 was sold out on Flipkart and Mi.com mere minutes after going up on sale at 12PM today, or atleast that's what the websites said. Flipkart even put up a banner within moments of the sale starting, thanking those who managed to purchase the Mi Smart LED TV 4 and informing users that the next sale of the TV would be held on March 13, at 12PM. Those still interested in owning a Mi TV could also try their luck at one of Xiaomi’s Mi Home offline retail stores.
The Xiaomi Mi Smart LED TV 4 sports a 55-inch panel and measures 4.9mm at its thinnest point. The company claims that this makes it the world’s thinnest LED TV. It supports 4K HDR playback and offers 2GB RAM and 8GB storage. The TV offers 3 HDMI ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, and 1 USB 2.0 port. An Amlogic 64-bit quad-core CPU with mali T830 graphics powers the TV. in terms of sound, the Mi TV offers Dolby and DTS Cinema audio.
The Mi Smart LED TV 4 comes with PatchWall OS, which is a fork of Android. However, it does not support the Google Play Store. However, it does offer integration of the set-top-box (STB) content, allowing users to navigate through the content using the TV remote. There is also a universal search feature that allows users to search for content on the STB and streaming apps. You can check out our review of the Mi Smart LED TV 4 here.
The Mi TV was launched in India alongside the Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphones. The two smartphones will be up for flash sale tomorrow at 12PM. However, it is possible both these devices will also be sold out within a few minutes. During the first sale, the company claimed that it sold over three lakh smartphones within three minutes, while the Mi TV was sold out in 10 seconds.