Xiaomi has finally taken its first steps into India’s smart television space with the first ever launch of the Mi LED Smart TV 4. This is the first time Xiaomi has launched any television in India and with the Mi LED Smart TV 4, the company aims to capture the imagination of those looking to buy a quality 4K HDR TV without straining their pockets. The Mi LED Smart TV 4 is piced at Rs 39,999 and offers an ultra slim form factor with a 55-inch 4K HDR display. Users will also get a free Mi IR Cable and subscription to Hungama Play and Sony Liv for three months along with free onsite installation. The Mi LED Smart TV 4 runs on Xiaomi’s PatchWall OS which is a fork of Android, but it does not support the Google Play Store. Content on the Mi LED Smart TV 4 will be available in 15 Indic languages and the TV will offer a smarter set-top box experience. The Mi TV will be available exclusively from Flipkart, Mi.com. Mi Homes and will be up for purchase in its first sale on February 22. Here’s everything you need to know.
Mi LED Smart TV 4 Specs
At 55-inches, the Mi LED Smart TV 4 sports a thin and light design. The TV measures just 4.9mm thin and can be mounted on two legs stands or on the wall. The TV supports 4K and HDR playback and runs on PatchWall OS with 2GB RAM and 8GB Storage. For connectivity, the Mi LED Smart TV 4 uses Dual band Wi Fi ( 802. 11ac) and Bluetooth 4.0. It features 3 HDMI ports (1 ARC), 1 USB 3.0 port and 1 USB 2.0 port. For its processing needs the Mi TV 4 uses an Amlogic 64 bit Quad-core CPU with Mali T830 Graphics. In the Sound department, the Mi TV 4 boasts of Dolby+DTS Cinema audio quality.
PatchWall OS on Mi LED Smart TV 4
PatchWall OS is a fork of Android, but does not support the Google Play store. It offers integration with set-top box (STB) content, so users can directly navigate their STB using the Mi TV 4’s remote. The OS also throws up personalised suggestions about movies, TV shows and other content users may wish to watch as per their regular viewing activity. The Mi LED Smart TV 4 also offers a Universal Search feature which can be used to search for content on the DTH box as well as within the streaming apps available on the television.
To read more about the Xiaomi Mi LED Smart TV and its features, read our first impressions of the product. Will this give other affordable 4K TVs a run for their money? You’ll have to wait for our in-depth review to find out.