Along with the Mi 5X, Xiaomi also announced new Mi AI speaker, a new speaker with voice assistant from Mi lab. This offers 360-degree audio experience, thanks to six omnidirectional microphone array that senses external noise to cancel out echo. It promises the best sound quality and has voice control so that you can say it to play music, live radio, audio books and even children’s stories.
On the top there are controls for audio and there are is also a light ring on the top that changes colors. Xiaomi says that the AI on the speaker can help you with your day-to-day activities and it also lets you help your kids learn match, translate, can recite ancient poetry, sound of animals, learn things from encyclopedia and more.
You can also use it to control smart devices such as open curtains, turn on light, adjust the air conditioning temperature, turn on the water heater and more. The AI trainer app lets has AI training program that lets you create your training and set questions and answers. It also has a developer platform so it will get more skills in the future.
Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker specifications
- 2.25″ speaker with passive subwoofer, 6 microphones
- Frequency Response Range: 60Hz-15000Hz (-6dB), Speaker Sensitivity: 82dB, Rated Impedance: 4Ohm
- 1.2GHz quad-core 64-bit Cortex A53 processor
- 256MB RAM, 256MB flash memory
- Dual-band WiFi, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP
The Xiaomi Mi AI Speaker comes in White color, is priced at 299 yuan (US$ 44 / Rs. 2850 approx.) and will be available roll out for beta testing in August in China.