Xiaomi’s Redmi brand just announced its new Redmi K30 5G smartphone and RedmiBook 13 laptop. Alongside this, Redmi has also introduced its new ecosystem products – Redmi AI Speaker Play and Redmi Router AC2100.
The Redmi AI Speaker Play sports a front-facing audio output design and it is a 5W 1.75-inch speaker with a 350cc large sound cavity with CrystalWave technology. The AI Speaker Play comes with Bluetooth Mesh gateway which means that it can also control Bluetooth-equipped devices and can stream content from users’ smartphones or any other device. It also supports the 3rd generation of XiaoAi AI Assistance and is the first XiaoAi AI Speaker to feature a male voice option. With the voice command functions, users can use this speaker as a control center to command IoT devices within their reach.
Redmi Router AC2100, on the other hand, is the first Redmi-branded router and in the past, routers were launched under Xiaomi branding. It is powered by a dual-core four-threaded CPU clocked at 800MHz and 128MB RAM. Regarding the antennas, it features six high-performance antennas and six-channel quality signal amplifiers.
It supports both 2.4GHz and 5GHz band and has support for up to 4X4 MIMO, and provides steady network coverage and can offer up to 2033Mbps of high-speed network experience. Other features including anti-snooping, IPV6, Beamforming, and supports up to 128 devices at once. Users can configure and manage the router using Xiaomi MiWiFi app 5.0 and it also works with Mi Home App.
Pricing and Availability
Redmi AI Speaker Play is priced at 79 yuan (US$ 11 / Rs. 796 approx.) and Redmi Router AC2100 is priced at 169 yuan (US$ 24 / Rs. 1703 approx.). Both devices will be available for purchase from December 12, 2019, through all official Xiaomi channels in mainland China.