Saturday, November 8, 2014

Xiaomi Mi TV 2 49 inch Ultra HD 4K LED TV Price, Specifications and Review

Xiaomi Mi TV 2 49 inch Ultra HD 4K LED TV Price, Specifications and Review

Mi TV equipped with stunning Ultra HD i.e. four times the resolution of full HD with Radiant Backlight technology to ensure the color accuracy. Apple also uses the same Radiant backlight technology for their macs. Also it has first of its kind Bluetooth LE 4.0 remote with minimalist 11 key design which makes it ease of use with its trackpad. It boasts plethora of connectivity options such as Wi-Fi 802.11 ac with 2x2 MIMO, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, USB 3.0 for faster transfer speed especially when view 4K video through USB 3.0 HDD it will helpful, 3 HDMI ports, etc..refer the below spec sheet for more options. This guy support the latest H265 10 bit decoding which saves your bandwidth especially when you are streaming 4K videos. It also equipped with 12 UHD quality enhancement technology which improves the quality of videos and supports 3D, comes with 2 3D glasses in the box package.  Mi TV comes with and without speakers, with speakers consists of Dolby supported sound bar with array of 6 speakers and 2 tweeters and a wireless subwoofer priced at Rs. 39,990 ( 3999 Yuan ) and the TV without speakers comes with a price tag of Rs. 33,990 (3999 Yuan ).

49 inch
RGB true Ultra HD 4K 3840 x 2160 Pixels
3D Support
Radiant LED Backlight to ensure colour accuracy
Processor & Memory
Mstar Cortex A9 Quad Core 1.45 Ghz
Graphics Processor
Mali 450 MP4
2 GB Dual Channel DDR3
Flash Memory
Audio Decoding
DOLBY, DTS,  Dolby Audio Virtual Surround Technology
Built in Speakers
2 x 8W (THD &lt 1%), max power 10 W,  2.25-inch speakers
Mi Sound Bar
Rated 15 W, 2 inches  speakers x 6, silk membrane tweeters x 2

Aux In, Bluetooth, SPDIF connectivity

length 874mm 66mm high 46mm deep cushions foot high 2mm
Mi Subwoofer
Rated 80W, max 100 W,  10 - 160 Hz, 8 inches

Bluetooth wireless connection

404 mm wide and 227mm high 390 mm ​​deep, 11 Kg
Video Decoding
support RM, FLV, MOV, AVI, MKV, TS, MP4 and other formats

H.265, H.264, H.265  to 4K , MPEG1 / 2/4, real7 / 8/9 up to 1080
Wired Input
3 x HDMI

1 x AV

1 x VGA

1 x USB 3.0

1 x USB 2.0

1 x Antenna In (Analog)

1 x RJ 45 Ethernet

1 x Micro SD card slot
Wireless Input
Wi-Fi  IEEE 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac  2x2 MIMO

Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Analog Audio Output

Digital Audio output SPDIF
In Box

1 x TV

1 x Sound Bar

1 x Subwoofer

2 x TV Stand

1 x Bluetooth Remote Control

1 x Screw Driver

1 x Speaker Power Cable

2 x 3 D Glasses
5 x Screws

1 x Antenna Isolator adaptor

Xiaomi Smart Mi Band Review, Specifications and Price

Xiaomi Smart Mi Band Review, Specifications and Price

Xiaomi's Mi Band or Mi Bracelet equipped with bluetooth, it can track your physical activities, calories burned, distance traveled and record your daily activities. You can also set your goals to keep an eye on whether you are meeting your targets or not. It can also analyzes your daily activities and provides you health advice i.e. it tracks how many hours you sleep, your physical activities and calories burned are synchronized through Bluetooth low energy.

The Bracelet app will analyze your health and activity data and provides you realtime health advice. Like Motorola's trusted bluetooth feature which enables you to unlock phone without entering the password as long as the trusted bluetooth  device is paired and in range, the Mi Band also supports the same with its Mi phones. When you received calls this band will also indicates by vibration as well as flashing LED's.

As It comes with IP67 dust and water proof certification you don't need to worry about accidental hand washes. Skeptical about the real time use but still you can find your bracelet by using the Find my bracelet option in the Bracelet App it vibrates and flashes its LED's to indicate its presence. It provides an outstanding battery backup of 30 days and withstand harsh temperatures ranging from -20 deg to 70 deg Celsius. It is equipped with DA 14580 Bluetooth Low Energy 4.0 chip thus it provides 30 days of battery life (41 mAh battery) with a single full charge and also it uses the same low power acceleration sensor which is used in US military helmets.  Price Rs. 790 Approx. it is not available in Indian Market as of writing this post.

Note: Supports only for Android 4.4 Kitkat and above

Friday, November 7, 2014

Amazon Echo a nexus of Bluetooth speaker with amazon services, Google now & Apple’s Siri

Amazon Echo a nexus of Bluetooth speaker with amazon services, Google now & Apple’s Siri

Today amazon released their Echo which is a spectacular Bluetooth speaker with support for voice commands like google now in Moto X and Siri in iphone.  As of now it is available to through invitation only @ Rs. 6000 $99 for prime members and Rs. 12000 for non-prime members.  The pricing seems to be good for prime members but we are sorry for non-prime members.  It’s Always on feature will be waiting for you to command at any time use the hot launch phrase “Alexa” which is similar to Ok Google Now hot phrase which recognizes your voice anywhere from your living room.  Setting it up requires the amazon echo app which is available on Android, Fire OS, iOS browsers and PC browsers.

  •  2.5 inch woofer 
  •  2.0 inch tweeter
  • Array of 7 mircrophones

Will update the specifications once I get it hands on.