Xiaomi’s $30 Android streamer seems to be precisely like a telephone charger
Along with the phablet and headphones introduced at present, Xiaomi additionally threw in a bit shock. And by “little” we do imply actually, as a result of this new Mi Field Mini is far smaller than the corporate’s earlier Android streaming units; it is so small that when it is plugged into the facility socket, you’d simply mistake it as a USB telephone charger.
Regardless of the lowered measurement, this Android four.four.2-powered system nonetheless packs a 1.3GHz quad-Cortex-A7 MediaTek processor, together with 1GB of RAM, 4GB of flash storage, twin-band WiFi, Bluetooth four.zero (for the distant management and different equipment) and help for DTS 2.zero plus Dolby Digital Plus. There’s HDMI 1.4a for 1080p 3D video output, however in contrast to its bigger, 4K-enabled sibling, the Mi Field Mini does not include any USB port nor microSD slot, so you will should depend on distant set up to sideload apps (although we have but to verify whether or not that is potential).
Contemplating that people outdoors China will miss out on the 1.four million hours value of content material, the sideloading function is a should for many of us right here. However for those who do reside within the space, you’ll order a Mi Field Mini for CN¥199 or about $30 on January twentieth; and it will doubtless be bought out in a matter of seconds.