Chinese mobile maker Xiaomi has unveiled its Mi Bluetooth Audio Receiver and Mi Selfie Stick under Xiaomi Mi Crowdfunding campaign. These two brand products were part of crowdfunding campaign and it was up to the users whether they will be released in the country. Xiaomi had posted a curated list of “innovation driven” products that it planned to sell only when a certain number of people are interested. And Xiaomi has officially announced the campaign to be successful and made the official launch of products in India. The comapny has started to sell both the products i.e. Mi Bluetooth Audio Receiver and Mi Selfie Stick on its India site.
The first product is Bluetooth Audio Receiver which is meant to provide wireless music, play and pause music, answer calls, connects to bluetooth and comes with single key function that turns on the earphones. This device would come with Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity and headphone amplifier chip and it would cost about Rs. 999.
The company also claims that 97mAh inbuilt battery can be fully charged within 2 hours and support 4-5 hours of playback. And the weight of audio receiver would be just 10 grams and comes with 3.5mm audio jack. Though users can pair up to two handsets but only one of them can be connected at one time. The drawback of this product is that it does not have the volume key function of Apple and Apple certified MFI earphones. It’s available in only one colour variant White colour.
The other product is Mi Selfie Stick Tripod, which is priced at Rs1,099. It is a selfie stick and tripod combined into one unit and comes with Bluetooth shutter remote. This device is equipped with Bluetooth 3.0 which means that it will support smartphones running Android 4.3 and higher, and iOS 5.0 and higher. The Mi Selfie Stick Tripod is able to rotate 360 degrees and comes with an adjustable grip to accommodate the largest smartphones. This product weighs about 155 grams, measures 45×49.5×190 mm and available only in one colour variant i.e. Black colour. Xiaomi promises that it will be shipped within 10 days of successful completion of the project.