After the huge success of their world’s thinnest LED TV, Xiaomi is bringing some of their budget segment LED TVs to India. The Mi TV 4A is one such budget segment smart TV which was unveiled in India today. Let us explore the 32 inch variant of Mi LED Smart TV 4A in detail and its availability.
Features Of Mi LED Smart TV 4A 32
The Mi TV 4A is a smart TV running Xiaomi’s well known android based PatchWall operating system. It is powered by Amlogic 962-SX TV SoC which has a 64-bit quad-core processor and 1GB+8GB RAM-ROM combo. Even though 4A has an HD LED screen, it is powered by a 6th generation image quality engine backed up by Mali 450 GPU.
This IPS LED screen also provides 178 degree viewing angle, 3000: 1 contrast ratio, 6.5 ms dynamic response and 60Hz refresh rate. This Mi TV comes with 2X10W high sensitivity speakers and you can also hook up bigger ones via HDMI ARC or S/PDIF. The whole equipment weighs just 4 Kg and can be carried around single handedly.
- HD (1366×768) LED backlit screen with 60Hz refresh rate.
- 64-bit quad-core processor along with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM.
- Modified PatchWall Interface for Indian set-top boxes.
- Measures 733x478x180 mm, and weighs just 4 Kg with base.
PATCHWALL OS & AI
Mi LED Smart TV 4A 32 comes with Patchwall, which is a user interface built on an android operating system with deep learning AI skills. The Patchwall collects large amount of metadata to understands a users viewing preference and gives a highly tailored content. In other words, it can give highly personalized content based on the viewing history for each member of your family. You can also search through the contents including ‘On Air’ with the help of Universal Search feature.
The Patchwall OS is also modified to seamlessly integrate with set-top boxes from Indian DTH providers right on the homepage or wall. For this, they worked with Sensara Technologies and also created the Mi IR Cable which allows you to control DTH set-top box using your TV remote. All you need to do is connect the STB, point IR Cable towards the STB and PatchWall does the rest. The Patchwall user interface also supports Indian dialects with 13 system languages and 15 content languages at present.
Digital Content & Connectivity
Xiaomi has partnered with digital content providers in India to entertain users with 500000+ hours of online contents. More over you can play local content from your USB stick or network and also use the TV as a wireless display. There are tons of apps and games that you can download from the Mi app store. You can also sideload apk files since the TV runs an android based operating system.
The Mi TV 4A 32 inch model has WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n along with ethernet for internet access. However, the TV lacks bluetooth support and hence comes with an IR remote. On the rear side, you’ll find three HDMI(1 ARC) ports, audio ports, headphone jack, antenna, two USB and composite AV ports. You can either wall mount the TV or set it up on the base provided.
Accessories, Pricing & Availability
You can purchase the 32 inch model of Mi LED Smart TV 4A from Mi.com, Mi Home and Flipkart for Rs 13,999 starting 13 March 2018. Inside the box you will find, 1 Mi LED Smart TV 4A 32, IR remote, bases, screws and instruction manual. For controlling the set-top box you may need to purchase the Mi IR Cable that costs Rs 299. There is also a combo offer with which you can grab a JioFi and avail instant cashback of Rs 2200.
The Mi TV 4A has about five variants in China based on the display size viz 32, 40, 43, 49, 55, and 65 inches. These models also vary in other features like internal storage, RAM, connectivity and sound. However, only the 32 and 43-inch variants were unveiled here in today’s launch event. We can expect Xiaomi to bring more models and hence cause a tussle in the smart TV sector of India. Hope the article was informative, Peace!