Xiaomi India has finally launched a Bluetooth Speaker after teasing for weeks, expanding its line of accessories. The speaker is called Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker and boasts of 2,000mAh battery, 5W sound and supports voice assistants – Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant. It comes in the Black colour variant only and can already be purchased online from Mi.com.
The Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker features a light-weight compact design, making it easier to carry on the go. According to Xiaomi, the 2,000mAh battery, which is one of the highlights of the audio device, will give you 20 hours of continuous music playback. Compatible with both iOS and Android devices, the Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker connects via Bluetooth 5.0. The speaker has a one-key function to answer or end calls, which indicates it has a mic as well. Xiaomi claims it has a “built-in high sensitivity and high signal-to-noise ratio microphone.”
For water resistance, the audio accessory has an IPX5 rating which implies that it can survive water splashes and spills. The palm-sized device comes with an AUX port as well as a Micro-USB port for charging, hidden under a cover. It has a carrying loop strip attached to it. The power and play/pause buttons are situated on one side of the speaker. Your favourite voice assistant can be triggered by the press of a single button on the speaker.
According to the website, the speaker’s diaphragm is made from Canadian long fibre pulp vibration film in addition to a damping system, to produce “more natural and clear” sound. For better low-frequency sound results, the device comes along with a passive radiator.
The Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker comes with a price tag of Rs. 1,399 which is a 30 per cent deduction from its MRP of Rs. 1,999. As we mentioned earlier, the speaker is available to buy via Mi.com.