At a media event on Tuesday, Xiaomi announced its Mi Ecosystem sub-brand. The company also took the opportunity to unveil the first product in that lineup, the Mi Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker. At the event, the Chinese technology conglomerate also announced refresh of many of its existing product categories, unveiling the Mi Water Purifier 2, a new Bluetooth Speaker, and Mi Router 3.
The Xiaomi Water Purifier 2 utilises reverse osmosis to remove impurities from water, at a rate of one litre per minute. The company says the advanced filtration technology in the purifier allows it to detect particles as small as 0.0001 microns. It’s smart too as it connects to your Wi-Fi network, allowing you to check the quality of water from your Android and iOS devices. The Xiaomi Water Purifier 2, weighing 11.8kg, is priced at CNY 2,000 (roughly $310, or Rs. 20,500).
The Xiaomi Bluetooth Speaker is getting some attention too. The speaker now boasts of a 1200mAh battery, which according company’s claim, can last for up to 7 hours of continuous music playback. Measuring 60x60x93.3mm, the refreshed Xiaomi Bluetooth Speaker offers 5W output. There are small LED indicators in the front that offer more aesthetic value before anything else, and the Bluetooth Speaker which also has a built-in microphone, supports up to 10 metres of distance. The Xiaomi Bluetooth Speaker is priced at CNY 129 (roughly $20, or Rs. 1,320).
At the event, Xiaomi also announced the Mi Router 3. The new router sports four-antenna design, which according to claims, enhances the signal strength. The Mi Router 3 features support for 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity. It is priced at CNY 149 (roughly $23, or Rs. 1,530).