The new Xiaomi Mi Smart Speaker has metal construction. Xiaomi says the speaker has a warm matte-stone finish. It has a thin 0.7mm metal mesh wrapped around the cylindrical body that acts as the speaker area. There are about 10531 holes around the speaker for richer and thrilling sound. The top edge of the speaker has a ring strip that lights up and Xiaomi says it comes with 16 million lights. The top surface has touch-sensitive buttons. There are four buttons- volume up, volume down, play/pause, and microphone.
For sound, the Mi Smart Speaker has a 2.5-inch 12W speaker with a 63.5mm massive driver. There is a professional DTS tuning and Texas Instruments’ TAS5805M Hi-Fi Audio Processor for a 360° surround sound experience. Additionally, there are two far-field microphones for voice recognition.
The new Mi Smart Speaker also supports voice recognition through Google Assistant. Users can control music, set alarms, and control other smart devices. It can also be set up via the “Google Home” app to control light, security cameras, and more. It supports English and Hindi. Just Say “Hey Google” to get started.
Other features include Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth 4.2 for connectivity. It also has a Chromecast built-in. This can easily be used to connect TV, Smartphones for streaming audio, and video. Also, you can pair two Mi smart speakers for a stereo experience.