Xiaomi company needs no introduction. Xiaomi still expands its portfolio. This time the company unveiled a new model of TV Box called Xiaomi Mi Box 3 Enhanced Edition.
Xiaomi Mi Box 3 Enhanced Edition is an updated version of the Mi Box 3. New TV Box now comes with a new remote control and more powerful specs. The enhanced media player now features a faster processor. It comes with a 64-bit MediaTek MT8693 chipset, a PowerVR GX6250 GPU, and a hexa-core CPU. Xiaomi also improved the cooling system so the device is not only faster, it’s also cooler and able to keep the temperature low to avoid overheating.
The box measures about 100 x 100 x 25 mm, which makes it a lot bigger than last year’s Mi Box Mini. Xiaomi Mi Box 3 Enhanced Edition (2016) specifications:
- CPU – Mediatek MT8693 hexa-core processor with two Cortex-A72 cores @ 2.0GHz, four Cortex-A53 cores @ 1.6 GHz
- GPU – PowerVR GX6250
- Memory – 2GB 64-bit LPDDR3 memory
- Storage – 8GB eMMC 5.0 flash
- Video Output – HDMI 2.0 up to 4K/2160p @ 60 Hz
- Video and Audio Features – 10-bit H.265, Dolby and DTS audio
- Connectivity – 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1
- USB – 2x USB 2.0 ports
- Power Supply – 12V/1.5A
- Dimensions – 100 x 100 x 25 mm
The device runs on the Android 5.1 based MIUI TV. Note that it isn’t Android TV which means it can run other ordinary apps. All designed for the Chinese market. New Mi Box 3 also has a new remote control which will undoubtedly remind you of a Wiimote. Well, it also works similarly to one so that means the accessory is also best for gaming especially titles that showcase a lot of motions and swinging actions like make golf, tennis, or bowling.
The Xiaomi Mi Box 3 Enhanced Edition was priced at 399 yuan, about $61. New Mi Box 3 (Xiaomi Mi Box 3 Pro), is already available in presale on Geekbuying for $85.99 (Presell Product Lead-time: 2016-03-18).
Source: android community