Xiaomi’s sub-brand Redmi has dabbled in the Smart TV space with its new Smart TV X series, which comes in three variants. The Redmi Smart TV X will come in 65-, 55-, and 50-inch variants, and all three are 4K-ready with support for Dolby Vision and Dolby Audio. Until now, Redmi has dominated the smartphone space in India, and the only TVs Xiaomi introduced were under the Mi TV brand, which will now change.
The Redmi Smart TV X series starts at Rs 32,999 for the 50-inch variant, Rs 38,999 for the 55-inch option, and Rs 57,999 for the 65-inch variant. The new Smart TV X series will go on sale on Amazon and Mi.com, Mi Home and Mi Studios starting March 26 at 12 noon and will also be available in offline retail stores later on. Xiaomi also offers discounts for ICICI Bank credit card users who can get a discount of Rs 2,000 on the purchase of these televisions.
Redmi Smart TV X: Specifications
All three variants of the Redmi Smart TV X series have the same specifications and features. The main difference is the size of the panel. The display is 4K ready with 3840 x 2160 pixels and supports Dolby Vision, HDR 10+, Reality Flow or what is more commonly known as MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation) and supports the vivid image of Xiaomi.
Audio output is 30W with support for DTS Virtual: X, DTS-HD, Dolby Audio, Dolby Atmos Pass through via e-ARC. It runs 64-bit quad-core A55 CPU alongside Mali G52 MP2 and has 2GB of RAM + 16GB of storage. The TV also comes with a low latency auto mode geared towards gaming.
The TV software is Android 10 with Xiaomi’s own PatchWall operating system on top. It comes with features like Universal Search, a dedicated kids mode, smart recommendations, etc. It supports more than 16 languages. The TV also comes with a dedicated button for the Google Assistant, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video. It also has Chromecast built in.
Xiaomi has also added integration for its Mi Home app to the Redmi TV series. This will allow users to control other Mi smart home devices, such as cameras, air purifiers, etc., from the TV itself.
The connectivity options on the Redmi TV are: three HDMI 2.1 ports, 1 eARC, two USB ports, or in optical ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack port. It also has support for Bluetooth 5.0 and dual-band WiFi.