Xiaomi has expanded its smart TV portfolio in India with the launch of first ever Redmi TV on 17th March, with pricing starting from Rs. 32,999 for the 50-inch variant.
Xiaomi has extended its smart TV portfolio in India with the dispatch of first ever Redmi TV on 17th March. The smart TV has been dispatched in three screen sizes 50-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch. The three variations have been launched under Redmi TV X series which was being promoted for its ‘XL experience’. The TV was launched during an online event. It accompanies features like Dolby Vision, Dolby Atoms, HDR 10+ support and 30W speakers.
Xiaomi has been selling TVs under the Mi series in India and now wants to target more budget-restricted customers with the Redmi line-up. However, the electronics maker believes that there will be some overlap between the two series in the initial phase.
Redmi TV X50, X55, X65 specifications :
The Redmi TV X series supports 4K videos with a 3840×2160 resolution. The smart TV is powered by Xiaomi’s Vivid Picture Engine and also has support for HDR 10+. It also comes with Dolby Vision and MEMC (Motion Estimation, Motion Compensation). The TV is powered by 64-bit quad core processor and comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
Xiaomi has equipped with the Redmi TV X series with 30W speakers that support Dolby Audio. The connectivity options include three HDMI 2.1 ports, two USB ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack and Bluetooth 5.0. One of these HDMI ports also support eARC. There is also ALLM which a low latency mode. The television runs Xiaomi’s Patchwall interface and also supports Google Assistant.
The Redmi TV remote control is very similar to the remote control that comes with the Mi Box 4K. It has dedicated hotkeys for Netflix and Prime Videos. There is also a button for Google Assistant. Xiaomi has also added a picture-in-picture mode on the Mi app for the Redmi TVs.
Redmi TV X50, X55, X65 Prices :
The X Series is priced affordably as compared to other televisions with similar features. The Redmi Smart TV X Series is available in three sizes, priced at Rs. 32,999 for the X50, Rs. 38,999 for the X55, and Rs. 57,999 for the top-end X65 variant. All of the TVs are 4K HDR LED models and have similar specifications and features, save for the obvious differences in size.
The Redmi Smart TV X Series goes on sale on March 26 and will be available to buy via Amazon, the Xiaomi online store, as well as Mi Home and Mi Studio offline stores. In the coming weeks, Xiaomi will also make the TV range available at other Mi partner stores offline. The televisions will go up against competition in the affordable segment from brands such as Amazon Basics, Hisense, and Vu, all of which also offer large screen Ultra-HD LED TVs at under Rs. 40,000.