Xiaomi Speaker is the first with UWB connection technology
Xiaomi recently held Xiaomi Autumn Conference in China, where it launched new products such as the Xiaomi Mix 4 mobile phone and the Xiaomi TV Master 77″ OLED. The most eye-catching product that the company released was the brand new smart speaker Xiaomi Sound that comes with a HARMAN AudioEFX.
Xiaomi Sound is the first high-end smart speaker from the company. It has HARMAN hall-level tuning and Hi-Res Audio certification. The HARMAN Golden Ear Team, which is world-renowned for its tuning technology, brings the true master-level tuning standards, ideal for sound perception.
It brings a better listening experience through innovative computing audio technology. A brand-new design language can be seen in appearance, with a circular transparent body material, two colors of silver and black. A floating touch top cover, 360-degree Omni-directional sound output, the first UWB connection technology, which can realize mobile phone music relay. It also supports family-wide intercom functions.
In terms of acoustic configuration, Xiaomi Sound is equipped with a 2.25-inch neodymium-iron-boron dual magnetic circuit, a sound pressure level of up to 90dB, a 54mm × 44mm dual-suspension passive radiator, and a full low frequency of 70Hz making it small.
Xiaomi Sound also comes with Computational Audio Technology for the first time, which also powered Apple’s New HomePod mini. Real-time dynamic tuning can perform dynamic calculations 330 times per second, so that each piece of music has its own optimization, and the innovative “Nightingale Algorithm” can dynamically adjust high, middle, and low frequencies at all levels of volume, making it possible to listen to music at a lower volume at night, You can also get full sound quality.
In addition, Xiaomi Sound supports two intelligent combinations, which can be turned into stereo speakers and can be combined with multiple units to play in the house. In terms of content resources, Xiaomi Sound has a built-in QQ music genuine lossless music library. It also comes with massive audio content such as Himalaya, Dragonfly FM, and Go, to achieve a true auditory feast.
In terms of design language, It has two colors of silver and black, both of which are circular transparent body materials. The floating touch-top cover and the integrated design of the sound guide cone have both appearance and functionality. It promises to pump out 360-degree sound using dual passive radiators, while built-in Harman Kardon AudioEFX imparts richer bass.
Xiaomi claims that up to eight Sounds can be connected to one source simultaneously, meaning users can spread their favorite tunes to various rooms in their home. The Sound is Hi-Res certified, too, and supports Bluetooth 5.2, ultra-wide-band connectivity, NFC, and voice commands.
Xiaomi Sound UWB connection technology
In terms of intelligence, Xiaomi Sound is equipped with industry-leading UWB connection technology for the first time. When the mobile phone is close or top of the speaker, the music can be relayed to the speaker, and the music can be transmitted back to the mobile phone when it is close again. Though with the Mi Magic Broadcast function, under the same WiFi, you can choose speakers for air playback, or you can choose to play multiple devices at the same time. Xiaomi Sound also supports Bluetooth 5.2 technology to meet the playback needs of multiple devices.
Xiaomi Sound has a built-in Xiao Ai all-around assistant, mastering 1600+ life skills, supporting continuous dialogue, and more concise one-sentence instructions. At the same time, through voice control equipment and Bluetooth Mesh network linkage, it can control more than 351 million smart devices, helping users to achieve an upgraded smart life in the whole house.
As for price, the Xiaomi Sound will cost 499 yuan ($80) when it is released in China. Xiaomi kept silent on launching the device outside of China.