Beijing: Xiaomi Founder, Chairman and CEO Lei Jun has confirmed that the first-ever Redmi TV with a huge 70-inch screen is all set to launch in China on August 29, news portal GizmoChina reported on Monday.
The Redmi TV (model number L70M5) recently passed its 3C certification in China. Going by the teaser and the model number, it is likely to be the same product.
Just like Mi TVs, the Redmi TV would run an Android TV OS-based Patchwall User Interface that is going to be the main USP of the upcoming TVs. It would be a 4K TV with HDR support, Dolby DTS audio and support for Bluetooth Voice Remote.
Earlier leaks showed that Redmi was also working on a 40-inch 4K UHD TV. The specs of this isn’t supposed to be very different from the 70-inch variant.
As per earlier listings and reports, the upcoming Redmi TV is being manufactured by TPV Technology (Xiamen) Company Ltd on behalf of Redmi.
We can expect the Redmi TVs to be slightly more affordable than Mi TVs.
At the same time, the company is also gearing up for the launch of its 8th generation Redmi smartphones, including the Redmi Note 8, Redmi 8, and the Redmi 8A.
Xiaomi’s current Mi TV lineup consists of the Mi LED TV 4X Pro, that comes a 4K panel. It also sports 20W stereo speakers with DTS HD-surround sound and a Bluetooth remote that supports voice recognition. It is powered by a 64-bit Amlogic quad-core chipset with Mali-450 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.
Xiaomi started assembling Mi TVs in India last year in October. The Chinese firm has partnered with Dixon Technologies to carry out operations in Tirupati. Other than this, Xiaomi, in partnership with Foxconn and Hipad Technologies, has six lines dedicated to smartphones and one to power banks across Sri City in Andhra Pradesh, Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu and Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
With agencies inputs.