Alongside with the Xiaomi Bluetooth Headphone Air, the China-based manufacturer has Furthermore announced its fresh smart speaker — Xiaomi XiaoAi Speaker HD. As the name suggests, the speaker ships with the company’s own XiaoAi voice-controlled smart assistant.
The Xiaomi XiaoAi Speaker HD Additionally arrives with HiFi sound high quality and 360-degree surround sound support. It is priced at 599 Yuan, what roughly converts to $87 and is now up for pre-orders but will start shipping from 11th January.
In terms of design, the smart speaker from Xiaomi options a tower-like minimal design and measures 150mm x 150mm x 230mm. At a initially glance, the speaker seems peculiarly exact to the Google Home series. The manufacturer has even opted to use the dark gray and light gray fabric that wraps around the speaker’s frame.
It is made in such a way that it protects the internal parts from dust but does not affect the sound transmission. The speaker is designed as a three-dimensional stereo structure that delivers an immersive 360-degree surround sound, says Xiaomi. On the top, there are 4 buttons — power button, amount up, volume down, and play/pause button.
The company In addition says that the Xiaomi XiaoAi Speaker HD ships equipped with high-power full-range speaker array that offers powerful functionality and rich musical expression. Xiaomi has Additionally optimized sound field and the 104mm large-caliber woofer has a more correct transient response.
The Digital Signal Processor (DSP) that comes equipped with the speaker delivers strong loudness control and can automatically compensate and adjust the audio according to the number, dynamically adjust the tri-band loudness for a balanced sound field, and offer clearer sound overall performance that’s natural, gentle and resistant. For connectivity, it uses dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1 tech to support A2DP music playback.
To make certain that it captures the user commands in one go, the Xiaomi XiaoAi Speaker HD comes in a ring of microphone array that consists of six high-sensitivity microphones. This ensures accuracy in voice recognition as nicely as quick response to these commands.
As said, the XiaoAi Smart Assistant from Xiaomi is powering the smart speaker, which permits users to control it through voice commands. It moreover permits controlling smart home products switching the lighting on/off or adjusting the brightness, etc.