We don’t see a ton of new Xiaomi hardware in the U.S., but according to a new report, one new device could hit U.S. shores as soon as next month.
Xiaomi is reportedly planning to launch its new Android TV-powered Mi Box in the U.S. and other markets in “early Q4 2016,” according to a Xiaomi source speaking to TechCrunch. The fourth quarter runs from October through December, so we could see the set-top box on U.S. shelves next month.
As for pricing, it’s said that Xiaomi’s Mi Box will cost less than $100.
The Mi Box offers specs like a quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, output at up to 4K 60 frames per second, HDMI and USB 2.0 ports, and a Bluetooth voice remote control. Miami will also offer a Mi Game Controller, sold separately from the Mi Box.
While it’s not quite the same as finally getting a Xiaomi phone in the U.S., it’ll still be nice to see the Mi Box hit the U.S. Not only does it mean that we’re getting a new Xiaomi product, but there aren’t a ton of Android TV boxes on the market, so it’ll be good to have a new Android TV set-top box available for folks that are into them.