Xiaomi on Tuesday launched a new speaker, called Mi Wi-Fi Speaker.
The speaker uses the Internet to download and play songs. It is listed on the company's website at CNY 399 () and will start selling on Friday in China.
The Mi Wi-Fi Speaker sports a 4-speaker layout with two 2.5-inch sub-woofers, and two '20-core' tweeters, along with vented bass-duct technology. The speaker is large at 90x95x282mm and weighs in at 1.622kg.
It is powered by an Amlogc 8726M3 Cortex A9 processor and offers Wi-Fi 802.11ac and Bluetooth v4.1 connectivity. It is also armed with 8GB of storage, which will be used to store the music and enjoy it offline. There is also an USB 2.0 port and an auxiliary 3.5mm audio input jack.
Xiaomi says the Mi Wi-Fi Speaker can search songs from a database of over 20 million tracks, as the company has partnered with major streaming services and radio stations in China.
The Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi speaker can be controlled with your voice. The Internet speaker can also function as an alarm clock. It supports Hi-Fi 24bit/192kHz audio, and has a frequency range of 60-25kHz. However, the device lacks the battery and requires to be plugged to a power cord.