Redmi TV is here. Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled the first Redmi-branded smart TV in China at an event in Beijing. It will join the various Mi TV models in the company's home entertainment portfolio. Xiaomi is only releasing the 70-inch model of the Redmi TV initially and it will be simply called Redmi TV 70. It comes with features like 4K resolution, HDR support, quad-core processor, and PatchWall interface. In addition to the Redmi TV, Xiaomi's Redmi brand at the event showcased its new Redmi Note 8 and Redmi Note 8 Pro smartphones as well as the refreshed RedmiBook 14 laptop.
"Redmi TV 70” offers 4K and sports a minimalist design. With a viewing area 60% larger than 55-inch screens, Redmi TV 70” offers an ultimate immersive viewing experience," Xiaomi wrote in a blog post.
Xiaomi says the Redmi TV 70 will go on sale in China beginning September 10, however the pre-orders open August 29. It will carry a price tag of CNY 3,799 (roughly Rs. 38,000). There is no word on the international availability of the television at this point, however as Xiaomi brought its Mi TV devices to countries like India, the Redmi TV should also make its way outside China sooner or later.
As mentioned, Redmi TV features a 70-inch 4K screen with HDR support. It sports a fairly simple design with bare-minimum bezels and can be wall-mounted or put on a tabletop. The Redmi TV runs on the company's PatchWall platform. There is a quad-core 64-bit Amlogic SoC at the core, paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. Additionally, the Redmi TV supports various audio technologies such as Dolby Audio and DTS HD.
Among the connectivity options, you will get dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, two USB ports, three HDMI ports, AV input, and more. The company will also be bundling the Bluetooth-powered voice remote with the Redmi TV 70.
To recall, Xiaomi currently offers as many as 22 smart TV models as a part of its Mi TV lineup in China right now, alongside the Mi Box streaming device.