Most of us know Xiaomi for its aggressively priced smartphones. However, a major chunk of the company’s profit comes with its IoT products. Last year, it announced the Mi Reader for e-book readers. And now the company has succeeded it with a Pro model. In this post, we will be taking a look at the specs, features, expected price, and availability of Xiaomi Mi Reader Pro in Nepal.
Mi Reader Pro Overview
Design and Display
The Mi Reader Pro features a massive screen with a diagonal length of 7.8-inch. Similarly, it packs a resolution of 1872 x 1404 pixels with a 300ppi pixel density. Instead of regular color panels, it has an e-paper panel developed by E Ink. Such displays are great for e-book readers since they reduce the strain that one may experience from prolonged exposure to normal displays. Users can also adjust the color tone of the display. Likewise, the Mi Reader Pro comes with 24 user-adjustable brightness levels.
Thus e-book reader looks massive because of the thick bezels surrounding the screen. The chin is even thicker as it accommodates a button. Mi Reader Pro weighs around 245 grams and has a thickness of 7mm.
Moving on, this e-reader is powered by an unspecified quad-core CPU. It comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The device ships with a custom UI based on Android 8.1. It is backed by a 3,200mAh battery which supports 10W charging. Xiaomi claims a standby time of up to 70 days on the Mi Reader Pro. Connectivity-wise, it comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0.
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Xiaomi has packed some cool features in the new Mi Reader Pro. For instance, the company has integrated its Xiao Ai voice assistant into the device. Thus, the Reader Pro supports voice reading. Also, users can use the smart assistant to locate automatic keyboards and to make searching faster and easier.
Other features include support for Baidu Cloud and WeChat Reading. It supports multiple file formats such as pdf, epub, txt, excel, ppt, and doc. The e-book reader has an EPDC controller for smooth page-turning.
Users can also transfer books from an external device to the Mi Reader Pro if they both connected to the same WLAN network. There are four more ways to transfer e-book that includes transfer via Bluetooth and USB connection to PC.
Mi Reader Pro Price in Nepal and Availability
Mi Reader Pro is available for pre-order in China for 1,099 Yuan. It will compete against Amazon Kindle Oasis provided that it launches globally. If it launches here, we can expect the price of the Mi Reader Pro in Nepal to be around NPR 22,000.
|E-book Reader||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|Mi Reader Pro||1,099 Yuan||NPR 22,000|
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