When Xiaomi spun-off Poco as an independent brand earlier this year, people speculated that it was a move to clear the budget-friendly tag and make the brand stand as a premium brand. We saw Xioami launch Mi 10 Pro for over a thousand dollars. And now, the company is targetting the premium TV market segment with a new Mi TV Master series. Read along to know more about the Mi Master TV, along with its specs, features, expected price, and availability in Nepal.
Mi Master TV Overview
Design and Display
Xiaomi Mi Master TV features a 65-inch 4K UHD display. It is the first TV from the manufacturer to feature an OLED panel. The brightness can go from near-zero nit to 1,000 nits (peak brightness). It has a contrast ratio of 1000000:1 and supports 1.07 billion colors. The TV covers 98.5% of the DCI-P3 color gamut. Mi Master TV sports a 120Hz panel with support for multiple HDR formats like HDR10+, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision.
The Mi Master TV has a metallic body. Thanks to the 4mm thin bezels, the TV boast screen to body ratio of 98.8%. The body rests on a glass base of a width of 248mm. You can even hang it on the wall if you like. It comes with a metal remote with support for voice control.
Similarly, the Mi Master TV comes with MediaTek MT9650 chipset. It is a quad-core chipset with four Cortex-A73 cores. The graphics are handled by Mali G52 GPU. It is equipped with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The TV runs on Xiaomi’s MIUI TV OS. It will come with Game Center and Mi App store pre-installed. You can also use your TV to control other IoT devices.
There is an independent APU neural network that is capable of upscaling low-resolution content to up to 4K UHD. It utilizes over 20 different picture algorithms for high-speed motion compensation, noise reduction, and scene recognition. The company claims that it can recognize and perform frame by frame adjustment to five major scenes.
Professional Gaming Mode
For gamers, the TV has a dedicated Professional Game Mode, which when activated, will reduce the latency. Xiaomi claims that the response time can go as low as 1ms. To avoid problems caused by incompatible refresh rates such as screen tearing, the device supports variable refresh rate (40Hz – 120Hz).
For 3D panoramic sound experience, Xiaomi has included a 9-unit speaker system that translates to 65W combined output. There is a 12.5W treble unit alongside a full-frequency unit on the left and right sides each. Similarly, the surround channel features two full-frequency units of 10W.
Additionally, Xiaomi has included a 20W subwoofer, which is accompanied by two passive radiators. The TV supports Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD audio.
Connectivity and Interfaces
Xiaomi Mi Master TV supports dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4 GHz and 5GHz) and Bluetooth 5.0. Similarly, MIUI TV supports Milan Protocol for wireless projection displays. It is also compatible with popular projection protocols AirPlay and MiraCast.
The TV has three HDMI ports, one ethernet port ane two USB ports. Users can also opt for an optical port.
Xiaomi Mi Master TV Specifications:
- Display: 65-inch OLED panel; 16.7M colors; 178º viewing angle; 120Hz, VRR 40-120Hz;
- Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels
- Dimensions : 1448.7 x 872.8 x 248mm (w/ stand)
- Weight: 31.7 kg (w/o stand); 36.7 kg (w/ stand)
– 2 x 12.5 treble units + 2 full frequency unit
– 2 x 10W full frequency units
– 1 x 20W subwoofer unit + 2 passive radiators
– Dolby Audio, Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD
- OS: MIUI TV
- Processor: Quad-core Mediatek processor with ARM Cortex – A73
- GPU: Mali G52 MC1
- Storage: 3GB RAM, 32GB Memory
- HDR: Yes (HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG)
- Power: 500W
- Wireless Connectivity: WiFi (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz), Bluetooth 5.0
- I/O Ports: 3x HDMI, 2x USB, 1x LAN , 1x AV, 1x ATV/DTMB, 1 x optical fibre (Optional)
Mi Master TV Price in Nepal and Availability
The Xiaomi Mi Master TV is now available in China, where its price is 12,999 Yuan. If it launches here, we expect the price of Mi Master TV in Nepal to be around NPR 2,25,000.
|Smart TV Model||Expected Price in Nepal|
|Xiaomi Master TV||~ Rs. 2,25,000|
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