Xiaomi decided to do its own unboxing and review of the Mi Box Mini device, that was launched recently. This one is an Android TV box, priced at $32 and offering some interesting features. Let’s find out the first ideas about it, since we can’t exactly call them impressions, being published internally by the device’s maker.

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The product comes inside a discrete red box, with a rectangular form factor and the features written on it. The Mi Box Mini packs a quad core Cortex A7 1.3 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM and 4 GB of ROM. It also offers dual band 2.4/5 GHz connectivity via WiFi, DTS and packs a Bluetooth remote in the mix for easier control. There’s Full HD output support and H.265 is available as well.

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The main unit of the Mi Box Mini looks and feels like a charger, even integrating the two prongs required to connect to a power outlet. It also offers a HDMI port and its design involves a glossy case and curved corner. The UI offered by this model seems very user-friendly, offering access to a ton of games and apps. There’s no 4K support here, but I guess the box is enough for TV gamers on a budget.

Android TV is the platform of choice here and the device comes in a variety of colors. It brings Dolby acoustics and the required HDMI cable is bundled in the package. All we need now is a cool joystick…

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via MIUI