Not all leaks and rumors in the tech world are true, but Xiaomi, one of China’s hottest technology companies, has officially gone beyond smartphones and launches an Android-based 47-inch 3D-capable smart TV.
The 47-inch 3D-capable Xiaomi TV is assembled by Wistron and will cost just CN¥2,999 (US$490).
What was interesting about the smart TV, come in six colors for the aluminium faceplate, and supports dual-band WiFi frequencies of 2.4GHz and 5GHz — users can stream shows wirelessly to their TV set.
Most of the other specs: a 47-inch 3D HD LCD, run on Android atop Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600 chipset, It also comes with a 11 button remote and will support Bluetooth 4.0 and dual-band Wi-Fi.
CEO and founder Lei Jun unveiled the 47-inch 3D-capable smart TV at a launch event in Beijing. The three-year old phonemaker, has been making a lot of waves over the last couple of years.
Expectations for Xiaomi are high, as it builds a business worth $10 billion that is still largely unknown outside Asia. Company also announced that former VP for Android product marketing, Hugo Barra will join the company officially in October as a vice president and will be responsible for the company’s global business.