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Xiaomi Proves that Good Everyday Gadgets Needn't be Expensive!

15 February 2018 | Jonathan So

Offering impressive specs at affordable price tags, Xiaomi is your go-to brand for budget tech-hunting!

Many tech gadgets that we see today are exorbitantly-priced, sometimes way above its actual value. This has caused many individuals to think twice whenever they want to purchase new gadgets to improve their lifestyle. Xiaomi proves that price does not equate to quality by providing affordable and reliable gadgets that every tech-savvy individual can appreciate. Besides being known for its smartphones, Xiaomi also has a flurry of other devices that are equally impressive.

Xiaomi proves that price does not equate to quality by providing affordable and reliable gadgets

Chinese electronics company, Xiaomi has taken the technology world by storm through its marketing strategy of offering gadgets with commendable specs at oh-so-affordable prices. This approach has proven to be effective as its products are more accessible to a wider range of demographics.

Here are a few noteworthy recommendations from Xiaomi’s extensive inventory that you can purchase the next time you want to expand your current kit of gadgets:

Mi Bluetooth Speaker

If you want a portable speaker that you can bring along with you wherever you go, then Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakers might be just what you are looking for. Not only is it aesthetically-pleasing, its compact and lightweight design at 270g means that you can indulge in your favourite music while on the move.

Created for audiophiles, the Mi Bluetooth Speaker offers crisp audio quality and supports multiple playback modes. Moreover, the speaker is also extremely versatile as it is compatible with smartphones, tablets, TVs, laptops, and more. The speaker also has respectable battery-life, lasting up to 8 hours on a full charge, guaranteeing plenty of playbacks. The Mi Bluetooth Speaker also comes with hands-free support which enables you to answer your calls while working on something else. Just press the play button to transition to hands-free mode.

Created for audiophiles, the Mi Bluetooth Speaker offers crisp audio quality and supports multiple playback modes.

Mi Band 2

Planning to maintain a healthy lifestyle despite your busy schedules? The Mi Band 2 is a worthy companion for you to achieve your fitness goals. The smartwatch sports an OLED display that provides ample brightness for you to see more at a glance both during the day and at night. With a simple tap on the button, you can also check on the steps you have taken and your current heart rate.

The Mi Band 2 also features an improved pedometer algorithm that enables the device to filter out any unnecessary movements which enable it to measure steps taken and exercise more precisely. Thanks to its built-in motion sensor, the Mi Band 2 can automatically detect when you begin your workout which saves you the hassle of switching modes to activate its detection system. Other functions featured on the Mi Band 2 includes alerts to tell you if you have been sedentary, sleep monitors to track your sleep patterns more accurately, as well as notifications for incoming calls and messages for you to access them without touching your phone.

Mi Power Banks

Another key product in Xiaomi’s inventory is its power bank. Available in 5000mAh, 10,000mAh capacity, 20,000mAh capacity, and more, the power banks can be lifesavers especially in situations where you need to recharge your phone battery. The power bank comes with a Type-C adapter for a wide range of charging options that support all types of personal devices. The power banks are also fully equipped to ensure that it intelligently adjusts power output so that you can charge each connected device safely.

Mi VR Play

Save yourself from a bad case of FOMO by getting yourself a pair of Mi’s VR Play goggles. Explore the world of Virtual Reality (VR) at the comfort of your home with Mi VR Play goggles from Xiaomi. All you need is a compatible smartphone and optional headphones to experience what virtual reality can offer. The Mi VR Play is wrapped in smooth, lightweight, durable Lycra to provide extra comfort for prolonged periods. The goggle also features two-way zipper locks to hold your phone more securely.

Feeling like adding some Xiaomi gadgets into your inventory? Complement them with Xiaomi’s line of smartphones as well below for the complete techie package!

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
HK$ 1,436.00 Features Visually Slimmer Appearance: Wearable and anti-grease coating full metal body, anti-dirt, anti-scratch, anti-fingerprint, Silk smooth and soft touch, totally designed for your palm size, perfect in every detail, everyone will love it. Fingerprint Scanner: Accurate Back fast press fingerprint sensor, 360 identification fast response speed, you can set lock and have a quicker access with more secure privacy. Amazing 4000mAh(typ)/3900mAh(min) power-saving battery: Redmi Note 5A can last for a whole day continuously, helping you apping gaming from day to night, and you'll never lose the important message/push, really a good choice for you. 18:9 5.99 Fhd+ 1080P Display Shocking View: High light transmittance and color saturation, power saving, especially for eyes protection. Qualcomm Snapdragon 636Cpu Octacore: Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Octacore, 6GB Ram+64Gb Rom, 4GB Ram+64Gb Rom, 3+32Gb Optional, Adreno509 Gpu, high efficiency of data processing, stable Miui OS, which supports numerous convenient and funny APPs with smoother multi-task running. 12.0MPf/2.2 + 5.0Mp f/2.0 2-REAR-CAMs: Selfies look amazing with a 13Mp front camera, you can record every moment of your happiest times with it. Lightning-fast 4G-Lte Network: 4G-Lte, Wcdma, Gsm, nearly full global coverage, good signal platform, support 2*Nano-SIM or 1*Nano+1*MicroTF card max 128Gb extended( Pls refer to the listed bands and check whehter the bands under the local operator works or not)
Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus
HK$ 1,219.00 Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Full Screen Global Octa Core Android 7.1.2 4G Phone with RAM 3GB ROM 32GB Memory Dual SIM Card StandbyFeature:18:9 Full Screen + 5.99" HD IPS + Dual Network Standby + Android 7.1.2 + 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM + Wi-Fi + GPS + FM + OTG + OTA + 12.0MP camera +5.0MP secondary camera + 4000mAh battery + Octa-CoreSpecification:Brand : XiaomiModel : Xiaomi Redmi 5 PlusColor : Black; GoldSIM Card Quantity : 2SIM Card Type : Nano SIMNetwork Standby : Dual Network StandbyDimensions : approx.15.85 cm x 7.55 cm x 0.8 cm/0.62 x 0.29 x 0.03''Weight : approx.6.35 oz (180 g)Network:Network Type : 2G 3G 4G2G : GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz3G : WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz4G : FDD-LTE B1/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20; TDD-LTE B38/B40WLAN : 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4G/5G WIFI Display WiFi DirectBluetooth Version : Bluetooth HID Bluetooth V4.2System:Operating System : Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)CPU Processor : Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53CPU Core Quantity : Octa-CoreGPU : Adreno 506Storage:RAM : 3GBROM : 32GBMemory Card : Micro-SDMax. Expansion Supported : up to 128GBDisplay:Touch Screen Type : IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 16M colorsScreen Resolution : 1080 x 2160 pixels 18:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)Multitouch : YesScreen Size (inches) : 5.99 inches 92.6 cm2 (~77.4% screen-to-body ratio)Camera:Camera type : 2 x CamerasCamera Pixel : 12.0MP (f/2.2 1.25 m) phase detection autofocus dual-LED dual-tone flashFront Camera : Pixels 5.0MPVideo Recording Resolution : 1080p video recording 30fps 720p video recording 30fpsFlash : YesAuto Focus : YesTouch Focus : YesOther Camera Functions : Geo-tagging touch focus face/smile detection HDpanoramaBattery:Battery Capacity : 4000mAhBattery Mode : Non-removableQuick Charge : 5V/2AOther Features:Language : This phone supports multi-language.Features : Wi-Fi GPS BluetoothSensor : gyro G-sensor Proximity Compass Accelerometer Fingerprint authentication sensorI/O Interface : Micro USB 3.5mmNote:Please allow 110mm differs due to manual measurement.Due to the different display and different light the picture may not show the actual color of the item. Thanks for your understanding.Please ensure local area network is compatible with this mheck with your carrier/provider before purchasing this item.(This phone isn't compatible with Pan American countries.)
Xiaomi Redmi 6A
HK$ 938.00 Global Version Xiaomi Redmi 6A 5.45 Inch MIUI 9.0 Android 8.1 Quad Core 4G Phone w/2GB+16GB AI Intelligent Face UnlockingMain Features:5.45 inch 1440 x 720 pixels + MIUI 9.0 ( Android 8.1 )+ Core 2.0GHz +2GB RAM+ 16GB ROM +13.0MP Rear Camera+ 3000mAh Built-in+AI Face Unlock+ GPS Glonass AGPS+ Bluetooth:4.1Specification: Brand: XiaomiModel : redmi 6AColor : Grey; Gold; BlueSIM Card Slot: Dual SIMDual StandbySIM Card: Nano Sim card + Nano Sim card / micro SD cardSize: 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm/5.8x2.81x0.32''Weight: 145 gNetwork:Network type: 2G;3G;4G2G: GSM B2 / B3 / B5 / B83G : WCDMA B1 / B2 / B5 / B84G : FDD-LTE B1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 7 / 8 / 20 / 28 TDD-LTE B38 / 40GSMBluetooth Version: V4.1WIFI: 802.11b/g/n wireless internetWireless Connectivity: 3G4GA-GPSBluetoothGPSGSMWiFiSystem:OS: Android 8.1CPU: MTK6762MCores: 2.0GHzQuad CoreStorage:RAM: 2GB ROM: 16GBExternal Memory: TF card up to 256GBDisplay:Screen resolution: 1440 x 720Screen size: 5.45 inScreen type: IPSCamera:Back camera: 13.0MPFront camera: 5.0MPCamera Functions: Face BeautyFace DetectionPanorama ShotCamera type: Dual cameras (one front one back)Flashlight: YesAuto Focus: YesTouch Focus: YesBattery:Battery Capacity (mAh): 3000mAh Built-inBattery Type: Li-ion BatteryNon-removableFormat:MS Office format: ExcelPPTWordMusic format: AACAMR-NBAMR-WBMP3VORBISPicture format: GIFJPEGJPGVideo format: H.263H.264MP4MPEG4Other Features:Language: Multi-languageAI Face Unlock : YesGoogle Play Store: YesI/O Interface: 2 x Nano SIM Slot3.5mm Audio Out PortMicrophoneMicro USB SlotSpeakerTF/Micro SD Card SlotSensor: AcceleratorAmbient Light SensorE-CompassGravity SensorGyroscopeWarm Tips:1. Please ensure local area network is compatible with this model. 2. Please check with your carrier/provider before purchasing this item.(This phone isn't compatible with Pan American countries.)3. Please ensure local area network is compatible with this model. Please check with your carrier/provider before purchasing this item.Note: Please allow slight size differs due to manual measurement.Due to the different display and different light the picture may not show the actual color of the item. Thanks for your understand.
Xiaomi Mi A1
HK$ 1,462.00 Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 7.1.2 4G Octa-core 5.5 inch Screen Display Phone with RAM 4GB+ROM 32GB MemorySpecification:Brand : XiaomiModel : A1Color : Black; Gold; Rose Gold;Red.SIM Card Type : Nano SIMSIM Card Quantity : 2Dimensions : approx.155.4*75.8*7.3mm/6.11*2.98*0.28''Weight : approx.165gNetwork: Network Type : 2G 3G 4G2G : GSM 850/900/1800/1900MHz3G : WCDMA 850/900/1900/2100MHz4G : FDD-LTE B1/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B20 ;TDD-LTE B38/B40WLAN : 802.11 a/b/g/n/acSystem:Operating System : Android 7.1.2CPU : Snapdragon 625 Octa-core max to 2.0GhzGPU : Adreno 506 650MHzStorage:RAM: 4GBROM : 32GBCard Extend : TF cardMax. Expansion : up to 128GB (VFAT)Camera:Front Camera: 5.0MP Resolution : 1.12��m f/2Back camera: Dual 12MP+12MP rear cameraFlash : Two-tone flashDisplay:Size : 5.5 Inch Type: LTPS FHD Capacitive Touch Screen 1000:1 contrast ratio 403PPI 450nit brightnessResolution : 1080*1920 pixels Multitouch : YesBattery:Battery Capacity : 3080mAh(typ) / 3000mAh(min)Battery Mode : Non-removableSensor: Ambient light sensor : SupportGyroscope: SupportAccelerometer : SupportProximity sensor : SupportHall Sensor : SupportInfrared : SupportFingerprint : SupportOther Features:Language: Bahasa Indonesia Deutsch English Espanol(Spanish) Espanol French Magyar Uzbekistan Polish Portuguese Romana Slovencina Vietnamese Turkish Czech Russian Ukrainian Bulgarian Hindi Bengali Gujarati Assamese Tamil Telugu Nepali Thai Arabic Persian Hebrew Traditional/Simplified ChineseKeyboard :QWERTY VirtualInput : Handwrite/KeypadGPS : GPS A-GPS GLONASS BDSBluetooth :4.2 Note:Please allow 110mm differs due to manual measurement.Due to the different display and different light the picture may not show the actual color of the item. Thanks for your understanding.Please ensure local area network is compatible with this mck with your carrier/provider before purchasing this item.(This phone isn't compatible with Pan American countries.)

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