Andrew from Android Central just published a comparison article that focuses on the Chromecast Ultra and Xiaomi Mi Box. He feels the Chromecast Ultra is nice for those who don't mind the simplicity of a Chromecast, but acknowledges that the Mi Box is great for someone who wants a standalone...
Android Police has published its full review of the Xiaomi Mi Box and states that the device gets the job done without getting in anyone's way. The review also states that the device is the cheapest option to tinker with Android TV.
Xiaomi has started selling the Mi Box in the USA today. The Android TV box costs just $69 and offers the ability to play video in up to 4K resolution. This is also notably Xiaomi's first product launch in the US.
It wasn't long after the Xiaomi Mi Box was spotted on WalMart shelves that the device got handled on video for the world to see. At $70 - and with a bunch of coupons bundled in - it claims to be a step up from the Chromecast and runs Android Marshmallow.
At Google I/O this year, Xiaomi announced they would be launching an Android TV box in the United States later this year. A comment over at Android Police shows what seems to be the retail box for this device on a Walmart shelf for only $70.
Xiaomi had previously released a Mi Box that was running a full version of Android with the company's MIUI TV skin overlaying it.
The new Mi Box that was just announced today will be running Android TV and is confirmed to have the following features. . .
- 60fps 4K video decoding
- HDR10 and...