Xiaomi Goes Bold and Beautiful with Mi TV 3, Ninebot Mini Scooter

Chinese mobile phone maker has been expanding its range of devices from its highly popular budget smartphones to TVs, water purifiers, and now a self-balancing mini scooter called the Ninebot mini. The device is a self-balancing scooter which is compact, lightweight and shoulder-width length. It has been built by aerospace-grade magnesium alloy infrastructure and weighs just 12.8 kilograms.

The Ninebot mini can run at speeds of up to 16 kmph and can even climb 15-degree inclines and it can be controlled remotely by a smartphone app allowing users and controllers to see speedometer, preferences, traffic data, fault detection, and firmware upgrade. Packed by powerful batteries, the scooter can go up to 22 kilometres on a single charge, says Xiaomi.

Ninebot mini was a product from Segway that was acquired by Xiaomi in April this year and both the models of Ninebot and Segway are supposed to change the way in-home transportation is. The Ninebot mini is priced CNY 1,999 (Rs. 20,500) respectively.

Ninebot mini Specs:
– Self-balancing scooter
– Speeds of up to 16km/h
– Climbs 15┬░inclines easily
– Compact, lightweight, shoulder-width length
– Weighs 12.8kg fits easily in the trunk of a car
– High capacity battery pack, 22km in a single charge
– Smart phone controls
– Aerospace-grade magnesium alloy infrastructure
– RMB 1999 ($315)

This is a unique first-time device from Xiaomi while a new Mi TV 3 priced at CNY 4,999 (approximately Rs 51,000)

Xiaomi launched its first two-wheeled, self-balancing, and battery-powered electric vehicle, named Ninebot mini along with a brand new Mi TV 3 priced at CNY 4,999 (Rs 51,000) while another Mi Subwoofer, priced at CNY 599 (Rs. 6,100) along with a Bluetooth voice remote control priced at CNY 99 (Rs. 1,000).

The Mi TV 3 has a 60-inch display, measuring 11.6 mm width at its thinnest and 36.7mm at its thickest. It is also equipped with LG 4K display. Like its earlier veriant Mi TV 2, the 3rd generation of Mi TV has not only a separate sound system but also two separated parts — the display and main board which can be removed indepedently and upgraded respectively, keeping in mid future upgrades.

The Chinese company also unveiled a new Mi TV main board, priced at CNY 999 (approximately Rs. 10,000), which can be connected to a regular television and will turn it into a smart TV. It comes with a motherboard and Dolby surround sound speakers as well.

Earlier, Xiaomi had launched Mi Water Purifier, Mi TV 2S, Mi band and smart shoes besides host of smartphones under the brand name Mi.

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