Looking for a cheaper alternative to the Roku Streaming Devices? Or even the recently launched US$69 Google Chromecast Ultra (Moynihan, 2016, April 10) that can stream 4K videos that don’t exist yet!?
It runs on a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU processor and use 2GB of RAM, and 8GB of flash storage, with additional storage available via the USB port. Straight out of the box, it supports Google Cast box and plays 4K and HDR content at 60fps.
The $69 Mi Box will support Google Cast box out of the box, and will playback 4K content at 60fps, as well as HDR content. If you a gamer great news; it already support for Xiaomi’s Mi Game Controller so you can play console quality games.
Finally, it comes packing a $50 Sling TV credit, a 3-month Pandora trial (Napier, 2016, October 3), and a $5 VUDU credit. All factors that guarantee that the Xiaomi’s 4K Mi Box first showing on US soil will gain traction and eventually beat (Deer, 2016, May 20) the Amazon Fire TV and Roku Streaming Stick!
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