Xiaomi Mi Box Mini – portable set-top box

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box

The company Xiaomi introduced a set-top box Mi Box Mini. After 17 seconds from the start of sales has sold over 9000 gadgets. Impressive numbers, is not it? It seems that Mi Box Mini will be another bestseller from the company Xiaomi. Let’s look in detail at an interesting novelty of Chinese company.

Set-top box Mi Box Mini is a smaller version of the model Xiaomi Mi Box, which in turn is an analogue set-top box Apple TV. The device is intended for wireless streaming of content from smartphones and tablets on the TV screen.

Xiaomi Mi Box Mini allows to become a conventional TV Smart TV. You can watch YouTube and movies through special applications, and perform many other functions.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box

Despite the availability and unusual set-top box, it already has a lot of competition from Amazon, Apple and other companies. However, the distinctive features of Xiaomi Mi Box Mini are the very low cost and small size.

Mi Box Mini size is only one-fourth the size of the set-top boxes of the past. For practicality, the power supply was placed into the device. In addition, it was necessary to insert another switchboard and plate heat sink, but the most important thing is to put the motherboard. Placed in such a small device CPU, internal memory, DDR, the internal memory eMMS, WIFI / Bluetooth and other 282 major components was extremely difficult. Furthermore, to ensure WIFI signal was very difficult to put the plate needed for blocking external radiation interference. Therefore, we chose the smallest building blocks of 0201, most of which barely reaches 0.3mm

Numerous optimization system ensures trouble-free operation of the device at the same time and minimum power consumption. Despite the very small size Mi Box Mini, it is equipped with a 4-core processor, 4 + 2 GPU core chip improved performance. At the same time the device provides consumers with high-quality images. This is of course a huge load on the GPU, which contributes to a high temperature. Thus, software developers have optimized temperature control system. Some of the functions transferred to the GPU on the CPU, thereby facilitating the work of GPU. And once again, the user activates the device can immediately renew the frame rate. This does not cause any inconvenience to the user, but on the contrary, significantly reduces power consumption and prevents the hanging device temperature.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box

The special design of the power supply and remote control via Bluetooth, the user can place Mi Box Mini in any convenient place for him. Even behind the TV, so the performance requirements for the antenna Mi Box very high. WIFI in Mi Box can work on two 2.4GHz and 5GHz signals. In the conventional antenna signal depends on the environment, but used in Mi Box Mini broadband technology, which is characterized by its noise immunity. Regardless of where the device is located, a stable signal is guaranteed.

Mi Box Mini device is based on a processor with four cores ARM Cortex-A7, which operate at a frequency of 1.3 GHz and integrated graphics Mali-450. The amount of RAM is 1 GB, and local data store available 4 GB of memory. The prefix is equipped with dual-band module Wi-Fi 802.11n and Bluetooth, which is used to control via the bundled remote control.

Mi Box Mini supports video resolution 1080P (H.265) and audio tracks in formats DTS 2.0 and Dolby Digital Plus.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box

Install applications Mi Box as easily as on the phone

Just one click and you can install or remove the application. Manage applications has never been so easy.

High technology that’s hard to believe

38mm thickness, the area of the motherboard is barely 1/3 of a credit card.

The device Mi Box incredibly small, its size is ¼ of the square body consoles of the last century, and the device weighs 1/3 of the previous models of set-top boxes. Simple and yet stylish look, a great variety of colors, very beautiful and convenient device.

One port for the connection setup parameters has never been so easy

Only one input of the HDMI cable, minimalist design and incredible ease of use. No need to grasp the meaning of the instructions, even older people can easily operate this device.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box

Incredible portable device that you can take with you on a journey

Sleek and lightweight design, you can put it in your pocket or bag. On a business trip or traveling gives you the opportunity to view the hotel new movies.

Millionth of high quality music library

Millionth of a music library of high quality in Mi Box Mini. Chinese, European, hot, fresh, and other categories. When you synchronize your phone or tablet, you can play your saved playlist.

TV has become a personal trainer

In the built-in Mi TV store hundreds of different categories of application for home entertainment: health, education, music, movies, recreation. Enjoy the full Smart TV.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box

Search the contents of Mi Box via phone, playback and projection onto the screen in one click

Use your phone to search for content Mi Box Mini. Click on the play, all the information will be projected on the screen. All files and playback history is stored in your phone, anywhere you can continue to view them.

Design photos on the big screen

The photos look much better on the big screen. Take a picture or record a sincere smile of the child, project these files to the big screen to share them with your friends.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box


  • plastic housing in the form of a cube
  • HDMI output
  • CPU MediaTek Cortex-A7, quad 1.3 GHz
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 4 GB of internal memory
  • streaming video at 1080p
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0.

Supplied Mi Box Mini includes the device Mi Box Mini, wireless Bluetooth Remote Control and one HDMI cable to connect the device to the TV and user management set-top.

Xiaomi Mi Box mini - portable set-top box



On the set-top Xiaomi Mi Box Mini is now a special offer. The store GearBest is sold device at a discount of 44%, but additionally, you can use coupon and very good save by paying only $42.98:

Product page on GearBest.com

Coupon Code: MIBOX

Coupon Price: $42.98 + Free Shipping

Xiaomi Mi Box Mini – portable set-top box updated: April 10, 2015 author: John Malkovich