- Xiaomi has launched a portable Bluetooth speaker and neckband-styled wireless earphones in India
- The Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro feature dual noise cancellation (ANC and ENC)
- The Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker offers hands-free voice calling
Today at the Mi Sound Unveil event, Xiaomi announced two new audio products. These include the Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker and Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones. Prior to the launch, Xiaomi’s range of speakers consisted of the Mi Compact Bluetooth Speaker, Mi Outdoor Bluetooth Speaker and Mi Smart Speaker.
The Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro are the successor to the original variant that had debuted way back in 2019. It arrives with significant upgrades. Let’s take a look at both the devices below.
Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker specifications and features
The Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker features a cylindrical-shaped design with mesh fabric. It comes with anti-slip paddings at the bottom. The speaker has six physical buttons including power on/off, music playback and Bluetooth. The speaker is IPX7 rater water-resistant and Xiaomi says that it can stay immersed in water for 30 minutes up to a depth of 1 metre.
In terms of audio, the Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker are equipped with two 8W speakers producing 16W sound output. It has a Dual EQ mode that lets users switch between normal and bass modes. Users can pair two Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker together to create a stereo surround sound output.
The Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker features a built-in microphone with voice assistant support. It also offers a hands-free calling experience. Connectivity-wise, the audio device comes with Bluetooth 5.0 and USB-C port. The Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker is backed by a 2,600mAh battery life that is said to offer 13 hours of battery life.
Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro specifications and features
As the name suggests, the Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro is a neckband-style wireless earphone. There are physical buttons on the right side of the neckband. The wireless earphones come with an anti-cerumen design to keep the buds clean and wax-free, while the anti-blockage speaker net prevents small particles to seep inside the device via the speaker net. The earphones are IPX5 rated splash and sweatproof.
The Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro are equipped with a 10mm dynamic driver. They feature dual noise cancellation consisting of both ANC and ENC. ANC is capable of eliminating the surrounding noises by up to 25dB. The device also features low latency audio. They come with a built-in microphone with support for voice assistant.
The Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro are claimed to offer 20 hours of battery life on a single charge.
Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker and Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro price in India
The Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker is offered in Sophisticated Black and Popping Blue colours at a price tag of Rs 2,499. The Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro are priced at Rs 1,799 and available in Black and Blue colour.
Both audio devices are will be available for purchase from mi.com and Mi Home from February 22nd. The Mi Neckband Bluetooth Earphones Pro can be purchased from Amazon starting today while the Mi Portable Bluetooth Speaker will go on sale on the e-commerce platform from March 1st.