Xiaomi launches Mi Home Security Camera 360 for Rs 2,699

On: September 27, 2018

Apart from launching Smarter Living products such as the Mi Band 3, Mi LED TV and Mi Air Purifier 2S in India, Xiaomi has launched its first Mi Home Smart Security Camera in the country. It’s an affordable home security camera that captures images and videos at 1080p resolution with a 130-degree viewing angle.

Xiaomi Mi Home Smart Security Camera Specifications and Features

The white-coloured Mi Home Security Camera comes with the same coloured stand. The device measures 4.5 x 3.16 x 3.16 inches. It comes with a reset button and a micro-USB port. At home, the Hi Home Smart Security Camera can be placed on desktop, windowsill and bedside. The camera can be easily installed on the ceiling or walls.

The Mi Home Smart Security Camera features dual-motor pan/tilt heads which allows it to rotate smoothly and quietly for capturing 130-degree videos. The 2-megapixel lens equipped with WDR (wide dynamic range) can shoot 1080p quality images and videos at 20 fps with good clarity. Backlighting makes it possible for the camera to record with rich details.

The smart camera by Xiaomi can capture images in colour with reduced noise in dim light conditions. Also, there is no red exposure during low light capture. In pitch dark conditions, the 8-large-sized 940m infrared lights sprints into action to record clearer videos at up to 10 meters.

The Mi Home Smart Security camera comes with AI-driven motion detection.  The device can be configured to capture more images of areas that are more sensitive to motion.

The home security camera by Xiaomi is equipped with a microphone and high-fidelity speakers that allow users to carry out two-way communication. There is an auto-disable recording feature which can be configured to prevent the device from capturing videos when its Bluetooth chip detects certain Mi Bands or smartphones.

The H.265 video coding technology on the Mi Home Smart Security Camera ensures smooth and detailed images that consume less space and bandwidth. It supports three kinds of storage options such as microSD (up to 64 GB), NAS (network-attached storage) and the cloud. Xiaomi’s home security camera carries support for 2.4G / 5G dual-band Wi-Fi.

The Mi Home Smart Security Camera is compatible with Android 4.4 devices or above and iOS devices with iOS 9.0 or higher. The recorded videos and images can be viewed on a paired smartphone in real-time through the Mi Home app. Users can install multiple Xiaomi security cameras in different rooms and make use of the Mi Home app to view images from multiple cameras simultaneously.

Xiaomi Mi Home Smart Security Camera Pricing

The Xiaomi Mi Home Smart Security Camera comes with an affordable price tag of Rs. 2,699. The Chinese manufacturer will start selling its first smart security camera for India from October 10th through its online store, Mi Home stores and partnered offline resellers.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.