Xiaomi, the Chinese brand known for making uber affordable smartphones that offer a very high value for money has launched a new speaker dubbed as the Mi Pocket Speaker 2. Just like every other product from the company, this speaker is also priced lower than most similar products that compete against it, at Rs. 1,499. Let’s find out what this speaker is all about.
Xiaomi has launched this speaker on the occasion of World Music day and is offered in two minimalistic colours viz. Black and White. The speaker has a cylindrical design and is built up of a PC + ABS material which is pretty durable for daily use. The top part of the device is built of anodized aluminium alloy. This design has been developed by Tymphany, which is a popular name in the world of audio devices.
Introducing the all-new Mi Pocket Speaker 2
– Minimalist design
– Bluetooth 4.1
– Professional Tymphany 5W speaker
– 7 hours of continuous music playback
— Mi India (@XiaomiIndia) June 21, 2018
Coming to hardware, the speaker has a 1,200 mAh battery located underneath its hood that should keep it going for 7 hours with continuous playback on a single charge. The speaker has an impedance of 4 ohms and a frequency ranging between 20Hz – 20KHz, enabling the user to experience both low pitched as well as high pitched music. The device can be connected to any iOS or Android smartphone, courtesy of Bluetooth 4.1.
Xiaomi has also bundled this audio accessory with some lucrative offers. If you purchase the speaker through PayTM, you can avail a cashback of Rs. 150. Users who transact through Freecharge can avail a Rs. 100 discount as well whereas paying through MobiKwik can get you a ‘SuperCash’ cashback of up to Rs 2,500! It is also worth mentioning that the speaker is available exclusively through Xiaomi’s own website, Mi.com, starting today.
If you are in the market for a slightly bigger speaker, the company is also offering the Mi Speaker Basic 2 which is priced at Rs. 1,799. It was initially launched for Rs. 2,699 making it quite a grab as well.
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