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Wireless speaker Xiaomi Sound – compact cylinder that can generate sound omnidirectional. The product was created with the participation of Harman Kardon – at least, the AudioEFX driver of this particular company is used in Xiaomi Sound and is complemented by a pair of passive emitters.
In terms of body shape and capabilities, Xiaomi Sound is associated with Apple HomePod – albeit in a cut-down size. According to the manufacturer, these speakers are capable of operating from one source in eight as part of a fully functional multiroom.
Individually, the system is ready to interact with an audio source via Bluetooth 5.2 with support for NFC and voice commands. There is also support for the UWB (Ultra Wide Band) wireless interface for communication with other devices in the smart home ecosystem. In terms of sound quality, the novelty is certified Hi-Res, so we have a ready competitor to Apple HomePod Mini.
At the same time, in China, the price of the Xiaomi Sound Bluetooth speaker will be 499 yuan – about $80.