Do you want a high-resolution experience without having a physical TV take up space at home? If so, the new flagship product under Xiaomi MIJIA brand might fit your bill. This new flagship is an ultra-short 5000 ANSI lumens laser projector which can delivers up to 150″ of FHD quality images in 50cm, with product life up to 20,000 hours.

Design

As most of the Xiaomi products, the design of this projector is very simple. The main body of it is made of white plastic. You will find a black bar design on the top of the project. That’s where the lens located. On the two sides of the lens, there are two infrared sensors. Once they notice foreign objects, the brightness is lowered immediately to prevent the eyes from damage. Below the lens, there is the touch light switch. The speakers are located at the front panel and covered with a black metal grid. On both side of the projector, there is a projector height calculator and design for heat dissipation. Additionally, on the right side, there is a USB 2.0 port beside the height calculator. When comes to the rear panel, you can find some ports including:

  • HDMI 2.0 input ports x 2
  • HDMI ARC port x 1
  • USB 3.0 port x 1
  • Audio Output port x 1
  • AV 3.5 input port x 1
  • SPCIF port x 1
  • Ethernet port x 1
  • Power socket x 1

On the bottom, there are three tripods (only two of them are adjustable), cooling holes, two speaker holes, and 4 screw holes for installing a bracket.

Xiaomi Mi laser projector
Xiaomi Mi laser projector
Xiaomi Mi laser projector
Xiaomi Mi laser projector
Xiaomi Mi laser projector

Features & Performance

The Xiaomi Mi laser projector comes with Cortex-A53 4-core 1.8GHz / 64bit CPU, along with 2GB DDR3 RAM and 16GB eMMC Flash. It utilizes ALPD 3.0 laser light source tech developed by Appotronics, the company behind the laser tech in 90 percent of China’s movie theaters. It has a long life time. Assuming you use it for no more than 2 hours a day, it should be able to run for 34 years. The Xiaomi Mi laser projector can output an image in 1080P or even 4K with a brightness of 5,000 lumens and an NTSC gamut between 80% to 85%. The central contrast of this projector can be up to 3500 : 1. As the Mi laser projector is an ultra short laser projector, thus, you just need to place the projector 50cm away from the wall, it will deliver 150″ screen projection. Moreover, you don’t need to manually focus the lens as it fine tuned itself.

Xiaomi Mi laser projector
Xiaomi Mi laser projector

As for sound quality, thanks to the use of Xiaomi TV’s custom speaker system with built-in high-power, dual full-frequency and dual high-frequency high-fidelity speakers, the Mi laser projector can provide theater-level audio-visuals right in the comfort of your sitting room.

Xiaomi Mi laser projector

Control & OS

The Mi laser projector comes along with a remote control which looks identical to Mi TV remote control but is added a white plastic below the main buttons. The original package of Xiaomi Mi laser projector includes the batteries for the remote control. But to ensure the safe international shipping, GearBest have to take out of the battery for the remote from the original package. Thus, please keep calm if you find the original package is not perfectly intact.

Xiaomi Mi laser projector

The Mi laser projector runs on Android 6.0 (and above) and MIUI TV. The default language is Chinese. But it can be partially changed to English after installing the APP attached.

Specification

ItemSpecification
Display0.47 inch DMD
ResolutionFull HD (1920 x 1080), also support 4K
Light sourceALPD 3.0
Brightness5,000 lumens
Light modeHighlight, movie, normal
Auto modesave power, eye protect
Brightness uniformityJBMA more than 80 percent
Color gamutNTSC 80 – 85 percent
Central contrast2500 : 1 – 3500 : 1
Color temperatureStandard, cold color, warm color
Throw ratio0.233 : 1
Best project distance150 inch
CPUT968 Cortex-A53 4-core 1.8GHz / 64bit
RAM2GB DDR3
ROM16GB eMMC Flash
Operate OSMIUI TV
Support AndroidAndroid 6.0 and above
WiFiDual-band 2.4GHz + 5GHz
BluetoothV4.0
HDRSupport
Keystone correctionFour corners, eight corners
FocusPower focus
3DSupport
SoundDOLBY
External speakerSupport
SpeakerFull frequency speaker x 2 + high frequency speaker x 1
Remote controlBluetooth, voice, touch control
ConnectionEthernet x 1, SPDIF x 2, audio out x 1, AV 3.5 x 1, USB 3.0 x 1, ARC x 1, HDMI 2.0 x 2, USB 2.0 x 1
VoiceLess than 32dB ( at 25 Deg.C )
Power consume250W ( max )
Product weight7.0000 kg
Product size (L x W x H)41.00 x 29.10 x 8.80 cm / 16.14 x 11.46 x 3.46 inches
Package Contents1 x Xiaomi Mi Laser Projector, 1 x Remote Control, 1 x Chinese User Manual, 1 x Power Cable

Conclusion

The Xiaomi Mi laser projector is priced at $1959.00 on GearBest (flash sale). As its performance, it can be comparable to many high-end TVs, though some quality loss are inevitable. If you’re interested in it, click the following link for more details.

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