Redmi launches X-series smart TVs in India with the X65, X55 and X50, pricing starts at ₹32,999
Xiaomi on Wednesday launched the first of its Redmi Smart TV series in India, the first smart TV from its affordable hardware division. The Redmi Smart TV X65 will sport a 65-inch panel, while the company also launched two smaller X55 and X50 variants.
Redmi has stated all three devices will be powered by the same 64-bit quad-core A55 processor and a Mali G52 graphics processing unit. They have 2 gigabytes of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage. The company says it built in the extra storage in order to make room for large apps that can be installed to the storage. Xiaomi has also added support for Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) on its displays.
In terms of connectivity, the Redmi Smart TVs support dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. The smart TVs have 3 HDMI 2.1 ports, one of which is an eARC port. It also sports 2 USB ports, an optical output port, and a 3.5mm audio port. The devices can use the built-in Google Play Store to download apps designed for Android TV devices, over Wi-Fi.
On the display front, Xiaomi has included support for HDR 10+ content and Dolby Vision on the 4K HDR-compatible screens. All three screens have a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels and support Reality Flow and Vivid Picture Engine. The company has included 30W speakers with DTS-HD and DTS Virtual:X support. All the models also support Dolby Audio with e-ARC passthrough support for Dolby Atmos.
All of Redmi's new smart TVs will run PatchWall, the same software that powers parent company Xiaomi's Mi smart TVs. The company has included several software features including Universal Search, a built-in Kids Mode, Smart Recommendations and more. The company has also partnered with 25 other providers for content with support for over 16 languages, along with support for Live TV.
Under the PatchWall software, smart TVs themselves will run Google's Android TV 10, and Redmi has added in support for the Google Assistant as well as Chromecast. The company has also built in support for the Mi Home app which allows users to control their smart home devices from the TV screen.
The Redmi Smart TV price in India starts at ₹32,999 for the X50 model, while the X55 model is priced higher at 38,999. Meanwhile, the largest Redmi Smart TV X65 model will be available for ₹57,999. Redmi says the devices will go on sale on March 26 at noon, on Mi.com, Amazon, Mi Home and Mi Studio - but it will also be available at partner stores.