Jun 10, 2016

The cool stuff that Xiaomi doesn’t sell in India

While Xiaomi has started to sell bluetooth speakers and USB fans in India, there’s a whole range that Indian fans are missing out on.

BYRamarko Sengupta

Almost everybody in India knows about Xiaomi phones. The Chinese company, which is expanding globally at a fast clip led by former Googler Hugo Barra, has a vibrant fan base in the country.
But did you know that Xiaomi also sells things like suitcases, bedside lamps, rice cookers and many others in China and other markets.
While Xiaomi has started to sell bluetooth speakers and USB fans in India, there’s a whole range that Indian fans are missing out on.
Here are 10 cool things that we’d like to see Xiaomi bring to India.

1) Mi WiFi Router Mini


Designed for mobile use when you want to connect to local area networks at home, at work, in the hotel, and you can get a stable wireless connection for your devices. Handy and portable.

2) Mi Smart Scale


It is equipped to capture even the smallest changes in body weight. The device uses a high-sensitivity technology sensor and you can identify changes in your weight down to around 45 grams.

3) Mi Air Purifier 2

The device is supposed to be noise-free, and highly efficient. It promises to purify the air in a room in a matter of minutes.

4) Mi TV 3

Comes in five different screen sizes— 43-inch, 55-inch, 60-inch, 70-inch screen. Equipped with a high-quality screen, flagship TV chip, it provides good sound quality and has an attractive design.

5) Yeelight Bedside Lamp

The lamp can be controlled either manually or via your phone/ tablet. You can change colours depending on your mood.

6) Ninebot Mini Self Balancing Scooter

It’s a fun device, that is quite intuitive and you can use your legs to steer and spin on the spot.

7) Mi TDS Pen Water Quality Tester

It is a useful, easy to manage device for the systematic monitoring of water quality.

8) MiJia Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker

It has an advanced electromagnetic heating technology, paired with modern micro-pressure heating technology that allows to heat rice uniformly. The base layer of cast iron combined with the intelligent heat control gives thermal stability and permeability, and can be adjusted according to different preferences and different rice types.

9) iHealth Smart Blood Pressure Monitor

The device has been built in collaboration with American company iHealth Labs. It is to be paired with your smartphone via an app that retrieves the data and outputs the parameters, in particular, blood pressure, heart rate, average heart rate in real time, on the screen of the phone.

10) Mi Water Purifier 2

It’s a WiFi enabled, smartphone connected water purifier that reminds you when it’s time to change filters. It also tells you about quality of your tap water and how much better the water quality is post the purification.

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Ramarko Sengupta is a writer of FactorDaily.