Xiaomi has been characterized throughout its history as a company that is able to bring to market all kinds of products, from smart phones to home devices, clothing and even loudspeakers. Speaking of the latter, in the official website of the company made a publication in which they reveal a very interesting information, and is that they are preparing for the launch of a new intelligent speaker and can be controlled by the assistant Xiaoai. This speaker is named Xiaoai Xiaoai Speaker HD, which bears a reasonable resemblance to Apple’s HomePod.
This device has dimensions of 150x150x234mm and will be available in dark grey and light grey. In its upper part, you can find four buttons that offer several options which are: activate the microphone, turn up the volume, turn down the volume and the play and pause buttons. Around all these buttons there are a total of 6 independent microphones which are used to pick up as much sound as possible, so that the reception quality is guaranteed.
There are four control keys at the top of the XiaoAi Speaker HD speaker: the power button, buttons to increase and decrease the volume of the speaker, and the one dedicated to playing / pausing music. Throughout the speaker surface there are 6 microphones that will be used to communicate with the assistant.
According to the data provided by the company’s official website, this device will have a total of 4 independent loudspeakers and will have a subwoofer with a total diameter of 104mm. In addition to this, this device is compatible with various intelligent connections such as its AI functions. It is also said that the Xiaomi Xaioai Speaker HD will be compatible with Bluetooth 4.1, in addition to support for Wi-Fi 2.4GHz and 5GHz. According to the website, this device will have a total price of 599 yuan (about $90) and its date of sale has not yet been announced, of course, this gadget supports Chinese language for AI options and voice commands.
However, the addition of this new product can not be accidental, as just two days ago, Cui Baoqiu, vice president of the Xiaomi cloud platform and the AI department, revealed that XiaoAi’s voice assistant (also for an English version ) has exceeded 100 million activations. From the data supplied we know that XiaoAi company, wakes up every day over 853 000 people in China and plays daily more than 1,354,221 hours of music.