Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Extremely flagship Android telephone isn’t the one Google-powered product the corporate has at this time, with a brand new Mi Sensible Projector 2 Professional combining fairly transportable projection with the Google Assistant. The nondescript grey and white field appears extra like an outsized sensible speaker than a conventional projector, and certainly that’s as a result of it’s a type of too.
The projector runs at Full HD decision, with HDR10 help. It’ll crank as much as 1,300 ANSI lumens in brightness, Xiaomi says, and helps 60- to 120-inch display screen sizes. Usefully, there’s additionally omni-directional keystone correction for computerized adjustment once you’re projecting off-angle.
That ought to work to make a superbly rectangular projection even when the projector is as much as 40-degrees off-angle, Xiaomi says. A time-of-flight (ToF) sensor is onboard too, used for computerized focus. That may lock in inside 2 seconds, the corporate claims.
Inside, the Mi Sensible Projector 2 Professional is operating Android TV, with Google Assistant help, which means you’ll be capable of use it as one other sensible speaker. There’s additionally Chromecast performance, making it simpler to forged content material from a smartphone or different machine instantly.
On the audio facet, there’s 10W audio system with help for DTS-HD and Dolby Audio, every having twin tweeters and twin full-range woofers. Bluetooth connectivity turns the Mi Sensible Projector 2 Professional right into a standalone speaker, too.
As for wired connectivity, on the again of the projector you’ll discover an array of ports. That features two HDMI inputs – one supporting HDMI ARC – and two USB 2.0 Kind-A ports, plus each a 3.5mm audio output and an S/PDIF digital optical output. Lastly, there’s an ethernet jack, if you happen to’re not utilizing WiFi to get the projector on-line.
It’s not Xiaomi’s first projector mannequin, thoughts. The Mi Sensible Compact Projector – which is at the moment on sale within the US for round $500 – additionally topped out at Full HD 1080p decision with HDR10 help, although at 500 lumens lacked the utmost brightness of this new mannequin. It additionally acted as a wise speaker, nonetheless with Android TV preloaded, and supported auto-focusing. Nevertheless it lacks the omni-directional keystone correction.
The Mi Sensible Projector 2 Professional will probably be offered at 999 euro ($1,160), Xiaomi says. No phrase on US-specific availability at this stage, although the corporate claims will probably be providing the projector globally.