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Gallery: Xiaomi launches in the US with $69 Mi set-top box

China-based Xiaomi is ready to take on the US market, kicking things off with a 4k set-top box.
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By Jake Smith, Contributor on
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First foray into US

China-based Xiaomi dipped its toes into the US waters with the release of the Mi Box set-top box on Monday, retailing at $69.

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4k HDR streaming

The Apple TV competitor is capable of streaming in 4k at 60fps, thanks to its quad-core ARM processor, Mali 450 GPU and 2GB of RAM and 8GB of storage.

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Sleek

The set-top box is low-profile, sitting under your TV inconspicuously.

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Game pad (not in the US)

There's even a controller with dual-motor vibration feedback and a 3-axis G sensor for playing Android games on your TV set. Sadly, it's not available in the US.

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Expandable storage

Users can transport and expand the 8GB of internal storage with a USB flash drive.

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Controller

Included is a Bluetooth controller with voice search.

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Android TV 7.0

The Mi Box is Google Cast capable, as it's powered by Android TV 7.0.

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