The manufacturer Xiaomi continues to bet on Quantum Dots technology with the new reference Xiaomi Mi TV Q1E 55.
HDR Dolby Vision and HDR10 +
Based on a 10-bit LCD panel (10-bit FRC Dithering to be precise, i.e. 10 bits simulated from an 8-bit panel), native 50 Hz and Quantum Dots technology for DCI-P3 gamut coverage at 97 %, the Xiaomi Mi TV Q1E 55 TV is equipped with HDR Dolby Vision and HDR10 + compatibilities associated with a Direct LED Global Dimming backlight system for a luminous peak announced at 1000 nits. Video processing is provided by a Quad Core MediaTek MT9611 processor and MEMC (Motion Estimation / Motion Compensation) motion compensation is required.
For the sound section, we note the Dolby Audio and DTS-HD compatibilities, via an acoustic package with two tweeters and four boomers for a total power output of 30 watts.
Android 10 Smart TV
The Android 10 Smart TV function allows you to access the Google ecosystem directly from the TV screen (Google Play Store, Play Movies, Play Music, Google Chrome, etc.) and install your favorite applications via 16 GB of built-in Flash memory (expandable via USB). Also on the program, the integrated ChromeCast functionality to view the content of a smartphone / tablet on a large screen via a compatible application.
Google Assistant is there with the possibility of controlling various connected objects certified Works with Google Assistant (Philips Hue lamps, Nest thermostat, etc.). Likewise, it will be possible to directly access a specific series on Netflix or a video / music on Youtube, by voice. To access Google's voice assistant, all you have to do is press the dedicated button on the TV remote control and speak. But it is also possible to address the TV directly with the “Ok Google” command to interact or control compatible Smart Home products. Finally, it should be noted that the remote control is Bluetooth 360 °, so it is no longer necessary to point the TV to trigger a command. Accessing Netflix or Amazon prime via the dedicated buttons on the zappet is therefore possible even by turning your back on the screen.
Connectivity and connectivity
For the rest, the connection also has a Composite input, two USB 2.0 ports, a CI + port, an optical output, an Ethernet port plus two HDMI 2.0 inputs plus a third HDMI 2.1 one with the eARC function (not VRR or ALLM) and a headphone output. Precision, a DVB-T2, DVB-S2 and DVB-C tuner is present. Finally, the Bluetooth function is of obedience 5.0 and the Dual Band Wi-Fi function is also part.
Availability announced for the month of November. Available immediately. Indicative price: 799 euros. But the television is offered at the launch price of € 599 for 48 hours at Fnac.com and Darty.com.
Reminder of the key features of the Xiaomi Mi TV Q1E 55:
• 50 Hz panel
• LCD panel
• Ultra HD / 4K panel
• 10-bit panel (8 bits + FRC)
• Processor: MediaTek MT9611, 4 cores, up to 1.5 GHz; GPU Mali G52 MP2
• Wide Color Gamut function
• eARC function
• Quantum Dots function
• HDR10 and HDR HLG compatibility
• HDR10 + compatibility
• HDR Dolby Vision Compatibility
• HDCP 2.2 Compatibility
• Wi-Fi Compatibility
• HEVC Compatibility
• Bluetooth 5.0 Compatibility
• Chromecast Compatibility
• Outputs: 1 optical
• Inputs: 1 HDMI 2.1, 2 HDMI 2.0b, 2 USB ports, 1 Ethernet port, 1 CI + port
• Google Assistant Multimedia
• Android 10 Smart TV Multimedia• Direct LED Global Dimming backlight system
• MEMC motion compensation
• Peak light: 1000 nits
• DVB ‑ T2 tuner
• DVB ‑ C tuner• DVB ‑ S2 tuner
• Sound section: 2.0
• Power: 30 W (2 x 15 W)
• Dimensions: 1230.4 x 767 x 2626 mm
• Weight: 14.6 kg