Xiaomi has announced the launch of TV Stick 4K based on Google’s Android TV 11 operating system. The Chinese company provides a remote control for the dongle as standard. No release date or price has been announced yet.
From Xiaomi TV Stick 4K He is the successor to Mi TV Stick was released last year And unlike the latter, it is capable of streaming content in 4k resolution. Although it is not yet known if the 4k variant will also be available in Benelux, last year the Mi TV Stick was released here.
Most of the technical specifications of the TV Stick 4K are consistent with those of its predecessor. The dongle is again powered by a four-core Arm Cortex-A53 CPU and an Arm Mali-450 GPU. There’s also 8GB of storage left; There is no way to expand this with a microSD card. The latest generation TV Stick has twice the memory, i.e. 2GB instead of 1GB. The device measures 106.8 x 29.4 x 15.4 mm and weighs just under 43 grams.
The dongle supports Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision, and can handle WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0. The latter is used to connect to the remote control, which contains the Google Assistant, Netflix and Amazon Prime buttons. Xiaomi also includes an HDMI extension cable to ensure compatibility with TVs that don’t physically fit the stick.
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