Xiaomi’s Yeelight Smart Speaker Is an Echo Dot Look Alike

Xiaomi’s Yeelight Smart Speaker Is an Echo Dot Look Alike

Once in a while we hear from one in all Xiaomi’s facet tasks and most of the time it’s one thing eye-catching and related. And so it’s with the brand new Yeelight good speaker from Yeelight, a Xiaomi subsidiary that dabbles in house automation merchandise.

The Yeelight audio system have nice {hardware} chops, but it surely’s a spitting picture of Amazon’s Echo Dot. It even has the blue LED that’s an Alexa trademark, together with related {hardware} buttons on prime. And Yeelight additionally shares some software program genes with the Echo Dot, because it comes with Alexa voice assistant assist. However that is Xiaomi in spite of everything and to set it aside from Echo Dot, you additionally get Microsoft’s Cortana inside. The Twin AI is an actual USP for Yeelight.

It comes with a 2-watt speaker, a six-microphone array to choose up customers’ voice instructions. The corporate claims that you could wake the speaker up from as much as a 5-meter distance and there’s additionally a complicated acoustic echo cancellation (AEC) for improved readability and beamforming expertise for echo discount on board.

The entire thing is powered by a quad-core Cortex A53 processor with 256MB of RAM and an equal quantity of inside cupboard space. Connectivity choices embody dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Low Vitality (LE).

Yeelight Smart Speaker vs Alexa Echo Dot

Identical to every other good speaker on the market, Yeelight can deal with primary duties like controlling good house merchandise, enjoying music and supplying you with info on the go.

Sadly, it seems to be a China-exclusive for now, and that’s an awesome disgrace contemplating the candy worth of CNY199 (approx. Rs 1,900)! We’ll let you understand as quickly because it hits Xiaomi’s MiJia platform.