At the launch event of the Xiaomi Mi MIX 3, Xiaomi had launched the Xiao AI Bluetooth Speaker Portable Edition in China. Since Nov. 19, the speaker has been available for reservations on Xiaomi Mall. Over 90,000 users have reserved the new portable Bluetooth speaker from Xiaomi. Today, the Chinese manufacturer has made it available for buying with an affordable price tag of 49 Yuan. Even though it is a mini speaker, it produces impressive audio output. Since it is equipped with Xiao AI assistant, it can be controlled with voice commands.
The round-shaped Xiao AI Bluetooth Speaker Portable Edition is a lightweight device since it weighs 52 grams only. It is smaller than the Mi AI Speaker Mini which is the other compact speaker from the company.
Xiaomi claims that the size and weight of the speaker is almost same as an egg. It is so small that it can be easily fit into the pocket. There is a lanyard slit available on the speaker to carry it conveniently. The waterproof built makes it convenient to use in places where it is exposed to water.
Users of the Xiao AI Bluetooth Speaker Potable Edition can talk to it to get information on the weather, dollar exchange rate, control other smart devices, and so on. The AI assistant can be used by pressing the voice button on the speaker. It has an inbuilt microphone that can used for accessing Xiao AI assistant and for making hands-free phone calls.
With DRC dynamic compression algorithm, the portable produces undistorted sound. The speaker is equipped with small diameter large magnetic circuit design. Even though it is a compact device, it is promises strong bass performance.
The Xiao AI Bluetooth Speaker Portable Edition carries support for Bluetooth 4.2 that offers connectivity range of 10 meters. It is packed with a 480mAh battery which can be charged through the microUSB port. The battery promises a standby time of 45 days and 4 hours of continuous music playback. The device is only available in white color. There is no information on the international availability of the speaker.