Xiaomi is now working on another smart speaker, Mi AI Touchscreen speaker. A report by Mysmartprice claims that the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has applied for Bluetooth certification for the same. The listing by Bluetooth SIG was updated on December 7, which means the speaker is about to arrive in a few days.
Apart from the touchscreen, the new Mi AI speaker also brings A/V Remote Control Profile, A2DP, Low Energy Link Layer and Low Energy RF PHY. These features will help the speaker in having a better Bluetooth connectivity. One of the more interesting parts is that the new speaker comes with Bluetooth 5.0, which offers better audio and an improved range.
Xiaomi is currently selling multiple speakers under the Mi AI speaker line up. With the launch of Mi AI Touchscreen speaker, the firm is planning to expand its portfolio of smart speakers. Unlike other AI speakers by Xiaomi, this one is said to feature a touchscreen which will make the initial setup process a tad easier. Also, the touchscreen can be used to show various types of information.
With the launch of Mi AI Touchscreen speaker, Xiaomi is looking forward to competing against the likes of Amazon Echo Spot, Echo Show and the Google Assistant based Lenovo Smart Display. Xiaomi’s line of smart Mi AI speakers uses the company’s own voice assistant, which is why these speakers are more popular in China.