Xiaomi recently launched a new e-reader called Mi Reader Pro. It’s a massive upgrade over the initial I Reader and comes as a direct competitor to Amazon Kindle Oasis, the Paperwhite’s bigger brother.
The new player has a large screen, lots of screen settings and voice search for faster title input.
The screen is 7.8 “diagonal with an e-ink display and 330 ppi-pixel density. The screen-illuminating LED comes with a 24-level adjustable brightness and the ability to change the color tone from warm to cold, depending on the environment, allowing a more comfortable reading experience.
Inside is 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, a four-core CPU and an Android Oreo-8.1 user interface. Connectivity includes Wifi, Bluetooth 5.0, and the reader supports local Chinese platforms such as Baidu and WeChat Reading. Xiaomi has implemented some of Xiao AI’s own voice features to offer smoother and faster browsing in Mi Reader Pro.
Books can be transferred from a phone if both devices are on the same wireless network, and it supports all known file formats such as .txt, .epub, .pdf, and even Microsoft Office documents. The internal battery is 3,200 mAh, allowing up to 70 days on standby.
Additional key features of Xiaomi Mi Reader Pro (in Chinese)
The Xiaomi Mi Reader Pro comes only in black and officially costs 1,299 CNY, but the first sale starts at 1,099 CNY, which is around $ 165 / € 140. So far the reader can only be purchased in China, but hopefully it will appear overseas as it looks like a really tempting offer.
Source (in Chinese)