At an event in China Xiaomi announced the Mi Ecosystem (MIJIA i.e. Smart Home), Rice Pressure Cooker, Mi Water Purifier 2, Mi Bluetooth Speaker and Mi Router 3. The Mi Ecosystem is a step ahead into smart home automation system – bringing home related gadgets into one roof.

The Rice cooker (under Mi Ecosystem) comes with built in WiFi and supports cloud connectivity.  This basically is a pressure cooker (Induction based), but highly intelligent, such as it can control the exact pressure inside the cooker for perfect cook,  preserving the rice flavor.

The 3 liter capacity pressure rice cooker is using non-sticky coating and goes through 66 step process. All that a user need to do is scan the rice package (more than 200 bands supported), data is loaded on the cloud and cooker will automatically select the best cooking method for that particular brand.

Mi Induction Heating Pressure Rice Cooker

This cooker is priced at RMB 999 (approx ₹10K).

Mi Water Purifier 2 (using RO Reverse Osmosis Tech) as per Xiaomi can purify 1 litre water per minute (around 76 barrels of bottled water in 24 hours.  This unit comes with built in WiFi and users can connect it via app, they can then get information about the water quality. The Water Purifier 2 comes for RMB 1999 (approx ₹20,000).

Mi Water Purifier 2, Xiaomi Mi Router 3 and Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakers

The Xiaomi Mi Router 3 comes with 4 antennas that provide stronger signal. This router also comes with 128MB flash (built-in). Router 3 is priced at RMB 149 (approx ₹1500).

And finally the new Xiaomi Bluetooth Speakers (different from what is available in India) that carry a price tag of RMB 129 (approx ₹1300).

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -