Redmi K30 is all set to make its debut in China soon, ahead of launch Xiaomi is planning something big for the December 10 launch event. The Redmi K30 will come with the 5G version. However, Xiaomi is reportedly looking to expand its portfolio with the Redmi sub-brand and on December 10, we could see a Redmi branded smart speaker soon. Yes, a Redmi smart speaker is going to launch in China.
Redmi has already launched a smart TV and laptop earlier this year. Now the company will announce e Redmi routers and smart speakers. And it has been confirmed by Lu Weibing, VP for Xiaomi and General Manager for Redmi.
It is confirmed that Redmi will launch a smart speaker along with the Redmi K30 on December 10, while no information about the smart speaker has been revealed so far. Looking at some of the past Xiaomi products, we can consider what the Redmi smart speaker could have in store for users.
Redmi speaker could look similar to the Apple HomePod speaker usually, Xiaomi takes design inspiration from Apple products. Consequently, you can expect a powerful speaker with a mini display on top. And Xiaomi could rely on its Xiao AI voice assistant for the Chinese market while global markets could make do with Amazon’s Alexa or Google Assistant.
Coming to the pricing, which is most important, Xiaomi could go with competitive pricing to challenge the Google Home and Amazon Echo, speakers. However, there is a chance that it could be more expensive than the entry-level speakers such as Google Home Mini and Amazon Echo Dot.
Besides, Xiaomi could launch its own router at the event. It is worth to mention here for unknown, Xiaomi already sold smart Wi-Fi routers under the Mi Router series in India and global markets.