We have seen numerous projectors here, but damn, this new one from China electronics giant Xiaomi is one hell of a looker. The Xiaomi Mijia Projector Youth Edition, as it is called, looks like a mid-century bookshelf speaker. Yes, it does really look like a bookshelf speaker, but a little rounder on the edges. And the look there is no coincidence. The Xiaomi Mijia Projector Youth Edition is also a Bluetooth speaker that also supports WiFi audio streaming too.
In the projection department, it boasts 1080p video projection at 1.2:1 aspect ratio, offering a screen size of between 40 and 200-inch, with 500 ANSI brightness offers and support for HDR10. Other features include LED light source with up to 30,000 hours of lifespan, AI voice control, built-in MIUI TV with access to myriad of movies and TV shows (so basically, it is a TV), dual-band WiFi, a twin-driver audio speaker tuned by audio expert with bass reflex system that claim a low 90 Hz frequency.
Speaking of audio, Xiaomi Mijia Projector Youth Edition also touts support for Dolby Audio as well as DTS because, home entertainment. Powering the clockwork is an Amlogic T968 SoC comprising of a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 64-bit processor and a multi-core ARM Mali-T830 GPU that also support 3D contents. All these features are packed inside a sleek bookshelf speaker-like enclosure that measures 15 cm (about 6″) tall, 11.5 cm (4.5″) wide and weights 1.3 kg (around 2.9 lbs).