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Xiaomi Mi TV P1 LED UHD 4K Dolby Vision HDR10 + Unboxing and First Impressions

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Xiaomi just launched the Xiaomi Mi TV P1 series in the Philippines and we'll be sharing with you our first impressions about it.
Xiaomi Mi TV P1 LED UHD 4K Dolby Vision HDR10 + Unboxing and First Impressions
Xiaomi Mi TV P1 55-inch

The new offering from Xiaomi is available on four screen sizes of 32-inch, 43-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch. The Mi TV P1 series features a bezel-less design, a 4K display, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Android TV, built-in Google Assistant, and Dolby Audio stereo speaker. 

For now, we'll be sharing our initial thoughts about the new TV from Xiaomi. We'll be publishing our full review by next week, so stay tuned!

Unboxing/Accessories

Inclusions
Inclusions

Of course, the device arrived in the usual kraft box of televisions. We were loaned with the 55-inch variant and the following are the items that come with it: the unit, 360° Bluetooth remote control, two table-top stands, screws, two power cables in type A and type C, user manual, and warranty card. 

Xiaomi could have packed everything inside if there were two triple-A batteries and a TV wall bracket. 

Build Quality/Design

Mi branding with voice assistant LED lights indicator beside it
Mi branding with voice assistant LED lights indicator beside it

As mentioned, Xiaomi Mi TV P1 features a gray-tinted, bezel-less design. The Mi branding is placed at the bottom of the screen alongside the LED lights indicator for the Google Assistant.  

We used the provided screws to place the slim, plastic stands on the underside of the screen. Despite the material used for the stands, they're sturdy enough to hold the TV in place very well. 
Slim, glossy plastic stands
Slim, glossy plastic stands

Attractive, minimalist design!

At first look, Xiaomi Mi TV P1 is very attractive. By just looking, someone can say that it can pass for a high-end LCD TV.

However, upon closer inspection, it can be deemed that Xiaomi has saved on the materials used in its production for this TV, but of course, this constrains the final price of the product. Xiaomi Mi TV P1 is lightweight and I didn't have a hard time pulling out the television from the box and setting it up.  

Plastic is abundant on this TV, hence, making it fall under the mid-range line. 
Backside
Backside

As soon as we turned on the Mi TV P1, we were greeted with the Android TV logo. There's an option to set up the TV on your Android mobile or type in every information the TV needs from you using the remote control.

It has a curved back and my stick out a little bit when mounted on the wall. The following are placed on the Xiaomi Mi TV P1's backside facing the left side:  one HDMI eARC 2.1, two HDMI 2.0, two USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack, and Ethernet. Meanwhile, downward outlets are as follows: network, optical port, AV input, and antenna/cable. 
Ports facing the left side
Ports facing the left side
Another set of ports downward-facing
Another set of ports downward-facing

The wall mount access is also on the backside. On the other hand, the power plug-in is placed on the backside facing the right. 

Notably, the TV power button is hidden in the base of the case, right below the "Mi" logo.
Power button placed underside of the screen
Power button placed underside of the screen

The 360° Bluetooth remote control is fairly large for users to misplace it. It comes with a Google Assistant button, Netflix and Amazon Prime video shortcuts, and Mi button. We wish there's a YouTube shortcut button, though. 

Overall, Xiaomi Mi TV P1's build is worthy of the mid-range segment at this price point and can easily attract #TeamPuti homeowners as an addition to their homes.

Xiaomi Mi TV P1 Specs

Display: 55-inch 4K UHD 3840 x 2160 resolution at 80 ppi
CPU: 1.5GHz MediaTek 9611
GPU: Mali-G52 MP2
RAM: 2GB
ROM: 16GB
Camera: None
Speakers: 10W+10W (5W+5W for 32-inch), two tweeters, two woofers 
OS: Android TV 10 (for all variants except 32-inch's Android TV 9)
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 2.4GHz/5GHz, Bluetooth 5.0, USB 2.0, LAN, optical cable, 2x HDMI ports, AV-IN, Antenna, Line Out, 3.5mm headphone jack
Others: Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Google Play Store, Dolby Audio, DTS-HD support, Dolby Vision, HDR10+, Google Assistant, Chromecast, PatchWall (for all variants except 32-inch), Warranty: 2 years
Working Voltage: 100~240V~50/60HZ
Dimensions: 1234.9 x 285.3 x 782.2mm (including base)
Weight: 11.9kg (including base)
Price: PHP 24,990 (55-inch), PHP 22,990 (50-inch), PHP 18,990 (43-inch), PHP 10,990 (32-inch)

As of the moment

We'll binge-watch our favorite series on Xiaomi Mi TV P1 for our review!
We'll binge-watch our favorite series on Xiaomi Mi TV P1 for our review!

So far, the Xiaomi Mi TV P1 55-inch is a beautiful TV paired with a disruptive price tag for the mid-range segment. 

What makes it even exciting is its Dolby Vision and HDR10+ features. We all know how Xiaomi produces efficient and best price to performance ratio handsets that's why we can't wait to see more of how much this TV can offer. 

The Xiaomi Mi TV P1 series will be available in all Xiaomi stores nationwide as well as their LazMall and Shopee Mall official stores starting September 30, 2021

Those getting the Xiaomi Mi TV P1 from September 30 until October 1 will be getting the following special early bird price and freebies:

Xiaomi Mi TV P1 32-inch - PHP 8,990 + Redmi soundbar
Xiaomi Mi TV P1 43-inch - PHP 16,990 + Redmi soundbar
Xiaomi Mi TV P1 50-inch - PHP 20,990 + Mi Soundbar
Xiaomi Mi TV P1 55-inch - PHP 22,990 + Mi Soundbar

We're excited to test the Mi TV P1 and see how well it performs. Watch out for our full review next week!

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