CES 2017: Xiaomi Mi Router HD 802.11ac with up to 8TB surveillance hard drive announced


Apart from launching a new smartphone colour variant and a Mi TV at the CES 2017, Xiaomi announced the Mi Router HD. The company, through the router, aims to offer a secure and robust method for connecting all of your devices at home or at the work place. In an aluminium alloy housing, the router packs a Qualcomm IPQ8064 processor inside. It also comes along with an 8TB surveillance hard drive which backs up all of your data from connected devices automatically, which saves you from the trouble of manually doing the same.

The router also works in sync with the Time Machine and dropbox cloud for saving all of your data. The router even backs up your photo gallery, digital camera, laptop automatically, while integrating them all with Sonoa audio system.

The Mi Router also allows for multi-screen sharing and remote accessibility using the Mi Home app.

Xiaomi Mi Router HD Specifications & Features

  • 2600Mbps 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • 4×4 MU-MIMO
  • Qualcomm IPQ8064 network processor
  • 8TB surveillance hard drive
  • 4 high-gain PCB array antennae
  • Aluminum alloy housing

The 1TB variant of the Mi Router HD will be available for under $200 (approximately ₹13,550), whereas the 8TB variant will cost you under $500 (approximately ₹33,870). The router will launch in China later in Q1.

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