Xiaomi announces the arrival of its first Fire TV televisions in France. The F2 series includes three models running Amazon’s Fire OS, sold at very attractive prices.
Known for its smartphones, Xiaomi offers many other products, including televisions. The Chinese brand already has several models in France and has just announced a new range with Fire TV. Accustomed to televisions with Android TV, France sees the arrival of televisions that work with Amazon’s Fire OS system. Xiaomi is in fact the first manufacturer to offer users Access to Amazon connected features, without going through a Fire TV device.
An affordable and connected series
With this F2 TV series, Xiaomi confirms its desire to focus on value for money. Declined in three diagonals of 43, 50 and 55 inches, the series has a thin metal frame and steel legs. Apart from the size of the screen, the panel that takes place in the F2 TV series does not present any technical differences. We find a 4K UHD display (3840 x 2160 pixels) with a refresh rate of 60Hzsupporting the HDR (HLG) and MEMC.
On the sound side, Xiaomi offers compatibility DTS Virtual X, Dolby sound Y DTS HD with two 12 W speakers. The TV has 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of storage; as well as Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 5.0 and AirPlay.
Re Fire TV Integration, the manufacturer evokes the presence of a personalized home screen. The ecosystem is based on Alexa and provides access to most video-on-demand apps and services. We find in particular Netflix, YouTube, Mycanal, Molotov, Arte or even france.tv. Obviously, Amazon Prime Video is also available and even promoted.
“We are delighted to partner with Xiaomi to bring the first Fire TV smart TV to customers in France. […] We’re excited to give customers a faster, easier and more natural way to find the content they want to watch and control their smart home with Alexa.”explains Eric Saarnio, vice president of Amazon Devices International.
Price and availability
Xiaomi announces that the F2 TV series with Fire TV is now available now available in France ; on the manufacturer’s website and on Amazon.fr. The manufacturer announces prices of 349 euros for the 43-inch model; 399 euros for the 50-inch version and 499 inches for the 55-inch model.
In fact, the sale prices are different from those mentioned in the press release. The 43-inch Xiaomi Fire TV F2 is shown at 399 euros, with an introductory price of 339 euros Until 6 June. The 50-inch version is advertised at 449 euros, or 380 euros for the launch.
Finally, the 55-inch model is at 499 euros or 425 euros for the launch of the series in France.