If you still do not have a connected speaker at home, and you are looking for an economical and efficient model, the Xiaomi Smart Speaker IR Control is ideal, especially now that it has gone from 49.99 euros to 39.99 euros.
After a first successful connected speaker, Xiaomi is back with a new model: Smart Speaker IR Control. A speaker with a minimalist appearance, which incorporates LEDs to show the time, but also Google Assistant. To differentiate itself from the competition, Xiaomi offers interesting features such as an infrared emitter that will make certain classic devices “smart”. If it does not exceed 50 euros, today you are already benefiting a price reduction of 10 euros.
The advantages of the Xiaomi Smart Speaker IR Control
- A sober and compact loudspeaker
- With Google Assistant built in
- An infrared sensor to control unconnected objects
- The multiroom function
Shown at 49.99 euros on the manufacturer’s website, the Xiaomi Smart Speaker IR Control connected speaker is now available on offer at 39.99 euros in Cdiscount.
A discreet speaker that acts as an alarm clock
The Xiaomi Smart Speaker IR Control is a connected speaker with a minimalist look, based on a black metallic coating and a compact format. It is elegant and will find its perfect place in a living room or in a bedroom. In the latter case, it is good to know that the Xiaomi speaker has LEDs to show the time. This allows it to become clock radio connected. And as if that were not enough, it is possible to adjust the brightness of the screen so as not to be disturbed in a dark environment.
The speaker incorporates a button located on the top, with which you can interact to change the music track, pause or mute the microphone. On the audio side, it’s not the powerhouse of speakers, but with a 1.5-inch angled speaker, the Smart Speaker IR Control is capable of 360-degree sound projection. And if you want to enjoy even more effective stereo sound, it is always possible to pair two speakers or create a multiroom by connecting several speakers together.
But also as control center
The real novelty of this speaker equipped with Google Assistant is its ability to control a television or other devices thanks to its infrared transmitter. As a result, you will be able to make certain devices such as a fan or a projector smart thanks to the speaker.
The Smart Speaker IR Control is also equipped with a microphone with which you can make all kinds of voice requests. Because yes, the speaker comes with Google Assistant natively integrated. You can then ask questions, control your many connected objects, or play music through different streaming platforms, such as Deezer, YouTube Music, or Spotify. Thanks to its compatibility with Bluetooth, it is even possible to connect your smartphone/tablet to use other services. It is even possible to make hands-free calls using the Google Duo service.
Discover the best smart speakers in this guide
To discover other existing references on the market, we now invite you to consult our guide to the best connected speakers in 2022.
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