Xiaomi Q2 TVs run on Google TV platform

Xiaomi has announced its Q2 series of TVs. The TV Q2s now run on Google TV, where predecessor Q1 runs on Android TV 10. The TVs will be available in the Benelux this month, the manufacturer says.

Xiaomi TV Q2

Google came up with the Google TV platform with the Chromecast two years ago. Since then, it has also emerged as a platform for TV manufacturers to use and Xiaomi is doing just that in its new TVs. These are QLED LCD TVs with panels from Samsung, with a refresh rate of 60Hz, the manufacturer says. The TV has three HDMI ports on the back with eARC support.

There are also two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet connection, a composite port, optical digital audio output and a 3.5mm jack. You can connect wirelessly with WiFi on 2.4GHz and 5GHz and via Bluetooth 5.0. The TV has two 15W speakers and a bluetooth remote control. Inside the TV is an unnamed soc with ARM Cortex A55 cores and an ARM Mali G52MC1 GPU. The working memory is 2GB, Xiaomi has added 16GB of storage. The Q2 TVs are coming out this month. The cheapest 50″ model costs 599 euros, Xiaomi has not mentioned prices of the other models.