Mi TV Horizon Edition Review

Mi brand TVs are the best seller smart TVs in online stores like Amazon. Not only that, within a short period after launch, it has become the best seller in the smart TV category. The main reason for that is, it is from the house of Xiaomi. Also, it is available at a reasonable price range with useful features. Now they have launched a new model on smart TVs called Mi TV horizon Edition.

Moreover, the Horizon Edition is available in two variants: Mi TV 4A 32 inches and Mi TV 4A 43 inches.

Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition Features

Bezel-less Design

A screen bezel is the frame of the display, which protects the screen. In this edition, the bezel width is less in comparison with the regular models. Therefore, bezel-less design increases the viewing angle as well as the viewing experience. The design of this new edition not only makes the televisions look great but also maintains a screen to body ratio of 93 to 95%.

Vivid picture engine

Vivid Picture Engine is its in-house image processing technology with a set of tweaks in hardware and software. Therefore, it provides deeper contrasts, accurate screen calibration, and Pinpoint precision in colour reproduction.

Patch wall

Xiaomi developed an AI-enable user interface named Patch wall for Mi TVs. This patch wall also provides tons of contents from 23 content partners of Xiaomi. Apart from this, It can furnish curated recommendations as per users interest with the help of AI. With the patch wall, you can also access free live news channels. Moreover, kids’ mode is present with parental lock.

Mi Quick Wake

While streaming content on the patch wall, you can take breaks without worrying about continuity. That is, while streaming videos if you tap the power button, it will enter standby mode. When you tap it again, the streaming will start within five seconds from where it left off.

Data Saver

Google data saver feature is available in Mi TV 4A Horizon models. Therefore, you can stream three times more videos without worrying about data usage. But, that makes it possible by adjusting the video quality. So it will affect the visual experience. Also, a different setting with data saver mode is, you will get alerts of the data usage as per the settings.

Chromecast

All Horizon version Mi TVs have Chromecast built-in. So you can cast photos, videos, and much more from your smartphone to Horizon Edition Mi TVs. For doing this, TV and smartphone should connect to the same network.

Google Assistant

You can do a variety of things with google assistant installed in Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition. Some of them are the following.

Here are some examples of commands you can use with google assistant.

Control content

  • Play movie name on Netflix
  • Turn up the volume
  • Play music on YouTube
  • Play the next song

Ask Questions

  • Will it rain today?
  • What is the capital of India?
  • Forecast tomorrow?

Control your home with Mi tv 4a horizon edition

  • Turn on the Air condition,
  • Turn on the living room light,
  • Turn off the Fan.

Note: Only the WiFi-enabled compatible devices will work with this function.

Audio System

The audio system used in Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition is stereo DTS-HD and includes two 10-watt speakers.

Apps in Mi TV 4A Horizon Edition

All the Mi TV Horizon variants come with pre-installed google play store. And, an extensive collection of applications are available in the play store. Even so, Only install the TV apps which are specially for TVs. While considering the RAM and storage capacity, it is better not to install too many apps.

Horizon edition TVs comes with around 14 pre-installed apps. They are

  • Play Store
  • YouTube
  • Amazon Prime Video
  • Netflix
  • Hotstar
  • Disney+
  • Play Music
  • Play Movies
  • Media player
  • Settings
  • LIVE TV
  • Gallery
  • TV Manager
  • Sensy TV Guide

Specifications of Mi tv 4a horizon edition 32 inch and 43 inch

Mi TV 4A Horizon 32Mi TV 4A Horizon 43
ResolutionHD ready (1366 x 768)Full HD (1920×1080)
Display typeLEDLED
Power50 Watt75 Watt
Operating systemPatchwall with Android TVPatchwall with Android TV
Viewing angle178o178o
Speaker2 x 10 Watt2 x 10 Watt
Audio systemStereo, DTS – HDStereo, DTS – HD
USB Port 22
HDMI Port3 (1 contain ARC)3 (1 contain ARC)
AV11
Earphone11
Ethernet11
S/PDIF1
BluetoothYesYes
Wi-FiYesYes
CPUAmlogic Cortex A53 quad-coreAmlogic Cortex A53 quad-core
GPUMali-450Mali-450 MP3
RAM1GB DDR1GB DDR
Storage8GB eMMC8GB eMMC
RemoteYesYes
Warranty1 year on TV,
2 Years on Panel
1 year on TV,
2 Years on Panel

Remote controller

Mi TV Horizon Edition comes with the Bluetooth remote controller. Since it has Bluetooth enabled, it will work without pointing towards the TV. The best part is the voice search option, speak what you want to search and no need typing. These all possible with the help of google assistant.

User complaints

Some of the drawbacks, users are complaining about is the time it takes to turn on. That is quite common as it is the time required to boot.

Another problem was connectivity. Connectivity depends not only the TV but also the device you want to connect. That is, You may need to adjust the settings of the device.

Conclusion

Xiaomi is a widely accepted and trustable brand. Moreover, these TVs have a higher user rating at online stores like Amazon and Flipkart.

While considering the features and specifications, both the TVs are available at a reasonable price. These two TVs will be a great choice to buy at those price ranges. If the budget allows and you prefer a bigger screen size, then the better alternative will be 4k TVs.

The differences between MiTV Horizon Edition 4A 32 and 4A 43 are, 1st one is 32 Inch HD, and the next is 43 Inch Full HD.

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