Xiaomi is gradually entering the gaming business and has already launched a gaming smartphone called Xiaomi Black Shark for a bargain price.
In order to compete with premium gaming peripheral manufacturers such as Razer, Xiaomi is looking to penetrate the market by introducing high-quality gaming accessories for cheap.
The company is launching two new products for gamers – Xiaomi Gaming Headset and a mechanical keyboard called Yuemi Mechanical Pro. Let’s start with the gaming headset first.
Xiaomi Gaming Headset
Xiaomi products usually look modern and minimal with a decent material finish. The headset does not have any branding on it and has LED strips on its sides whose colors can be changed using Xiaomi’s software included within the package, satisfying your RGB needs.
Moreover, the package also includes two separate connectors – one 3.5 mm and one USB-Type C so that the headset can be used with most smartphones and Type-C equipped devices as well.
Xiaomi Gaming Headset comes with a 40 mm Graphene Composite Diaphragm and a 7.1 Virtual Surround Stereo Engine. Furthermore, it has dual microphone ENC Ambient Noise Reduction, or noise cancellation in simple terms, that cancel out background ambient noises to let users listen to the audio more clearly.
Xiaomi Gaming Headset will go on sale on April 27th in China and has a price tag of CNY 349 (~Rs. 6,400).
Yuemi Mechanical Keyboard
Xiaomi had already launched a mechanical keyboard after partnering with Yuemi before, which was a non-pro version that came with a plastic body and slightly different mechanical switches. Yuemi Mechanical Pro has a metal alloy casing and TTC Red switches which are quieter and more responsive than before to decrease input lag for gamers.
Unlike other gaming keyboards, it does not have RGB lighting and instead comes with standard backlighting with six levels of white-colored LED’s. Moreover, it has an internal STMicroelectronics microprocessor that allows up to 11 simultaneous keystrokes and quicker input registration to reduce lag and ghosting.
It comes with a 1.6-meter cable (USB-A to USB-C) and is available in either black or white colors.
Yuemi Mechanical Pro keyboard costs CNY 599 (~Rs. 11,000) and is only available in China for now.