The visuals for the glasses are powered by a 0.13-inch monochrome MicroLED display, which is brighter and more stable than its cheaper OLED alternative. Smaller than a grain of rice, the screen is capable of 2 million nits of output that diffuses through the lens to generate a larger, more convenient visual. A spokesperson for Xiaomi said The edge the company opted for MicroLED because of its high pixel density, longer lifespan, compact size, and easier integration with the screen.
At 51 grams, smart glasses are said to be independent of the wearer’s smartphone, so they don’t require a continuous connection with a mobile device. The glasses are Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled, have a five-megapixel camera, and are powered by a quad-core ARM processor.
While the general concept of smart augmented reality glasses is cool, who doesn’t want to feel like James-Bond-slash-Tony-Stark while shopping, the apps associated with Xiaomis glasses seem a bit limited. . In its announcement, the company named just four features that the glasses might have: calling, displaying text messages, browsing, and capturing photos. (The announcement video also shows someone using the glasses to translate a restaurant menu, but the translation is not actually named as a feature.) For a device Xiaomi claims to potentially replace smartphones, the glasses offer an experience. simpler than one.
Yet Xiaomi’s smart glasses do more than their potential competitors, Facebooks Ray-Ban Stories and the Amazons Echo framesbecause neither offer augmented reality capabilities and focus solely on the audio experience. These devices are following in the footsteps of infamous Google Glass, as well as Snapchats Eyeglasses, which originally could only capture and share 10-second video clips, but now offers 3D photo capture and augmented reality. It only remains for us to see if the smart glasses from Xiaomi will ever become a real product.
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