Published on April 9th, 2015 | by Sunit Nandi


Xiaomi introduces new audio products: Mi Piston bass sound and a foldable full-size headset

Xiaomi has been making ripples in the electronics industry for quite some time. The Redmi and the Mi smartphone ranges have been an instant hit all over the world. Also, the Mi Piston earphones have received positive reactions from people for being the one of the best budget earphones.

The story doesn’t end there though. Pretty recently, Xiaomi launched two new audio products, an improved version of the Piston and a full-size headset. Read on to know more about them.

Mi Piston Bass Sound edition


The Mi Piston Bass Sound edition is the newest entry in the Mi Piston earphone range. A Reddot award winning design, it differs from the original Piston by featuring a better balance damping system and “Spiral Pipe” sound chamber for bass performance optimization. The looks of the earphones differ a lot from the older version by a huge extent. Instead of being gold or silver-plated, the bass sound edition comes in a brushed and anodized aluminium finish.


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The earphones also act as a wired headset for your iOS or Android device and is able to make and receive calls. Xiaomi claims that the Knowles microphone present in the headset ensures superior call clarity.


GeneralColor : Black
Wearing type : In-Ear
Function : Answering phone, Song switching, Microphone, Noise Cancelling, Voice control
SpecificationConnectivity : Wired
Connecting interface : 3.5mm
Application : Computer, Portable Media Player, Mobile Phone
Plug interface: Full-sized
Cable length : 1.25m
Frequency response : 20~20KHz
Impedance : 32ohms
Sensitivity : 98 dB
Output power: 5mW
Dimension and WeightProduct weight : 0.014 kg
Package weight : 0.11 kg
Package size (L x W x H) : 8 x 8 x 3.5 cm / 3.14 x 3.14 x 1.38 inches
Package contentsPackage contents: 1 x Earphone, 6 x Earbud Cover

Price and availability

As of now, the Mi Piston Bass Sound edition is only being sold in China. However, irrespective of where you live, you can order one online from Gearbest for $23.33 by following this link.

Xiaomi Foldable Hi-Fi Low Impedance Headphone


Xiaomi has made their entry into the foray of full-sized headphones by launching what is called the “Foldable Hi-Fi Low Impedance Headphone”. The headphones claim to provide fantastic audio quality along with noise and distortion reduction. The headphones can be folded up and stored when not in use. Featuring only 32 Ohm impedance, it can be easily driven from any device, be it a phone, a tablet, an audio player or a desktop. It also has a built-in microphone with buttons for audio and call control for PCs, smartphones and tablets, just like the Piston.





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GeneralColor : Assorted Colors
Wearing type : Headband
Feature: Hi-Fi, Low Impedance
Function : Microphone, HiFi, Voice control, Answering phone
SpecificationConnectivity : Wired
Connecting interface : 3.5mm
Application : Sport, Portable Media Player, Computer, Mobile Phone
Cable length : 1.4m
Driver unit: 50mm
Frequency response : 20-20000Hz
Impedance : 32ohms
Sensitivity : 98 dB
Dimension and WeightProduct weight : 0.220 kg
Package weight : 0.380 kg
Product size (L x W x H) : 18.1 x 15.15 x 6.84 cm / 7.11 x 5.95 x 2.69 inches
Package size (L x W x H) : 25 x 25 x 9 cm / 9.83 x 9.83 x 3.54 inches
Package contentsPackage contents: 1 x Headphone, 1 x Bag, 1 x Box, 2 x Audio Adapter, 1 x Audio Cable, 2 x Headphone Ear Cover

Price and availability

The Xiaomi Foldable Hi-Fi Low Impedance Headphones are going on sale from 2nd May 2015. You can preorder them from Gearbest for $116.40 by following this link.

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