NVIDIA-powered gaming in the cloud or from your PC.Movies and television shows pop with stunning detail. 4K HDR delivers ultra-realistic image quality that's 4X sharper than last-generation 2K HDTVs with a color spectrum that’s twice as rich.With voice commands, you can also launch apps, change channels, search the web, go to some TV shows and movies directly and more.You even ask non-TV related questions, like what’s the weather, or (as my kid likes to do), basic factual questions, like “how far is the moon?
Then there’s the problem with navigating in and out of apps.(Or, when portability is a concern, they probably opt for a stick or dongle like Amazon Fire TV Stick or Chromecast.) On the back of the Mi Box is a power port, USB (which can support adding storage or Ethernet via an adapter), and a 3.5mm headphone jack that also can be used to connect to external speakers.Included with the device is the power cord, HDMI cable and a simple Bluetooth remote. There’s an option to use your Android phone or tablet to simplify set-up, or you can visit a URL on your phone and enter a code. You could enter the code, but not click through.) Alternatively, you can sign in to your Google account directly on-screen. The Mi Box remote isn’t cluttered with buttons, which mostly is a good thing.There’s also a power-off button, which is different.I tend to leave my Roku on all the time for the lovely background images, but you might like having the option to put your box to sleep when not in use.