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Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi nano wireless router that can be powered by a power bank now available in China for USD 12

Xiaomi announced the Redmi Note 2 and Note 2 Prime along with the MIUI 7 at an event on August 13 in China. The company also announced a little accessory called the Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi nano. Lets take a look at the specifications and features of the compact wireless router.


Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi nano wireless router Specifications & Features

First of all, the Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi nano compact wireless router is really small, even smaller than the Wi-Fi mini router. It’s size is equal to a palm, as seen in the picture. It weighs 100 grams and can be carried in our pockets. However, the most unique feature of this router is that it has microUSB input, which lets you power it using a power bank, as it consumes only 36W power. According to Xiaomi, a 10,000 mAh power bank can power it for up to 30 hours.

The Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi nano compact wireless router supports WiFi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4 GHz). It does not support the latest WiFi 802.11 ac standard (5 GHz). There are 2 x 2 external PCB antenna with up to 300 Mbps maximum speed. We have 10 / 100 LAN port (2) and 10 / 100 WAN port (1).


The Mi Wi-Fi nano wireless router has 64 MB of DDR2 RAM along with 16 GB of internal storage. It is powered by a MediaTek MT7628N processor. It has LED indicators – Red, Blue and Yellow. You can check the status or view the router settings via the Smart Mi smartphone app. As mentioned earlier, it has a microUSB port which helps it to power via the Mi power bank. We assume most power banks will work.

The Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi nano compact wireless router is available in lemon yellow, mint green, sky blue, deep black, pure white and baby pink colour variants. It has been priced at CNY 79 (US $12 / INR Rs 800 approximately) in China and is on sale now. There is no information on global roll out yet.

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