Xiaomi has three new products coming to the US — and, unfortunately, none of them are phones. The Mi Wireless Charging Pad, Mi Home Security Camera, and Mi Robot Builder Rover were all announced at a Friday pop-up event in New York City, where fans of the brand gathered to enjoy free tea drinks and check out the new devices.
The three new products follow Xiaomi’s trend of offering an eclectic variety of smart home devices including plugs, chargers, and TV boxes, instead of bringing its phones over to the US.
The Mi Wireless Charging Pad supports Qi wireless charging and up to 10W of output for fast charging. It works with most wireless-charging smartphones and has protection against overheating and input surging.
Then there’s the Mi Robot Builder Rover, which lets you assemble a robot out of 1,086 pieces, which you can then control through a mobile app. It’s got a 3-in-1 design so that you can build a rover, tank, or a bulldozer, depending on your mood. You can use the app (which is available on Android and iOS) to control which way the wheels of the robot are spinning and make the gadget perform tricks or move closer to you.
Last but not least, the Mi Home Security Camera has a 360 degree field of view, 1080p resolution, and night vision with intelligent motion detection. It also offers a two-way audio system that lets you use the camera to communicate with visitors. You can control the device through the Mi Home app.
Pricing and availability for the items are yet to be announced, but Xiaomi says it’ll have the information “soon.”