Compared with the original products, the Xiaomi Mijia Walkie-Talkie 1S that has been released last month has many improvements in appearance as well as functions. But the price is still 249 yuan ($35).
The Xiaomi Mijia Walkie-Talkie 1S is available in white and blue. The overall design style is still very simple, which is quite different from other walkie-talkie products on the market.
The Xiaomi Mijia Walkie-Talkie 1S is 41% thinner than the previous model. And it is lighter by 43%. So you feel its lightweight when holding it in hands. The surface of the outer casing is sprayed to provide a certain scratch resistance.
This model is more convenient to carry around.
Xiaomi Mijia walkie-talkie 1S uses a speaker that is 65% larger than the effective radiation area of the previous generation, and the maximum volume is increased by 162%. It maintains a good conversation in a noisy environment.
As the body is thinned, the micro USB port is moved to the side. There is also a 3.5mm audio jack, which is protected by a dust plug. The battery capacity is 2190mAh, which can stay at the standby mode up to 5 days. In theory, it can be continuously used for 16 hours. There is also a function button below the interface. Double-click to turn on the FM radio, short press to check the remaining battery capacity, and long press to activate the Bluetooth scan function.
On the left side of the Xiaomi Mijia Walkie-Talkie 1S, we can see the physical switch button, wherein the call button has 4 non-slip grooves, and the effective trigger area is concentrated in the middle two dot areas.
The LED dot matrix display is simple and clear, and various information can be seen clearly in complex light environments. So it is more suitable for outdoor use.
The Xiaomi Mijia Walkie-Talkie 1S supports three channel types and the call distance between 1-5 kilometers: public channel (L01-L02): low power (0.5W); long-distance channel (H01-H20): relative power channel, higher power, 3W; and custom channel (C01-C20): customizable channel information, the transmission power is 3W.
After connecting the Mijia Walkie-Talkie app, it can bring more expansion functions, such as turning on hands-free calling, location sharing, fast writing frequency, and so on.
The Xiaomi Mijia Walkie-Talkie 1S is smaller in size and simpler to operate. It is very suitable for use by three or five friends when traveling by car, which will not increase the burden on the journey but will bring a lot of fun.