Xiaomi has a plethora of products under its name ranging from smartphones to air purifiers to even rice cookers and pens! Of late, they’ve been focusing on gaming-related products, with the launch of a gaming laptop, a gaming smartphone (Black Shark), and a few gaming related accessories like gaming headphones and gaming mice. Continuing the trend, Xiaomi has launched two new mouse pads – Mi Mouse Pad and Mi Smart Mouse Pad.
The Xiaomi Mi Smart Mouse Pad comes with support for wireless charging as well as RGB lighting effects based on the lighting effects of its own Mi Gaming Mouse. Xiaomi claims that the Mi Smart Mouse Pad has also won the German Red Dot Design Award in 2018.
The Mi Smart Mouse Pad, as stated earlier, features Qi wireless charging capability which has the ability to charge a wireless mouse or a smartphone with wireless charging enabled. The mouse pad supports charging at 7.5W which is not too fast, especially given the charging efficiency of 75%, thanks to a lot of heat dissipation that is involved with wireless charging. There is a built-in intelligent management chip which identifies if the device placed in the charging area is a rechargeable device. Also, there’s a temperature control technology that automatically huts of charging after the device is fully charged. In the upper right corner of the mouse pad, there’s an aluminum alloy knob to adjust various lighting modes. It can be rotated to change the RGB lighting, with support for 16.9 million colors. Once connected to the computer through Bluetooth, the knob can also be used to adjust the volume levels of your PC.
The surface coating on the Mi Smart Mouse Pad provides a smooth performance and can respond quickly and accurately, claims the company. On the bottom, it has a TPU anti-slip mat and measures 420mm x 260mm. The Xiaomi Mi Smart Mouse Pad is priced at 259 Yuan, which roughly converts to $39/INR 3,000.
If you do not want to the wireless charging capabilities, Xiaomi also launched the Mi Mouse Pad for gaming, which comes with a surface coating that enhances sensor performance as well as mouse speed tracking. It has a suction cup design at the bottom to prevent slipping. The mouse pad is priced at 49 Yuan which translates to about $7/INR 550.
There is no word about availability in global markets and it doesn’t look Xiaomi is too keen to launch such products outside of Mainland China.