Not long ago, the Chinese company Xiaomi has eyes for the segment of portable Bluetooth US speaker and started to try me in this direction. Not surprisingly, the company began to appear good hand held the speakers with clever features. It is about one of these columns, namely MiFa F1 today and will be discussed in this review.
It should be noted that MiFa F1 – a sports column, one might even say Action column if to draw a parallel with the cameras. It is aimed at users with active lifestyles, the appearance of the package is fully consistent with its image.
The Bluetooth US speaker MiFa F1 is delivered in a small transparent plastic box, inside it is very bright, and the speakers Yellow USB cable to sync and charge. The package is not very rich, the manufacturer has provided only the most necessary.
Look and feel: Bluetooth US speaker from Xiaomi
The column felt tiny, but at the same time it is weighty. Immediately felt that MiFa F1 is built on a sturdy metal Qarase. It is covered with a special rubberized coating for better grip on the front face of the speaker is a grid with the company logo, and on the opposite side – the rubber ring, which is very much clinging to the surface.
In practice, the column hard to budge on a smooth surface, and sometimes it is even possible to “stick” to a fully vertical plane. The coating is very tenacious and prevents MiFa F1 from accidental drops.
In audio speakers have a special loop on the case for securing the rifle (which is included), so it can be hung on the belt of his pants, backpack or any other item of clothing or equipment.
Bluetooth US speaker MiFa F1: Location of Controls
All controls are located on the perimeter of the ring column. There are the following function keys:
- response to the challenge (Hands-Free)
- dual volume control wheel column (it switches tracks)
- ON / OFF
- play / pause
Also, under the rubber caps is the micro USB connector for charging the column, a table for the microSD memory card, and a circular hole with a Reset button inside.
In addition to the keys still in the column, there is two small LED is powered speakers. They represent the connection to the speakers Bluetooth (blue LED) and its rank (red LED).
Connecting MiFa F1 and music playback
The Bluetooth US speaker by Xiaomi can play music as an SD card, and an external device – smartphone, tablet or laptop. We have a Galagram MiFa was connected to a smartphone and a Stream audio.
To connect it to your gadget, simply include a column and Bluetooth device that is connected to one top MiFa: Section of available devices will be written MiFa_F1. Everything is ready and now you can listen to almost anything you want as column supports all popular music services:
- In contact with
- standard player to your device
- and many others
How sounds MiFa?
The sound from MiFa F1 loud and intense, claims to the sound of the speakers of this size can not be. Also pleasing hints of a subwoofer, which is a little yes shakes while listening to music.
MiFa F1 supports the following audio formats:
In the Bluetooth US speaker very large supply volume and I am also happy. The pause can be put straight through controls MiFa, as well as to switch to the next song, it’s very convenient, do not need to constantly reach for the smartphone, the player controls the entire responsibility on the shoulders of buttons on the column. And of course, supported by traditional management from a smartphone or tablet.
Also through MiFa can call, or rather receive calls. When your device is synchronized with the column, it can act as a Hands-Free Headset. Also very useful feature.
Personal impressions: Bluetooth US speaker Xiaomi MiFa F1
Xiaomi has managed to combine a lot of things really useful and necessary in Bluetooth US speaker MiFa F1. It sounds great, the subwoofer emits positive vibrations, and practice time is 9-10 hours of music. I liked that the column is easy to use, users simply turn on Bluetooth and everything works, no need to download extra applications take up space on your smartphone.