Xiaomi has introduced a pair of good glasses known as Xiaomi Good Glasses. An organization spokesperson tells The Verge that there’s no plan to truly put them on sale, however Xiaomi has supplied sufficient element to make the idea product appear considerably believable — not less than for some level sooner or later.
Xiaomi’s glasses have a comparatively standard type issue, however not like Facebook and Ray Ban’s just-announced Stories glasses, they really do have a show that can be utilized for AR options. Xiaomi says it went with a monochrome MicroLED system due to its “greater pixel density and longer lifespan whereas having an easier construction” when in comparison with OLED. In keeping with Xiaomi, MicroLED “permits for a extra compact show, in addition to simpler display screen integration.”
MicroLED is a self-emissive show expertise that’s broadly considered because the pure successor to OLED. Nevertheless, it stays prohibitively costly and is but to be deployed in additional than a handful of economic merchandise.
Xiaomi’s show is “roughly the scale of a grain of rice” at 2.4mm x 2.02mm and has a peak brightness of two million nits. The sunshine gained’t be that brilliant as soon as it truly reaches your eye, after all — the intense brightness is so it will possibly nonetheless be seen in direct daylight after passing by an optical waveguide lens, which refracts and directs the sunshine. Xiaomi cites use instances like navigation, stay translation, and notifications for the show.
The glasses themselves are an unbiased Android machine that don’t require a continuing cellphone connection — Xiaomi suggests they may even exchange your cellphone sometime. There’s an unspecified quad-core Arm processor, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules, a battery, and a five-megapixel digicam on board. Xiaomi says the glasses weigh simply 51 grams.
As talked about upfront, these glasses aren’t going to be obtainable to the general public and will not truly even exist, so you need to view Xiaomi’s claims with skepticism. Nevertheless, coming after Fb’s announcement and proper earlier than Apple’s iPhone occasion, the idea demonstration is a transparent indicator that Xiaomi needs to be thought of as a participant within the AR house.