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Challenging the AirPods, Xiaomi Mi AirDots Bluetooth earphone sells for only $43.99

ByLinky Johnson 2018-11-12 16946

More and more smartphones cancel the headphone jack, especially for flagship phones, so wireless headphones have become one of the must-have accessories for smartphone users. Interestingly, before buying wireless headphones, most users may consider about Apple's AirPods. It is a earphone specially optimized for iOS and also has a hefty price. However, the recent release of the Xiaomi Mi AirDots provides us more choices.

 Xiaomi Mi AirDots Bluetooth earphone

What else earphones are available in the Android camp? On Nov. 6, Xiaomi offered another answer, claiming that its new product, "Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth earphones", will be the choice of most users, with the price of only $43.99 on GearBest. The similar name "AirDots" may indicate that it is a rival targeting to Apple’s "AirPods". So what are the highlights of Xiaomi's AirDots?

Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth earphone: specs

Let's look at the specs of Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth earphone.


Product name
Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth earphone
Answering phone,Bluetooth,Microphone,noise cancelling,voice control,voice prompt
Wearing type
Charging time
1.5 hours
Compatible with
iPhone,Mobile phone
Frequency response
Music time
106 ± 3dB
Sound channel
Two-channel (stereo)
Standby time
Talk time
Working voltage
Battery capacity(mAh)
Product size (L x W x H)
2.30 x 1.45 x 1.30 cm / 0.91 x 0.57 x 0.51 inches
Product weight
0.0042 kg
Package contents
1 x Pair of earphones, 1 x charging dock, 1 x charging cable, 2 x pair of silicone eartips


Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth Earphones Wireless In-ear Earbuds - WHITE

Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth Earphones Wireless In-ear Earbuds - WHITE
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Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth earphone: the design

According to Xiaomi's official introduction, AirDots, like the AirPods, adopts a wireless split design based on TWS wireless stereo technology and comes with a charging dock. The earphones are designed to be round and small, similar to the traditional in-ear Earbuds, so it didn’t imitate the design of AirPods. According to Xiaomi, the the curved arc of the AirDots has been repeatedly tuned, so the unique bevel and 2 different silicone eartips make everyone feel comfortable.

wireless split design 

At the same time, as long as AirDots is removed from the charging box, it can automatically boot up and connect to match the devices. However, it’s unlike the AirPods that can automatically finish the connection once keeping a close distance. The Xiaomi’s AirDots still adopts traditional Bluetooth connection. After once connection, it will automatically connect and match with the devices when booting up. When AirDots is put into the box, it will automatically shut down and charge.

automatically boot up and connect to match the devices 

The biggest highlight of AirDots is the touch panel, which can achieve corresponding command operation with a touch on it, including a short press to play and pause, or a short press to answer an incoming call, a long press to refuse the phone calls, 2 times of short press to wake up the voice assistant, and 2 times of short press to enter the mute mode during a call.

the touch panel 

Xiaomi Mi AirDots TWS Bluetooth earphone: smooth connection with Bluetooth 5.0 and battery life

As for other specs, Xiaomi AirDots provides Bluetooth 5.0 technology with a built-in CSR chip, which supports LDAC wireless transmission. It adopts 7.2mm strong magnetic ring horn, and the weight of an individual earphone is 4.2g. In terms of battery life, it can last for 5 hours of listening to the music if using the single earphone, and 4 hours if using the two earphones. And the standby time can be up to 12 hours.

battery life on Xiaomi AirDots  


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