Xiaomi on Tuesday launched the Mi induction heating pressure rice cooker, the first product under its new Mi Ecosystem sub-brand. Xiaomi’s new induction pressure cooker will be available for buy in China during the company’s Mi Fan Festival on April 6 through Mi.com. The pressure cooker has been priced at RMB999 (roughly Rs 10,202).
“Mi induction heating pressure rice cooker employs a magnetic relief valve to precisely control the pressure inside the rice cooker to 1.2 times the atmospheric pressure, corresponding to an ideal boiling point of water at 105 degree Celsius, which results in more flavourful rice,” the company said in a statement.
The Mi induction heating pressure rice cooker is a Wi-Fi-enabled smart device that can be controlled using a companion Mi Home app. Users can be identify the type of rice, brand and origin using the app and the cooker can automatically adjust to best suite the type of rice. Xiaomi says, the cooker supports over 200 brands of rice currently.
The Mi Home app also comes with other recipes such as brown rice, crispy rice and even cakes. Meanwhile the cooker’s electromagnetic heating technology ensures even cooking.
The induction pressure cooker is part of Xiaomi’s new Mi Ecosystem sub-brand that covers a range of products manufactured by the company’s ecosystem partners.
For this, Xiaomi has invested in 55 companies that design and manufacture products beyond its smartphones, smart TVs and smart routers.