A couple of years ago, we were surprised of devices like smart watches, smart toothbrushes, smart door locks, etc. But now these gadgets have become a usual part of our lives. Last month, Xiaomi company introduced its new washing machine with an additional function of drying clothes for less than $291.
We should note that Xiaomi already released washing machine some years ago, but it supported only 3 kg of laundry. New Xiaomi MiJia Washing and Drying Machine 2019 supports up to 10 kg of clothes for washing and 6 kg for drying.
Xiaomi MiJia Washing Machine 10 kg looks very interesting. In this article we will make the first review of a new washing machine and find out its main features. Is it a good deal for $300? Let’s start with design.
Xiaomi MiJia Washing and Drying Machine 10KG: Design
Xiaomi MiJia Washing Machine 2018 looks like a regular washing machine, but with very compact dimensions of 598 × 650 × 850 mm and a weight of 71 kg. It means that you will not need a lot of space for its installation. In addition, there will be no problems with transportation.
From other side, the weight of the device is 71 kg, which is not small, especially in comparison with the first model of the washing machine from Xiaomi, which weighed only 34 kg. Most likely, you will need help in moving Xiaomi MiJia Washing Machine 10KG.
New washing machine become larger because of additional function of drying clothes. Also, the company’s engineers have equipped Xiaomi MiJia Washing Machine 2018 with high-quality components, which provide good functionality. Later we will talk about it in more detail.
Xiaomi uses the classic horizontal folding of laundry into a washing machine drum. The machine itself is available in white color. The laundry drum and some control buttons are made in black. It looks very stylish.
On the front panel you can see a large touchscreen display to control the washing machine. The control buttons are illuminated by white LEDs. The display is covered with very resistant glass.
Control panel allows to choose washing mode, time, etc. Next to the touchpad there are some control buttons. To the left of the display is a compartment for washing powder. Most of the front panel takes a drum; its diameter is 480 mm. Behind, as usual, connectors for power and water supply.
The four black legs on the bottom prevent scratches on the floor and slip during operation.
Xiaomi MiJia Washing and Drying Machine 10KG: Functions
Now let’s talk about main functions of new Xiaomi washing machine 10kg. As you understand from the title of our article, you can load up to 10 kg of laundry, which is quite suitable for washing in the family. By the way, the machine automatically calculates the amount of water needed, depending on how many clothes you have loaded. It allows avoiding waste of water.
Xiaomi smart washing machine 2018 supports 21 washing modes, such as daily, fast, etc. Also, you can put washing and drying in advance on the timer. At specified time, the device will start washing and notify the user at the end.
The machine has a brushless motor from Nidec variable frequency BLDC. It provides stable and efficient washing control and reduces vibration during operation. Xiaomi washing machine 10kg is quieter than most other washing machines. The noise level during washing is 62 dB, and during drying – 72 dB.
The washing power is 1800W, while the drying power – 1200W. As for speed, the maximum spin speed is 1400 revolutions per minute. There is also a quick wash and dry mode. It takes only one hour to wash and dry the clothes.
As we already said, the maximum load for drying clothes is 6kg. There is special technology is used for drying the laundry. After the drying the laundry feels like it has just been ironed. The technology also saves 78% of water, 83% of capacity and 68% of the time compared to traditional dryers and washers.
You can control the Xiaomi washing machine using the touch screen or through a special application on smartphone. The app can be easily downloaded from Play Store. Using the app, you can choose wash modes, set a timer and monitor the washing process. Xiaomi MiJia Washing and Drying Machine 10KG has IPX4 water protection and energy efficiency level first.
Xiaomi MiJia Washing and Drying Machine 10KG: Price
So, today we made the first review of new Xiaomi MIJIA washing and drying machine 2018. The device has a powerful motor, remote control function, low noise and vibration, and many other useful functions.
By the way, Xiaomi offers 10 years warranty. The company conducted the following tests:
- 3750 hours of washing;
- 3750 hours of drying;
- 20.000 times opening and closing the drum door;
- 20.000 times the use of the drum;
- Fall Tests;
- Surge Control.
Price of Xiaomi MiJia washing and drying machine 10kg is $365, but first buyers will be able to order it for only $291.