TMALL Genie X1 [ Smart Speaker ] with 1 Year Malaysia Warranty
- stream specific Chinese music or songs,
- get news and weather updates,
- automation and control of smart home products using “broadlink” smart sockets etc or
- interact with third-party apps called “magic skills” similarly to Alexa’s skills in echo dot.
- and yes, it works fine in Singapore without the geographical restrictions imposed as compared to an echo.
In the hardware section, the Tmall Genie X1 is available in black and white with 12.6 cm high and 8.3 cm wide. The heart of it is the MediaTek MT8516 processor, supporting 2.4G wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity. Tmall Genie uses a 2.5-inch full-frequency unit and two passive pots for sound, TAS5751M D-class amplifier chip output, 12W power rating. Because the unit cavity is sealed plastic parts, we will not destructive teardown. How will this 499 yuan (about $75) smart speaker¡¯s interactive experience and sound quality be?