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Xiaomi's new Mijia Glasses allow for active translation between Chinese and English

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The refined reality (AR) industry will flourish in a few years, as many big names (Google, Apple and Facebook, etc.) have started to invest heavily in this segment. While Google recently began public testing of its AR glasses, renowned Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has also entered the segment with its Mijia AR glasses.

Called the Mijia Glasses Camera, a device that looks in the style of the famous Google Lens, has one screen and two cameras. Xiaomi promoted its concept of smart glasses in September 2021 when it announced that the device will replace the smartphone in the future because it integrates all the usual functions of mobile devices.

Specifications Of Mijia Glasses Camera

In terms of actual design and functions, the Mijia Smart Glasses Camera is far from what the company teased last year. The new glasses weigh 100 grams and have a thick frame with one side located with a double camera. This setting consists of a 50MP main sensor and an 8MP secondary periscope camera with split OIS optical stabilization. Moreover, the company claims that Mijia Camera glasses can achieve 5x optical zoom and up to 15x hybrid zoom. Fast shooting control is also supported for video and photo capture.

Smart glasses get a single AR optical display made by Sony. It comes with TUV certification and a density of 3281 ppi. Moreover, it gives a peak brightness of 3000 nits (a unit of illumination), while the actual level projected at about is reduced to 1800 nits.

The device also has Xiaomi AI that allows real-time text translation between English and Chinese. Other AR features, such as screen display, will be available in later OTA updates.

Mijia Glasses Camera uses Qualcomm Snapdragon’s 8-core independent computing platform with a 3+ 32GB storage solution. You can connect to glasses, which weigh about 100 g, via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth 5.0. Equipped with an internal 1020mAh battery as well as a 10W magnetic charge, The Mijia glasses can continuously record for up to 100 minutes and can be charged from 0% to 80% in less than 30 minutes, all with a weight of just 100 grams.

Specifications (briefly)

  • Chip: Snapdragon 8-core independent computing platform, 3+32GB combination storage, independent ISP, dual Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0.
  • Display: Silicon-based Sony Micro OLED display, peak brightness 3000 nits (maximum brightness 1800 nits per eye), 3281 ppi, hardware certificate against rheinland blue light.
  • Camera: 50MP main + 8MP periscope telephoto (OIS), supports 15x zoom, supports 100 minutes of continuous recording.
  • Battery life: 1020 mAh battery, 10W magnetic charging, 80% charge in 30 minutes.
  • Other: weighs about 100 g, supports 10-second time regression, intelligent biometric language translation, Xiao Ai translation.


Customers in China will be able to pre-order the Xiaomi Mijia Glasses Camera at a discounted price of 2499 yuan (~$370); The device is expected to sell for 2,699 yuan (~$400) in the future. The crowdfunding campaign was launched on August 3 this year, but it is not clear if or when the wearable device could be released in other markets.