98-inch Xiaomi Redmi Smart TV MAX – 19,999 yuan from Mi
(approximately USD 2,800 / GBP 2,200 / USD 4,000)
Due to its size, this absurdly large display from Xiaomi is really affordable. The screen is about as big as a double bed with visible dimensions of 2190 x 1255 mm. Currently only available in China, but watch this space. View offer
To meet Redmi Smart TV MAX, 98-inch TV with its own VIP installation service on white gloves. Available for 19,999 yuan (that’s about $ 2,800, £ 2,200, $ 4,000), this absurdly massive display isn’t really that expensive.
The next cheapest 98-inch display on the market is ViewSonic IFP9850. a touch screen monitor that costs about three times more.
The bad news is that you can’t buy Redmi Smart TV MAX right now unless you live in China. Given the extraordinary popularity of this 98-inch receiver, we would not be surprised if Xiaomi started selling it in other countries as well.
The TV is about the same size as four 50-inch displays placed side by side – about the same size as a double bed. The visible dimensions of the screen are an incredible 2190 x 1255 mm and the kit probably weighs more than 100 kg, which makes installation impossible.
In terms of image, the 4,000-pixel display (surprisingly) is the worst pixel density on the market (45 ppi). It includes 85% of the NTSC color space, which supports 192-digit dimming zones with direct LED backlighting, 60Hz motion estimation and compensation, and other high-quality enhancement technologies.
It includes a total of four speakers (plus Dolby and DTS decoding), only three HDMI ports, SPDIF output and a built-in Android cabinet running on an 8-core processor, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of built-in memory.
Bear in mind
- If this product originates in mainland China, the journey to the United States or the United Kingdom (and possibly others) will take at least a month. You can be taxed either directly or through a courier.
- If I do not deliver to your area, you may need to use a special freight forwarding service to take advantage of the agreement.
- If you can get a cheaper product with equivalent specifications, in stock and brand new, let us know and we will get your hat dirty.