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The transparent effect is made possible thanks to OLED technology’s self-illuminating pixels, allowing the 55″ transparent panel to forgo backlighting and the hardware required by traditional televisions.
The set is also rated with a 150,000:1 static contrast ratio, 120Hz refresh rate, and reputed “infinite” dynamic contrast ratio. Extra rich blacks are par for the course with OLEDs, with the Mi TV LUX offering a DCI-P3 rating supporting 93% color spectrum. The set also supports Always-On display, allowing the television to display images and texts for purposes of signage or decorative artwork, one-upping other “
The set’s base stand is covered with a millimeter-grade finish fashioned after a compact disc; within are the set’s componentry in service of Xiomi’s AI Master Smart Engine, along with the MediaTek 9650 custom-made TV chip, the combination responsible for controlling the display’s 20 optimization algorithms.
At around $7,500 for a 55-inch television, the Xiaomi Mi TV LUX is not a bargain by any definition. But in its ostentatious way the Mi TV LUX hints television technology still has a few tricks up its sleeves and we might see transparent screens in and outside the home in the near future.