Mi Box 4K Vs Fire TV Stick 4K- Which is Best?

Xiaomi Mi Box 4K and Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K are two popular media streaming devices. It's always confusing to choose the one. If you too planning to buy a streaming device, then read this comparison of Mi Box Vs Fire Stick 4K.

Both the devices can turn any non-smart TV into a smart TV. But, you should make sure that your TV must have an HDMI input port.

Without wasting time, let's jump to the comparison of Mi Box 4K vs Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K.

Mi Box Vs Fire Stick 4K

Mi Box Vs Fire Stick 4K

Mi Box 4K is quite a popular media streaming device. It runs on Android TV OS and recently it was launched in India and some other countries too.

Similarly, Amazon Fire TV Stick is yet another popular streaming device that has a huge fanbase. Amazon Firestick runs on Fire OS that is a custom UI of the Android operating system.

In this guide, we shall compare all the aspects of both streaming devices. So, that you can decide which one is most suitable for you.

Size and Shape (Visuals)

When we compare the shape and size of Mi Box with Amazon Fire TV Stick then Fire Stick is my favorite. Because Amazon Fire Stick 4K is lightweight and comes in a stick shape. You can easily insert it into the HDMI port of your TV. Also, it hides behind your TV.

The shape of Mi Box is cubic and bigger as compared to Amazon Fire TV Stick. It comes with an additional charging port that you need to insert. But Amazon Fire TV Stick can easily be connected with your TV USB port. However, it comes with an adaptor that you can connect to the device.

Dimensions of Mi TV Box

Mi Box 4K

Length: 9.52cm

Width: 9.52cm

Thickness: 1.67cm

Weight: 148g

Dimensions of Fire TV Stick

Amazon Fire TV Stick

Length: 99mm

Width: 30mm

Thickness: 14mm

Weight: 53.6g

Winner– Fire TV Stick (Lightweight)

Features

Both Amazon Firestick and Mi Box provide lots of features…

Display (Resolution)

Amazon Fire Stick 4K supports Ultra HD 2160p resolution. Similarly, Mi Box also supports Ultra HD resolution. But, you should ensure that your TV must support a 4K resolution.

Winner– Tie

Operating System

Mi Box 4k runs on Android TV UI while Amazon Fire TV Stick runs on Fire OS. When we compare the performance of Mi Box with Firestick then I personally love Amazon Firestick UI. Although it's a modified version of Android OS but it's smooth and lag-free.

Winner– Fire TV Stick

Hardware

Mi Box comes with 2GB of DDR3 RAM and running on a 2Ghz Cortex-A53 Quad-core processor. While Amazon Fire Stick runs on a quad-core 1.7GHz processor with 1GB DDR4 RAM. Still, it runs smoothly if you're streaming any movies or shows.

Winner– Mi Box

Storage

Mi Box comes with 8GB of internal storage while Amazon Fire TV Stick also comes with 8GB of internal storage. But, you can plug-in a Pendrive in Mi Box, so technically you can extend the storage of Mi Box but it's not possible with Firestick 4K.

Winner– Mi Box

Audio and Video

Amazon Fire Stick supports Dolby Atmos, 7.1 surround sound, 2-channel stereo, and HDMI audio pass through up to 5.1. Mi Box also supports Dolby and DTS sound systems. Apart from that, Mi Box comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, hence you can connect any external sound system with that.

Winner– Mi Box

Software & UI

Amazon Fire TV Stick runs on customized Fire OS and developers provide regular updates. Mi Box running on a typical Android TV UI which definitely lags sometimes. The UI of Fire OS is clean and lag-free, so I would vouch for Fire Stick only.

Winner– Fire Stick

Price

When we compare the pricing of Mi Box and Fire TV Stick 4K then Mi Box is cheaper. Mi Box 4K costs INR 3499 in India and Amazon Fire Stick 4K costs around INR 5999. So, definitely, Mi Box is a cheaper option.

Winner– Mi Box

Conclusion

There are lots of debates between Mi Box vs Fire Stick 4K. Xiaomi fans say- Mi Box is best and Firestick fans say Fire TV Stick is best. But, it all depends on their personal choices and budget.

Xiaomi Mi Box is definitely a cheaper device with powerful hardware and good connectivity ports. But, I personally like Amazon Fire TV Stick because of its clean UI and smoother performance.

The Android TV UI is laggy and not that user-friendly but Fire Stick UI is clean and smooth. It also supports all Android apps such as Cinema Apk, Cyberflix TV, HD Movie Box, etc.

Every aspect is here… Now make your own decision.

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