Xiaomi is no stranger to crowdfunding, having already crowdfunded quite a few of its products and projects and now it’s time for one more. This is an educational product, the Xiaomi NextClass.ai NX1, a learning tablet with a 15.6 inch display.
The product comes from under the Youpin crowdfunding platform and it’s quite the beast. It’s manufactured by NextClass.ai, a Chinese startup which makes tablets focused on early education for kids. The slate provides a large number of online classes, practice sets and audiobooks, plus a rich interactive experience for the little ones. The aim is to increase the children’s interest in studying. The device ha sa 15.6 inch capacitive touchscreen, certified by TUV Rheinland with blue light protection, preventing damage to eye sight.
There’s also ambient light detection and reminders not to get to o close. We also get a dual camera setup here, which can capture the pupil and his/her book. The main camera is mounted on the top of the device, while a second sensor is placed at the bottom. There’s also a variety of adjustment angles for the unit, which can be propped up in multiple ways. NX1. has HiFi Audio and a 360 degree omnidirectional microphone. Inside we find a quad core Cortex-A55 processor, together with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage.
There’s also a built in 1.2T deep neural network computing NPU, with support for dual band WiFi, USB, HDMI and other input interfaces. There’s also a stylus in the mix. The product costs just $250 during the crowdfunding period and it goes to $338 after the time frame. You can get it here.