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Xiaomi XiaoFang Review

Xiaomi XiaoFang Review

Have you ever heard of the fresh product, Xiaomi XiaoFang? This is a smart WiFi IP camera, which mainly features 1080P Full HD video, enhanced 9m night vision, and mobile sound detection. What’s more, it supports diversified applications. And now, let’s check it in detail.

Design and Performance

This smart camera appears like a cube with a side length of 5cm. And it weighs only 100g, compact and portable. It supports the memory card of up to 64GB and is powered by 5V / 1A power supply.

As for the lens, with the use of a 1/2.7 inch CMOS sensor, it provides 1920×1080 full HD resolution, supports up to 8 times digital zoom and distortion correction algorithm. And it adopts night vision enhancement technology, F/2.0 iris lens with IR-CUT automatic dual filters, and infrared LED uniform fill light so that the maximum visual distance is up to 9m.

More interesting is that the magnetic base can be adsorbed on the metal surface so that the two XiaoFang cameras can be combined via the magnetic absorption, automatically composing the 180° wide-angle screen. For security, it takes the approach of a combination of RSA encryption, https encryption, and Xiaomi Mi Cloud data encryption.


  • 360° view
  • 1080p video shooting
  • Supporting an 8x digital Magic Zoom
  • IR-CUT automatic double filter
  • Supporting Night Vision, max 9 meters
  • Using with your phone App


In a sense, XiaoFang breaks the definition boundaries of a smart camera. For instance, it supports connecting to the mobile power and the mobile phone directly. And the data transmission is smoother when the included hotspot has been connecting to the phone in the non-network scene. What’s more, this camera can be an automobile recorder. It not only supports delay photography, intelligent mobile detection, sound monitoring but also can identify the smoke/CO alarm special alarm sound. Once the suspicious circumstances happened, it would record the video automatically, and push alarm notifications rapidly.


As we can see, the camera will take on the role of information sensor in the future wave of home intelligentization. The XiaoFang camera only supports the Mi home APP. In the future, Xiaomi XiaoFang will play a big role in the smart home system, as the auxiliary equipment for other smart devices. By collecting and recognizing the sound and image in the home, this camera would provide the datum foundation of the whole smart home system.