If there is no internet access you can listen to songs you’ve stored on it as it has 8GB of built-in storage, or plug a flash drive to its USB 2.0 port or even connect it to your phone or PC via the auxiliary audio input. One neat trick the speaker has is that it allows multiple users customize their audio preferences which can be accessed by just pushing the CH key. Apart from controlling it via the physical keys or Mi Home App, the Xiaomi Internet Speaker also supports voice control.
The speaker can also function as an alarm clock and will wake you up to a preset song like the Mi Alarm Clock. One thing they have failed to do is put a battery in it. So the only way you can power it up is via a wall socket with the accompanying power cord. The speaker can pull songs from a database of over 20 million. It also has access to more than 1500 radio stations scattered over 31 provinces. Audiobook lovers are not left out as they can access 200,000 story telling stations and a database of 120 million audiobooks.
Xiaomi Mi Smart Network Speaker allows users to create their own channels, as installed a number of CD in the speaker. You don’t have to download these CD but use its APP can achieve it. Creating a channel for the speaker with Xiaomi APP. Xiaomi smart network speaker will remember these channels, the speaker still plays even if the phone is not available at any time.