Xiaomi is a company that has not left any segments to grow its business. Last year, Xiaomi had also attacked the music industry and launched the Smart Ukulele, called Xiaomi Populele. And at the moment it’s on Flash sale offer through TomTop e-shop which is quite impressive.
In case you are not familiar with this device, the Ukulele (pronounced yoo-kə-lay-lee) is a musical instrument that looks like small (really small) guitar but with fewer strings. It is of Hawaiian origin but has now spread all over the globe.
Now that we have put the history class behind us, let’s dive into what Xiaomi’s Populele does. Say you want to start ukulele lessons, you might need to get a teacher who will have to sit you through hours of boring classes that are pretty difficult. However, with the Populele, what you need is your smartphone and the companion app.
For ukelele beginners, Xiaomi offers a specific app which works with devices running Android 4.3 and above or iOS 8.0. This app will teach you how to play with ukulele chords by allowing you to follow the LED lights in-laid on the fingerboard of the Populele as it lights up. Once you push a key on the app, the corresponding LED lights up on your Populele!
After learning the basics, you can go ahead and learn any of the over 100 ukulele songs for beginners that comes with the app. Xiaomi Populele is made from high-quality Indonesian rosewood and Italian Aquila nylon strings. It weighs just 500 grams and has a total of 72 LED lights in-laid on the fingerboard. It has a built-in 800mAh battery that charges via micro USB and Bluetooth 4.0 LE for easy pairing with your device. It also comes with a carrying bag.
Xiaomi Populele Ukulele is available for at only $89.99 during flash sale offer on TomTop, which is $110 down from its launch price of $199.99. If you are interested in this product, please follow this Link.