If you were surprised by the title of this news, know that Xiaomi invests in other products besides smartphones and gadgets. Among them is umbrella. Extending the relation of the last mentioned item, the company announced recently that it will make available another model in the market: The Empty Valley.
According to the manufacturer, the product has a fully automatic folding mechanism. It’s made with high strength glass, aluminum alloy and durable fabric to hold water and protect against UV rays. It has 58.5 cm of radius and 62 cm of height. In addition to that, it weighs 412 g. For those who think of carrying one of these in the bag, closed it measures 32 cm in length and 5.8 cm in width.
The Empty Valley is capable of protecting two people from the rain. As well as it has an eight-piece structure to withstand strong winds. It has a single click button to open it without the need for any extra effort. However, there are reports that you need to exert a little pressure to close it.
For those interested, Empty Valley is available in Chinese markets for approximately ¥ 49. This, in a direct conversion without taxes or fees, would be something around $ 30. This site is one of the ones that sells the product in case you want to buy one.