several similar models are sold World-Wide as in South Korea while here we are specifically dealing with Xiaomi Mijia 360 Degrees Panorama Smart Home WebCam introduced in November 2016 . it really is confusing as even local sellers have-or-not 360, Panorama and Smart in their product titles . and as with all Xiaomi products which don’t have official sales branch in this country but import agents who care for their own translated manuals, localized Korean device menus and warranty, you have a choice to order abroad at about W30,000 or with domestic warranty at W70,000 . the difference on the half-priced foreign order vs. Korean-support is :

  1. No warranty within Korea vs. local warranty
  2. operation manual in Chinese vs. fully-Korean
  3. “connected” voice notice in Chinese vs. Korean
  4. Chinese server connection(which don’t seem to work good abroad) vs. international server(said to work all-right in South Korea)


  • approximately 160mm-long 5-pin USB cord compatible with Android smart-phones manufactured until 2017, is included which connects to a  small port on the rear-bottom of the device – this supplies power .
  • has a MicroSD memory slot just below the front-lens, which according to its Manual accepts up-to 32GB capacity, but 64GB SanDisk Extreme Pro in Red-and-Black works fine .
  • wirelessly connects to your Android smart-phone or iPhone via 2.4GHz Wi-Fi (so you HAVE to set you phone to connect Wi-Fi in 2.4GHz instead of 5GHz)
  • has NO ON/OFF switch and connects as soon as you connect USB-power cord, so you can only put the device into Sleep-Mode in Settings .
  • among the most useful settings are :
    – movement-recognition sensitivity
    – option of normal or wide-angle lens(which differs slightly only)
    – turn a small blue LED light On-or-Off right above the lens .
  • you have three ways of viewing through the lens :
    – live on-the-fly through your smart-phone
    – record onto your smart-phone(does automatically if there is NO MicroSD card inserted in the device)
    – record into MicroSD memory(automatic if it is inserted)


all technical specifications in numbers aside : Recording Result is that of older folder-phones before the influx of iPhone, and records color during day-light or bright electric lighting, but black-and-white under dim-conditions or candle-light .

– Korea Tech BLog –