The title is correct, yes Xiaomi has actually launched an Umbrella, namely the Luo Qing Umbrella under its sub brand Mijia. Xiaomi previously teased a launch yesterday, curiously enough it was said the launch would be of a Crowd funded product, and here it is an Umbrella.
The Umbrella as mentioned will be in a crowd funded and will cost just 69 Yuan ($11). The product is uniquely enough named as Luo Qing Umbrella and is said to be made from materials that were outsourced right from Taiwan. What is so unique about this material is that it is soft, utterly durable and of great strength. It will act as a powerful sunscreen providing cool shade.
It is also said to have a Teflon coating making it water repellent and very good UV absorption rate, the Umbrella has not button its base, the canopy can shrink easily when pulled down to closed as there are anti-resistance fringes. The Xiaomi Umbrella weighs mere 228gm and has 3cm thickness when folded, making it suitable to fit inside a small bag. When opened the canopy has a radius of 47cm, while the stem of the umbrella has a length of 24cm.