Forget Lidl: Xiaomi’s oil-free fryer is now available for purchase on AliExpress


A year after its viral launch, Lidl’s oil-free fryer is still out of stock on its website, which is not surprising when considering how well they are usually received.

However, for some days now around the world e-commerce the My Smart Air Fryer 3.5L, the new fryer hot air Xiaomi that a price not far from that of Silverest, and you can buy online.

You can now get the Mi Smart Air Fryer 3.5L.

You can now get the Mi Smart Air Fryer 3.5L

While Lidl’s hot air fryer went on sale for a price of 99 euros that sometimes drops to 59 euros, Xiaomi’s model has launched a few months ago in China for 399 yuan, about $ 60 to change.

Now, with its informal arrival in Europe, the Mi Smart Air Fryer 3.5L stays at 70 euros, a very competitive price to which we must add a little more in terms of shipping costs since, for the moment, the Xiaomi’s deep fryer comes directly from China.

Be that as it may, we have found it in AliExpress for a final price of 104 euros, shipping costs included.

Of course, the Xiaomi fryer may end up arriving in stores in Europe with a lower official price over the next few months. However, seeing what has happened with Xiaomi’s rice cooker, this will take time to happen … if it happens one day, of course.

Why Xiaomi’s hot air fryer is better than Lidl’s

Why Xiaomis hot air fryer is better than Lidls

Just take a quick look at the characteristics of the Mi Smart Air Fryer 3.5L to know that this is a much superior product. As Xiaomi says on its website, its new fryer, in addition to (obviously) frying with hot air, can dry fruit, bake, defrost and even make yogurt. A whole multipurpose appliance that is also 100% programmable.

In that sense, you can emulate a crockpot by making dishes slow cooker at a minimum temperature of 40 degrees, which can be maintained for up to 24 hours. It also includes an OLED screen that will facilitate the work when preparing more than 100 “smart recipes” that the fryer consists of.

With a capacity of 3.5 liters (Lidl’s remains at 2.5), the different parts of the Xiaomi Mi Smart Air Fryer 3.5L can be washed in the dishwasher, one of its few characteristics with the deep fryer. Silvercrest brand.

You can know all the details of the Xiaomi fryer on its website in English or directly on AliExpress.