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English definition of “low-fi”


adjective     /ˈləʊ.faɪ/ US  /ˈloʊ-/
abbreviation for low fidelity : the production by electrical equipment of poor-quality sound that has noises that should not be thereAudio and video equipment A low-fi website is a simple one for people who have an old computer or a slow connection to the internet .Computer concepts
(Definition of low-fi adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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