It was a busy day for Xiaomi fanboys in India. Two of the firm’s sub-manufacturers – POCO and Redmi, had separate on-line-solely product launch occasions scheduled. While POCO formally introduced the launch of a brand new funds smartphone – the POCO M2 – Redmi launched its first-ever fitness band – the Redmi Smart band – for the Indian market. This product was, till now, bought solely in China, the place it made its debut again in April 2020.
At simply Rs 1500 (~USD 21), that is amongst the least expensive fitness band from a mainstream sensible gadgets producer. Xiaomi already sells different fitness bands in India – together with the Mi Band 3 (Rs 1,399), Mi Smart Band 4 (Rs 2,299), and the Mi Smart Band 3i (Rs 1,299). The Redmi Smart Band differentiates itself from its brethren because of a markedly totally different design. The options-set, roughly, stay the identical.
The Redmi Smart Band appears to be like fairly totally different from different Mi fitness bands primarily due to the rectangular dial, which homes the 1.08-inch coloration LCD show. There is a single capacitive button slightly below the show to entry varied capabilities. The band additionally options USB direct charging, permitting it to be charged immediately from any USB Type-A port and not using a dock or an exterior charger.
Other supported capabilities embrace 5 totally different monitoring modes, outside operating, treadmill, biking, strolling, and freestyle train. It additionally helps steady coronary heart charge monitoring and an in-constructed sleep monitoring monitor. The Redmi Smart Band can be used to maintain monitor of climate updates, management music, obtain notification alerts, and reject calls. Some of those options, nevertheless, would require that you simply set up the Xiaomi Wear app in your telephone. It helps 50 customized watch faces as effectively.
The Redmi Smart Band additionally occurs to be water-resistant as much as 50 meters for 10 minutes. The claimed charging time is round two hours, whereas the claimed standby time is 14 days. Currently, there are 4 coloration choices for the straps on the Redmi Smart Band; Black, Green, Blue, and Orange.
As talked about earlier, the Redmi Smart Band prices Rs 1,599 in India. This interprets to USD 21or EUR 19. This product will go on sale in India beginning September 9, 2020, through Amazon India, Mi.com, Mi Homes, and Mi Studios.