Xiaomi’s very-iPhone-X-looking Mi eight smartphone was the spotlight of its Shenzhen press occasion in the present day, however the firm did additionally unveil quite a few different notable merchandise, together with an up to date model of its in style health band.
The Mi Band has all the time supplied a stable efficiency at round $30 — to the purpose that I’ve purchased two of them for myself — and the third incarnation pushes issues additional. Mi Band three features a longer 20 days of battery life per cost, 50-meter water resistance and a brand new band design that Xiaomi touts as being each extra snug and safer in your wrist.
Just like the Mi Band 2, the third-gen tracker features a pulse monitor and the standard health monitoring. It syncs to the Xiaomi Mi Match app, with knowledge exportation to different companies doable.
The Mi Band isn’t a full-blown health band, for instance it doesn’t embody GPS so it received’t assist you monitor runs on apps like Strava, however at simply 69 yuan, or round $25, it’s a significantly low cost choice. The Mi Band three will make its debut in China first, the place it’ll are available in a alternative of purple, black and blue. Like most Xiaomi merchandise, we’ll have to attend on particulars of worldwide availability however it is going to nearly definitely be offered outdoors of China quickly.
Except for the Mi Band three and Mi eight, Xiaomi additionally unveiled its Mi VR Standalone product, which was developed alongside Fb-owned Oculus, which is now house to former Xiaomi worldwide govt Hugo Barra. Xiaomi additionally took the wraps off its largest good TV to this point, the 75-inch Mi TV four.