Xiaomi’s New Mi Band 3 Arrives with 20 Days Battery Life, Water Resistance
“Xiaomi launched the updated version of its Mi Band line of fitness trackers”
Xiaomi’s very-iPhone-X-looking Mi 8 Smartphone was the limelight of its Shenzhen press event yesterday. However, the company did reveal quite a lot of different notable products, including with an updated version of its trendy fitness band.
Mi Band 3 features a longer 20 days of battery life per cost plus 50-meter water resistance. With a new band design that Xiaomi touts as being each extra snug and safer on your wrist and it only costs around $30.
Like the Mi Band 2, the third-generation tracker features a pulse monitor and a common fitness monitoring. The tracker comes with a 110 mAh battery, which is double as large as what is inside the Mi Band 2. The device will sync with the Xiaomi Mi-Fit app, which is available for both Android and iOS devices.
It can also alert users with notifications for messages and incoming calls, additionally provide weather forecasts. Users can be able to answer calls through this fitness band. Has NFC chip inside of Mi Band 3, and it will allow users to pay wirelessly.
The Xiaomi fitness tracker only lacks one feature: GPS. This means it won’t guide you track runs on apps like Strava. The Mi Band 3 will be available in China first in red, black and blue color straps, and at simply 169 yuan (around US$30), it’s a seriously low-price option. With that kind of price, then the lack of GPS may not be a matter to a lot of users.
Apart from the Mi Band 3 and Mi 8, Xiaomi also reveals its Mi VR Standalone product, which was developed alongside Facebook-owned Oculus, which is now home to former Xiaomi international executive Hugo Barra. Additionally, Xiaomi took the wraps off its largest smart TV to date, the 75-inch Mi TV 4.