INTRO: Ever since the first-ever Redmi-branded fitness tracker went official in China earlier this year, Xiaomi fans are expecting its India arrival with bated breaths. The company has finally debuted the Redmi Smart Band in India today. It boasts a color display, a heart rate sensor, and a 14-day battery life.
Redmi Smart Band: Specs & Features
The Redmi Smart Band boasts a design that’s slightly different from the Mi Band we’re conversant in . You have a flat display here rather than a curved sensor-laden pill. It also includes detachable straps as against the central pill cavity found aboard the Mi Band. This fitness tracker weighs only 13 grams and is basically lightweight.
Talking about hardware specs, Redmi Smart Band sports a 1.08-inch color TFT touch display with a 220 x 120 resolution and up to 200 nits of peak brightness. Xiaomi will enable you to customize the band with a myriad of watch faces.
The fitness tracker supports five exercise modes, including outdoor running, exercise, cycling, treadmill, and fast walking. You also have a pulse sensor at rock bottom for twenty-four x 7 continuous pulse tracking and sleep monitoring. The band also offers idle alerts, message and call notifications, music controls, and alarm features right your wrist.
Redmi Smart Band comes equipped with a 130mAh battery pack, which the corporate will offer to 14-days of battery life on one charge. And while Xiaomi finally switched over to magnetic charging with the Mi Band 5, The new Smart Band supports USB direct charge – the same as the Realme Band.
You simply got to pull out one among the straps and may plug it within the fitness band into a USB-A port for charging. It takes on the brink of two hours to completely charge, says Xiaomi. This fitness tracker is also water-resistant up to 5ATM/ 50 meters, which is great.
Price and Availability
Redmi Smart Band has been priced at Rs. 1,599 in India and can compete against its Chinese counterpart, the Realme Band, within the entry-level segment. You can choose between among a spread of strap colors, including black, blue, orange, and green.
This fitness tracker will continue sale ranging from 9th September on Mi.com, Amazon India, and other offline retailers.