Xiaomi Mi BandSource: Xiaomi

What you need to know

  • Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 5 is now official in India.
  • The fitness tracker offers 11 sports modes and up to two weeks of battery life on a single charge.
  • Xiaomi has also launched its first smartwatch and smart speaker for the Indian market.

Xiaomi today launched a bunch of new products at its Smarter Living 2021 event, including the Mi Smart Band 5, Mi Smart Speaker, and the Mi Watch Revolve. The Mi Smart Band 5 is the global version of the Mi Band 5 fitness tracker that Xiaomi launched in China in June this year.

The Mi Smart Band 5 has a 1.1-inch AMOLED display with a claimed peak brightness of 450 nits. As you would expect from a modern fitness tracker, the Mi Smart Band 5 offers 24/7 heart-rate tracking and 24-hour sleep monitoring. You get a total of 11 sports modes, along with women's health tracking. Some of the other key features of the Mi Smart Band 5 include 5 ATM water resistance, stress monitoring, and breathing exercises. As for battery life, Xiaomi claims the fitness tracker can last up to two weeks on a single charge. The Mi Smart Band 5 will be going on sale in India from October 1 for ₹2,499 ($34) via Mi.com and Amazon India.

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Xiaomi's Mi Watch Revolve is based on the Mi Watch Color launched in China earlier this year. It sports a 1.39-inch circular AMOLED display with over 100 watch faces and is claimed to provide up to 14 days of battery life on a single charge. It also offers 10 sports modes, 5 ATM water resistance, 24/7 heart-rate monitoring, VO2 max measurement, sleep tracking, and more.

Mi Watch RevolveSource: Xiaomi

The Mi Watch Revolve has been priced at ₹10,990 ($149) in the country. However, you will be able to buy one for an introductory price of ₹9,990 ($135) until Diwali. It will be going on sale via Mi.com, Amazon India, and Mi Home stores across the country from October 6.

Mi Smart SpeakerSource: Xiaomi

Along with its first smartwatch, Xiaomi also launched its first smart speaker market in India today. The Google Assistant-powered Mi Smart Speaker has a premium metal mesh design with a touch panel at the top. It uses a large 12W 63.5mm driver, a Texas Instruments Hi-Fi Audio processor, and two far-field microphones. The Mi Smart Speaker has been priced at ₹3,999 ($54) and will be available to purchase from October 1 via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores.

Redmi Smart Band

The Redmi Smart Band is an affordable fitness tracker that gets nearly all the basics right. It has a 1.08-inch color touch screen with customizable watch faces, 24/7 heart-rate tracking, 5 sports modes, sleep monitoring, and 5 ATM water resistance.

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