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Xiaomi's Mi Band 2 has a fancy new screen but costs only $23

Xiaomi's Mi Band 2 has been officially unveiled by the company. With an increased price of $23, the second generation of the wearable adds exciting new features for budget concious buyers. Features of the new band include a 0.42-inch OLED display, heart activity monitor, step counter, waterproofing and more. For the low price point it's an absolute steal of a device.

As noted by Engadget, this new display will unfortunately take a toll on the wearable's battery life, but it's still an impressive 20 days (compared to the 30 days offered by its predecessor). The Mi Band 2 will be available in black, blue, green, and orange, and will go on sale in China (opens in new tab) on June 7. There's no word on worldwide availability as-of-yet.

30 Comments
  • Does it display the time of day... Posted via the Android Central App
  • It is displaying time in picture.
  • Taking not reading the article to impressive new levels. Posted via the Android Central App
  • +1 AT&T Galaxy S7 Onyx Black with Unlimited Data
  • Wowwwwww
  • Dat app tho
  • That's my problem with it. Make great hardware all you want, but if the software to use it is absolute garbage, why would anyone buy it?
  • Nice price!
  • This is so affordable. Posted via the Android Central App
  • this makes the chinese fitbit knock offs look rubbish 20 days? the C.F.K my kids have, last about 12 hours
  • MY $200 Basis Peak only gives me 4-5 days with similar functionality. I might just buy one of these to play with.
  • I have the first gen and it is great. Definitely getting this. Love the app to. Posted from my Nokia 3310
  • Well, I'm probably going to have to consider this now.
  • You should. I have the first-generation Mi Band lying around somewhere. For that price, nothing comes close.
  • I've had the 1st gen for almost a year now and it is still used daily. So useful for notifications. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I actually have a first-gen Mi Band. I really liked it. Unfortunately, it's kinda dead, since it stopped taking a charge.
  • Dang it I just bought a first gen mi band... this is a worthy upgrade though, if only importing one weren't so dang expensive Posted via the Android Central App
  • *conscious Seriously? Doesn't anyone even use spell-check anymore? It's not like he messed up on a homonym (There, Their, or They're).
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  • I wore a Sony smart band for a while,which was essentially the same as the original mi band, but nicer looking. This thing is a big improvement in the looks department and has a screen. Also, 20 days is a lot better than the 5 days my Sony had. I'm kind of tempted. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Have the original Miband and love it. Probably will skip this and get their smart watch later this year... Posted via the Android Central App
  • Just one more word required in the title!
  • How do USA consumers buy this?
  • Ebay or Amazon Posted via the Android Central App
  • My wife and I both have the first gen. For this price I will definitely be getting one so I don't have to wear a watch at work anymore. Posted via the Android Central App
  • I hope this one is also waterproof. Posted via the Android Central App
  • Can you swim with this?
  • Marketing BS, show me where i can buy it for 24$? its 40 even for PREORDER.
  • Whoa! That's cheap. I would look forward to updating my Mi Band with its successor. Posted via the Android Central App
  • nice band! i had ordered one, and buy screen protector for it from here: http://vifocal.com/new-high-quality-scratch-proof-screen-protector-film-...