Mi Band: A fitness monitor and sleep tracker for just $13
Xiaomi, one of the China’s biggest electronics companies have unveiled its first wearable gadget, a fitness tracking wrist band that monitors one’s fitness and also acts as a sleep tracker. Dubbed Mi Band, the best feature of the fitness band is that it comes with an affordable price of just $13. The tracking device is packed with smart and impressive features primarily focusing on health issues and sleeping routines. Apart from that, the Mi Band act as an alarm clock and can connect wirelessly to your smartphone via Bluetooth.
The Xiaomi Mi Band comes without a display screen and features an aluminum surface with a micro laser perforation. Some of the key features which put the Mi Band ahead of the league is its battery backup of 30 days and its water resistant (IP67) capability. Also, once the Band is paired with a smartphone, it can unlock the user’s Xiaomi smartphone without the requirement of any passwords. If the user is holding his phone in the same hand in which he is wearing the band, the phone will automatically unlock without requiring a password.
The fitness monitor & sleep tracker is available in different shades of colors including Blue, Pink, Brown, Black, Purple and Grey. Mi Band will retail for just 79RMB ($13), however any specific date for the initial launch has not be announced by the company yet.