Xiaomi is predicted to unveil the Mi Band 1S, a new health tracker that may reportedly incorporate a constructed-in coronary heart price monitor, on Nov. 11. The rumored launch date sits on the identical date as Singles' Day, China's largest, busiest nationwide purchasing bonanza just like Black Friday in america.
The Mi Band 1S, as its identify implies, is an evolutionary upgrade to the Xiaomi Mi Band, the Chinese language startup's first and hottest health band. As could be seen within the image acquired by Chinese language web site Anzhuo, the Mi Band 1S seems similar to its predecessor, however with an optical coronary heart sensor included beneath the band the place it is available in direct contact with the wrist.
The guts price monitor makes it simpler for customers to trace their every day expenditure, nevertheless it additionally locations extra burden on the battery, which suggests the Mi Band 1S just isn't more likely to have the 30-day battery life that its in style older brother touts.
The unique Mi Band, which was launched in July 2014, shortly rose to the highest of the health band charts, amassing a complete of 10 million unit gross sales, in line with analysis agency Canalys. That's much more than the estimated 7 million Apple Watch models moved as predicted by the analysis agency.
Nevertheless, the Mi Band and the Apple Watch aren't precisely direct rivals. With a beginning price of $ 349, the Apple Watch caters to a completely totally different market than the dust-low cost Mi Band, which launched for less than 99 yuan, or roughly $ 15. Whereas the Apple Watch presents loads of health and smartwatch performance, the Mi Band is restricted in utilization to counting energy, monitoring steps, sending phone notifications and monitoring sleep, albeit inaccurately, in accordance with customers.
Nonetheless, the Mi Band continues to be thought-about a strong health tracker for its price, with extra constructive factors than unfavorable, and the Mi Band 1S is predicted to supply greater than respectable health-monitoring performance for a similar low cost price.
The Mi Band 1S is predicted to have IP67 mud and water-resistance and elevated protection towards drops. Just like the Mi Band, the rumored health tracker will doubtless be suitable with each Android and iOS telephones.
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