The Chinese mobile manufacturer Xiaomi has launched their first smartwatch called the Mi Watch that looks similar to the Apple Watch but differs in function. The main difference is that it has a flat frame, which is different from the completely curved frame of the Apple Watch. The frame has a prominent microphone and speaker which is not in the Apple Watch. The price of Mi Watch is set at CNY 1,299 (roughly Rs. 13,000), whereas the premium variant of the watch will be available at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000). The Xiaomi’s Mi Watch will be available in Silver and Black colour options and starts the sale on November 11.
As per the specifications, the Mi Watch features a 1.78-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 368×448 pixels with 326ppi. It comes with a 44mm dial and sports aluminium alloy frame with a matte finish. The smartwatch also features a ceramic back cover, curved Gorilla Glass 3 protection on the front, and rubber strap. The premium variant of the Mi Watch that comes with stainless steel strap, sapphire glass protection, and a stainless-steel frame.
The Mi Watch is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 processor and support dual-SIM cellular connectivity via eSIM. It includes components from Google’s Wear OS and includes support for downloadable apps, app store, a watch face market, dark mode, and support for custom watch faces. The Mi Watch has its own voice assistant to control smart home devices and other functions.
As per the fitness and health tracking features, the Mi Smart Watch comes with sleep tracking, stress tracking, body energy tracking, and 10 professional sports modes for detailed breakdown of your sporting activities. It is water-proof as well as swim-proof and comes with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage. For connectivity, the Mi Watch includes Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth and NFC support. It also includes a six-axis sensor, heart rate sensor, GPS support, compass, and barometer. The smartwatch is powered by a 570mAh battery.
The Xiaomi Mi Watch Specifications
- Display: 1.78-inch
- Resolution: 368×448 pixels
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 SoC
- RAM: 1GB
- Storage: 8GB
- OS: Android, iOS
- Battery Capacity: 570mAh
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