Xiaomi has always surprised its customers with high specifications in a budget-friendly way. Everyone is eagerly waiting for the launch of their first-ever Mi branded smartwatch. So here is all the information summed up in a review for you regarding the smartwatch.
Xiaomi has currently announced its first-ever smartwatch, and it’s called the Mi Watch. Xiaomi has already marked its presence after its successful marketing in the smartwatch category with fitness tracking devices like the Xiaomi Mi Band 4.
This Xiaomi Mi Watch has been first introduced to its home market that is in China. They often start launching their new products in China only before introducing the product to the rest of the nations around the globe.
Specifications and features of Xiaomi Mi Watch:
The Watch will run on Google’s Wear OS software, but as usual, Xiaomi always comes with a trick for the competitors. They are not only creating the hardware platform. Also have designed a different kind of skin that goes over the top of Wear OS to change the device design.
This watch is called MIUI for Watch, and it has a very different visual approach towards the standard look of Wear OS. Around 40+ Chinese applications have been introduced. Especially for this smartwatch such as QQ Messenger, Nio, and TikTok. Xiaomi’s XiaoAI assistant has also been integrated into the experience.
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The hardware section of this smartwatch looks quite similar to the Apple watch. With a square body with rounded edges along with a crown and a button on the right side of the watch. But as Apple had launched their watch design back in 2015, so it is not quite possible to say that Xiaomi has taken their inspiration design for their watch from Apple. But despite the similar looks, there is a difference in a lot of things.
Appreance and functions
This smartwatch has a screen of around 1.78 inches AMOLED display (368*448 pixels) with 326ppi along with a strong curved glass fitted on top of it. Microphones have been given on both sides of the watch. A loudspeaker on the left side with charging pins and a heart rate monitor fitted on the rear side of the watch. It has aluminum alloy casing with a matte finish, and extra watch bands have been provided to the customers.
This Xiaomi Mi watch is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 4G chipset, and this uses four Cortex A7 cores clocked at 1.2 GHz. This watch is paired with a 570 mAh battery, which, according to the company, should last for a minimum of 36 hours on a single charge.
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This smart Mi watch is also 4G capable by making use of an eSIM. Which can continue all phone functions without needing to be actively connected to your smartphone. It has dual-SIM cellular connectivity.
Other smart features also have been added to this smartwatch-like Wifi, GPS, NFC (for payments in China), heart rate monitoring, and Bluetooth.
Some major fitness related features
Also added like blood oxygen sensors, body energy monitoring, sleep tracking, and the watch is also water-resistant, which is a plus point for the swimming lovers. This smartwatch comes with more smart fitness features like sleep tracking, stress tracking, and ten professional sports modes for a detailed breakdown of your sporting activities. So that you have full knowledge of your everyday activities, and you can easily plan your day and meal accordingly.
Xiaomi smartwatch also includes support for downloadable apps, app store, a watch face market, dark mode, and support for custom watch faces. This watch has included its own voice assistant in the Mi Watch to control smart home devices and other functions.
The list of smart features does not end here as they have mentioned that it has some additional smart features like a six-axis sensor, compass, and barometer. This watch comes with a 1GB RAM capacity and 8 GB of onboard storage on it.
Price and colors of Xiaomi Mi Watch
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Xiaomi has very intelligently kept the price of the watch very competitively at just CNY 1,299 in China (about 13,000 Indian Rupees, 150 Euro, 190 Dollar and 270 Australian Dollar). However the premium variant of this smartwatch which has more features. Like a sapphire glass, stainless steel casing, and a metal strap is priced exclusively at CNY 1,999 (about 20,000 in Indian Rupees, 250 Euro, 290 Dollar and 410 Australian Dollar). The Xiaomi Mi watch will go on sale from November 11, and the premium variant will go on sale sometime around December. But no announcement has been given by the company regarding launching the watch in other countries apart from China. This watch will be launched with two different color options, which are black and silver.
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