Xiaomi Mi Band fitness and sleep tracking band announced for $13

Xiaomi Mi Band

At the Mi 4 launch, Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Band, the company’s first fitness band as expected. This just has three LED notification lights and connects to your Android smartphones running Android via Bluetooth 4.0 low energy (BLE). It has a set of sensors that monitors your fitness and tracks your sleep. The data can be share to social networks easily with the companion app that would also offer you health advice. It has aluminum surface and skin-friendly wristband.

Xiaomi Mi Band

It has IP67 ratings for water resistance. In addition to LED notification for calls and messages, it can also vibrate. This is useful for waking you up in the morning without disturbing others. Once paired to your smartphone (Mi3 and Mi4 currently), it can be used to unlock the smartphone when the band is within proximity. This feature would be available for other Mi smartphones with Android 4.4  update. It has 41 mAh battery that promises up to 30 days of standby.

The Xiaomi Mi Band comes in a range of colors and is priced at just 79 Chinese Yuan (US$ 12.73 / Rs. 770 approx.).

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