Xiaomi has announced iHealth 2, a new Blood Pressure monitor and the successor of the first iHealth device that was introduced back in 2014. It has a 4.3-inch color screen, uses WiFi Direct to connect to Android devices, automatically detects high and low blood pressure and also has voice broadcast that automatically reads out the results. It offers real time pulse results and heart rate changes.
It also shows indoor and outdoor temperature, shows time, comes with Skin-friendly nylon cuff making the measurement process more comfortable and get more accurate data. It can show weekly and monthy data chart and can store up to 2000 readings without syncing with the phone. Once synced, the app lets you share data with others easily.
It also has a built-in 2200mAh battery so that it can be carried around easily. The Xiaomi iHealth 2 is priced at 399 yuan (US$ 61 / Rs. 4080 approx.) and is available for purchase from mi.com in China.
At the Mi Max launch event CEO Lei Jun showed off the Mi Band 2 and its touch screen function briefly. He said that he has been using it for 20 days on a single charge,still 36% of charge is left. This states that the Mi Band 2 will have a good battery life even though it has a touch screen. It also has a hardware button. As we already know, the Mi Band 2 is delayed for a month due to production issues, so we can expect it to be announced next month.