Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Hands On


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Xiaomi introduced the Mi Band 2, its latest fitness and sleep tracker earlier this month. We managed to get our hands on one in China, check out the video.

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The Mi Band 2 has a 0.42-inch OLED display with scratch-resistant glass and anti-fingerprint coating. It shows time, steps, calories burnt and also heart rate when you press the hardware button that is present below the screen.

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The heart rate sensor is present on the bottom.

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The sensor glows in green color when it is measuring your heart rate. The Mi Band 2 weighs just 7 grams and has IP67 ratings for water resistance.

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It comes with a black colored silicone wrist band that has a new design compared to first two Mi Bands. The band also comes in blue, green and orange colors that is available separately. It has a built-in 70mAh Li-po battery that promises up to 20 days of standby.

The Mi Band 2 is currently on sale only in China for 149 yuan ($22 / Rs. 1520 approx.). It is not clear when the company is planning to bring it to India.

Srivatsan contributed to this post


Author: Varun Krish

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