Xiaomi introduced the Mi Band 3 along with the Mi 8 in China last month, and the fitness tracker when on sale on June 5th. Now the company’s CEO Lei Jun has announced that the company has sold 1 million units of the Mi Band 3 in just 17 days.
The Mi Band 3 is one of the most expected accessories from Xiaomi, since it has been 2 years since the Mi Band 2 was introduced. The Mi Band 3 comes with a large 0.78-inch OLED display, compared to 0.42-inch in the Mi Band 2, so that it can display more characters including WhatsApp, Facebook or SMS messages, Weather info, caller ID and more. It also 5ATM water proof so that you can take it for swimming under 50 meters.
It shows real-time data for running, cycling, walking, and other activities. It still has a button on the front, that lets you can view the caller name on the band, and reject the call with a long press of the button. It has a 110mAh battery that promises about 20 days of standby.
Xiaomi is yet to reveal details about the global roll out, which could happen later this year.