Xiaomi has finally announced the new addition to their wearable devices family. The Mi band 2 will go on sale starting from June 7 in china. The company hasn’t revealed the details about the international availability of the device, The band is priced at CNY 149 ( Roughly 1,500 INR ) which is a bit more than the original Mi Band price ( INR 999) when it was launched in 2014 ( China ) but considering the new and much requested features The Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is worth the price.
Mi Band 2 has a 0.42-inch OLED display which will show time, steps taken, and heart rate count among others. Another notable addition is the PPG (photoplethysmography) sensor as a heart rate monitor. The new Mi Band 2 packs a 70mAh battery which the company claims up to 20 days of standby time. The first generation Mi Band which featured no display had a battery life of up to 30 days.
The new Mi Band 2 wearable supports Bluetooth 4.0 LE for pairing with the smartphone. It comes with 40.3mm length, a width of 15.7mm, and a side width of 10.5mm. The company listing says that the Mi Band 2 weighs just 7 grams. For user comfort, the Mi Band 2 is built of skin-friendly thermoplastic elastomers material and flaunts aluminium as well. Much like the original Mi Band, the new band will be available in Black, Blue, Green, and Orange colours. The device is water resistant with IP67 certification.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 2 will be compatible with devices running Android 4.4 and above as well as iOS 7.0 and above.
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