Today, Redmi expanded its product category with the launch of Redmi Smart Band in India. This is the first-ever wearable from the brand. The sub-brand which is known for budget devices has now a budget fitness band as well.
Anway The fitness band has already launched in China in April this year, the band takes a lot of the features from the more premium Mi Band 4 and also brings the newness of it in this price segment. Hence it directly competes with the Realme band which launched in March.
Redmi Smart Band: Design & Specifications.
The highlighting features of the Redmi smart band are the display & the built-in USB-in-line charger. There’s a big rectangular display at the front & the strap is the same as you get with Mi band. So the design is similar to the likes of Huawei/Honor bands.
Now coming to the build-in USB charging which means that you do not need a separate USB cable to charge the band, just simply remove the strap from the band & attach it to a USB charger.
The fitness band has a big 1.08-inch rectangular colour display (LCD) which makes it larger than the Mi Band 4.Well, it has the usual features like the heart rate sensor with the 24Hr monitoring, sleep tracking, step tracking & calories. Redmi band comes in four different colour straps i.e. – Green, Orange, Black & Blue.
The wearable has raise to wake up gesture as well wherein you raise your wrist to view notifications or whatever is on your display without having to press any physical button. Moreover, the smart band has 50 preloaded watch faces.
Similar to the Mi band 4, it also features water-resistant upto 5ATM which means the devices can last in 50 metres of water for 10 mins & you can wear it while showering or swimming in a shallow pool.
As for the battery, Redmi says the band can last upto 14 days on a single charge though a bit less compared to Mi band 4 which promises to deliver upto 20 days of battery life.
Redmi Smart Band Price & Availability.
The smart band is priced at Rs. 1599 & will go on sale from September 9 on Amazon, Mi.com & Mi home stores.