Xiaomi's first smartwatch and Mi Band 2 reportedly coming in Q2 2016

A new report coming out of China suggests the Xiaomi has plans to launch its first smartwatch alongside the Mi Band 2 in Q2 2016. The new details comes from Xiaomi's Mi Ecosystem partner Hunami Technology. 

In an interview with Chinese website, Hunami Technology's CEO, Wang who worked with Xiaomi on the Mi Band said that the company will manufacture both the smartwatch and next-gen Mi Band. Both will be released within the next two months.

The report says the next generation Mi Band will have a small display and with the addition of display, the wearable will reduce its dependence on connected smartphone. To recall, the Mi Band had a removal tracking module. The report adds that the display will be the highlight feature of the new Mi Band. Considering that the next gen Mi Band will have major improvements over its predecessor, the report says the it will be priced higher.

As for the smartwatch, CEO Wang says, that a smartwatch from Xiaomi exists and will launch alongside the new Mi Band. It will feature a large screen than the Mi Band 2 and health-related functions. Unfortunately, other details are not known as of now.

Since Xiaomi has not mentioned anything about the smartwatch and the next gen Mi Band, the report should be taken with a pinch of salt.

Xiaomi's Mi Band was one of the most popular fitness tracking band and took the wearable market by storm. Xiaomi claims to have sold over 10 million Mi Band wearable in the first nine months of 2015. Even today there is demand for the Mi Band. In India it costs just Rs. 999. 


Kaiser Bey
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Xiaomi's first smartwatch and Mi Band 2 reportedly coming in Q2 2016 Xiaomi's first smartwatch and Mi Band 2 reportedly coming in Q2 2016 Reviewed by Kaiser on 4/07/2016 11:54:00 PM
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