Xiaomi is known for being a smartphone and power bank brand but has always brought simple, sophisticated and relevant technology for all gadget lovers. With the initial introduction of the Mi Band, Xiaomi has expanded into the world of fitness accessories and fitness trackers. Now it adds the latest Xiaomi Mi Band 2 into its pipeline.
For those who are fans of Xiaomi products, the launch of Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is definitely a good news. This brand new Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is quite a significant upgrade to the older version, the Mi Band or Mi Band Pulse. This is because it comes with an OLED display and a capacitive button. The Xiaomi Mi Band 2 features a Bluetooth 4.0 connectivity and is IP67 water and dust resistance. There is also silicone rubber band that comes in many colour options. This can be good matching options to your outfit.
As mentioned, it is packed with an OLED display with optical heart rate monitor and a battery life for about twenty days. If you are a Xiaomi smartphone user, bear in mind that it can detects once it is connected to your Mi Band. Thus, you do not have to type any passcodes. In case you are in bad luck whereby your smartphone is stolen or lost, the Bluetooth device will be disconnected and the passcode will be reactivated. This can increase the security for your privacy.
As the third version of the fitness tracker line by Xiaomi, it is no doubt an upgraded version with slightly more expensive in terms of price. The earlier versions, namely the Mi Band and Mi Band Pulse is of course cheaper than the new Mi Band 2. With higher price, do expect to get better functions from Xiaomi Mi Band 2. Even though it is pricier, the price still remains affordable under RM100 but the functions from the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is way much better. Some of the better functions include getting notifications for calls and messages. Besides tracking your steps, the band can also detects if you are sitting for a long period of time. Once it detected that you halt for quite some time, it will vibrates as a notification that you should get up and start walking.
In summary, the specifications for the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 include fitness, heart-rate and sleep tracker, OLED screen that allows you to see time, step count and heart rate. In addition, it has a 20-days battery, IP67 water resistant, ADI accelerometer and optical heart rate sensor, anodized 0.05mm ultra-thin button, upgraded pedometer algorithm, hypoallergenic silicone band and second-gen Bluetooth 4.0 for more stable connections.