Late yesterday, Xiaomi had hinted that it could unveil the Xiaomi Mi Band 1S today. And now, the company has promptly made the wearable official. This is the new generation version of the company’s popular Mi Band which sold in millions in the past few months.
The new Mi Band adds a heart rate sensor which means you can keep a check on your heart. Other functions are similar to its previous generation. So, you can track calories, count the number of steps taken, or even check out the amount of calories that you have managed to burn. Like the earlier model, it can also measure the quality of sleep. Further, the new band can unlock your Xiaomi device as well vibrate when your phones receives a new notification. Finally, its IP67 certified which means it will survive under water up to 3 feet for as much as 30 minutes.
With the new Mi Band in the market, the old one can be yours for just $11. However, we will have to wait and see if its available in plenty. The band will go on sale on November 11 for just $15.