Xiaomi Mi Band 3 to Arrive with Touchscreen Display, Gestures Support

by Anvinraj Valiyathara 0

In the previous week, Huang Wang, the CEO of Huami Technologies had confirmed through a press meet that the company will be announcing the highly anticipated Xiaomi Mi Band 3 fitness tracker. Today, a leaked photo showing different screenshots of the Mi Band 3 fitness band has appeared. The leaked image reveals that Mi Band 3 will feature a touchscreen display and will carry support for some gestures.

As it can be seen in the first image, the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 will allow users to easily switch among notifications and other features by sliding up and down. Tapping on the screen will allow users to switch between different items through infinite loop.

Tapping the band’s capacitive key will allow users it use it as Back function to access the last page. Long pressing on the same key to confirm certain features like start searching for a device to pair or stop using the stopwatch and so on. Swiping up on the screen will let the users to unlock the Mi Band 3.


The source has claimed that the Mi Band 3 will be a significantly improved device than the Mi Band 2. This suggests that the device may house a colored display.  Also, around a month ago, the Mi Band 3 had received Bluetooth SIG certification. It revealed that the device will carry support for Bluetooth 4.2. As of this writing, there is no information on the other specs of the Mi Band 3.

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The Mi Band 2 was released in June last year as a successor for older Mi Band 1S and Mi Band fitness trackers. Hence, the Mi Band 3 is speculated to debut in the current quarter of 2018.

For the uninitiated, Huami Technologies is the company that manufactures AmazFit brand of fitness trackers and smartwatches and it also the maker of Xiaomi’s Mi Band fitness trackers.