My Xiaomi Mi Band arrived yesterday. As a quick recap, the Mi Band is Xiaomi’s first foray into the fitness band wearables and will compete directly with devices such as Fitbit Flex and Jawbone. The Mi Band is not just cheap, it offers a full array of fitness tracking functionas comparable to the other market big boys and even succeed in innovating a little more.
The Mi Band is described as a fitness tracking wrist band that monitors your fitness and tracks your sleep. It features, IP67 waterproof certification, power-efficient Bluetooth 4.0 LE and can be powered for 30 days on one charge. Other functions include an alarm clock, phone call alert, and automatic unlock Xiaomi phones. The main tracker itself is made of aluminium and the the wristband is a silicone type material. It is light with a total weight of 13g.