The Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first-ever smartwatch. Apart from this in the same event, the brand has launched Mi TV 5 Series as well as Mi CC9 Pro. As said Mi Watch was teased just before the launch. The brand has decided to make entry into the smartwatch category after getting success with its fitness tracking devices such as Xiaomi Mi Band 4. However, the device from Mi has only been confirmed for China so far. And most of the time the brand introduces its products in the home market before introducing them into other countries all across the world. If you see the outer look of the Mi Watch, it looks quite similar to the Apple Watch. Apart from this, the brand will also be offering a premium variant of the Mi Watch which will be coming with the stainless steel strap, a stainless steel frame as well as sapphire glass protection.
Price as well as Colours availability of Mi Watch
As per the brand, Xiaomi Mi Watch is priced at CNY 1,200 which is approx Rs 13,000. On the other hand, the premium variant of the same is priced at CNY 1,999 which is approx Rs 20,000. The smartwatch from Xiaomi will be going on sale on November 11. However, there is no such information related to its launch outside its home market as of now. Mi Watch will be coming in two colour variants and those are Black as well as Silver.
Xiaomi Mi Watch looks strikingly similar to an Apple Watch. The watch is featured with a 44mm face which is further covered by 1.78 inches of AMOLED screen along with a 326ppi pixel density. As mentioned above, there are two versions available, the first one is with an aluminium body as well as the strap and the other variant is with a stainless steel bezel as well as the strap. The device further comes with a built-in microphone to make calls as well as recording voice notes. Apart from this, there is a speaker to listen to music and answer all the incoming calls. The most interesting part about this smartwatch is that there is an eSIM slot for supporting calls as well as 4G connectivity plus WiFi as well as Bluetooth. Additionally, Mi Watch consists of NFC as well as GPS which will help you to track a location as well as contactless payment. As per the battery is concerned, it is featured with a 570 mAh battery which claims to last up to 36 hours of usage. The watch is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 4 GB processor along with four Cortex A7 cores clocked at 1.2GHz along with 1 GB of RAM as well as 8 GB of internal storage. The software which is named as MIUI For Watch which is further based on Google Wear OS. Apart from this, there will also be a separate app store which is present to download more apps, a watch face market, dark mode as well as support for custom watch faces. Apart from this Xiaomi has also included its very own voice assistant in the smartwatch from Mi which will help in controlling home devices as well as various other functions. Now as per the fitness as well as the health-tracking features are concerned, the Mi Watch is featured with sleep tracking, body energy tracking, stress tracking as well as 10 different professional sports modes which are further broke down for all your sporting activities. More than 40 major Chinese apps have been specifically designed for the Mi Watch such as QQ Messenger, Nio as well as TikTok.
On the hardware point of view, the Mi Watch follows the design which is very reminiscent of the Apple Watch as it comes with the square body along with the rounded edges along with a crown as well as a button on the right side. This is for the very first time the China-based company has been accused to take so much inspiration from the California based company Apple. If you have noticed the old smartphones from Xiaomi looked the replica of the iPhones. But in the past few years, some of the products from Xiaomi have carried lots more independence as well as originality. Alongside Xiaomi has also launched Xiaomi CC9 Pro which is specifically the successor of the Mi CC9 series which was launched earlier this year. The phone is featured with a Snapdragon 730 SoC along with 5,260 mAh battery as well as 30W fast charging support. The main highlight of the device is the Pent camera setup which placed at the back panel of the device. Coming to the camera point of view, the device sports a 108 MP of the primary sensor along with a 5 MP 10x hybrid zoom lens. Apart from this other sensors include 12 MP module along with a 50mm focal length for portraits as well as a 20 MP sensor for the ultra-wide-angle lens.