Xiaomi’s Redmi Brand to Get Smartwatch Too: Launch Imminent in India

Xiaomi is doubling down on wearables, they already have Mi Band in a leadership position (In India at least), They have their eyes on pro watches aimed at Apple Watch by launching Mi Watch which also looks like Apple’s counterpart. They seem to focus on a cheaper alternative to its smartwatch through its Redmi Brand in India.

Let’s be clear that this watch is nothing new as Xiaomi has already launched Mi watch Color in China which is what we assume is being launched in India.

FoneArena has unearthed a Redmi Smartwatch listed as HMSH01GE in Bureau for Indian Standards (BIS) website. Thus pointing that the release is very near.

So what could be the spec sheet?

Hardware- The Outer Design

Redmi Smartwatch

The Screen is round with AMOLED panel with a size of 1.39 inch size. The Resolution is at 454X454. The strap is what represents the color watch design, with different color, 6 silicone straps and 2 leather straps.

Hardware– Under the hood

Redmi Smartwatch Amoled Screen

There’s also all the usual fitness tracking modes, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC as well as heart-rate and sleep tracking. The watch is waterproof and can go under 5 ATM and has 420mAh battery with 14-day battery life which obviously may vary and can go upto 22 days.

Software

This is running MIUI version of Google Wear OS. In terms of fitness tracking, Fitness tracking wise, there are 10 distinct sports tracking available, including running, cycling, mountain climbing as well as indoor and outdoor swimming.

Price

The Price in China is at $115 which translates to Around Rs 8000 in Indian Currency. Let’s see what Xiaomi can pull out. If they can price it even lower then they have a killer smartwatch. The Xiaomi watch’s premium edition can go upto $285.

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Abhishek

Abhishek

Abhishek is a Finance Professional and has worked in multiple MNCs. However, he is also an avid tech reader and tinkerer with over 20 years of experience. His passions include 3D animation and drawing Illustrations. His creations can be viewed at www.artstation.com/abhifx

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