Xiaomi’s funds sub-brand Redmi has by no means launched a smartwatch earlier than, and its first entry seems to be what you’d anticipate: a fairly uninspiring design at a fairly enticing value. The Redmi Watch simply launched in China for 299 yuan, or about $45.
The watch has a 1.4-inch rectangular show with curved glass, and it is available in black, white, and blue colour variants. The silicone strap is accessible in black, white, blue, inexperienced, and pink. There’s a single button on the facet of the watch, with every thing else being dealt with by the touchscreen or the Mi Match app on a paired smartphone.
Different specs embody NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, a coronary heart charge monitor, and waterproofing as much as 50m. Xiaomi claims that battery life will probably be good for as much as 7 days, or 12 days in case you use a power-saving mode. The UI and watch faces make heavy use of black backgrounds, not not like the Apple Watch, although at this value you possibly can’t anticipate an OLED show.
The watch will go on sale in China on December 1st, however it could come to different markets — together with the US — in a barely tweaked kind. XDA Developers recently dug up an FCC listing for a seemingly near-identical watch referred to as the Mi Watch Lite, which nonetheless hasn’t been launched.