Xiaomi debuts Mi Watch, calls it a ‘small phone in your wrist'

Mi CC9 Pro smartphone. Called the Xiaomi Mi Watch, the smartwatch is more than encouraged by the Apple Watch. It gets an identical square dial design and rotating crown, representing two of the standout elements on the Apple Watch.However, in true Xiaomi trend, the Mi Watch is less than half the price of its Apple counterpart.The Xiaomi Mi Watch starts at CNY 1,299 (~$185) and goes up to CNY 1,999 (~$285). It comes with all of the frills worthy of a mid-tier smartwatch. You get a 1. 78-inch AMOLED always-on screen, 4G eSIM connectivity for standalone music streaming and calls, 100+ watch faces, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth, you name it.Xiaomi curiously calls it a "small phone on your wrist."


Mi Watch: Hardware and software


XiaomiThe watch has a ceramic back and an aluminum alloy frame. It houses a button and a crown on its right edge. There's a microphone placed between these two mechanisms.The left fringe of the watch elements a single speaker.The processing needs on the Mi Watch are taken care of by last year's Qualcomm Snapdragon 3100 chipset. The quad-core processor is in response to Qualcomm's 2013 Snapdragon 400 mobile processor so it's no great shakes, but we have seen it power varied Wear OS smartwatches in 2019 like those from Fossil, Misfit and more.Speaking of Wear OS, the Xiaomi Mi Watch layers MIUI For Watch on top of Wear OS. It is the first smartwatch to run a custom skin on top of Google's smartwatch operating system.There are over 40 apps baked into the watch, including lighter variations of ordinary MIUI apps like Tasks, Recorder, Notes, Mi Home and more. MIUI For Watch also has its own app store that is now accessible to 3rd-party developers.Battery life on the Mi Watch is a promised 36 hours of continual usage on a 570mAh battery. It also gets 1GB of RAM and 8GB of inner storage.XiaomiIn terms of health tracking, the Mi Watch can track 10 actual actions. You get the standard spate of jogging, working, swimming, hiking, and other exercise tracking tools. It also makes it possible for heart-rate monitoring and displays VO2 max ratings.Further, the Mi Watch gets an set of rules called Firstbeat. It analyzes heart rate and endeavor speed at distinctive points during a training consultation, making it easier to track adjustments in health levels.


Availability


The Mi Watch may be accessible in China on November 11. There is no word yet on a world launch of the smartwatch.arcanetechs.com/i/blog/1600665862/aHR0cHM6Ly9jZG41Ny5hbmRyb2lkYXV0aG9yaXR5Lm5ldC93cC1jb250ZW50L3VwbG9hZHMvMjAyMC8wOS9YaWFvbWktUG9jby1YMy1ORkMtaGVsZC1pbi10aGUtaGFuZC1vdXRzaWRlLXRvLXNob3ctb2ZmLXRoZS1yZWFyLXNpZGUtMjAweDEzMC5qcGc%3D">

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