Xiaomi launches Mi Band 3i fitness tracker in India
Xiaomi, the Chinese tech giant recently launched the Mi Band 3i, a successor to Mi Band HRX, in India. It is available for pre-order on Mi.com, which has already started from November 21 for Rs 1,299.
The company emphasises that its latest affordable fitness band is made specifically for the Indian market.
The most recent Mi Band 4 was also unveiled a couple of months ago, priced at Rs 2,299. The new addition to Xiaomi’s current wearable portfolio in India will give another option to buyers looking for a more affordable alternative.
It will further, strengthen the brand’s position in the wearable segment in India, as it’s currently the number one wearable company in the country. As per Canalys Wearable Band Analysis, Aug 2019, Xiaomi holds the number one spot with 39% market share in the segment.
Mi Band 3i comes with several new upgrades over its predecessor, Mi Band HRX. With the display size of 1.9cm (earlier 1.2cm), AMOLED technology and touch support added on top, the wearable retains basic metric tracking like steps and calories.
It also introduces notification viewing on the band and features the “Find Device” option, which allows users to detect the paired smartphone directly from the band. Mi Smart Band 3i is water-resistant up to 5ATM (50 meters in depth for 10 minutes), letting users wear it while swimming or taking a shower.