This could be the first Xiaomi smartwatch to launch globally

Looks like Xiaomi’s budget smartwatch is all set to step out of China

  • Xiaomi might quickly launch the Mi Band 5 and Mi Band Revolve in India.
  • The two wearables is likely to be focused on the funds health tracker section.

Xiaomi might quickly launch two new wearables in India. According to 91Mobiles (by way of tipster Ishan Agarwal), the corporate is all set to launch the Mi Watch Revolve and Mi Band 5 within the nation.

When (and if) it launches, the Mi Watch Revolve shall be Xiaomi’s first smartwatch in India. It’s believed to be a rebranded Mi Watch Color that’s already out in China. The smartwatch was additionally beforehand noticed within the Mi Watch App with the identical design as its Chinese counterpart.

The rounded Mi Watch Color is a less expensive various to Xiaomi’s Apple Watch lookalike — the Mi Watch. It’s additionally extra akin to a health watch than a full-featured smartwatch in that it doesn’t make/obtain telephone calls or assist third-party apps. It does, nevertheless, get a bunch of health monitoring options and boasts 14-day battery life. It additionally options an AMOLED show, NFC (a minimum of in China), 5ATM water resistance, and Bluetooth 5.0.

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As for the Mi Band 5, we’ve already seen the health tracker launch globally. We don’t count on any adjustments to its specs in the case of India, aside from the elimination of NFC, SpO2 monitoring, and a voice assistant. Xiaomi doesn’t provide these options within the international variant of the health band, so it received’t be fallacious to imagine that the India mannequin additionally lacks them. However, Xiaomi launched the Mi Pay digital funds platform in India final yr, so there’s a motive for it add NFC to the Indian mannequin of the Mi Band 5.

Mi Watch Revolve and Mi Band 5 India value

According to 91Mobiles, the Mi Watch Revolve shall be obtainable in Chrome Silver and Midnight Black colorways in India. Xiaomi launched the Mi Watch Color in China for 799 yuan (~$112). However, its value has since dropped to 599 yuan (~$84). If the Mi Watch Revolve is certainly a rebranded Mi Watch Color, clients in India can count on to pay round Rs 6,500 for it.

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The Mi Band 5 retails for 189 yuan (~$27) in China, however Xiaomi pricing in India tends to be somewhat greater than in its house market. So count on an Indian value barely greater than a direct forex conversion of Rs 2,026 would recommend.

There’s no phrase on a precise launch date for the 2 wearables. We’ll replace this text after we know extra.

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