The much awaited Mi Band 2 with OLED display is finally here!! It’s been 2 years since the launch of first genration Mi Band, the popular fitness tracker available at just $13. Later in September 2015, Mi Band Pulse was launched with Hear Rate sensor. Mi Band is now the second largest fitness tracket in world and sold over 20 Million trackers till now.
Today Xiaomi enveiled Mi Band 2 with OLED display which displays Time, Steps Count and Hear Rate at just RMB 149 ( USD 23 ). It will be available for sale from 7th June, 2016 onwards in China.
1. OLED Display – View time, step count, heart rate and more
The Mi Band 2 comes with an OLED display which displays the Time, number of steps, Heart Rate, distance walked, calories burned, battery info and other data. You could see all these data by lifting your lef wrist , or by using the capacitive button on the Mi Band 2 capsule. You could also switch between various display items without having to open the Mi Fit App in your phone. The best part is, you can also customize which data content can be displayed on the Mi Band 2 display.
2. Improved Pedometer Algorithm
Mi Band 2 comes with a power efficient ADI accelerometer with improved algorithms for more accuracy in steps counting, and built in optical heart rate sensor which calculates your heart rate. It comes with a 2nd gen Bluetooth 4.0 for faster and stable connection with your phone.
3. Improved Battery Life
The major concern in any fitness tracket is it’s battery life. Mi Band 2 comes with a larger 70 mAh battery. Mi Band 2 comes with power efficient OLED display and lasts upto 20 days which is 55% increased battery life when compared to Mi Band Pulse. Now worry of charging the Mi Band frequently!!
4. New Strap Design
Have you ever lost the capsule from your Mi Band? The new Mi Band 2 comes with a newly designed strap so that capsule fits firmly into the starp and cannot be easily detached from the strap anytime. Also the the strap is now more skin friendly with a softer strap material and also long lasting.
4. Sedentary Alerts
Are you sitting for too long ? Are you working overtime in your office ? Now Mi Band 2 automatically monitors your physical activity and alerts you when you are sedentary for long time. It alerts you with a vibration reminding you to go out and have some physical activity along with some fresh air
5. Monitors the pace of your running
Runing is one of the popular fitness activities. Now when you run with Mi Band 2, it measures the pace of your run, monitors you Heart beat and it displays on the screen of Mi Band 2. Mi Fit generates the targeted run, recommends step program, suggests the required weight loss and ultimately increases your health efficiency.
6. Phone unlocking made easier
Unlocking smartphone becomes easier. You can unlock your smartphone instantly with your Mi Band 2. Each Mi Band 2 has an unique ID and when it brought closer to the smartphone, it unlocks your phone. Mi Band 2 also shows the unlocking status on it’s display. Stay more secure with Mi Band 2 !
7. Monitors your sleep
Mi Band 2 starp is more skin friendly now and also light weight which helps you to wear it during nights and have a comfortable sleep. It monitors your sleep and shows the light sleep & deep sleep in the Mi Fit.
8. IP67 Water Resistant , Colorful band options.
Just like the previous versions of Mi Band, Mi Band 2 is IP67 certified water resistant and you need to worry of using in water. With new design, Mi Band 2 looks stunning with many color options.
Summary Of Mi Band 2 Specs:
- Battery: Lithium polymer 70 mAh, 20 days battery life
- Weight: 7.0 gms
- IP67 Certified waterproof
- 0.42″ OLED Display
- 2nd Gen Bluetooth 4.0
- ADI ultra-low power acceleration sensors & Photoelectric sensors
- Wristband : 235 mm in total length, 155.210mm adjustable length, made of thermoplastic elastomers, aluminum