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Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 has a bigger screen, SpO2 sensor and $35 starting price ($53 outside of China)

Xiaomi’s latest activity tracker has a 1.56 inch AMOLED touchscreen display that’s about 50-percent larger than the one used in the company’s previous model. The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 also adds support for Sp02 measurement in addition to the usual heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, and step counting features. It also continues to be […]

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Xiaomi Mi Band 1S is a $16 fitness tracker with a heart rate sensor

Xiaomi’s first wearable activity tracker made a splash last year by offering up to 30 days of battery life, a waterproof design, and basic fitness tracking features for under $15. Now Xiaomi is launching an updated model that has one more feature and the same low price: the Mi Band 1S has an optical heart […]

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IDC: Xiaomi is second only to Fitbit in wearable shipments

Wearable shipments have been on the rise for two full years, according to research firm IDC. On the other hand, overall shipments are still small enough that China’s Xiaomi was able to quickly come from out of nowhere to become the second-largest player in the wearable market. In the first quarter of 2015, Xiaomi reportedly […]

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Xiaomi Mi Band is a $13 fitness tracker

Xiaomi may be best known for offering high-quality smartphones at mid-range prices… like the new Xiaomi Mi4. But the company also produces smart TVs, WiFi routers, and other gadgets. Now Xiaomi is hopping on the fitness tracker bandwagon. The Xiaomi Mi Band is a wearable activity tracker that sells for just $13. The little guy […]