Today is an extremely important day for Xiaomi, as it has just held a conference in which it has presented 3 of its new products, among them is the anticipated Mi CC9 Pro and its new Xiaomi Mi Watch smartwatch. This turns out to be the first smartwatch of this company after having made 4 generations of Mi Band and relying on Huami and Mijia to produce wearables, making it an extremely important product in the history of this company.
One of the details that must be admitted is that its design is based entirely on the Apple Watch and it is not surprising, because the latter is one of the best smartwatches that are currently on the market. However, it is not an exact replica, since Xiaomi gave it its small personal touch.
Xiaomi Mi Watch features
Now that we know the origin of this product, it is time to see more in detail its design. It has a square touch screen that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3 glass, it is a 1.78 ”curved AMOLED panel with a density of 326PPI.
In regards to the back, we see that it is made entirely of ceramic. It has a crown on the right that can be used to navigate the user interface of the watch, but this is not all on the right side, because it also has a multi-purpose button and a microphone with which you can have calls. While on the left side it has another microphone next to a vent. The body of this product is made of aluminum alloy with a matte finish and at the bottom is the charging base and the heart rate meter.
Its strap is removable and is made of flowered rubber that is skin-friendly. It has several color models, such as: white, blue, silver and black.
Hardware and features
This turns out to be the first portable device of the company to own a Snapdragon Wear 3100 4G processor , it has 4 Cortex A7 cores that can reach a maximum speed of 1.2GHz. Another interesting aspect is its battery, since it is one of the largest ever seen in a smartwatch, with a capacity of 570mAh, and according to the company, the Xiaomi Mi Watch can last from 36 hours to 2 days in a row with a single charge. It has several functions, among which you can name: NFC, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi (n), GPS, a separate vibration motor and a fairly large speaker.
For this device, Xiaomi has decided to use Google’s WearOS platform, which, of course, is customized with its own MIUI operating system and in addition to that, it is integrated with its own XiaoAI assistant . For sports enthusiasts, this product comes with heart rate monitoring , VO2 max blood oxygen sensor , sleep, and body energy monitoring, all to maintain an adequate level of health in the user. In fact, it will have 40 applications optimized for this operating system.
Availability and price
Now, the Xiaomi Mi Watch will be priced at 1299 yuan ($ 185) in China and will be available to book from 5 PM today to later officially go on sale on November 11, only in this country It should be noted, so we still have to wait for an international launch. Of course, this is not all, because it has an exclusive edition with a sapphire screen and a polished stainless steel body. This edition will be sold for a total of 1999 yuan ($ 285) and will go on sale in December.