Xiaomi’s new smartwatch will not win any originality contests — it is a dead-ringer for Apple Watch. Nevertheless it beats the Apple Watch in two key regards, and by a large margin.
The Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite, because it’s known as, is an oblong smartwatch with a 1.4-inch LCD show, with 320×320 pixel decision. It helps telephone notifications, music controls, health monitoring with 11 sports activities modes, heart-rate monitoring, and sleep monitoring.
The watch is water-proof with a 5 ATM score, and has a built-in GPS/GLONASS positioning chip, in addition to a barometer and an accelerometer.
And whereas the Mi Watch Lite does not have all of the superior options of Apple Watch, equivalent to exact blood oxygen degree measurement, it wins on one essential function: battery life. In line with Xiaomi, the Mi Watch Lite will last as long as 9 days, in distinction to Apple Watch’s 18 hours of marketed battery life.
The battery life on the Mi Watch Lite shrinks to only 10 hours when you activate GPS in a sports activities mode, nonetheless.
The Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite can be extremely low-cost for what it gives. In line with Android Central, it can value simply 50 euros ($61) in Europe when it launches on Dec. 22. Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite will not be out there within the U.S.