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Redmi Band India launch expected soon; gets spotted online

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The Redmi Band has been listed on the Bluetooth Certification website. The budget fitness tracker from Xiaomi is expected to hit Indian shores.

The Redmi Smart Band recently made its debut in China. Now, the budget fitness tracker from Xiaomi is expected to hit Indian shores. The device has already bagged the BIS certification and now, it has made an appearance on the Bluetooth certification website. The fitness band bears HMSH01GE model number, which is the same Redmi Band listed on the BIS site. Also Read - Top apps to keep you on track with your fitness goals

The upcoming Redmi fitness band will compete against Realme Band if it launches in India. Xiaomi is likely to offer this fitness tracker at a much affordable price than the Mi Band. To recall, the device is available for RMB 99, which is around Rs 1,060 in India. The Redmi Band could be launch in India with the price label. Let's take a look at the features of the Redmi fitness tracker. Also Read - Realme Band 2 fitness band launched in India to take on Mi Band 6, price set at Rs 2,999

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The smart wearable ships with a 1.08-inch rectangular color display. It offers support for 5 sports modes and an optical heart rate sensor to monitor heart rate. With this fitness band, users will also be able to track their sleep patterns. The Chinese company will be selling the device in four colors, including orange, olive green, blue, and black. Also Read - Realme Narzo 50 series, Realme Band 2, Smart TV Neo 32-inch India launch today: How to watch livestream

The Redmi Band supports direct USB charging. Xiaomi claims that the fitness band will deliver 14 days of battery life on a single charge. The budget fitness tracker lacks NFC support for contactless payments. But, the same feature is also available in Xiaomi's Mi Band 4.

Besides, the Mi Band 5 is also expected to launch today. The display is expected to be brighter with better contrast to ensure improved usability under direct sunlight. It is likely to feature a full-color AMOLED panel. Talking about NFC, it also looks like the Global version of Mi Band 5 will also support contactless payments. This likely means that Mi Band 5 will come with support for Google Pay, and other payment services.

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Published:Fri, April 10, 2020 9:01am

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