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Redmi Smart Band with 1.08″ color display and built-in charging port launched in India for ₹1,599 (~$22)

Earlier this year in April, Xiaomi's budget-friendly sub-brand Redmi launched the Redmi Band in China. The new fitness band from the company offered a completely new design with a square dial, a 1.08-inch color display, and a built-in USB Type-A connector for charging. The company has now launched the entry-level fitness band in the Indian...

Fitbit Sense, Versa 3, and Inspire 2 leaked renders reveal Fitbit’s next set of wearables

It's been a while since Google announced its intentions to acquire Fitbit for $2.1 billion, and that is mainly due to regulatory, antitrust investigations by the USA and the EU. In the meantime, the smartwatch company has been preparing to add software features such as Google Assistant integration into its fitness bands. But that apparently...

[Update: Magnetic Charging] Xiaomi Mi Band 5 official teaser shows off design, band colors, period tracking function, and more

The Mi Band 5 is the next generation product in Xiaomi's highly successful fitness tracker lineup. In the past, each generation upgrade brought along some good updates that made it a decent upgrade even for existing users, especially at the signature Xiaomi-value price tag. But this year, the upgrade is expected to be more of...

OPPO launches the OPPO Band smart band and teases the OPPO TV smart TV

Following in the footsteps of most other smartphone manufacturers, Chinese OEM OPPO has now launched its own fitness band. Unlike the budget-centric fitness band launched by its subsidiary Realme, the new OPPO Band is a premium offering that features a 1.1-inch AMOLED display in a pill-shaped body. The display is covered with a 2.5D scratch-resistant...

Xiaomi, Apple, Samsung, and Huawei sold more wristbands and earbuds in Q1 2020 despite COVID-19

Smartphone and tablet sales in the first quarter this year took a massive hit due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Not only has the situation forced manufacturers to scale down production and delay product launches, but the financial uncertainty of it all has also led to potential buyers deferring purchases. However, that doesn't seem to...

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 firmware leaks hint at blood oxygen tracking and Amazon Alexa support

Xiaomi has been making fitness trackers for a few years now, and they have managed to create a very good product lineup. All the Mi Band generations have been well received for what they attempt to do, and each generation brought along some good upgrades that make it a decent upgrade even for existing users,...

Xiaomi’s new Redmi Band features a 1.08″ color display and built-in charging plug

When it comes to affordable fitness bands, Xiaomi's Mi Band lineup is often regarded as the best in the market. The latest release in the series — the Mi Band 4 — packed in a great selection of features, including continuous heart rate monitoring, at a very affordable price and it was quite well received....

Huami Amazfit GTR 42mm smartwatch launched in India for ₹9,999 ($140)

Huami is one of the largest wearable device company in the world, claiming a global market share of over 17% through its product lineups under the Amazfit brand. Huami is also the exclusive provider of wearable technology for Xiaomi, one of its investors, and is also the manufacturer of the Mi Band lineup. The company...

Lenovo Carme fitness tracker with a 1.3″ colored display, IP68 rating, heart rate monitoring launches in India

Lenovo dominates a large percentage of the PC market worldwide but its scope in the smartphone industry is narrow in spite of its two brand strategy, which includes Motorola as well. It has been extending its footprint with new audio and fitness accessories to go along with its smartphones. The company recently announced a new...

[Update: Up for pre-order] The Xiaomi Mi Band 4 is coming this year

In a move that would surprise very few people, Xiaomi has announced during its quarterly earning call that its massively successful fitness tracker, the Mi Band, will get an upgraded release this year. Chief Financial Officer of Huami, Mr. David Cui, was asked whether the Mi Band 4 was scheduled for a March or April...