Mi Band 8 with 1.62-inch AMOLED display, 150+ workout modes launched: price, specs

Mi Band 8 with 1.62-inch AMOLED display, 150+ workout modes launched: price, specs

Mi Band 8 with 1.62-inch AMOLED display, 150+ workout modes launched: price, specs

Xiaomi launched the Mi Band 8 on Tuesday. The fitness wearable is among the many devices the company has launched recently, including the Xiaomi 13 Ultra smartphone. The Smart Band was introduced with a number of improvements over its previous devices. Along with the spec upgrades, the device also comes with lots of design changes including several different bands and ways to wear the device. Xiaomi launched the smart band in two variants – one with NFC and a cheaper version without it.

Mi Band 8 price

Offered in a variety of band styles, the Mi Band 8 has launched in two color options – Light Gold and Bright Black. The starting price of the device is CNY 239 (around Rs 2,800) and the NFC version is priced at CNY 299 (around Rs 3,600).

The fitness tracker is available to order on Xiaomi’s Chinese site.

Mi Band 8 Specifications

Featuring a 1.62-inch AMOLED display, the Mi Band 8 has a resolution of 192 x 490 pixels, a pixel density of 326 ppi, and a maximum brightness of 600 nits. The fitness band supports Android 6.0 or iOS 12.0 and above.

The Smart Band 8 has over 150 workout modes and a smart health assistant with features like SpO2 monitoring, heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, and menstrual cycle tracking.

The new fitness tracking pod can be worn as a pendant, and using a running clip, users can attach the pod to their shoe and use it as running pods. The strap options on offer are also sleeker than its previous models.

There is also a professional running mode, which not only tracks traditional running data, but also 13 specialized information such as stride frequency, stride length, etc., in addition to expert analysis of various data . This feature can be used as a running module, which is useful for professional sports training and other exercises.

With a 190mAh battery, it claims to offer a battery life of up to 16 days, but with Always-on-Display mode enabled, the battery life lasts up to 5 days. The Mi Band 8 also has a water resistance rating of 5 ATM.

The device weighs 27 grams including the straps, and the body measures 48mm × 22.5mm × 10.99mm.

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