Xiaomi officially launches its first smartwatch called Xiaomi Watch. Well, the title says it all. This is the clone of the Apple Watch It looks exactly similar to the Apple Watch. One thing for sure, it is way cheaper than the current Apple Watch.
The other reason we are saying the new Xiaomi Watch is a clone of Apple Watch because of the crown and a physical button on the right. That’s the same design with the current Apple Watch. However, for the size-wise, the Xiaomi Watch only comes in a 44mm size. Which means the size of your hand has to be bigger in order to fit the 44mm version.
Besides that, Xiaomi Watch also features a 1.78″ AMOLED display which is powered by Qualcomm 3100 processor. It also features a 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage. Moreover, Xiaomi Watch also supports eSIM connectivity which you can use it to make a phone calls even without your phone around with you. Since it also has a built-in speaker and mic, you can even answer calls directly from your watch.
With the Qualcomm processor, you can continue using your Xiaomi Watch for 36-hours. That’s more than the battery life of the Apple Watch. The current Apple Watch especially Apple Watch Series 5 can last for 18 hours on a single charge. Surprisingly, with the smaller 570mAh battery, it’s really good to see how Xiaomi is improving its battery life for its devices. Similar to the Apple Watch Series 5, Xiaomi Watch also charges via the magnetic charging base.
Furthermore, Xiaomi Watch also features activities tracking where it can automatically track whether you are running or cycling. The best feature of this smartwatch is it’s water-resistant. With this feature, it can even track your swimming activities too. As usual Xiaomi Watch also features the usual heart rate sensor which constantly tracks your heartbeat rate.
Pricing and Availability
The Xiaomi Watch is officially priced at CNY1,299 (RM767) which is almost half price cheaper than the Apple Watch. At the same time, Xiaomi also launches the premium edition which is priced at CNY1,999 (RM1,181). The premium model comes with a sapphire glass, and both stainless steel case and strap. At this moment, it is still not sure whether Xiaomi will be launching Xiaomi Watch in Malaysia any time soon.
For more information on the Xiaomi Watch, you can visit the official website.