The long-awaited Band Pulse from Xiaomi is now official, the successor the highly successful Band. The $15 band from Xiaomi will track your heart rate which was not the case in the original Mi band. The band doesn’t come with any display making us rely on our smartphones display. The band will work with both Android and IOS and the band comes with an IP67 water-resistant rating and you can submerge the band in up to 3 feet of water for as long as 30 minutes.
The band will track your heart rate and your sleeping time and additionally it will also count the number of calories you’ve burned during exercise, and measures the number of steps you’ve taken. Just like its predecessor the Mi Band Pulse will unlock your Mi smartphone, vibrates when you receive notifications.
The original Mi band will be available now for just $11 and the company says that By last Summer, Xiaomi had shipped more than 6 million units of the device. The Band Pulse will be available to purchase starting from November 11th in China, no details on the global roll out. Stay tuned.