Along with the Redmi Note 9 trio, the Xiaomi-backed smartphone OEM, Redmi, has also unveiled its first smartwatch under the moniker Redmi Watch.
The smartwatch, like some Redmi watches, takes after the Apple Watch and comes with the basic smartwatch functions, including fitness tracking, heart-rate tracking, and notifications.
Design and Display
The watch comes with Apple Watch-like aesthetics. It features a 1.4-inch color display with 320 x 320-pixel resolution and 2.5D glass. The dial is available in Black, White, and Navy Blue colors. They come with marching straps. The watch has more than 120 interfaces that can be uploaded via the Mi Fit app.
The watch comes with all the basic smartwatch features, which include tracking 10 different physical activities, notifications, weather details, and step count. The watch pairs with smartphones over Bluetooth 5.0 BLE and also comes with NFC. It’s waterproof at up to 50m depths and weighs just 35 grams.
As far as the battery is concerned, according to Redmi, the watch can provide 7 days of battery life on normal use and up to 12 days on power-saving mode. It charges via a proprietary cradle and takes around 2 hours to top up.
Pricing and Availability
The Redmi watch will be available for sale by 1st December and will retail for $45. Reportedly the wearable will make its way outside of China as the Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite.