xiaomi is about to introduce its Xiaomi Smart Band 8 to the world. This fitness tracker was first released in China and is now getting ready to launch globally. Ahead of the official announcement, a major Polish retailer has listed the device online with all the details.
According to the retail listing (now removed), the Xiaomi Smart Band 8 will be available on October 3rd. It will be priced at PLN 199, approximately equivalent to €45 or $49 after conversion. This pricing includes Poland's tax, potentially making it accessible for less than $40 in the United States.
Xiaomi Band 8 specs
- Design and Display: The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 maintains its sleek appearance with a 1.6-inch AMOLED display. It offers a bright display with an Always-On Display (AOD) mode and is water-resistant up to 50 meters, suitable for various activities, including swimming.
- Customization: Unlike previous models, the Band 8 introduces versatile lugs to accommodate various strap options, such as leather, woven leather, hollow bracelet, and TPU straps. It can even be worn as a pendant with a compatible necklace accessory or attached to shoelaces.
- Comprehensive Fitness Tracking: The Smart Band 8 is equipped with a heart-rate monitor, SpO2 sensor, sleep tracker, and menstrual cycle monitor for female users. It also measures stress levels and provides data on VO2 Max. Specialized modes like Interactive Boxing Mode and Running Beam Mode offer detailed insights for specific activities. With support for over 150 sports modes, it caters to a wide range of fitness enthusiasts.
- Entertainment and Convenience: In addition to fitness tracking, the Band 8 includes built-in games like Sudoku and 2048 for moments of relaxation. It functions as a notification hub, delivering weather updates and other essential alerts.
- Battery Efficiency: Xiaomi claims that the Band 8 can last up to 16 days on a single charge with AOD disabled, thanks to its 190mAh battery unit.
(Source 1, 2, via: NotebookCheck)