Xiaomi and HRX in a joint business partnership launch Mi Band HRX Edition in India. The latest fitness band comes with a price tag of Rs 1,299 and it will be available from September 20 from Mi.com. After that, the band will be available at select online stores including Amazon, Flipkart, and Myntra on September 30.
HRX Edition Band is similar to the Mi Band 2, which was launched last year at 1,999. “Mi Band 2 was an extremely popular product for Xiaomi in India and with Mi Band – HRX Edition, we decided to invest in the product further to take our vision of innovation for everyone’ one step ahead. With Indians becoming more fitness conscious with each passing day, Indian fitness category is at an extremely dynamic stage, and we believe the partnership between HRX and Xiaomi for Mi Band HRX Edition makes it a perfect fitness device for all.” said Manu Jain, Vice President, Xiaomi India.
The Band comes with a strap made of skin-friendly material and is available in black, blue, green and orange. The Xiaomi Band HRX Edition is a fitness and sleep tracker like its predecessor. The new band has a 0.42 inch OLED display which is covered by a scratch-resistant glass and has an anti-fingerprint coating. The fitness band has an upgraded pedometer that claims to offer more accurate step count.
The band can be connected to compatible smartphones and tablets devices via Bluetooth 4.0 LE. It weighs only 7 grams and comes with IP67 certification for water resistance. The company claims to offer up to 23 days of standby time.