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Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse / 1S with heart rate sensor official, priced at $16

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S

Xiaomi introduced the Mi Band, it’s first fitness and sleep tracking band in July last year, and it was launched in India earlier this year. Now it has introduced the Mi Band Pulse (1S), it’s successor with a heart rate sensor or photoplethysmography (PPG) sensor to measure heartbeats, as expected. This lets users get their detailed heart rate measurement easily without wearing any complicated accessories. The design is still the same with aluminium body and it monitors your fitness and tracks your sleep as well, can vibrate to wake you up and comes with IP67 ratings for water resistance, similar to the first Mi Band.

Xiaomi Mi Band 1S

It has 45mAh battery and promises up to 20 days of standby compared to up to 30 days of standby in the Mi Band since it has a heart rate sensor that requires more power.

Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse (1S) specifications
  • Photoplethysmography (PPG) / Heart rate sensor
  • Monitors your fitness and tracks your sleep
  • LED notification for calls and messages, it can also vibrate
  • 5.5g ultra light body
  • IP67 ratings for water resistance
  • Bluetooth 4.0 LE
  • 45mAh Li-po battery with up to 20 days of standby
The Xiaomi Mi Band Pulse is priced at just 99 Yuan (US$ 15.59 / Rs. 1030 approx.) and will go on sale in China starting from November 11th. Xiaomi has also reduced the price of the Mi Band from the launch price of 79 Yuan to 69 Yuan (US$ 11 / Rs. 720 approx.).