Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Semi-Translucent Wrist Band Spotted Online in China

A semi-translucent wristband belonging to the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has been spotted online in China, revealing that a new variant might be getting launched in the future

Mi Band 3

The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 comes with a lot of new features than the Mi Band 2 and surprisingly, the latest model sports nearly the same dimensions as its predecessor. The newer set of features also means that Xiaomi will be pushing to introduce new colour models of the fitness tracker.

The latest leak shows that the Chinese company might be pushing to release a brand new variant for customers. Since the band of the Mi Band 3 can be swapped out with a different one, much like the thing you can do on an Apple Watch, this will allow Xiaomi to sell more wrist band units than ever before.

Also, the fitness tracker is very affordable so it is highly doubtful that the device is not going to be popular amongst those that want an affordable solution to monitor their ‘day to day’ fitness routines.

Mi Band 3 Semi-Translucent Wrist Band: Leak Details

A leaked image originating from China shows that the Mi Band 3 might be getting launched sporting a semi-translucent wrist band. However, only the wearable’s accessory has been shown and not the actual fitness tracker so it means that the part of the product that carries out the computations will be able to get swapped with this semi-translucent wrist band.

Buyers can purchase this accessory separately for a small price if they will be pairing it with the Mi Band 3 that they already purchased. If Xiaomi will be launching a brand new model of the wearable with this semi-translucent wrist band, then buyers can pick up the entire package.

Mi Band 3: Specifications, Features

The Mi Band 3 looks very similar to its predecessor, the Mi Band 2 when it comes to the design. If you are looking for improved features, the latest model has lots to offer. The device flaunts a 0.78-inch OLED display which can show Facebook notifications, simple text messages, weather information, WhatsApp messages, caller ID and much more.

The wearable features an OLED screen so that it becomes energy efficient and lasts for a significantly longer period than other devices competing against the Mi Band 3. Also, it is far more accurate in tracking your daily fitness routine. The wearable is also 5ATM waterproof so that you can take it for swimming to a depth of 50 meters. Additionally, there is gesture support like swipe up/down to switch functions, and left/right to access different items.

The Mi Band 3 is also able to show real-time data for cycling, running, walking, and other exercise-related activities. There is a button at the front where you can reject the call with a long press of the button if you do not wish to be disturbed. The Mi Band 3 also packs several connectivity options including Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC. It has to be paired via Bluetooth once, and it will keep tracking even if it is not connected to your mobile device. However, once the device is reconnected to your smartphone or tablet, data can get synced once more.

The fitness tracker is compatible with any device as long as you have the Mi-Fit app and sure enough, the app can be downloaded from Google’s Play Store. The battery back up of the fitness tracker will really impress a lot of buyers as it can easily last for a month on a single charge.

Mi Band 3: Price in India

The Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has been listed in China for a price of CNY 169 (approximately, Rs. 1,695 in Indian currency). However, it hasn’t been launched in India as of now. However, we had reported that the newer activity tracker could be launched in India along with the Mi 8 in the country. When other the company starts selling it, we will notify you immediately.

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Mohd. Omer cannot control his love for tech, so he became an author to report on the latest happenings in technology, and to educate others. Omer has been tracking the smartphone industry since Nokia's Symbian days. He is an experienced writer who has a strong hold on smartphone domain and is equally passionate about the connecting segments like apps and softwares.