Besides revealing the Mi Max phablet alongside the new MIUI 8 at its Tuesday event, Xiaomi also launched the new Xiaomi iHealth box which is a health-focused device and a new 10000 mAh Mi Power Bank. The Chinese company’s CEO Jun Lei also showcased the forthcoming Mi Band at the event.
The next-generation Mi Band featured a display which can be expected to be the highlight of the wearable. The Mi Band 2 is anticipated to decrease the wearable’s dependence on the connected Smartphone apart from featuring a small display.
For remembrance sake, Jun Lei, CEO of Xiaomi had confirmed ahead of the Tuesday event that the Mi Band 2 was delayed by a month. The reasons given by Jun Lei were that manufacturing the next generation Mi Band was difficult and that it would soon be released.
In addition to exhibiting the upcoming Mi Band, Lei also introduced the company’s Ciaomi iHealth box through which various medical related metrics such as blood pressure and heart beat among others will be measured. It flaunts a 4.3-inch display to manifest the readings while come with Wi-Fi connectivity. The Xiaomi iHealth box wears a price tag of CNY 399 which translates to approximately Rs. 4000.
The latest 10,000mAh Mi Power Bank will come with a USB Type-C port and has been priced at CNY 149 (approximately Rs. 1,500). It sports a 12.58mm side profile.
Xiaomi Mi Max was announced in three variants on Tuesday – CNY 1,499 (roughly Rs. 15,000) for the 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model powered by a 1.8GHz hexa-core Snapdragon 650 processor; CNY 1,699 (roughly Rs. 17,000) for the 3GB of RAM and 64GB of storage model powered by a 1.8GHz octa-core Snapdragon 652 processor, and a third model priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,500) for the 4GB of RAM with 128GB of storage and powered by Snapdragon 652 processor.