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Xiaomi adds new Smart Living Products to Singapore AIoT lineup - TGH Technology and Business Portal/Blog

Xiaomi, a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company, recognised for its smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform, recently announced in March 2024, the launch of its latest range of wearable devices in Singapore, adding new Smart Living Products to Singapore AIoT lineup. The new Xiaomi wearables were launched together with Xiaomi S14 Series, they are the Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro, Xiaomi Watch S3, and Xiaomi Watch 2, all set to enhance the experiences for every facet of user sports, health and wellness lifestyles.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro: Fitness meets fashion

Where fitness meets fashion, meet Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro. This new Xiaomi wearable offers upgraded customisation, professional sports tracking, comprehensive health monitoring, and many other smart features, giving users an exceptional user experience that combines style and daily utility together.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro features a new large rectangular 1.74″ AMOLED screen with an upgraded 60Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 336×480 pixels. The smart band is incredibly thin and lightweight, measuring just 9.99mm in thickness and weighing only 22.5g.  Its body sports a stylish metallic frame and is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus® front cover glass.

The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro is also equipped with a light sensor that supports adaptive ambient light brightness automatic adjustment, ensuring that the display remains easily viewable in various lighting conditions. This device also offers quick-release band straps on both sides of the band body, making it easy for users to wear and easily interchange their band straps to look trendy and highly fashionable. The straps are available in black or silver, with a wide range of out-of-box strap materials and colours for users to fully personalise their look, from a selection of over 200 watch faces, including gaming-themed options adding a fun touch of entertainment to your experience.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro also offers professional-level sports tracking, with an extensive selection of over 150 sports modes to choose from, catering to various exercise options and individual preferences. For those into running, the smart running function allows users to set their desired running speed before running, with pace reminders to help them stay on track. There are 10 on-wrist running courses, offering scientific and intuitive running guidance during workouts. There is also a built-in 3D exercise animation providing clear visual guidance for warm-up and stretching before exercise, ensuring better preparation for the upcoming workout.

The Smart Band 8 Pro is also equipped with health monitoring functions, it is upgraded with new 4-channel heart rate monitoring module, this advanced technology utilises multiple sensors to continually monitor heart rate throughout your day, recording health data in real-time.

This device has a 289mAH battery, providing 23% longer power longevity as compared to its predecessor. A typical usage can last up to 14 days, surpassing its previous generation by an additional 2 days and ensuring prolonged usage without frequent recharging. The smart band also includes built-in GNSS positioning, allowing users to stay aware of their location, even without their phone. This 5ATM-certified Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro is equipped with a wide range of useful tools, such as Alexa voice assistant and “Find Mobile Phone” feature, adding convenience to users’ daily lives.

Xiaomi Watch S3: Dial into style

The Xiaomi Watch S3 is a multi-functional smartwatch with a classic watch design, dial into style, fulfilling both a user’s fashion and practical needs. This smartwatch features a large round 1.43″ AMOLED display, light aluminium alloy frame, Xiaomi Watch S3 echoes classic watch designs.

The Watch S3 offers users a new level of customisation, with interchangeable bezels and straps. Twist the bezel and users can snap into place and display a unique dial exclusive to that particular bezel on the home screen. The watch also supports portrait auto keying, enabling users to embed information data into their portrait photos to create a unique personal watch face in addition to over 180+ free watch faces.

Powered by the new Xiaomi HyperOS system, allowing the Xiaomi Watch S3 to deliver superior performance and an elevated user experience, they can deliver faster connections and better synchronisation of information. The watch boasts ultra-long battery life capable of lasting up to 15 days to keep the user on the go. This watch can also charges quickly, offering up to 2 days of usage with a 5 minute charge. Users can also unlock Xiaomi’s other first on Xiaomi Watch S3, with a feature enabling users to perform personalised operations with just one hand. Through various flips of the wrist, users can control phone such as reject calls, check the weather, or take photos.

For sports tracking, the Xiaomi Watch S3 offers over 150 sports modes for users to choose from. Among them, the new winter sports modes are available for the first time on the global version of Xiaomi Watch S3. Users can best experience the skiing mode with enhanced antenna reception performance and improved positioning accuracy through the L1+L5 dual-band GNSS, providing precise positioning. Moreover, it offers 10 different running courses to assist runners of different levels in optimising their performance, whether they aim to increase endurance or burn fat.

The smartwatch offers advanced health monitoring capabilities as well, featuring a 12-channel heart rate monitoring module that measures heart rate more accurately than previous generations of devices. The device additionally includes a sleep animal function. As a fun addition, after wearing the watch for seven consecutive days, it generates a “Sleep Animal” that best represents the user’s sleep condition based on the 7-day sleep pattern.

Xiaomi Watch 2: Smarter every wear

The Xiaomi Watch 2 offers users an extraordinary experience with its comprehensive functionality and stylish design. This watch is equipped with Google Wear OS, providing users with a smooth and stable smartwatch experience. It features 5 of the most commonly used apps and supports a further 200+ third-party apps, giving users a wide range of applications to choose from. To ensure fast and efficient performance, Xiaomi Watch 2 is powered by the Snapdragon® W5+Gen 1 Wearable platform. The dual core architecture enables high performance and low power consumption autonomous switching, which brings a long-lasting battery life of up to 65 hours under typical usage with its 495mAh battery and large 32G storage.

The Xiaomi Watch 2 has a sleek and sophisticated design, featuring a 1.43″ AMOLED display and an aluminium alloy middle frame. Weighing about 37g, this smartwatch is comfortable to wear during sporting activities or while sleeping. The smartwatch is available in black or silver, and offers various out-of-box strap materials and colours to complement your look.

For photography enthusiasts, this practical feature would be especially useful! The Xiaomi Watch 2 also features a camera remote function for the first time, allowing users to preview their mobile camera directly on their wrist for photo-taking and video recording.

For the sporty user, the Xiaomi Watch 2 supports over 160 sports modes, including new winter sports modes. It can record the distance and average speed of each glide and even map a user’s ski tracks. The dual-band L1+L5 GNSS helps users accurately locate themselves in snow or other challenging environments. After partnering with Strava, Xiaomi has expanded its collaboration to Suunto, on Xiaomi Watch 2. This allows users to synchronise their sports and sleep data between Mi Fitness and these apps easily, ensuring uninterrupted data recording when using the Xiaomi Watch 2.

Xiaomi Watch 2 offers enhanced and highly accurate health monitoring experience with its upgraded 12-channel heart rate monitoring module as well. An enhanced sleeping monitoring algorithm integrates blood oxygen and breath data for comprehensive analysis and more accurate health-related data. Furthermore, the Mi Fitness app also offers the intriguing Sleep Animals feature. After wearing the watch for seven consecutive days, it generates a “Sleep Animal” that best represents the user’s sleep condition based on the 7-day sleep pattern.

Pricing and Availability

The pricing and availability of the new Xiaomi wearables are below:

Product Colours RRP Platforms
Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Pro Black and Grey, with changeable colours SGD$119
Xiaomi Watch S3 Black and Silver, with changeable straps SGD$239
Xiaomi Watch 2 Black and Silver, with changeable straps SGD$299

* Information and pictures courtesy of Xiaomi and APRW *

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