Xiaomi has sold over 10 lakh units of its Mi Band 3 smart fitness wearable in India since launch “enabling more than 10 lakh Indians to track their fitness goals.” Since the Mi Band 3 was launched in September last year, Xiaomi’s data which is based on internal estimates means, it has sold over 10 lakh Mi Band 3 units in India in 6 months.
The Mi Band 3 is an entry-level fitness band that costs just Rs 1,999 but much like any other Xiaomi product – the Mi Band 3 also punches way above its weight in almost all regards.
Successor to the popular Mi Band 2, the Mi Band 3 brings featuresd like a large OLED touchscreen display, improved alerts and 50m water resistance (swim-proofing) to the masses.
Speaking of specs, the Mi Band 3 comes with a 0.78-inch OLED display and is capable of displaying notifications from your phone, in addition to showing the time, date and steps count. The Mi Band 3 can measure calories as well as heart rate.
It packs a stopwatch, a phone locating function, and an independent vibrating alarm function that works even when your phone is off.
Speaking of design, the Mi Band 3 is simple and minimalistic, something that extends all the way into the user experience as well.
The Mi Band 3 an online-exclusive and is currently available from Amazon India and Mi.com/in - the Mi Band 3 is also available unofficially from select Xiaomi offline preferred partner stores.
Xiaomi’s Mi Bands have been fairly popular in India and even though brands like Honor and Samsung have come out with their respective fitness bands, none has been able to recreate the success of Xiaomi’s Mi Band – at least that’s what Xiaomi’s numbers seem to indicate. As such, a successor to the Mi Band 3 is now eagerly awaited.
In other news, Xiaomi recently launched the Android Go-based Redmi Go phone in India at a price of Rs 4,499, alongside rolling out the Mi Pay UPI-based payments app in the country.