Xiaomi all set to release the new Mi Watch Lite Smartwatch

Xiaomi is all set to release its new smartwatch the Mi Watch Lite in US. The company obtained the FCC approval for this new product this morning.

Xiaomi Watch Lite smartwatch

Based on the attachments for the filing, this new product, Redmi watch lite appears to be a smartwatch as opposed to a fitness tracking band.

Mi watch lite

Interestingly, this is the second smartwatch manufacturer that is planning to launch a ‘Lite’ version for this upcoming Holiday season. Last week, we saw similar plans from a luxury wearOS smartwatch maker, MontBlanc, which runs on wearOS

The last product that the company released was the Mi Band 5 earlier this year, which has seen success in both European markets as well as the emerging economies.

Much like the Mi Band 5, the Mi Smartwatch Lite has support for tracking various activities that include close to a dozen sports modes such as yoga, elliptical, rowing machine and more.

Mi Smartwatch Lite sports modes

The new Mi Lite Smartwatch leverages the optical sensors of existing Mi band technologies and offers users with 24/7 heart rate monitoring and sleep monitoring as well.

Although the Mi Band 5 offers a 7 day battery life ( between charges), it is not clear what the battery life on the Mi Smartwatch Lite is. The new Xiomi Smartwatch supports the latest Bluetooth 5.1 standards suggesting that you will be able to pair the watch easily with any mobile device and have access to your notifications and more.

The new Smartwatch also supports GFSK modulation.Specs of Mi Smartwatch Lite from Xiaomi

Based on the appearance in the reg filing, it appears that the design of the watch is based on the older Apple Watch. The watch face is probably an AMOLED panel supporting vibrant colors and a decent resolution.

As of writing, the product is still not available at the company’s product listings site.

The original Xiaomi Smartwatch product is currently available on various sites for $160 which offers built-in GPS, NFC along with tonnes of support for various fitness monitoring. it will be interesting to see how Xiaomi prices this new ‘Mi SmartWatch Lite’ in the coming days or weeks.

We will keep you updated as we learn more. Please feel free to share the news with your other Redmi and Xiaomi fans and friends.

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Sudz Niel Kar
I am a technologist with years of experience with Apple and wearOS products, have a BS in Computer Science and an MBA specializing in emerging tech, and owned the popular site AppleToolBox. In my day job, I advise Fortune 500 companies with their digital transformation strategies and also consult with numerous digital health startups in an advisory capacity. I'm VERY interested in exploring the digital health and fitness-tech evolution and keeping a close eye on patents, FDA approvals, strategic partnerships, and developments happening in the wearables and digital health sector. When I'm not writing or presenting, I run with my Apple Watch Ultra or Samsung Galaxy Watch and closely monitor my HRV and other recovery metrics.


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