This morning, Redmi announced that Redmi’s first new wearable device will be officially launched at the 14:00 Mi Fan Festival on April 3. And though the company didn’t disclose whether it is talking about a smartband or a smartwatch, we are sure it is the smart bracelet. As for now, our assumptions have been confirmed. The company also showcased the actual look via the promo poster.
Tomorrow, Xiaomi will hold a Mi fan festival and announce 22 new products in one breath. As for the Redmi’s first new wearable device, it will support functions such as changing the dial, weather, alarm clock, payment, heart rate and music playback. The renderings show that the Redmi smart bracelet comes with a rectangular color display. It also offers four colors of wristbands: black, blue, red, and brown.
IDC recently released the global wearable market report for 2019. The report shows that in 2019, Xiaomi has become the world’s second-largest and the largest domestic smart wearable brand. In the world, it is second only after Apple, surpassing Samsung, Huawei and Fitbit.
Xiaomi is still strong in the wearable field. In 2019, Xiaomi’s wearable device shipments were 41.7 million, with a market share of 12.4%, a year-on-year increase of 78.8%.
According to the 2019 annual financial report released by Xiaomi Group yesterday, as of December 31, 2019, the number of connected devices on the Xiaomi IoT platform reached 235 million (excluding smartphones and notebooks), an increase of 55.6% year-on-year. The number of users with five or more IoT products reached 4.1 million, a year-on-year increase of 77.3%.