May 31, 2023

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 announced with better always-on display | wearable devices

Xiaomi officially presented the new Xiaomi Smart Band 8 on Wednesday (19), after the international press spread a series of rumors about it. The accessory is already available in China with a brighter screen and Always on Display technology, which tends to keep the panel on to show some relevant information. Price There are 249 yuan for the basic version and 299 yuan for the version with NFC, which is between R$180 and R$220 in direct transfer.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 includes a 1.62-inch screen with 600 nits of maximum brightness, compared to 500 nits in the Xiaomi Smart Band 7, a model launched in May 2022. The screen has an AMOLED panel, with a resolution of 490 x 192 pixels and a refresh rate of 60 hz.

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The Smart Band 8 offers sleep tracking, physical activity and even gaming – Image: Disclosure / Xiaomi

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The smart bracelet comes with a heart rate reader, a sleep monitor, and a battery that promises up to 16 days of autonomy, but that can drop to just six days if the Always On Display mode is on. In it, the screen is always active and displays important information. According to the specialized site PhoneArenaIt can withstand up to 50 meters underwater.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 can monitor up to 150 different sports due to the different sensors in it. The Chinese giant has not released the full list of compatible sports. There has been great progress, the predecessor Xiaomi Smart Band 7 can keep up in 120 ways.

The manufacturer has designed a special clip to attach the smartband to the shoe and, in this way, is able to better track the frequency of the user, his steps, among other elements of running or walking.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 can be used as a necklace – Image: Disclosure / Xiaomi

The new wearable system also comes with a set of games installed, such as Sudoku, 2048, other puzzles and a boxing game. The latter uses a motion sensor to catch the user’s punches in the air, similar to what happens with the Nintendo Switch JoyCon controller.

Xiaomi Smart Band 8 can be used as a step detector – Image: Reproduction / Xiaomi UI

So far, there is no prediction of when Xiaomi Smart Band 8 will be launched in Brazil, however, usually the brand brings several products from its catalog officially to our country. The Xiaomi Band 7 smart bracelet, for example, is available on the company’s online store for R$599.99.

with information from GSMArena that it PhoneArena