Xiaomi’s new Mi Band 3 is the latest in the series of fitness bands offered by the smartphone giant. The Mi Band and Mi Band 2 were popular as they were offered at a very attractive price. The Mi Band 3, has also been launched at a lucrative price, but that is not all. Xiaomi has also ensured that the price is not the only thing which makes the Mi Band 3 attractive. Loaded with features such as an improved heart rate sensor, a pedometer, a bigger display and much more, we try to find out if the Mi Band 3 is worth it.Build Quality & Design
The Mi Band 3 looks pretty much the same when compared to the previous generation, but features a bigger OLED screen [...]
The much awaited Xiaomi Mi Band 3 has been launched today. The fitness tracker is the successor to the immensely successful Mi Band 2. The new Mi Band 3 has a bigger display, more features and a lot of reasons for Xiaomi fans to be happy. The device is priced at Rs 1,999.Design:
The Mi Band 3 sports a 1.9 cm (0.78 inch) OLED touchscreen. This is a huge jump in display size as compared to the Xiaomi Mi Band 2, 85% to be exact. The Mi Band is essentially a capsule, which is mounted on a wearable band, allowing you to use it. The removable feature also lets you swap between bands of different colours easily. The Mi Band 2 used to fall out of its band very easily. However, Xiaomi [...]
In a bid to join the ever growing market of fitness trackers, Timex today launched its very own fitness tracker housed in a traditional analog watch at a price of Rs 9,995 and is exclusively available at Amazon.in. In what is the first ever analogue activity tracker, Timex looks to keep up with modern technology and health wear and yet still maintain its traditional roots.
The Metropolitan+ uses Bluetooth technology to connect to your phone to track your everyday activity. What’s more, unlike other fitness trackers out there, the Metropolitan+ will last you up to 18 months on a single charge. You can view your stats on the watch dial without having to push any [...]
Jawbone, the San Francisco based company of wearable technology is going to soon become a part of the Indian market. The company has sent out press invites for its launch scheduled for 10th September.
Founded in December, 1999, Jawbone products give a better understanding of sleeping patterns, diet and physical movements. With over 1000 patents to its name, Jawbone is one of the leading names in the wearable industry.
The company is introducing its UP product range in the country which includes UP2 and UP3 to be made available for sale on Amazon. [...]
Fitbit, the world’s largest tech wearable brand, is entering the Indian market through a partnership with Amazon India. The company is popularly known for selling wearable technology, which helps monitor fitness.
It will offer its range of wearables on Amazon, which include Zip, Flex, Charge HR and Surge. The prices will range from Rs. 4,000 – Rs. 19,990. It will also sell Aria, a weight scale for Rs. 9,990.
Here is a list of products the company is bringing to India:
Zip is [...]
Microsoft has just listed its new fitness offering on its official website. ‘Microsoft Band’ will go on sale today for $199 at the company’s online and physical stores, for US customers only, and in ‘limited quantities’.
Microsoft Band is a 10-sensor fitness tracker which would last two days on a charge, according to the company. In addition to the obvious optical heart rate monitor, which is evident on the design itself, the new Microsoft’s wearable includes a UV sensor to keep track of your sun exposure, a galvanic skin response sensor to measure stress, and a built-in GPS.
Designed by Quentin Morris (who also developed the Xbox One [...]
Adidas, the German sportswear giant, has introduced a new smart watch called the miCoach Smart Run. The new smartwatch, according to the company, is the most advanced and intuitive wrist based running device in the market. The smartwatch, which will be available exclusively on the Adidas website, will also allow runners to track their runs using GPS mapping.
“There are no cables, straps and additional sensors with this all-in-one device — Smart Run uses optical technology to track heart rate from wrist, an in-built accelerometer counting every step to help monitor stride rate and GPS to track speed, distance and [...]
Wearable health devices are slowly flooding the market. Equipped with sensors, these devices are capable of informing you on your activity through the day. But the basic motivation to get moving still has to come from within, so a company called Tupelo brings a wearable that can give you that extra push.
Tupelo’s fitness wearable Mymo is a one of a kind device. The coin-sized wearable which can be clipped on, tracks the users’ steps, distance travelled and calories burnt. The device connects to any Android device; it also works with the iPhone as well as desktop PC’s.
The most [...]
Fitness trackers have created their own niche market in the tech industry. While they are small, easy to manage and minimalistic than most smartwatches, they are also seem restricted to certain features.
At the ongoing IFA 2014, Garmin, popular in-car navigation systems maker, has introduced a new wearable device that combines the communication features of a smartwatch with the fitness-centric capabilities of an activity tracker. The Vivosmart does what typical activity trackers do best, along with which it borrows some of the key features typically found in smartwatches.
Unlike its [...]
Wearables are huge these days – with technology giants like Samsung, Google, Apple and basically everyone else investing huge sums into this relatively new technology. While there are a myriad of wearables available in the international market, only half the number show up on the Indian shore. We are listing top 5 wearables you can buy in India right now.Pebble Smart
Pebble Smart is a toned down version of more expensive and metal-clad Pebble Steel which is not available in India. This one features a 1.26 inch, 168×144 display along with an ARM Cortex M3 CPU and supports [...]
Garmin, satellite navigation provider, just announced a new fitness tracker called vivofit. The plastic tracker is set on a rubber wristband that will be exclusively available on Flipkart in black and slate colour options.
The fitness tracker’s design seems inspired by the Nike+FuelBand. It comes equipped with all the basic features needed to track ones activities – a step counter, distance travel meter, calories burnt, sleep tracker, basic clock, date and time, and is capable of syncing with Garmin’s Heart rate monitor.
“Garmin has [...]
Fitbit is one of the major players in the activity tracker market, with an estimated 67 percent of all trackers in the US shipping with the Fitbit brand last year. It’s also grabbed more than one million app downloads on Google Play alone, though it remains tight-lipped about the specifics of its App Store figures.
Fitbit is finally expanding its mobile scope beyond that of Android and iOS by launching a version for Windows Phone. The app is near-identical to its iOS and Android counterparts. Simply pair your smartphone over Bluetooth with a Fitbit device like the Flex or the One, and your data will sync [...]