On November 5 in China, Xiaomi launched its Mi Watch along with Mi CC9 Pro known as Mi Note 10 globally. Xiaomi has been making wearables like its previous Xiaomi Mi Band 4 to give its competitors a challenge to those who also make wearables. This time Xiaomi has implemented an Apple Watch lookalike design on its new wearable, in other words, you can say that Mi Watch chose to be an Apple Watch clone. Xiaomi Mi Watch price in Nepal is expected to be Rs. 23,000 and Rs. 33,000 for the premium variant with stainless steel strap and sapphire protection.
- 1.78-inch AMOLED display
- Snapdragon Wear 3100 4G chipset
- 570mAh battery
- NFC (For wireless payments)
- Google WearOS skinned with “MIUI for Watch” UI
- Rubber straps
- Curved Gorilla Glass 3 protection on display
- Sports aluminum alloy frame and a ceramic back cover
- Water-resistant for swimming
|Buy for||Don’t buy for|
|NFC||Lookalike Apple Watch design|
|Water-resistant||Currently sold only in China|
|Snapdragon Wear 3100 4G chipset with 1GB RAM|
|Replaceable rubber bands|
Display, Design, and Fit
Xiaomi Mi Watch features a complete lookalike design of Apple Watch with a square body with round edges with a button on the right edge side. Xiaomi Mi Watch has a 44mm dial and a sports aluminum alloy frame. Xiaomi Mi Watch comes with a 1.78-inch AMOLED display which is really vibrant and bright and also has curved Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Mi Watch also has a ceramic back cover and replaceable rubber straps. The rubber straps come in 4 different colors; Silver, Grey, Black, and Blue.
Xiaomi will also offer a premium variant that will come with sapphire glass, stainless steel strap protection, and frame. Consumers will also be able to swim in swimming pools while wearing Mi Watch because of its water-resistant abilities. Mi Watch has a great display, great lookalike Apple Watch design and a great fit which makes it one of the best smartwatches for its price and what it offers.
Xiaomi Mi Watch Specification and Features
Xiaomi Mi Watch is equipped with Snapdragon Wear 3100 4G chipset which uses 4 Cortex A7 cores clocked at 1.2GHz supported by 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage to deliver power and performance. This smartwatch also packs a 570mAh battery which the company claims that it can give 3 days (72 hours) of juice on a single charge. It also supports NFC which can be used for wireless payments, Bluetooth 4.2 for connectivity, GPS, six-axis sensor, Wi-Fi, a Heart rate monitoring feature, blood-oxygen sensors, sleep tracking, body energy monitoring, 10 professional sports modes and eSIM for 4G connectivity.
Coming to the software department, Xiaomi has integrated Google WearOS skinned with Xiaomi’s own “MIUI for Watch” UI which Xiaomi has especially tweaked for its smartwatch series. This smartwatch also supports download for wearables compatible apps, custom watch faces, dark mode, app store, and a watch face the market. Xiaomi has also implanted its own assistant like Google Assistant, Samsung Bixby, and Apple Siri to control Xiaomi manufactured smart home appliances, home devices, and others.
Xiaomi Mi Watch Price in Nepal and availability
Currently, the Xiaomi Mi Watch is priced at USD $185 (CNY 12,99) and for the premium one with stainless steel strap and sapphire protection is priced at USD $285 (CNY 1,999). Xiaomi Mi Watch is currently only in sale on China and may take a few months’ time to start sales across other countries and continents.
If it enters Nepal’s market than, Xiaomi Mi Watch price in Nepal is likely to be Rs. 23,000 and Rs. 33,000 for the premium variant with stainless steel strap and sapphire protection. Let’s hope it also goes on sale in Nepal’s market really soon.
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