In a move that further solidifies Xiaomi’s presence in the wearable tech market, the company has launched the Smart Band 8 Active in Indonesia today, offering a compelling combination of features at an attractive price point of Rp 299,000 ($19). This comes on the heels of its successful debut in the European market last month, where it gained attention as a rebranded Redmi Smart Band 2 with some noteworthy enhancements.
Key Features and Display
The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Active boasts a 1.47-inch TFT display with a resolution of 172 x 320 pixels, delivering vivid and bright visuals with a peak brightness of 450 nits and a pixel density of 247 PPI. While the band lacks GPS location data, it compensates with extensive customization, providing users with over 100 watch faces to choose from.
Battery Life and Charging
Powered by a 210mAh battery, the Smart Band 8 Active impresses with its longevity, offering up to 14 days of standby time on a full charge. The convenience is further enhanced by a quick charging feature, allowing the device to be fully charged in less than 120 minutes using magnetic charging.
Sports Modes and Health Monitoring
Sporting more than 50 sports modes, this smart band is geared towards users with diverse fitness interests. Additionally, it doesn’t compromise on health monitoring features, encompassing a heart rate monitor, SpO2 tracker, sleep tracker, female health tracker, and stress level measurements. This comprehensive set of health metrics enables users to track and manage their well-being effectively.
Compatibility and Durability
To unlock the full potential of the Xiaomi Smart Band 8 Active, users are required to install the Mi Fitness app on their smartphones. The device is compatible with Android 8.0 and iOS 12.0 and higher. Durability is a key focus, with the smart band featuring 5ATM water resistance, making it suitable for various environments.
Color Options and Availability
The Smart Band 8 Active comes with an adjustable TPU strap, available in five colors: Ivory, Olive, Blue, Black, and Pink. However, it’s worth noting that, as of now, only the Black and Pink strap options are available for purchase.
Xiaomi continues to redefine the boundaries of affordability and functionality in the wearable tech market, and the Smart Band 8 Active stands as a testament to this commitment.