Xiaomi Mi Band 2 unboxing and first impressions. I recently got my hands on the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 smartwatch for Android and IOS from GearBest and will be writing an unboxing of the device.
The Mi Band 2 is an upgrade on the Mi Band 1s released over two years ago by Xiaomi. The Mi Band is an ultimate smartwatch which serves as an alarm clock, steps monitor, heart rate monitor, call reminder, sleep management, SMS reminder and lots more.
Here are the Main Features of Xiaomi Mi Band 2
With Bluetooth 4.0, this smart watch is available for smartphones with Bluetooth functions.
OLED Touch Screen
The smartwatch comes with an OLED screen, when touched is shows heart rate, distance, calories burn and lots more.
Heart Rate Monitor
It can dynamic-static monitor your heart rate, provide data for you at any time.
Incoming Calls / App Message Alert
When someone calls or sends any messages in your phone, the watch will remind you via vibrating and also show the contact name of the person if it’s stored on your phone, so you will never miss them!
Accurately monitor total effective sleeping time and motions time every night, also App will give you periodical evaluation, help you develop good living habits.
This smart watch can record steps, calories and distance. Let you know your sports data, adjust your exercise program and get a healthier life!
Intelligent Alarm Function
Wake you up every morning, will not be late for work; idle alert to remind you with vibration, stretch your legs after working for a long time.
No Passcodes Required
Every Mi Band 2 have an exclusive ID, when your smartphone closes with the band, your phone will be unlocked, just identify yourself with Mi Band 2.
The IP67 waterproof allows the bracelet to be held in the water for a maximum of 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter.
70mAh Lithium polymer battery with standby time of 20 days and about 3 hours charging time.
Support Android 4.4 or above and iOS 8.0 or above with Bluetooth 4.0.
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Unboxing and First Impressions
There is a square white cardboard box covered with a glossy film paper wrapping with a picture of the Mi Band in front of it and the specifications of the smartwatch at the back of it.
The specifications written in Chinese at the back
Tearing away the glossy nylon covering at the back
Inside the box
The box is covered up, you have to pull up upwards to reveal the contents of it
On pulling out the box we see the tracker carefully placed at the middle inside the inner box.
The wrist band is also well placed in the box
Full Contents and Accessories of Xiaomi Mi Band 2
- 1 Original Xiaomi Mi Band 2 SmartBand (Tracker)
- 1 Original Band
- 1 Charger Base
A closer look at the box once again, it is well packaged and the tracker is separated from the band.
The tracker with OLED screen display
The wrist band which is made of a thick-rubber like material
To use the Mi Band 2, insert the tracker’s base downwards into the band and it keys in
Wearing the band on my wrist with the OLED displaying the time at the moment. Touching the circular diamond button and the display on the screen changes to heart rate, distances, calories, etc. based on its configuration.
First Impressions of Xiaomi Mi Band 2
The band is very lightweight with a product weight of 0.0170kg and it fixes firmly on the wrist with its wearable length of 15.5 – 21cm / 9.25 x 0.41 inches. The OLED screen is sharp and the display screen can be seen clearly.
The Mi Band 2 currently retails for $19.99 on GearBest – Click here to buy and use this coupon code – GBGSS1, massive $14 off, a surprisingly cheap price for this amazing smartwatch. Stay tuned for the full review.