Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Unboxing – The Multipurpose Budget Smartwatch

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

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

  • Bluetooth Synchronization

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!

  • Sleeping Monitoring

Accurately monitor total effective sleeping time and motions time every night, also App will give you periodical evaluation, help you develop good living habits.

  • Sport Monitoring

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.

  • IP67 Waterproof

The IP67 waterproof allows the bracelet to be held in the water for a maximum of 30 minutes at a depth of 1 meter.

  • Battery

70mAh Lithium polymer battery with standby time of 20 days and about 3 hours charging time.

  • Full Compatibility

Support Android 4.4 or above and iOS 8.0 or above with Bluetooth 4.0.

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Unboxing and First Impressions

The Box

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.

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Unboxing and First impressions

The specifications written in Chinese at the back

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

Tearing away the glossy nylon covering at the back

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

Inside the box

The box is covered up, you have to pull up upwards to reveal the contents of it

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

On pulling out the box we see the tracker carefully placed at the middle inside the inner box.

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

The wrist band is also well placed in the box

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

Full Contents and Accessories of Xiaomi Mi Band 2

  • 1 Original Xiaomi Mi Band 2 SmartBand (Tracker)
  • 1 Original Band
  • 1 Charger Base

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

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

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

The wrist band which is made of a thick-rubber like material

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

To use the Mi Band 2, insert the tracker’s base downwards into the band and it keys in

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

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.

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions

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.

xiaomi mi band 2 unboxing and first impressions
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Unboxing and First impressions

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.

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