a lot and secondly proposed wearable devices Xiaomi is now officially, after the Chinese company unveiled Pulse Mi range.

The report Canalys earlier this year suggested that Mi Orchestra debut of socks made Xiaomi second-largest seller of handheld only Fitbit. That was before Apple Watch on sale, of course, but it is based on the subsequent potential for adding more functionality.

This is because, for tracking your steps and sleep, anxiety, and some notifications, pulse Mi Group includes heart rate tracker, as previously assumed ,. This addition – the device uses PPG, to measure your pulse – made it a little bit more than its predecessor. The original MI Group took a little time to add support for the iPhone, but the site Xiaomi confirms that the socks will work with Android (4.4 or later) and firmware (iPhone 4S / IOS 7.0 and above) from the get go.

Most importantly, the device kept the low price tag. It is 99 CNY, or about $ 15, this time around. The original MI Group will continue to be available for those looking for something more basic, with slightly lower costs CNY 69, or about $ 11

Fans of Xiaomi and its low cost gadgets may be disappointed to know that socks go on sale in China only in the initial stage, as part of a massive 11/11 Singles online shopping day of the festival of the country.

Xiaomi told us that it does not have anything to say about international sales. Nevertheless, we expect that the pulse Mi Group will be available outside China in the near future, as the band Mi sold in India, Europe and the United States, too, through the global store in Mi.com Xiaomi.

I bought Mi Recently a group as an inexpensive way to test the suitability of tracking something that I want to be taken seriously. With the addition of the heart rate tracker, Xiaomi just did intervene in this area more convincing. – Although we have not tested the Mi group pulse of more

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