Xiaomi has had a fair bit of success with wearables. It’s Mi Band series of fitness trackers has been incredibly popular, especially in India, thanks to its good feature set and low pricing. Xiaomi recently launched a fourth version of the Mi Band, the Mi Band 4, whose global shipments are said to have crossed 1 million units in just eight days. Xiaomi hasn’t launched this version of the Mi Band in India yet.
Director of Product Management at Xiaomi, Donovan Sung tweeted this news, where he also thanked Mi fans for this achievement. Sung also stated that this is the fastest the company has achieved this milestone in the history of Mi Band devices. The previous version — the Mi Band 3 — has also been hugely successful. In India alone, the company sold over a million units till March, since it launched the device in India in September 2018. The fourth iteration finally adds a colour display to the fitness tracker, a 6-axis sensor and promises a 20-day battery life. There’s no official word yet when Xiaomi will launch it in India, but considering the global demand, it shouldn’t be long.
The Mi Band 4 is priced at CNY 169 (roughly Rs. 1,700) for the standard edition, whereas the…