Redmi Watch, the first smartwatch costs 40 euros and lasts 12 days

Redmi's first smartwatch has arrived: the Redmi Watch guarantees up to 12 days of battery life and costs 40 euros

The first Redmi-branded smartwatch was launched in China on November 27 at a very affordable price. The design of the new Redmi Watch is quite classic and recalls the Apple Watch, but with only 40 euros it guarantees up to 12 days of battery life thanks to the 230 mAh battery.

For some time now there has been talk of the arrival of a smartwatch for Redmi, a brand that is part of the Xiaomi family. Rectangular dial with 1.4-inch LCD display for this wearable device that can be associated with both Android and iOS smartphones, equipped with a heart rate sensor and all the essential features for tracking sports activities. The Redmi Watch could soon arrive in Europe as well, although more likely with the name Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite. Sales in China have already begun and the pre-order launch price starts at 269 yuan, about 35 euros at current exchange rates.

Redmi Watch: features

The first smartwatch from Redmi has a 1.4-inch LCD display with 320×320 pixel resolution and 120 customization options,: a dial that is reminiscent in design of the Apple Watch from the Cupertino company. Bluetooth 5.0 and NFC connectivity and six-axis motion sensors, geomagnetic, ambient light and to monitor heart rate in real time 24 hours a day.

The Redmi Watch supports seven Sport modes including indoor running, outdoor running, indoor cycling, outdoor cycling and swimming. Features include sleep monitoring, pedometer, calorie counting and distance traveled. In addition, there are call notifications, message reminders and alarm clocks.

The 230 mAh battery provides up to 7 days of battery life for standard use and up to 12 days with the long life mode. Finally, the smartwatch is water resistant up to 5 atmospheres. The operating system is compatible with Android 5.0 and later devices and iOS 10 and later devices. The best part is the weight: just 35 grams for maximum comfort.

Redmi Watch: launch date and price

The Redmi Watch will be on sale on the Chinese market in various colors. For the case you will be able to choose between Elegant Black, Ink Blue and Ivory White, while for the strap the color variants are Elegant Black, Ink Blue, Ivory White, Cherry Blossom Powder and Pine Needle Green.

The discounted price for pre-orders is 269 yuan, about 35 euros, while the full price goes up to 299 yuan, about 40 euros. On the European market, the Redmi smartwatch, which is part of the Chinese brand Xiaomi, could arrive under the name Xiaomi Mi Watch Lite at a likely similar price.