- The Xiaomi Hey+ has launched in China
- Xiaomi has listed Hey+ on Youpin, its crowdfunding platform
- It comes with a price tag of CNY 229 (roughly Rs. 2,300)
The Xiaomi Hey+ packs better specifications than the Mi Band 3 in some ways. It has a 0.78-inch capacitive OLED display with 128×80 pixels resolution. The Xiaomi Hey+ weighs 19.7 grams and is made of thermoplastic elastometer. It comes with a 120mAh battery that is the same as the Mi Band 3.
There is Bluetooth 4.2 LE connectivity that makes the Xiaomi Mi Hey+ compatible with most of Android and iOS devices. Also, Xiaomi has brought NFC support to the Hey+ to make it more convenient for users to connect the new device with their smartphones. Unlike the Mi Band 3, the NFC feature is not optional in Hey+. The NFC support also helps the wearable serve as a transportation card in China.
The Xiaomi Hey+ has been designed for sports activities, and it can track your swimming, running, and walking activity. It also has a heart-rate (PPG) sensor. Using the MiFit app, you can enable the Hey+ to send information about your pulse to a smartphone. Additionally, the Xiaomi Hey+ comes with a caller ID feature that can be used to reject calls directly from the band. Also, there is an accelerometer that helps in sleep monitoring.
In the Xiaomi Hey+ you can see up to 10 calls and up to 10 messages on the display at a time. Each message can contain a total of 300 Chinese characters. The company claims that the battery life of the Hey+ is 18 days with average use. With Bluetooth 4.2, you can connect the Hey+ to a smartphone as well as Xiaomi’s Home Automation system. For connectivity, you will have to pair it with the Mijia app.