Xiaomi took advantage of the launch of the Xiaomi 12 and 12 Pro to announce up to four new members to its family of wearables. On the one hand; The Xiaomi Watch S1 and Watch S1 Active, two smartwatches with similar specifications that differ in appearance and functions. Other; The Xiaomi Buds 3T and 3T pro, two true wireless noise-canceling headphones to try to fight the AirPods 3 and AirPods Pro.
the Xiaomi S1 Watch it’s the company’s sleekest smartwatch. It has a stainless steel case that stands out for its side buttons, as well as its AMOLED panel. 1.43 inches with 466 x 466 pixel resolution protected by a sapphire crystal. To this aspect we must add the possibility of choosing between 200 spheres. Some of them, with designs that mimic the waters of conventional watches.
The new Xiaomi watch also has a heart rate sensor, an accelerometer and blood oxygen meter. It is also possible to activate a sleep tracking option. Although this last function can affect the battery, Xiaomi ensures that this Watch S1 offers up to 12 days of autonomy.
the Xiaomi S1 Active Watch, on the other hand, is a sportier model. Also more complete in terms of functions. Its appearance is slightly different from that of the conventional version, betting on a simpler and more comfortable aesthetic, but it maintains the same panel size: 1.43 inches. In this case it has a screen always on, which allows content to be seen even when the user is not interacting with the smarwtach.
Regarding the functions, the Xiaomi Watch S1 Active includes a blood oximeter, a heart rate sensor, a barometer, an accelerometer and the possibility of recording the menstrual cycle or measuring sleep. Add, in addition, up to 117 fitness modes and 19 professional modes, which offer custom metrics so the user can see their workouts. It also has GPS to be able to save the route, as well as a function that detects if the user has started doing some type of activity to automatically activate the training mode. The battery, in this case, also lasts up to 12 days and can last up to 26 days with an ultra-saving mode available in the smartwatch settings.
Here’s how the new Buds 3T and 3T Pro headphones are
The new Xiaomi headphones, the 3T and 3T Pro headphonesThey share many characteristics. Both have a look very reminiscent of Apple’s AirPods, with a short stem and cushions in the earpiece area. It also has active noise cancellation, as well as the ability to activate an ambient sound mode for easier listening.
The Xiaomi Buds 3T Pro, on the other hand, include a 10mm dual-magnet dynamic driver, as well as the ability to play 360 degree audios —something like the spatial audio of the AirPods Pro—. They are also compatible with the LHDC 4.0 audio codec. The autonomy of this model is up to 6 hours of music playback on a single charge and can be extended up to 24 hours with the charges that the case can offer.
Price and availability of new Xiaomi wearables
The Xiaomi Watch S1 and S1 Active, as well as the Buds 3T and 3T Pro headphones, can be purchased from today on the company’s online portal, as well as in its physical stores and soon at authorized distributors . The company has yet to release pricing.