Mi Band 3 Review
Mi Band 3 is an entry-level fitness band from Xiaomi that provides the users with the basic activity tracker and sleep and heart rate monitor features. Xiaomi is a Chinese device manufacturer and is famous for making excellent mid-range smartphones.
The company was founded in 2010 and makes a lot of products apart smart phones like, mobile, apps, laptops, bags, trimmers, earphones, MI Television, shoes, fitness bands, and many other products.
The battery installed inside the band gives a life of up to 20 days on a single charge and does not need charging every second or third day. The turning on of an automatic heart sensor reduces the battery life to 3 to 9 days.
The band gets connected to your phone using the MiFit app through Bluetooth. The app gives the users an interface to see their activity and health readings.
The smart band has a 0.78-inch OLED touch screen that shows the time, readings and notifications clearly
The band comes with an adjustable strap of length 155 – 216mm and fits a wrist of any size.
The smart band seamlessly pairs with your smartphone and gives notifications when you receive a call, message or any app notifications
Heart rate monitoring
The smart band has an in-built heart rate monitor that continuously tracks and monitors your heartbeat pattern and notifies you if it spikes or goes below the threshold
The smart band is equipped to record your sleep pattern and classify the duration of your sleep between deep and light sleep
The product can also track your steps based on the distance covered and gives you a count of the calories burnt
Find my phone feature
This feature lets you ring your phone and trace it if you have misplaced it within a few feets
5ATM – Water resistant up to 50 meters
The smart band is water-resistant and lets you swim with it on the wrist. It will track your movement and distance covered and gives you a count of calories burnt.
The product comes with a 1-year warranty from the date of purchase
What Do We like
The product weighs just 18.1 grams, and your wrist does not feel worked up or irritated even after wearing it for long durations. The strap is made up of skin-friendly material.
The smart band lets you view/reject incoming calls from the band and check SMS, WhatsApp, Instagram, and other app notifications
Goal Setting and Monitoring
The Mi Fit App, you assist in setting customized daily goals. You can choose an exercise you desire, and then you can track your daily progress on the app
Real-time activity tracking
The smart band lets you monitor your activities like running, biking or walking based on various metrics like duration, pace, heart rate, cadence, and stride
What We Don’t Like
When connected to the MI app, the battery lasts only for about a week and not for 20 days
Mi Band 3 is a reasonably priced product under 2K and has a limited number of features. Anybody looking for a budget range smart band, this product forms an ideal pick.