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Redmi Fitness Tracker’s design and features revealed by Mi Fit app; gets certified in India

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Last November, Lu Weibing, the general manager of Redmi teased that the company will launch a smartwatch in the future. However, it turns out we may be getting a fitness tracker first.

Chinese leaker @Digital Chat Station has shared details of the upcoming Redmi Fitness Tracker (not the official name) on Weibo. According to the post, the design and features of the device were found in the Mi Fit app by some unnamed individu als.

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Redmi Fitness Tracker
Alleged image of Redmi’s upcoming fitness tracker

The image shows the Redmi Fitness Tracker will come in black and have a small display surrounded by thick bezels. It will also have a capacitive button at the bottom of the screen which is visible as a thin white line.

Info found within the app says the fitness tracker will have changeable watch faces that display details such as the weather. It will have an alarm function, a heart rate sensor, support for payment (via NFC), and also support controlling music playback.

Redmi Fitness Tracker features

The Redmi Fitness tracker should be inexpensive and might even have a price tag lower than that of the Mi Band series. There is no info on when it will launch but more details should surface in the coming weeks.

In related news, Redmi has also received certification from the Bureau of Indian Standards for a “smart watch” with model number HMSH01GE. The certificate was issued on Wednesday, January 22, 2020.

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Redmi Smartwatch BIS certificate

Although the certificate says it is a smartwatch, there is a possibility it is the fitness tracker above and BIS groups all smart wearables under smartwatches. Nevertheless, the certificate reveals that Redmi will be bringing its upcoming wearable to India.

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