Xiaomi may very well be about to launch a brand new budget smartwatch – the Redmi Watch – beneath its price range model for creating markets.
It’s teased the Redmi Watch by way of its official channels, and it’s anticipated to launch on the firm’s occasion on 26 November – alongside some new Redmi smartphones.
When you haven’t heard of Redmi, it’s (unbelievably) a sub-brand of Xiaomi that sells units even cheaper than its mum or dad firm. Redmi predominantly sells in India and Xiaomi in its native China (and globally).
Marketing materials for the event level to a cellphone and watch – and it might be the primary from Redmi. It has launched wearables up to now and obtained loads of traction with its Redmi Band earlier this yr.
A few of the supplies discovered by Notebook Check refer to 2 watches registered by Xiaomi, with the mannequin numbers REDMIWT01 and REDMIWT02.
The latter appeared because the Mi Watch Lite, so it may very well be that the watch about to land is the lacking REDMIWT01 – and may very well be the identical watch rebranded.
That’s basically what occurred with the Redmi Band, which was the Xiaomi Mi Band 4C rebadged.
If they’re the identical watches, then the Redmi Watch may sport a 1.4-inch show, standalone GPS, 5ATM water resistance and a coronary heart price monitor.
We’ll replace this story when the brand new smartwatch is confirmed, though it’s unlikely to get a launch outdoors of creating markets.