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Xiaomi Mi Band 8
Xiaomi announced the Xiaomi Mi Band 8, the newest addition to the company’s popular fitness bracelet series, with the new 2023 model coming with a 1.62-inch AMOLED screen and offering the ability to track over 150 activities Different capacity and a long usage time of up to 16 days.
The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 fitness bracelet was announced alongside the company’s flagship device Xiaomi 13 Ultra , with the new model maintaining a design relatively similar to that of the company’s previous Mi Band 7 , which we reviewed on the website.
Xiaomi Mi Band 8 Specifications
The new fitness bracelet comes with an AMOLED screen of a similar size of 1.62 inches and a resolution of 192×490 pixels, but with an improved brightness of up to 600 nits, a built-in light sensor and support for the “Always On” mode.
The biggest change in the model comes in the form of a shift to the use of new strap adapters, so that instead of a strap that “fits” on the body of the bracelet, the new model comes with a pair of attachment points for a very wide variety of straps, including metal and leather straps, which are offered alongside the standard silicone straps, and is intended to make the The fitness bracelet for a more fashionable item.
A wide selection of fashionable straps
In addition, for the first time, it will also be possible to obtain a “pendant” adapter to wear around the neck and a dedicated adapter for shoes for better monitoring of sports activities directly from Xiaomi itself.
The Mi Band 8 comes with water resistance to a depth of up to 50 meters (5ATM) and allows you to track over 150 types of sports activity, with the ability to measure 13 “professional” parameters for more accurate tracking of the user’s activities, alongside the familiar features of tracking Heart rate, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), sleep and more.
The new model weighs approximately ~27 grams together with the strap, where inside it will be possible to find a slightly larger 190mAh battery compared to the previous generation, which offers a usage time of up to 16 days in normal use and up to 6 days in use with the always-on AOD screen feature (see Always On Display).