Realme started out aping Xiaomi’s mannequin of selling ultra-low-tag Redmi telephones in India, so why wouldn’t it practice the same path when it comes to wearables? Today the company is announcing the Realme Band, which is absolute self belief intended to compete with Xiaomi’s straightforward and a success Mi Band sequence.
The Realme Band has a 160×80 display cloak exact beneath an inch across with a virtual button at the bottom for switching between capabilities. A sensor wakes the display cloak up when the user lifts their wrist. There are various watch face styles that can be swapped out by means of the Realme Link app, and the band supports notifications from almost all apps, according to Realme.
The band does typical fitness wearable things fancy heart rate monitoring, sleep tracking, reminders to get up and transfer, and so on. It’s IP68 waterproof and has nine sports modes, including one dedicated to tracking cricket. I’m no longer obvious when you happen to’re meant to turn that on when fielding in the deep, nonetheless it absolutely’s a good touch for the Indian market.
The Realme Band prices Rs. 1,499 ($20) and will doubtless be available in India today at realme.com or from Amazon on March 9th. It comes in three colors — black, yellow, and inexperienced — and Realme says it plans to release it in more regions in the coming months.