If getting in shape was one of your New Year’s Resolutions, you are in luck. One of the most popular fitness tools just got better. The Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is a fitness tracker has everything that you would expect from a wearable and more. It is affordable, accurate and easy-to-use.
Packing a heart rate sensor, water resistance, long battery life and sleep tracking capabilities into a thin band, the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 offers a lot at a low price point.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 2 was upgraded from last year’s version with improved heart rate tracking ability, a larger battery and enhanced Bluetooth. It also features an improved pedometer to cut out unnecessary movements. This helps ensure that steps and exercise are measured more accurately. The Mi Band 2 is waterproof, so you can wear it while you swim laps. Ever have trouble reading the display on fitness trackers? The OLED display on this tracker makes it easy to see your heart rate, time or steps.
Sitting down all day at work has been found to be harmful to one’s health. To make sure that you do not sit still for too long throughout the day, you can program this device to provide alerts reminding you that it is time for a break.
Although the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is not a perfect fitness tracker and does have its limitations, at just under $30 it offers a lot more than what one would expect to find in a fitness wearable at this price.