Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Colors

Wristband sizes

SizeLength
M 155-210 mm

Applications Xiaomi Mi Band 2

ApplicationDeveloperRating
Mi Fit Anhui Huami Information Technology Co.,Ltd. 3.3
Mi Fit Anhui Huami Information Technology Co.,Ltd. 3.7
Bind Mi Band Ian Savchenko 4.3

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General
RatingFunctionality3.4Sesors accuracy3.9
Operating systemProprietary OSSupport updates
DatesRelease2016.06.07
ProductionManufacturerFoxconnCountry of productionChina
Design
Body19.4gram7gram15.7×40.3×10.5mm.
Available colorsBody Strap      
MaterialsSensorPlastic; aluminum
StrapThermoplastic elastomerReplaceableSizes
Package90gram10×3×10mm.
ProtectionWater ResistantIP67Dust resistantIP6XTemperature-20/70
WearingAnywhereWristNeckChestPocketEarsArmWaist
Display
TypeOLEDBacklightConstantly workingDisplay colors1
Size0.42inches
TouchscreenTouchscreenSupport slides
FeaturesShapeRectangle
ContrastAuto-BrightnessManual brightness
Camera
Primary cameraN/A
System
SynchronizationAndroid4.4iOS7BlackberryWindows8.1Mac OSWeb
Memory cardCard slot
ApplicationsThird-Party applicationsRequired apps androidXiaomi Mi Band 2 (Android)Required apps iosXiaomi Mi Band 2 (iOS)
IntegrationAdd friendShare resultsCompatible appsGoogle FitMyFitnessPalUP by Jawbone
Interfaces
ConnectionNFCFM RadioInfrared port
NavigationConnected GPSGPSGLONASSCompassNavigatorGPS time
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth4.0 LE
USBUSB
Cellular network
TechnologiesGSMGPRSEDGE2G3G4GLTEHands free modeHandset
Multimedia
SoundHeadphone input 3.5mmDictaphone
SpeakerLoudspeaker
FeaturesPlay audioPhoto viewerPlay videoJavaBrowser
CodecsMP3
Power
BatteryLi-pol70mAhReplaceable
Charger2hoursMagnetic chargerWireless charger5volt45mA
Battery lifeBattery life - waiting480hoursLow activity480hours
Features
NotificationsLightVibrationIncoming callIncoming messageCall ID displayApps
WatchDigital facesAnalog-digital facesAnalog face
TimeAlarmSilence alarmStopwatchTimerWorld timeSmart alarmReminderCalendarPhases of the monthWeather
ConrolButtonsFind my phoneAbility to turn offPresentOk GoogleVoice controlFind my devicePassbook
Remote controlCamera shoot controlCall initializationRead SMSRead EmailIMMusic control
SecurityUnlock identity
Contents
ContentsManualsUSB cableChargerHeadphone модель
Health
FitnessDynamic heart rateTraining modeReminder to moveGuided breathing sessionsCalorie consumptionDistance coveredActive minutes
DiaryFood logWater logWeight logScan barcode
SportRuningWorkoutTreadmillWalkingWeight trainingCyclingSoccerCricketTennisVolleyballTable tennisField hockeyBaseballGolfAmerican footballBasketballBadmintonRugbyBoxIce HockeySwimming Snooker EllipticalSkipping ropeIce skatingBowlingSkiDancingYogaAerobicsPlankMountaineeringRock climbingJumpsVirtual exercise partnerSnowboarding

Overview Xiaomi Mi Band 2 - The main functions

The fitness wristband Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is the most popular tracker due to the proper correlation between price and quality. The main sensors of the device are an accelerometer and an optical heart rate monitor which enable to:
  • Calculate the number of steps and distance covered;
  • Measure heart rate constantly;
  • Define the time and sleep stages;
  • Calculate the number of calories burned;
  • Measure training time;
  • Remind of little activity during a period of time.

Pros Xiaomi Mi Band 2

  • Waterproof (tested) body;
  • Quite accurate heart rate monitor good at wristband removal identification;
  • This light and compact device is convenient to carry;
  • The quality of construction and durability by the standards of trackers;
  • A wide range of accessories and colours of wristbands;
  • Up to 20 days of work without charging.

Cons and features of Xiaomi Mi Band 2

  • Inconvenient charging, an additional cable is required;
  • Inaccurate measurement of sleep time and big mistakes at sleep stages determination;
  • A small display shows little amount of information;
  • It is more difficult to put it on than usual watches;
  • Not suitable for serious sport exercises;
  • The constant measurement of heart rate is absent;
  • The glass easily gets scratches.

Additional advantages of Xiaomi Mi Band 2

  • Enables not to take off the wristband while having a bath and doing the washing-up etc;
  • Compact charging that can be easily put in a pocket;
  • Capacitive touch-sensitive button of control doesn’t react to accidental touches;
  • There are some additional apps proposed by outside developers which enable to widen the device functions. For example, the addition of tracks’ switching function;
  • Enables to receive vibrate notifications about calls and from social networks;
  • A quiet alarm enables to wake up without disturbing people around.

Disadvantages or what you need to know about Xiaomi Mi Band 2

  • Can mistake a hand movement for steps. Identifies usual hand movements to the accuracy of 75% during different levels of activity;
    • Measures sleep period very roughly. It fixes badly waking-up periods at night and usually doesn’t show a waking-up period that lasts less than 8 minutes;
    • Smart alarm was deleted in a new firmware, with a fixed vibrate alarm left;
    • The full range of wristband functions isn’t revealed because some functions of similar wristbands are already fulfilled;
    • During heart rate checking process it is necessary to wait several seconds before the wristband measures the heart rate (some models measure heart rate constantly);
    • To charge the device it is necessary to get a sensor out of the wristlet that takes some additional time;
    • Sometimes, especially when your hands are wet, it can be difficult to get a sensor out the charging port;
    • Mi Fit app shows little amount of information in comparison with Fitbit apps, for example;
    • The app does not seem to be interesting and doesn’t strongly motivate against another trackers.

    Operating Instructions Xiaomi Mi Band 2

    • During sea bathing it is better to take off the tracker as salt sea water can have a bad effect on the device working process;
    • It is necessary to choose the accessories very carefully as they are often made from low-quality materials;
    • Taking into account users’ reviews it is worth buying a screen protector.

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    Full specification and comparison

    Brand Xiaomi Xiaomi Huawei Honor Fitbit
    ModelMi Band 2 Mi Band 1S Band 3 Charge 2
    Min. price USD
    18
    USD
    12
    USD
    32
    USD
    140
    Official website mi.com mi.com huawei.com fitbit.com
    Dates
    Release 2016.06.07 2015.11.07 2017 2016
    Production
    Manufacturer Foxconn Foxconn
    Country of production China China
    Design
    Body
    Total weight 19.4 gram 15 gram 18 gram 36.8 gram
    Body weight 7 gram 14 gram
    Dimensions 15.7×40.3×10.5 mm. 13.6×37×9.9 mm. 16.5×43×10.3 mm. 225×129×2506 mm.
    Available colors
    Body
    Strap
    Materials
    Sensor Plastic; aluminum Aluminum; polycarbonate Plastic Stainless steel
    Strap
    Material Thermoplastic elastomer Silicone Polyurethane Elastomer
    Replaceable
    Sizes S;L;XL
    Package
    Package weight 90 gram 95 gram 104 gram 300 gram
    Dimensions 10×3×10 mm. 96×31×96 mm. 100×40×160 mm. 112×53×200 mm.
    Wearing
    Wrist
    Protection
    Water Resistant IP67 IP67 WR50 WR20
    Dust resistant IP6X P6X
    Temperature -20/70 °C -20/70 °C 14/113 °C
    Display
    Type
    Type OLED PMOLED OLED
    Backlight
    Display colors 1 colors 1 colors 1 colors
    Size
    Size 0.42 inches 0.91 inches 1.5 inches
    Touchscreen
    Touchscreen
    Resolution
    Resolution 32×128 px.
    Pixel density 147 ppi
    Features
    Shape Rectangle Rectangle Rectangle Rectangle
    Contrast
    Auto-Brightness
    Power
    Battery
    Type Li-pol Li-pol Li-pol Lithium Polymer
    Capacity 70 mAh 41 mAh 100 mAh
    Battery life
    Battery life - waiting 480 hours 480 hours 720 hours 720 hours
    Battery life - tested 15 hours 15 hours
    Average time 240 hours
    Low activity 480 hours 480 hours 120 hours
    Charger
    Charging time 2 hours 2 hours 1.5 hours 1-2 hours
    Input voltage 5 volt 5 volt 5 volt 5 volt
    Input current 45 mA 25 mA
    System
    Operating system
    Operating system Proprietary OS Proprietary OS Proprietary OS Proprietary OS
    Support updates
    Synchronization
    Android 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.4
    iOS 7 7 8
    Blackberry 10
    Windows 8.1 8.1 10
    Mac OS 10.6
    Web
    Memory card
    ROM 1Mb
    Flash 16Mb
    RAM
    RAM size 256Kb
    CPU
    Model ARM Cortex-M4
    Applications
    Required apps android Xiaomi Mi Band 2 (Android) Xiaomi Mi Band 1S (Android) Fitbit Charge 2 (Android)
    Required apps ios Xiaomi Mi Band 2 (iOS) Xiaomi Mi Band 1S (iOS) Fitbit Charge 2 (iOS)
    Features
    Security
    Unlock identity
    Time
    Alarm
    Silence alarm
    Stopwatch
    Smart alarm
    Calendar
    Watch
    Digital faces 2 10
    Analog-digital faces 1
    Notifications
    Light
    Vibration
    Incoming call
    Incoming message
    Call ID display
    Apps
    Conrol
    Buttons 1 1 1 2
    Rotate to switch
    Find my device
    Health
    Fitness
    Dynamic heart rate
    Training mode
    Reminder to move
    Guided breathing sessions
    Calorie consumption
    Distance covered
    Active minutes
    Diary
    Food log
    Water log
    Weight log
    Scan barcode
    Sport
    Runing
    Workout
    Treadmill
    Walking
    Weight training
    Cycling
    Swimming
    Elliptical
    Applications
    Integration
    Add friend
    Share results
    Compatible apps 3 3 3 18
    Google Fit
    MyFitnessPal
    UP by Jawbone
    Interfaces
    Navigation
    Connected GPS
    Bluetooth
    Version 4.0 LE 4.0 4.2 4.0 LE
    LE
    Contents
    Contents
    Manuals
    USB cable
    Sensors
    Accelerometer 4.3 2.8 2.7 4.4
    Sleep analysis 3.1 3.1 4.0 4.5
    Altimeter
    Pulsometer 4.3 2.3 2.9 3.8
    Type of heart rate monitor Optical Optical Optical Optical
    Indicator
    Rating
    Functionality 3.4 2.8 4.1 4.9
    Sesors accuracy 3.9 2.7 3.2 4.2