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Technology Xiaomi’s first real smartwatch looks just like an Apple Watch

15:05  29 october  2019
15:05  29 october  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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As Xiaomi gears up to launch its 108-megapixel phone at its November 5th event, the company has also unveiled details of its upcoming smartwatch -- and it looks It' s not strictly the first wearable for Xiaomi , which already has a number of models in its line-up, such as the Mi Band 4. It is, however

Xiaomi is rumored to be using Wear OS for its next smartwatch venture. Xiaomi ' s existing Amazfit Bip series already looks similar to Apple 's devices. A variety of rumors have referred to an upcoming device as the Mi Watch , and most importantly that name was spotted in the code of the latest Wear

As Xiaomi gears up to launch its 108-megapixel phone at its November 5th event, the company has also unveiled details of its upcoming smartwatch -- and it looks awfully familiar. The device -- which will probably be called the Mi Watch -- bears a striking resemblance to the Apple Watch.

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Details are still a little scarce, but Xiaomi did take to official Weibo channels to reveal basic specs. Falling under Xiaomi's "Mijia" IoT sub-brand, the Mi Watch comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100, and will independently support WiFi, GPS and NFC, plus an eSIM, so you'll be able to make calls via the device, too. That's all packaged neatly into a shell that's very similar to the Apple Watch -- complete with digital crown on the side -- albeit a slightly thicker, less-rounded version.

It's not strictly the first wearable for Xiaomi, which already has a number of models in its line-up, such as the Mi Band 4. It is, however, the company's first foray into a smartwatch proper, and depending on its price point could make for strong alternative to Apple's.

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