Tech News Xiaomi Mi Band 1S specs, release date, price By Abhilash Thakur Posted on November 6, 2015 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr The whole of China is gearing up for the upcoming Singles Day sales gala event on 11th November, where there will be bargains galore and various new product launches including a possible new Xiaomi Mi Band 1S.This article is all about the probable specs of Xiaomi Mi Band 1S, release date of Xiaomi Mi Band 1S and probable price of the Xiaomi Mi Band 1S. Unveiling of an updated Xiaomi Mi Band has been rumored in the mid July of this year, and we have even seen the leaked images of an updated Xiaomi wearable where the fitness tracker features a heart rate monitor on the backside. But for some reasons Xiaomi postponed the launch event of Mi Band 1S. According to our sources from China, unveiling of the brand new Mi Band 1S on Singles Day seems to be on the cards now and the fitness band is ready for the show time. Apparently this updated model with heart rate tracker will cost slightly more than its predecessor, the original Mi Band, which is priced at 69 Yuan, and will cost us approximately 99 Yuan($15) or Rs.1000 appproximately. Xiaomi Mi Band released earlier in this year and still hailed as one of the best wearables on the market. This fitness counter measures your sleep and tracks your health and workouts. Mi Band 1S will also wake up your Xiaomi smartphone . Since this wearable will not come with a display, you will need to depend on a paired Android handset to actually view the data being recorded by the device. Mi Band 1S will come with all the feature of its massive hit predecessor. It is going to be cheap ($15 only), durable, reliable, and best of the all will come with an incredible 30 day battery life, just like its old version. The only rumored change Mi Band 1S will feature is the addition of NFC connectivity which would add a number of new capabilities for the fitness tracker. So wait for just a few more days as the release date of Xiaomi Mi Band 1S is knocking on our door. We sincerely hope that this updated Mi Band 1S version can live up to the potentiality of the original Xiaomi Mi Band wearable. Mi Band 1S Key Features & Specifications Mi Band 1S includes an improved silicone strap and an aluminium alloy-made tracker module with ADI sensor and connectivity features such as Bluetooth 4.0 (LE). The optical heart rate sensor responds brilliantly and easily be compared to that of an Apple Watch. Also it is said that Mi Band 1S give an advanced fitness tracking experience over its predecessor,Mi Band. This fitness tracker also calculates the number of calories burned during exercise and keeps a track on the the number of steps taken as well. The Xiaomi Mi Band 1S certified with an IP67 rating to authenticate dust and water-resistant capabilities, and can also be submerged in up to 3 feet of water for about 30 minutes. The Mi Fit app is compatible with the devices running on Android 4.4 (KitKat) and iOS 7.0 or above. In addition,Xiaomi has also introduced a feature known as ‘smart unlock’ which was originally designed for the Mi Band for MIUI 6 running Xiaomi smartphones. The Mi Band 1s packs in a 45mAh-embedded battery, measures 37mm x 13.6mm x 9.9 mm and weighs 5.5 grams,half a gram heavier than its predecessor,Mi Band. The company promises that the battery will last up to 30 days on a single charge. If you want to read about LG Urbane 2nd Edition LTE, Meizu Smartwatch and other smartwatches, check out our dedicated wearable section.