Xiaomi under its Mijia or Mi Ecosystem has introduced a “Mijia Quartz” smartwatch that cost just CNY 349 (US $52). It is touted as the most affordable hybrid smartwatch that is available in the market right now and it will be available through Xiaomi Mall, Xiaomi Youpin and Tmall Xiaomi Flagship Store. The hybrid smartwatch comes in White, Gray, and Black colored dials with matching straps except for the White which comes with a Blue strap.
The Mijia Quartz smartwatch combines the classic looks of a regular watch along with some smart functionalities. The 40mm watch comes with two classic dials out of which dial show the time while the smaller dial underneath indicates the number of steps taken by a user while wearing the watch. The watch features a water-resistant stainless steel build which is claimed to have been created after 70 separate processes to give it an elegant matte finish and curved back. Additionally, the watch looks sleek and comes with a standard 40mm dial which is 3.2mm thin mm at its thinnest point. The device is waterproof and can withstand a pressure of up to 3 ATM.
The watch does not feature a touchscreen like a traditional smartwatch, instead, it looks like an analog watch but when connected with your smartphone it delivers some smart features as it is equipped with some sensors as well as a Bluetooth chip. When paired with your compatible device, the Quartz Watch lets you monitor your calories, steps, distance covered, automatic timing, world time, interval reminder, call reminder, and alarm clock. The device comes with a built-in calorie counter and pedometer, the steps are calculated with the help of a pedometer while the watch supports world time and automatically adjusts the time. The watch stays connected with the app via Bluetooth 4.0 and all the data can be viewed through a smartphone app. The app is compatible with all smartphones running Android 4.4 KitKat or higher and iOS 7.0 or later versions.
The Xiaomi Mijia Quartz Smartwatch uses a replaceable CR2430 coin cell (270mAh) that offers 6 months of battery life.
Xiaomi Mijia Quartz Smartwatch Technical Specifications
|Model Name||MIJIA Quartz|
|Device Type||Quartz Smartwatch|
|Ideal For||Women, Men|
|Colour||White, Gray, and Black|
|Mobile Compatibility||iPhone (iOS 7.0+), and Android (Android 4.4 KitKat or later)|
|Box Content||Quartz Smartwatch, Warranty Card, User Manual|
|Mirror||Tempered Coated Glass|
|Working Temperature||-10 Degree Celsius ~ 50 Degree Celsius|
|Battery||CR2430 coin cell (270mAh)|
|Battery Life||6 months|
|Product Dimensions||240 × 40 × 11.9 mm|
|Case Dimensions||270 × 65 × 20 mm|
|Strap Material||Leather Strap|
|Smartphone Companion App||Mijia App|
|Water Resistance||Yes, up to 3ATM|
|Female Health Tracking||No|
|Real Time Coaching||NA|