Huami (Xiaomi) Amazfit Health Band with built-in ECG chip announced

Huami today has unveiled their latest health band – Amazfit Health band which comes with a built-in ECG chip in it. Huami is a subsidiary to Xiaomi which manufactures the fitness products for the company. Huami has other fitness related products as well, such as the Amazfit smartwatch which was launched last year. The company has launched the Amazfit health band in China which comes with a ECG chip built-in to the band itself.

Xiaomi Huami Amazfit Health band
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The Aazfit health band is IP67 certified, making it water and dust resistant. It comes with a skin friendly wristband measuring 19mm width and the body weighs just 10 grams. The main body is made up of Aluminum having a stainless steel shell which sports a 0.42-inch OLED display. There is 95mAh battery that takes 2.5 hours to charge and gives 7 days of battery life. It comes with a custom magnetic cradle with USB cable for charging. The main USP of the device is the built-in ECG or Electrocardiogram chip that can detect and note down ECG anywhere and anytime is unique.

The main USP of the device is the built-in ECG or Electrocardiogram chip that can detect and note down ECG anywhere and anytime is unique. The recorded ECG data can be viewed on your smartphone synced to the health band. It also comes with heart rate variability which notifies the user in real time in case of any discrepancy. Amazfit Health band is above its competition like Fitbit etc with its other features as well like triaxial acceleration sensor and the PPG photoelectric sensor for continuous monitoring of heart rate and sleep.

The Amazfit Health band comes with Bluetooth 4.0 LE for connectivity with any smartphone. There is 95mAh battery that takes 2.5 hours to charge and gives 7 days of battery life. It comes with a custom magnetic cradle with USB cable for charging.

The Amazfit Health Band costs 699 Yuan (approx $100 / Rs. 6,500) in China and will be available in Deep Black, Sapphire Blue, and Rose Gold color options. It will be going on sale in China from April 26th. Amazfit products are available in various countries like U.S and other western markets and we are expecting this health band to make its way into the other markets in the near future.

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