Redmiâs first smartwatch announced for $45
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Xiaomiâs budget sub-brand Redmi has never released a smartwatch before, and its first entry turns out to be what youâd expect: a pretty uninspiring design at a pretty attractive price. The Redmi Watch just launched in China for 299 yuan, or about $45.
The watch has a 1.4-inch rectangular display with curved glass, and it comes in black, white, and blue color variants. The silicone strap is available in black, white, blue, green, and pink. Thereâs a single button on the side of the watch, with everything else being handled by the touchscreen or the Mi Fit app on a paired smartphone.
Other specs include NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, a heart rate monitor, and waterproofing up to 50m. Xiaomi claims that battery life will be good for up…