The winter is over, and many people begin to lead more active lifestyle. Someone spends more time outdoors on long walks, while others take up sports. In both cases, smartband or smart bracelet will be a good gadget.
Now the smartwatches are very popular, and you can often see people on the street with these gadgets on hand. Smartband motivates people to walk longer or go in for sports. In addition, even the cheapest bracelets can track sleep phases. Many models also offer interesting additional features, such as notifications, smart alarm clock and more.
Perhaps, the most popular smartband is Xiaomi Mi Band 2. It is really good smart bracelet, but it is almost two years old. I want something new.
Lenovo HX06 and Xiaomi Mi Band 2: Design
The design of both smartbands is very similar to each other. It is very simple and convenient. We know that the strap on Mi Band 2 is very easy to replace and choose any color. A smart bracelet from Lenovo is now available only in black, but the manufacturer promises other color options very soon.
Lenovo HX06 is equipped with OLED display of 0.87 inches with a small touch button at the bottom of panel. The case is made of plastic, while the strap is made of TPE.
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 received OLED screen almost twice smaller – 0.46 inches and a large touch button at the bottom. The case is made of ABS plastic, while the strap is made of TPE. On the back you can find a heart rate monitor.
Lenovo smart bracelet has removable straps, under which the USB port for charging is hidden. You should connect it to your computer or laptop for charging.
Xiaomi Mi Band 2 has a removable capsule, which plugs into the computer or laptop through USB cable.
Lenovo HX06 and Xiaomi Mi Band 2: Features
Both gadgets have almost the same functions: heart rate monitor, pedometer, sleep monitor, notifications and others. However, the design of icons are different.
Lenovo HX06 syncs with Android 4.4 or iOS 8.0+ smartphones through Lenovo Healthy app. It supports authorization through social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, QQ, WeChat.
Xiaomi device is synchronized with smartphones on Android 4.4 or iOS 7.0 + via Mi Fit app. The application provide information about sleep, heart rate, steps and more.
In addition, both Lenovo HX06 and Xiaomi Mi Band 2 have water protection according to IP67 standard. It allows you to use them in the rain or take a shower. But we don’t recommend you to swim with smartbands, because they are not completely waterproof.
Lenovo HX06 and Xiaomi Mi Band 2: Battery
The battery life of Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is about 20-25 days on a single charge. As for battery life of Lenovo HX06, we still do not know, but given the size of its screen, we can assume that it will be twice less than Mi Band 2 – about 10-15 days.
Lenovo new smart brecelet has 60mAh battery, while Xiaomi Mi Band 2 comes with 70mAh. Full charging time is the same for both gadgets – about three hours.
Lenovo HX06 and Xiaomi Mi Band 2: Price
We come to the most interesting part when choosing smart bracelets – the price. The price of Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is about $24.
You can buy Lenovo HX06 for only $12.99. Also, there is a flash sale on GearBest, and you can get new Lenovo smartband for only $7! The quantity is limited, so you need to hurry up!