Though Xiaomi was due to launch the Mi Band 2 at its May 10 event this week, Xiaomi CEO Jun Lei had warned the wearable would be delayed by a month. While that statement did not rule out a full unveiling this week, the company only briefly showcased the wearable at the event.
Now, a report cites the Xiaomi CEO on a concrete launch period for the Mi Band 2 wearable – early June. The Android Headlines report points to no other new information about the fitness tracker.
We already know the Mi Band 2 will sport a display, the highlight of this generation of the Mi Band. The next-generation Mi Band is also expected to reduce the wearable’s dependence on the connected smartphone apart from featuring a small display.
To recall, at its May 10 event, Xiaomi unveiled its Mi Max smartphone – its largest smartphone till date. The company also unveiled MIUI 8, showcasing its revamped design, new features, and revealed its release date for beta testers and developers.
The company also showcased the Xiaomi iHealth box, which will measure various medical related metrics such as blood pressure and heart beat among others. It sports a 4.3-inch display to show the readings while come with Wi-Fi connectivity.
Xiaomi at the same event launched its new 10000mAh Mi Power Bank, which comes with a USB Type-C port and sports a 12.58mm side profile.