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Xiaomi Mi Band 1S With Heart Beat Tracker Spotted on Certification Website, Hints at an Imminent Launch

Xiaomi is seemingly prepping to launch a new fitness tracker device. The successor to the Mi Band recently stopped by a Taiwanese certification website, hinting at an imminent launch.The new activity tracker, which is expected to carry a low price tag as well was spotted on Taiwan’s National Communications Commission recently. The listing reveals that the new health tracker will come with a number of interesting changes over the original Band.Called the Mi Band 1S, it will come equipped with a heart-rate monitor. Among other changes, there is a new sensor on the back which is supposed to always stay in contact with a user’s skin. As for the appearance, the Mi Band 1S will retain the same design as its predecessor.The Mi Band’s cheap price tag makes it a no-brainer purchase to anyone. Which is perhaps why it accounted for 24.6 percent of all the wearable devices sold in the first quarter of this year.

For a refresh, Xiaomi Mi Band, which was launched in India in April, is one of the che…