This afternoon, Xiaomi announced that the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 NFC version will be officially launched on September 19! From now on, users can log in to Xiaomi Mall, Xiaomi Youpin, Tmall, Jingdong, Suning and other channels to make an appointment.
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At the same time, the company officially announced the Mi band worldwide cumulative shipments exceeded 50 million units. Since the release of the first product in 2014, a total of 5 models were launched, including the Xiaomi Mi Band, Xiaomi Mi Band Light, Xiaomi Mi Band 2, Xiaomi Mi Band 3 and the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 NFC version. What’s more interesting, they have won the German iF Design Award, Germany Red Dot Design Award, and many other awards. According to the IDC survey report, in 2017 for three consecutive quarters, the Xiaomi Mi Band products are the most popular smart wearable handsets after Apple’s models.
As for the Xiaomi Mi Band 3, it was released on May 31 this year. It sports a larger OLED touchscreen, supports 5ATM waterproofness, sports sub-screen, and other new functions. It sold 1 million units in 17 days.
Today, the company said the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 NFC version will go on sale on September 19 at a price tag of 199 yuan ($29). Probably, it’s more interesting to the Chinese customers, as the first batch supports the public travel services of 164 cities in Beijing, Shenzhen, and Guangzhou. The number of cities will increase in the future. At the same time, this smartaband supports the Xiaomi bus function, which is a very useful service based on NFC to implement fares. Now it’s very popular in China.
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In terms of hardware configuration, the Xiaomi Mi Band 3 NFC version uses the industry-leading NXP PN80T secure NFC module, which has faster speed and more storage space. Currently, it can support the bus, subway, and some access control functions. But in the future, there will be more space to pay, unlock the smart door lock, etc. So that the bracelet can become a portable ID card, and it will be easier and more convenient to travel and pay.