Xiaomi-backed Haylou smartwatch (LS01) on sale for $18

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Haylou has listed the Haylou LS01 Smartwatch for sale in China again. Priced at CNY 129, the smartwatch has been listed on Xiaomi’s e-commerce platform. It was crowdfunded for a while at debut in 2019. Haylou is a brand that is part of the Mi ecosystem and funded by Xiaomi.

Regardless of the functionality, the Haylou’s LS01 indeed has the aesthetics of a smartwatch. Weighing in at just 34 grams, the smartwatch has a square-shaped body.  The watch has fitness as well as essential smart features.

A single functional button on the right and sensors along with charging pins on the back complete the design of the watch. Regarding the straps themselves, the soft TPU material and porus design allows for a better airflow. This gives a comfortable wearing experience to the users.

Specifications and Features

The Haylou LS01 Smartwatch flaunts a 1.3-inch TFT LCD screen with a resolution of 240×240 pixels. It is compatible with both Android and iOS operating systems. However, a minimum requirement is Android 4.4 and iOS 9 or higher.

Regarding the features, Haylou says the smartwatch has 9 sport modes, 24 hours heart rate monitoring, sleep and exercise tracking. The sport modes include Walking, Running, Hiking, Mountain Climbing, Spinning, and a few more.

Haylou says the built-in Optical heart rate monitor when combined with the company’s own intelligent algorithms will effectively monitor the heart rate for 24 hours without a sweat. The pedometer and the exercise modes will apparently work in conjunction with the heart-rate changes so that users can adjust them accordingly.

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Xiaomi Haylou smartwatch

Accessible More on the Smart App

There are reminders for incoming call, notifications, sedentary and alarm clocks. The company says the watch will smartly track your daily life and remind you for daily workout sessions to maintain a better physique. All these can be customized more in the company’s exclusive Sport App from a smartphone.

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The smartwatch is backed up by a 210mAh battery and the company claims a 14-day battery life on a single charge. However, with the heart-rate monitoring turned on, it is expected to drop down to 10 days.

It also has an IP68 rating for water and dust resistance in addition to protection against a few sweats and rain splashes.

Xiaomi Haylou smartwatch

Price and Availability

The Haylou LS01 smartwatch is available for sale on Xiaomi’s Youpin website and comes in Black and White color variants. It is priced at CNY129 ($18) which is slightly higher than the CNY99 ($14) when it was listed on the crowdfunding platform. 

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