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15-dollar fitness bracelet Xiaomi now supports notifications from your iPhone [video]

Presented a year ago, the fitness bracelet Xiaomi Mi Band has received extensive support for iOS. Has been released in Cydia addition to a formal application to the Chinese manufacturer that allows you to interact with the electronic device. We will remind, sports tracker Xiaomi has a low price tag – retail price $15.

Recently worn on the wrist Mi Band supports not only Android devices, but iPhone and iOS 7 and above. The gadget tracks physical activity and sleep quality due to the built-in accelerometer, making schedules of sleeping and waking. There is a soft awakening of the owner, if the bracelet realizes that it’s time to get up. Energy-efficient Bluetooth module allows Mi Band to work on a single charge up to 30 days.

The users of Xiaomi smartphones have the advantage, before the holders of other models: smart bracelet alerts you to text messages and notifications of applications with vibration and LED indicator. On iPhone this feature “out of the box” is not available that is solved by the installation of specific add-ons. Tweak called MiBand Utility from the developer Piggee Haldi can be downloaded in Cydia. In the free app, you can enable the sending of notifications to Mi Band individually for each installed application and choose one of four colors indicating lights – red, blue, green or orange.

Xiaomi Mi Band, we recall, made in the form of aluminum plates, straps enclosed in bright colorings. Waterproof bracelet, protected by standard IP67, can work at depths up to one meter and track the movements of the swimmer.

Earlier, Xiaomi has released the statistics of sales of its 15-dollar tracker. Three months since the launch of the models users purchased more than 1 million devices that can talk about one thing: the idea is to make the gaining popularity of wearable electronics available proved to be very successful.

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