Xiaomi Miband 2 Hands On, Hardware, Software, Battery Review


Yesterday Xiaomi Miband 2 was released with OLED display at 149 yuan officially and it will start to sell on June 7th. Now we have got Xiaomi miband 2 first. Let’s see how it works and how powerful and useful it is.  But we need to know the overall functions of Xiaomi miband 2 first. It has changed and improved more than Xiaomi miband 1s. It increased a OLED display to support time, pedometer, heart rate and other information. It includes 7 notification such as call, message, sitting long, alarm, app notification, e-mail, and exercise and it will support up to 20 days battery life and IP67 waterproof and dustproof function. You don’t have to take it off when taking a shower.

Design and Appearance


Xiaomi Miband 2 uses the same paper box as Xiaomi MIBAND 1S instead of the white box of new style for Xiaomi. When i open it, we can see the Xiaomi miband 2 body which takes the flat design which is bigger than the first generation.


The body has nice quality texture, under the body is the metal touch zone to use drawing surface treatment with sensitive tactility. There is reaction when gently touched. It uses UV coating process manufacturing on the surface which can effectively prevent stroke and fingerprints.



The OLED display can show the information of the time, pedometer, apps notification, etc which can customized in exercise. By touching the screen, we can switch the info displaying.


MIBAND 2 Body has photoelectric heart rate sensor on the back which keeps same as Xiaomi miband 1s light version. After putting on rubber wristbands, the whole back is  flush without standing out to wear very comfortably.


Contact two touching ports to charge the device which locates one side of the body of miband 2.


The power adapter of MIBAND 2 is not compatible with Xiaomi miband 1s and its light version. If Xiaomi could design to use commonly,  it would be better.


The standard version has Wrist strap with black rubber, now I wonder if there are some more colors to choose from. Because if a girl is slim with its wrist, it needs to design better about wrist strap for slim girls to wear.


It is more suitable for men to wear.


Its screen support lifting wrist with screen on, but under the strong light in the day, it seems not so clear to see the information of OLED display.


Heart rate detection function is one of the best selling of Xiaomi Miband 2. We can check the display about the data instead of apps, which become more convenient for us.

APP and Function Application


Xiaomi miband 2 still uses its app to connect with the phone, app has recorded the data of your Xiaomi miband 1s if you have MIBAND 1S.


Xiaomi Miband 2 supports Wechat that can gets the notifications by vibration app, right now it supports many application like wechat, qq, Weibo, etc.


Running mode of Xiaomi app can provide the guidance for calculating the exercise data by GPS, heart rate and other information


If you wear Xiaomi smart shoes, it can realize  to record time, speed, frequency, heart rate and other information.

Xiaomi Miband 2 support many notification functions, and supports customizing showing information.



Therefore, Xiaomi Miband 2 is a practical and wonderful mobile wearable device for most users. It can not not become your alarm, smart watch, but also a health monitor. Right now it sells at 149 yuan in official store which is very attractive for all of us. Why not buy a gift for your health? Here is the coupon code: GBMI2 to get it at SP: $25.99.


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