Fitbit continues to dominate wearables market in Q1 2016

Fitbit Alta

Fitbit kicked off 2016 much as it finished 2015: At the top of the wearables market. It remained the top manufacturer in the wearables market in Q1 2016 as overall shipment volumes reached 19.7 million units, a 67.2% jumped from the 11.8 million units shipped in same quarter a year ago. While volumes grew as expected, the top five manufacturers list […]

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launch confirmed for early June

Rumoured Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Whatever production issues delayed the launch of the Xiaomi Mi Band 2 appear to have been resolved. Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun today confirmed that the new wearable will be announced in early June. The Mi Band 2 first surfaced in late April when Jun himself teased it at an event. Speculation suggested that it would be formally announced at a May 10th event for the new […]

Production issues delay Xiaomi Mi Band 2 launch?

Rumoured Xiaomi Mi Band 2

Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun showed off the Mi Band 2 during a conference in China last week, leading to expectations that the company would unveil its latest fitness band on May 10th alongside the Xiaomi Mi Max and the latest version of its MIUI mobile operating system. The company has now decided to postpone the launch due to production issues. Like previous Mi […]

Xiaomi Mi Bunny MITU Children Smart GPS Watch unveiled

Xiaomi Mi Bunny MITU Children Smart GPS Watch

Adults may have to wait until the second half of the year to strap a Xiaomi Mi smartwatch to their wrist but children won’t have to wait so long. The Chinese company has unveiled the Xiaomi Mi Bunny MITU Children Smart GPS Watch. Much as we have seen with other smartwatches aimed at children, the primary aim of this wearable is […]

Xiaomi Smartwatch and Band 2 coming in Q2 2016?


A number of rumours last year hinted that Xiaomi would soon unveil a smartwatch. No such announcement ever surfaced and they died down until this week. Huami CEO Huang Wang, who first revealed that his company was building the device for Xiaomi, this week apparently confirmed that the Xiaomi smartwatch will finally launch sometime in the next two months. It will be accompanied […]