A lifestyle smart band, powered by the Apollo4 Blue Lite SoC - Ambiq and Xiaomi

November 17, 2023

Ambiq®, a recognized technology leader in mega-low power semiconductors for IoT endpoints, together with Xiaomi, a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core, collaborated again on Xiaomi Smart Band 8, a new smart band to assist consumers in defining their unique style.

The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 completely reimagined a band by its looks, features, and functionalities. Enabled by Ambiq’s Apollo4 Blue Lite SoC, Xiaomi Smart Band Xiaomi Smart Band 8 is equipped with all-day SpO2 and heart rate monitoring, sleep monitoring, pressure monitoring, and even female menstrual cycle1. With 200+ pre-set watch faces, Xiaomi Smart Band 8 offers an upgraded appearance, includes a racetrack-shaped 1.62″ crystal clear high-resolution AMOLED display, and its upgraded 190mAh battery provides up to 16 days of typical usage on a single charge. The device features 150+ sports modes, providing users with a wide selection of fitness activities to choose from.

“The Xiaomi Smart Band 8 redefines what a smart band can be,” said Fumihide Esaka, CEO at Ambiq. “While many smart band manufacturers shy away from adding more intelligent functionalities due to power constraints, our partnership with Xiaomi embraces more intelligent features with plenty of power to spare.”

The Apollo4 Blue Lite SoC, launched in July 2023, is purpose-built for products that intend to go beyond the preconceived definition of their category with an emphasis on health monitoring. The collaboration between Ambiq and Xiaomi resulted in a brand new device, the Smart Band 8, that can deliver optimized energy efficiency, state-of-the-art graphics, intelligent processing, a dynamic interface, and a commitment to a premium user experience.

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