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Audiobooks are now Supported on the Xiaomi Watch S1, and 10 More New Apps Added to the OS

Xiaomi is kicking off 2022 with a bang with its newly announced Xiaomi 12 series, MIUI 13, Xiaomi Buds 3 and Xiaomi Watch S1 at its Winter Flagship Launch Event last week(Dec 28). The Xiaomi Watch S1 specifically officially goes on sale from Dec 31 onwards until January 4, and to reel in more customers, Xiaomi has decided to add more third-party app support for the Xiaomi Watch S1 compared to its predecessors.

Audiobooks are now Supported on the Xiaomi Watch S1, and 10 More New Apps Added to the OS

Xiaomi Wear Weibo announcing more 3rd party app support

From the official Chinese Xiaomi Wear Weibo account, Xiaomi announces that it is adding 11 more 3rd party apps which include audiobooks, music streaming, 3rd party health trackers and calendars as they want to provide the convenience of doing all of the aforementioned activities above without needing to take your smartphone out of your pocket.

From the poster shared by the account, it shows some prominent apps in the Chinese app market space newly supported on the Xiaomi Watch S1, such as Lanren audiobooks(a Chinese alternative to Amazon’s Audible), Wangyi Music Streaming(a Chinese alternative to Spotify), Wannianli Calendar(a calendar app), and Mint Health(a health tracking app, similar to Mi Fitness). Some other supported 3rd party apps are also on the Xiaomi Watch S1 platform like navigation apps and food delivery apps, so you can tour and order food on the go. 

Audiobooks are now Supported on the Xiaomi Watch S1, and 10 More New Apps Added to the OS

Xiaomi Watch S1 Promo Poster about 11 new 3rd party apps

Besides the 3rd party app support, the other highlighting features of the Xiaomi Watch S1 are its design and specs. The Xiaomi Watch S1 features an elegant and stylish design that still retains the minimalist design philosophy of the company. The watch has a 1.43-inch 60Hz AMOLED touchscreen display surrounded by a refined stainless steel frame. The watch is coated by a layer of sapphire glass to ensure better scratch protection for its users.

Xiaomi claims the Xiaomi Watch S1 can sustain up to 12 days on a single charge with a massive 470mAh battery. On standby, the watch pushes even further to 24 days. It uses a magnetic charging connector to get juiced up. In the health tracking department, the Watch S1 brings up to 117 sports modes, supports sleep tracking, heart rate, and blood oxygen monitoring. In the connectivity department, the watch comes with NFC for contactless payment and supports Bluetooth calls, and dual-frequency GNSS positioning.

Audiobooks are now Supported on the Xiaomi Watch S1, and 10 More New Apps Added to the OS

Xiaomi Watch S1

The Xiaomi Watch S1 is currently on sale on Giztop for USD 239.

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