6 Must Have Xiaomi Gadgets You Should Consider Buying

Dec. 17, 2017, 9:42 a.m.

Today we are going to talk about the must-have Xiaomi gadgets Xiaomi every person should consider buying. The company presents a lot of new products every year, and you are about to have a look at 1st and 2nd generation robot vacuum cleaners, the Mi Band 2 bracelet to check out daily activity, the LED lamp that comes with MI Home App where you can change modes and set up brightness and temperature, smart scale, and the new generation of a silent air purifier.

1. The Roborock S5 — The smartest Robot Vacuum Cleaner

What's new in the Roborock S5

The Roborock S5 is a smart robot vacuum that cleans any carpeting surface (except high pile carpets) and mops as well. Equipped with 13 sensors and an intelligent navigation system that helps the vacuum to clean more efficiently. It is the most powerful (2,000 Pa suction power) robot vacuum cleaner so far having a 5,200 mAh battery capacity with the ability to work for 2.5 hours. It is one of the best robot vacuum cleaners on the market with the price tag of around $500 that offers many features that not every flagship device has.

Buy the Roborock S5 on GearBest ($599.99)

Buy the Roborock S5 on Amazon ($563.99)

2. Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum Cleaner — effectively cleans your house for less than $350

The first generation of robot vacuum cleaner from Xiaomi is maybe the most efficient and smart device that comes with about $350 price tag.

12 different types of sensors in the first gen of xiaomi mi robot vacuum

Designed with 12 different types of sensors and an infrared sensor on the top of the device that maps the interior of a room providing real-time planning routes, edge cleaning followed by Z-shaped cleaning according to the surroundings.

The 5,200 mAh battery lasts about 2.5 hours covering a house of 250 sq.m in full charge. The main difference between 1st and 2nd gen that could be important for any owner is the thing that Mi robot only sweeps a floor while Roborock also has a mopping function. The Mi Robot also does not have carpet identification that the Roborock has though it costs less.

Buy the Mi Robot on GearBest ($339.99)

Buy the Mi Robot on Amazon ($415.99)

3. The Xiaomi Huami Amazfit Verge

Amazfit Verge the best budget smartwatch to buy in 2019

The Amazfit Verge is on our list as one of the best budget smartwatches to buy in 2019.

The Amazfit Verge is an advanced version of the Amazfit Pace and Amazfit Stratos. The smartwatch comes with an app that gets software updates regularly, many sport fitness modes, a bunch of smartwatch faces, heart rate, weather forecast, sleep tracking, a low price tag and what is more important - long-lasting battery. 

Listen to music with Bluetooth headphones, track your health data on the smartwatch itself, choose any face you want, get notifications from your smartphone, etc.

For around $160 you get a decent device basically a smartphone that you can wear on your wrist.

Buy the Amazfit Verge on Gearbest (~$150)

4. Xiaomi Mi Band 3 Activity Tracker — your best fitness partner for less than $30

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 is a budget-friendly bracelet. It supports Bluetooth 4.0 and suitable for iOS and Android systems. It comes with an adjustable wristband and the unit itself. A waterproof, dustproof and corrosion-proof design allows it to wear when swimming or bathing.

Xiaomi Mi Band - the smart band you need


  1. Notification option helps not to miss any of important calls or messages.

  2. How well did you sleep? Sleep mode tracks the quality of your sleep.

  3. Are you sitting still for too long? One more nice feature is idle alert. Mi Band vibrates every hour reminding to get some rest and go for a short walk.

  4. Using a built-in heart rate sensors, the Mi Band 3 monitor your heart rate.

  5. A 0.42 inch OLED screen displays time, calories burned, battery life level, heart rate, steps taken and distance traveled. The same data you can see on the app. If you don't want some data to be displayed on the watch (except time showing) just turn it off on your smartphone.

  6. You don't need to unlock your Android smartphone via passcodes or a fingerprint. It unlocks instantly once you're close to the phone.

  7. The band is waterproof up to 50 m.

Buy the Xiaomi Mi Band on GearBest ($28.31)

Buy the Xiaomi Mi Band on Amazon ($32.49)

5. Mi Smart Weight Scale — a smart way to measure your body data

Mi Smart Weight Scale know your health data

Mi Smart Weight Scale — a smart way to measure your body data
The scale looks pretty good. It comes with kilograms and pounds units selection depends on what metric you're used to. On the top, it has a small display that lights up when you step on the scale it gets brighter or deeper depending on how much light in the room. The app shows your weight results in real time, so you don't need to bend down to check it. High-precision G-shaped sensors track even the smallest changes in your weight. Works with 4*AA batteries.

The app supports saving up to 16 people profiles. The scale uses advanced BIA technology to analyze many important parameters including body weight, BMI, bone mass, body water, muscle mass, basal metabolism, body fat rate, visceral fat level, figure, and body score.

14.75 mm thick design to store it anywhere in the house.

The mi fit app allows you to see the progress you've done, the last time you stepped on it and many other cool things to control your body data all the time.

Buy Mi Smart Weight Scale on GearBest ($58.99)

Buy Mi Smart Weight Scale on Amazon ($48.80)

6. Mi Air Purifier 2 — the smart way to breathe

mi air purifier matches with any modern design

Xiaomi Air Purifier 2 has a minimalist design with only 1 button on top to switch modes and 1 button on the back to dim the light.

360-degree barrel HEPA filter that is recommended to change every 4-6 months. Mi Home app will inform you when it's time to change it. A LED indicator changes its color from green to red depends on how clean the air is.

Mi air purifier designed with minimalism and matches with anything in your house and that's why we love Xiaomi so much

The app shows the PM 2.5 estimate, the room temperature, humidity, filter condition, when to change the HEPA filter, running time and amount of clean air delivered, change a name and set up timer when you want your purifier to work. The Mi Home app allows to turn on/off the device and change modes:

Moon mode is a quiet sleep mode, the air puffer runs out in its lowest level.

Boost mode works on its higher level to clean the air in double-quick time. It takes just 12 minutes to clean the air in a room thoroughly.

Auto mode detects current air quality thanks to a built-in sensor and automatically detects which mode to switch to. When the purifier decides that the air is bad, it switches to high-level mode automatically to purify the air at an escalated rate.

What is the best feature of purifier from Xiaomi? The device can detect the source of the problem on its own. Whether it's an open window, a sensor that needs cleaning, a loose filter element or a fan that's stuck, Mi Air Purifier will automatically detect the problem and notify you through your phone. 

Read our full review to know more about the Xiaomi Mi Purifier.

Buy Mi Air Purifier 2 on GearBest ($180.99)