By 14 April 2022 | Categories: Managed Services




Following the recent launch of the Redmi Note 11 Series in South Africa, Xiaomi has also unveiled accompanying AIoT products including the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Ultra with Auto-empty station, the Mi Electric Scooter 3, and the Xiaomi Watch S1 Active, which are now available in South Africa.

With Xiaomi being more than just a smartphone brand, all of these products are designed to bring more convenience and ease to people’s lives, in the spheres of fitness, home cleaning and sporting leisure.

Xiaomi Watch S1 was created for the modern professional with a busy schedule and sophisticated lifestyle. The device’s professional, streamlined design aesthetic reflects this, with sapphire glass and a stainless-steel frame housing the watch’s 1.43” AMOLED display. Users can customise the watch’s UI or choose from among 200 watch faces.

The modern professional is always multitasking, so Xiaomi Watch S1 streamlines everyday life. With Bluetooth calls, app notifications, Mastercard NFC payment support1, Amazon’s Alexa built-in voice assistant2, and wireless charging, users never miss a beat. Xiaomi Watch S1 also comes with next-level fitness and health tracking functionality, for hassle-free transitions from work to play. The watch has 117 fitness modes and 19 professional modes, and can automatically detect workout modes like treadmill and walking.

There’s no need for micromanagement, as Xiaomi Watch S1 always stays connected via dual-band GPS, and offers round-the-clock health tracking, by monitoring users’ heart rate, sleep quality, stress levels, blood oxygen saturation (SpO2), and more3. Users can sync these data points with their Strava or Apple Health apps. Under typical usage, Xiaomi Watch S1 lasts 12 days on standby mode, or 24 days on battery saver mode4.

Cleaning your home is usually not a fun time. But it is being made a whole lot easier with the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Ultra, which features an automatic self-emptying station for ultimate convenience. The base station holds 4L of dust and debris, equivalent to 10 cleans5. The station also features dual vents and ducts, while supporting up to 16,500Pa suction power5, ensuring no blockages during the auto-emptying process.

Highly efficient LDS laser navigation allows the device to precisely detect and map the room layout. Additional Time of Flight (ToF) obstacle detection intelligently minimises trapping or bumps, prevents falls down stairs, and avoids damage to furniture along the way.

The device can clean up to 240m² on one charge5, thanks to its 5,200mAh large-battery capacity. With powerful suction of up to 4,000Pa5 and three water-level mopping, this compact, hands-free device also delivers ultimate scrubbing results on stubborn stains. Cleaning doesn’t have to be a chore; simply let the Mi Robot Vacuum-Mop 2 Ultra with Auto-empty Station do the work for you.

Looking for a bit of fun? Try out the Mi Electric Scooter 3, a lightweight, ultra-durable, and utilitarian addition to Xiaomi’s popular Mi Electric Scooter Series. The vehicle features a sleek, recyclable aerospace-grade aluminum body and shock-resistant pneumatic tires that ensures a comfy and smooth riding experience. Mi Electric Scooter 3 also comes in two stylish colors including Onyx Black and Gravity Grey that users can choose from.

Diving into its performance, Mi Electric Scooter 3 is capable of operating at speeds up to 25km/h, and a maximum travel range of 30km, easily covering most distances its users would need for their daily errands. The 600W maximum power motor enables Mi Electric Scooter 3 to easily climb up slopes with an incline as high as 16%. Featuring safety upgrades on all fronts, Mi Electric Scooter 3 now includes a sleep mode to prevent its battery over-discharging when left unused for 10-15 days, or when its battery falls under 30% while in storage. It also comes with an upgraded Rear dual-pad disc brake and eABS for improved stability to its braking system, and a 3-step foldable design for easy storage.

Market availability:

All three of these AIoT products are now available for purchase from partners like Takealot and Incredible Connection.

Recommended retail price:

Xiaomi S1 Active Smart Watch

Recommended retail price – R2,949

Mi Robot Vacuum Mop Ultra 2

Recommended retail price – R8,799

Mi Robot Vacuum Mop Ultra 2 Self Emptying Station

Recommended retail price – R5,199.

Mi Electric Scooter 3

Recommended retail price – R9,899


1. Cashless payment only accepted at Mastercard supported payment terminals.

2. For iOS users, the function will be available via OTA.

3. The SpO2 feature is not intended for diagnosis, prevention, monitoring, prediction, prognosis of any disease, investigation of physiological processes or any other medical purpose. All health metrics should be used for personal reference only.

4. Data acquired from internal labs, actual battery life may vary under different situations.

5. Data retrieved from internal test carried out by the manufacturer, full test report can be provided if requested.



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