Xiaomi's Mi Bunny kids' wearable combines a cute exterior with GPS surveillance


Xiaomi's new wearable is the cutest thing we've seen come out of the Chinese upstart's warehouses. Howeverm underneath the Mi Bunny (also known as the Mitu Watch)'s adorable exterior lies a GPS tracker meant to alert you when a child goes outside a specific zone.

The wearable supports GPS/GLONASS standards and features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, along with an SOS button that sends the youngster's position and seven seconds of recorded audio to your smartphone. In China, the thingamabob comes with a pre-paid SIM card, which means it can handle quick voice calls. It also tells the time, which is convenient, we guess. There's a 300mAh battery inside it, which is good for up to six days of standby, according to Xiaomi.

Made fully out of plastic and fashioned with silicone straps, the gadget is available in blue and pink and weighs just 1.30oz (37 grams). It's compatible with most Android phones that run Android 4.2 and higher, not just Xiaomi phones. At a May 10 event, the company is going to introduce another wearable, the Xiaomi Mi Band 2, which comes with an LCD display and other updates to what has been a successful activity and sleep-tracking formula.

The Mi Bunny is on sale globally for $59 (299 yuan).

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6 Comments

1. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

finally someone make good looking kids smart wearables.. the others is just too bulky like power rangers watch

2. Ninetysix

Posts: 2965; Member since: Oct 08, 2012

I think the pink one will go nicely with your purse.

4. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1185; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

This is somehow more useful than other smart watches, LOL. IMO, this is more innovative than Apple Watch ; )

5. hwb01

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 17, 2014

Not trying to start a comment battle, but hasn't Xiaomi been accused of storing GPS locations in government owned servers?

6. alumoyo

Posts: 392; Member since: Aug 26, 2013

This looks great - I love how Xiaomi always takes a common idea but executes it in high quality but WITHOUT a super crazy price. I'm not too sure about the clasp/buckle on this though. Looks a little flimsy - it's not much use if a kid can just remove it by accident and then lose the damn thing.

7. emmawilliam834

Posts: 241; Member since: Feb 09, 2016

apple fans will love it. they love childish-looking devices.

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