Xiaomi Mi Band 3 NFC Limited Edition
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Xiaomi had launched its first Mi Band back in 2014 and since then it has sold more than 50 million units worldwide. On May 31st this year, Xiamo launched Mi Band 3 and today Xiaomi announced the launch of its new special Edition Mi Band 3 NFC variant on September 19. However, to celebrate its 50 Million Sales Milestone of its popular Mi Band, Xiaomi has announced that it will be giving a total of 666 units of its special edition Mi Band 3 to its fans for free.

According to the report, Xiaomi has made a total of 666 units special edition of the newly-launched Mi Band 3 and it has decided to celebrate this major milestone by giving away its fans a free Special Edition Mi Band 3.

Special Edition Mi Band 3 With NFC Variant Specifications

I think there isn’t much difference in the old Mi Band 3 and the new Special Edition variant, the only and the major difference what we see is the support for the NFC on the new Mi Band 3. The new NFC feature will unleash new possibilities with its added features for Mi fans.

As a rough note, the new Mi Bad 3 with NFC variant features heart rate monitor, night mode, activity reminder.

With added NFC support Mi fans will now be able to make easy payments with a single touch using the Mi-Pay app. Using the NFC on the Mi Band 3 users will also be able to make payments at major railway and metro stations and also while traveling on the places where NFC payments are available. If you want you can find out more at the official Xiaomi  Mi Band website.

Xiaomi 50 Million Sales Milestone
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Special Edition Mi Band 3 NFC Variant Price and Availability

The Mi Band 3 NFC edition has been priced at 199 yuan ($29) around Rs. 2,000 INR. The new NFC enabled special edition Mi Band 3 will be launched on September 19.

According to the report Xiaomi has manufactured only 666 units which would be given to its fans as ‘Give Away’ offer.

Each of the 666 units of the limited edition Mi Band 3 NFC will have a serial number ranging from 001-666 and will only be available in a single color. However, the exact availability date is not yet confirmed.