Xiaomi has launched Mi Beard Trimmer 1C (XXQ02HM). This new trimmer appears to be a toned-down and cheaper version of the original Mi Beard Trimmer which was launched last year. The trimmer is available for purchase from Flipkart and Mi.com. Announcing the launch of its new Trimmer, Xiaomi had tweeted on 30th July,2020. The company wrote, “All the bros and dudes out there, it’s time to take control of your beard and become your own stylist.”
Specifications of Mi Beard Trimmer 1C
The Mi Beard Trimmer 1C has quad-edge design and it comes with the ultra-precise self- sharpening blades. The device has rotary blades slide along the edge of the other blade which will ensure sharpening the cutting edge after every rotation. This self-sharpening mechanism blades are said to last long. Also, the blade head is removable and can be cleaned easily with a brush. The trimming range is 0.5 to 10mm. And this is claimed to offer accurate and even cuts.
The device will come with a 600mAh battery and Micro-USB port for charging. Also, you can charge it using the power bank as well. And it comes with a one-year warranty. In addition, it will come with an LED indicator to show the battery status. It also has a travel lock function which keeps the trimmer from unintentionally switching on.
Comparison from the original Mi Beard Trimmer
Mi Beard Trimmer 1C is lighter and thinner than the previous model. The new model weighs 161 grams and the previous model weighs 213 grams. So, the new model is comparatively lighter. The device comes with an improved plastic body design to offer better grip. The new model will offer more controlled trim while shaping the beard and even in difficult-to-reach areas. This new one offers 20 length settings for different kinds of stylings, compared to 40 length settings on the previous model. It charges fully in about two hours and offers up to 60 minutes of run time, compared to 90 minutes on the previous model. Xiaomi claims that with 60 minutes on single charge users can enjoy about 2 to 3 weeks of beard grooming.
Xiaomi has also partnered with “The Man Company”. It provides men’s grooming premium products. As a part of partnership, Xiaomi has created an exclusive “Your Salon At Home” kit that will have Mi Trimmer, The Man Company Almond & Thyme Beard Oil, and Almond and Thyme Beard Wash. The company has said that the first 500 Mi fans to buy the Trimmer will get 25 percent off on all products of The Man Company.
The Mi Beard Trimmer 1C costs Rs 999, in India. Mi Beard Trimmer 1C will come with a beard comb, a cleaning brush, a Micro USB charging cable, and a travel pouch. It is available for purchase on Mi.com and Flipkart. The “Your Salon At Home” kit will also be available exclusively on Flipkart at Rs 1,498.