The pedometer (walk counter)is a standalone feature of fitness trackers and smartwatches that calculates the number of steps walked. Many users also include the distance covered. In the new Xiaomi gadgets, this data is displayed on the gadgets themselves in the “Status” category.

There is no need to set up the walk counter on the wrist devices for a long time. The calculations start automatically when the user starts moving.

Experts recommend walking a minimum of 3-4 thousand steps every day.

The function under consideration works in conjunction with an accelerometer and gyroscope. The pedometer recognizes the person’s movement due to a certain acceleration created with each new step. In addition, the change in the gadget’s position in space is important in this case. The developers will think modern systems out and can be trusted. For an accurate calculation, they consider each movement’s speed, direction, and change of angle.

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