Misfit’s Shine 2 will retail for 799 yuan (US$126) in China, about 25 per cent more expensive than in the US. It doubles as a remote to control compatible smart household devices. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Misfit sets precedent by launching Shine 2 fitness band in Beijing as global shipments of wearables tipped to hit 45 million in 2015

Company is first US maker of wearables to debut a device in China, says country makes up 1/3 of its global sales

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Misfit’s Shine 2 will retail for 799 yuan (US$126) in China, about 25 per cent more expensive than in the US. It doubles as a remote to control compatible smart household devices. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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