Xiaomi finally launched the Mi Band 5 with a larger 1.1-inch AMOLED display. There are few newly added features in this Band 5. This wearable is launched in China in two different versions where they are offering a NFC model and a non-NFC one.
Key Specifications of Mi Band 5:
- Display Type- AMOLED
- Water Resistant- Yes
- Heart Rate Monitor- Yes
- Compatible Devices- Android
- Battery Life- 14 Days
Mi band 5 details:
Mi Band 5 comes with a larger 1.1-inch coloured AMOLED display that features over 100 new animated watch faces. The sensor set is unchanged – accelerometer, heart rate monitor, barometer, and gyroscope. The SpO2 rumor turns out to be fake.
This device has 11 sport modes or “professional modes” and offers Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) Activity Index that helps users track and understand their fitness activity even better. Additionally, to efficiently track sleeping patterns, the Mi Band 5 comes with an improved sleep monitoring system. Xiaomi claims that the sleep monitoring accuracy feature is improved by 40 percent. Mi Band 5 can also recognize five of the main swimming styles automatically. The band itself can be submerged in up to 50 meters of water. A PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) score will now give you more detailed insights on how impactful was your workout on your overall well-being and fitness. The new PPG sensor is 50% more accurate than its predecessor giving more accurate heart ratings by monitoring it.
The Mi Band 5 further now can help female users can now track their menstrual cycle with the women’s health mode. Users will also get social media notifications, music control, incoming calls, text, weather updates, and more on the smart band. The remote smartphone camera control is now available to the Mi Band 5, this feature will help users to remotely control their smartphone camera shutter on their will. The NFC variant of the Mi Band 5 will allow users to make payments via the band.
Xiaomi claims that the NFC variant of the Mi Band 5 offers 14 days of battery life while the standard version is said to last up to 20 days on a single charge. This Band 5 supports an unseen magnetic charging system that lets users charge the device without taking the straps off. The smart band comes with Black, Blue, Pink, Orange, Purple, Yellow, and Green strap options.
Price and Availability:
As we have mentioned earlier that there are two versions of this fitness band where the non-NFC version is priced at CNY 189 (roughly Rs. 2,000), while the NFC variant of the fitness tracker will retail at CNY 229 (roughly Rs. 2,500). The sale will start from July 18. There is no news on international availability of this device.