Just recently, Mi Band 5 color options and key details surfaced. Now, Xiaomi has officially announced its latest smartband called Mi Band 5. It comes in two variants with one having NFC and Xiao Ai’s voice assistant support. The band also offers 5ATM water resistant rating (up to 50 meters).
The smart fitness band measures 47.2 x 18.5 x 12.4 mm and weighs 11.9 grams (12.1 grams for NFC model). It is equipped with Photoplethysmography (PPG) Heart rate sensor for tracking heart beats. It also offers 24 hour sleep tracking (quick naps, REM deep sleep, light sleep) to keep tabs on sleep quality.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 specs include 1.1-inch AMOLED 24-bit color touch display which is 20% larger than its predecessor. Thanks to its bigger screen, it shows more characters and offers more customization. The Mi Band 5 display offers 296 x 126 pixels resolution, up to 450nits brightness and come with 2.5D scratch resistant glass and Anti-Fingerprint coating on top.
The fitness band also includes 11 different sports modes like walking, indoor running, outdoor running, cycling, indoor cycling, swimming, elliptical machine, rope skipping, rowing machine and Yoga.
For women, it has feature to track menstrual cycle and ovulation. It has PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) health analysis which is seen in Amazfit products. There are array of sensors like Tri-axis accelerometer, tri-axis gyro, pressure motor and capacitive wear monitoring sensor.
The Xiaomi Mi band 5 features a 125mAh battery (chargeable using Magnetic charging cable) which company claims to offer about 14 days of usage in typical mode and up to 20 days in long battery mode. The band is compatible with most smartphones and connects using Bluetooth V5.0 LE.
The smartband comes with different watch faces. It also shows details like time, app notifications, calls, messages, heart rate, steps, activities and weather.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 price is 189 Yuan (US$ 27 / Rs. 2030 approx.) while the Mi Band 5 NFC edition costs 229 Yuan (US$ 32 / Rs. 2450 approx.). It comes in Yellow, Red, Blue, Brown, Green and Olive Green color straps. You can buy Mi Band 5 in China from June 18th.