Finally, Xiaomi launched the latest MI Band member, called Xiaomi Mi Band 5. The new wearable Mi Band 5 comes with a significant upgrade over its predecessor. The new Mi band comes with a large OLED display panel, new sports mode and magnetic charging design.
Display and Design
Xiaomi’s Mi Band 5 comes with the same pill-shaped design along with several wristband color options. The wristband is made of TPU material and available in eight colors including graphite black, deep space blue, dynamic orange, bronze purple, vibrant yellow, light green, dark cyan, and ivory.
The company’s new Mi band member comes with a major upgrade on its display. The Mi Band 5 comes with a 1.2-inch AMOLED display panel. The display of the band protected by 2.5D glass. Now the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes with 450 nits brightness.
The display of the phone can be customized with over 100 new dynamic animated watch faces. It also comes with some new special characters Animated watch faces from popular series’ like Neon Genesis Evangelion (EVA), Hatsune Miku, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Case Closed.
New Indoor Sports Modes
The Mi Band 5 comes with 5 new indoor modes which are a great move by the company. According to the current situation across the globe where indoor / home exercises are gaining popularity. There are a total of 11 specific modes including a rowing machine, elliptical machine, skipping rope, yoga, indoor cycling /spinning, swimming, walking, cycling, etc.
Better and Accurate Heart Rate and Sleep Tracking
The Heart rate sensor of the wearable has been improved and comes with photoplethysmogram (PPG) biosensor for more accurate heart rate monitoring. The PPG delivers 50% more accurate report than the Mi Band 4. The sleep mode also improved, now the Mi Band 5 can extract data related to your REM sleep every night.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes with Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI). It calculates your workout, heart rate and gives you a fair idea of your overall well-being and fitness.
Xiaomi’s Mi Band 5 charger
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes with a magnetic charger. The company claims it can deliver 14-days battery backup. It also comes with a waterproof up to 50 meters feature.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 Pricing & Availability
The Mi Band 5 is launched in China at CNY 189 price tag without NFC and with NFC mode available at CNY 229 price tag. The Band goes for selling from June 18th.