The Mi Band 5, at only $45, consists of marquee features, found in this year’s premium Smartwatch. Actually, Mi Fitness Band needs no introduction. The Xiaomi’s Mi Band Series are well known for its affordable price, packed with remarkable features.
If so, who needs Apple Watch 6?
Like the Apple Watch 6, Xiaomi Mi Smart Band has blood oxygen (SpO2) reading, high heart rate alerts, stress monitoring, sleep tracking, Amazon Alexa built-in, and several other tools found in high-end offerings.
Mi Band 5 Specs
|Display||Size: 1.1 inches AMOLED display |
Button: One touch-button (wakeup, return)
Color depth: 16 bits
Backlight: Maximum brightness >=450 nits, adjustable
|Battery||Charging method: Magnetic charging |
Charging time: < 2 hours
Battery life: >= 14 days
Battery capacity =125 mAh
|Health||24-hour heart rate monitoring |
Women’s health tracking
|Sensor||6-axis sensor |
PPG heart rate sensor
Digital MEMS microphone
|Sports||11 professional sports modes|
|Waterproof Rating||5 ATM|
|Flash Memory||16 MB|
|Case Material||PC plastic|
|Supported System||Android 5.0 or iOS 10.0 and above|
Mi Band 5 Review
In terms of design, the Mi Smart Band 5, at first glance looks similar to Xiaomi Mi Band 4. It comes in six different colors and is a bit plain and less stylish than Fitbit’s trackers. But it is well built and is cheap as some trackers at this price point.
It is designed for both indoor and outdoor exercise. It helps you to reignite your weight loss.
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 has 1.1 inches AMOLED display with 126×29 resolution. Compared to last year’s Mi Band 4, it has approximately 20% increased display area. It makes incoming calls, alerts, messages easier to see.
Similar to its predecessor, it has a 5ATM waterproof rating. It means we can jump in the shower with it or we can use its pool swim-tracking features for better use.
Its screen is responsive, colorful, bright, and crucially easy to view in bright sunlight. Its brightness is up to 450 nits and has 2.5D glass on top of the screen for its protection.
Mi Band 5 provides a suite of metrics you can check out once you’ve completed and activity in one of its 11 different sports modes. It accurately monitors and analyzes every move you make. And also monitors pace, heart rate, calories burned to help you reach your weight loss goals.
11 Sports Modes
These 11 professional sports modes help to maintain your fitness. It also supports yoga, jump rope, rowing machine, and more.
Jump Rope Mode
The Jump Rope Mode helps you to burn fat while strengthening the heart and lungs. The continuous and fast rope burns calories by increasing your heart rate within a short period. It keeps the heart rate high speed up circulation that is good for the heart and lungs.
Indoor Cycling Mode
The Indoor Cycling Mode helps you in high-intensity fat-burning and exudation. It helps you to shape your legs and strengthen your lower limbs at the same time. It is a powerful tool in aerobic exercise that works up a sweat with its changing intensity patterns.
The Yoga Mode help in stretching and full body shaping. It is said that just 3-5 minutes of movement is enough to ease stiffness and shape your body. Doing Yoga in Yoga Mode is the best choice to coordinate your entire body.
The Elliptical Mode helps you to burn fat with minimal impact, increases your resistance and lets you get going. It is the ideal fat-burning choice for those carrying extra pounds. It minimizes the impact on your knees and strengthens your lower limbs.
Mi Band 5 NFC, Remote Shutter and other
MI Band 5 is available in two variants: one that supports NFC and one that doesn’t. Until now, the global variants of the Mi Fitness Band lacked NFC support. This feature was exclusive only to the Chinese audience.
Also, you can use it as a remote shutter. You can click photos from your phone with a click on the Mi Band. The good news is that the NFC variant can also be used to control other Mi AIoT products.
Mi Band 5 Price
What is the Price of Mi Band 5?
It is priced at $45 / £ 29.99 / रू 4,499 / ₹ 2499.
If you want to check the official website of Mi Band 5, click here.