Mi Band 5 Launch On June 11 Launch: Pricing, New Specs, India Launch And More
MI Band 5 will launch on June 11. Succeeding Mi Band 4, the upcoming Mi Band will pack in latest features with SpO2 monitor to measure blood-oxygen level. Mi Band 5 will launch in China initially and will come to India on a later date.
The company confirmed Mi Band 5 launch in China on June 11.
Mi Band 5 will come with support for NFC with SpO2 (blood oxygen saturation) monitoring. Mi Band 5 is also said to feature a camera remote control feature and voice assistant support for global users which may include Axela and Google Assistant.
Mi Band 5 Features, Specs: Mi Band 5 Features
The Mi Band 5 leak said that the upcoming Mi Band will feature a 1.2 inch OLED display. The bigger display hints at a change in the design, with the same features as heart rate sensor and other specs. Mi Band 5 may have a full colour display with the punch-hole as a capacitive navigation button.
Xiaomi may go with NFC for the global variant, which means you can pay with your Mi Band 5 at POS spots without taking out your smartphone or card.
There are multiple payment options now who offer NFC based payments including popular platforms as Google Pay.
Even Xiaomi has its own Mi Pay. The service is available in India currently, and it can be a great way to integrate the Mi Band 5 and payment services. Currently, Mi Band 4 only supports Mi Pay, but a wider adoption of other services is expected with Mi Band 5.
Till now, NFC was only offered with Mi Bands available in China, as Mi Band 3 or Mi Band 4. But Mi Band 5 will be bringing in this new technology to support NFC globally.
Mi Band 5 will come with 11 sports modes in total with five of them being new. The latest modes will include yoga, elliptical machine, rowing machine, skipping and indoor bicycle.
Mi Band 5 may sport a Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) function which will use heart rate data to inform users of the desired activity level to stay healthy. It is also said to support SpO2 for blood oxygen saturation based monitoring.
Mi Band 5 In India: Mi Band 5 Price In India, Mi Band 5 Launch
Mi Band 5 will launch in India on a later date. The China launch is on June 11. Mi Band 4 was launched in India at Rs 2,299 in the country and Mi Band 5 price is also expected in a similar range. Mi Band 5 launch in India will happen sometime from now.
Mi Band 5 India price is expected to be in the same bracket as Mi Band 4, under Rs 2,500. Mi Band 5 India launch is expected in late 2020, probably during September or October.