Just few weeks back the Chinese electronics major Xiaomi introduced its latest iteration of Mi Smart Band in China- Mi Band 5. Now the device has received BIS certification, therefore, suggesting to launch in India soon. The smart wearable comes with a bigger display than its predecessor Band 4. It comes with NFC and a magnetic charger. It is offered in eight coloured strap options and is touted to last up to 14 days on a single charge.
The device with the model number ‘XMSH10HM’ has reportedly been spotted on the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) website that indicated that it will arrive in the India market soon. Besides this Smartprix has also teased the possible pricing for the upcoming wearable. The device is said to come to India with a price tag of Rs 2,499. This is pricing for the non-NFC model. To recall when launched in China the price of the fitness watch was set at CNY 229 that translates to Rs 2,500. There it is available with NFC support allowing the user to make digital payments and comes in seven coloured straps- Black, Blue, Pink, Orange, Purple, Yellow, and Green.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 specifications
The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes with a larger 1.1-inch coloured AMOLED display and comes with more than 100 officials as well as third party animated watch faces such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, Case Closed, Hatsune Miku, and SpongeBob SquarePants with coloured straps.
Mi Band 5 has 11 fitness tracking modes and allows the female users to track their menstrual cycles. There is a Personal Activity Intelligence (PAI) Activity Index enabling users to track and understand their fitness routine. The device comes with an optimised sleep monitoring system that can monitor the sleeping patterns. According to the company, the sleep monitoring feature has been improved by 40 percent. Moreover, it comes with a heart rate sensor to monitor heartbeat during the workout sessions.
Apart from that, the user can keep a check on their emails, social media notifications, incoming calls, weather updates, music control and more. In addition to this, there is a remote-control camera allowing users to snap a selfie or a regular picture from their device. Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes with an inbuilt microphone to wake up the voice assistant. The NFC variant is claimed to deliver 14 days of battery life whereas the standard model can last up to 20 days. Also, it supports magnetic charging so you charge it without having to take it off from your wrist
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