Xiaomi will host its annual Smarter Living event in India on September 29. The company will introduce several IoT products at the event, including the Mi Band 5. A teaser on Amazon.in has also confirms the Mi Band 5 India launch as well. Meanwhile, we got some leaked images of Mi Band 5 Indian retail unit which confirms some of its specs as well as its expected price in India.
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Here are some frequently asked questions about Mi band 5 and their answers.
Mi Band 5 Features & Specs
Design and Display
Q. How is the display on the new Mi Band 5?
A. The new Mi band comes with a 1.1-inch (126 x 294 pixels) AMOLED 24 bit color touch screen display with up to 450 nits brightness. Apparently, it is bigger than Mi band 4.
Q. Is there any protection on Mi band 5 display glass?
A. The Mi band 5 display comes with 2.5D scratch-resistant glass and an AF (anti-fingerprint) coating.
Q. What info does the Mi band 5 display show?
A. The display shows time, steps count, heart rate, activity tracking, weather, notifications from apps, and calls etc.
Q. What color options will be available for the Mi Band 5?
A. Mi band 5 comes in Black color only with 6 different colors of straps including Black, Blue, Pink, Orange, Purple, Yellow, and Green.
Q. Is Mi band 5 water resistant?
A. Yes, MI band 5 is water resistant with 5ATM (50 meters) water-resistant rating.
Q. What are the dimensions and weight of Mi band 5?
A. Dimensions of the new band are 47.2 x 18.5 x 12.4mm and its weight is 11.9g.
Q. What sensors does Mi band 5 have?
A. The new Mi band has photoplethysmography (PPG) or heart rate sensor, tri-axis accelerometer + tri-axis gyro, wear monitoring sensor, and remote shutter control.
Q. What are the activity tracking options available on Mi band 5?
A. The new Mi band comes with 24-hour sleep tracking, fitness tracking, and several sports modes including Yoga. The 11 sports modes include indoor & outdoor running, walking, cycling, swimming, exercise, elliptical machine, skipping rope, and rowing machine.
Q. What new health features Mi band 5 offers?
A. Mi band 5 comes with new PAI health analysis and for women’s health it comes with menstrual cycle tracking.
Q. What are the connectivity features on Mi Band 5?
A. The new Mi Band 5 comes with Bluetooth 5.0 LE and NFC (Optional) support. However, the NFC version may not launch in India.
Battery & Charging
Q. How is the battery life on Mi Band 5?
A. Mi Band 5 comes with a 125 mAh battery that can offer up to 14 days of battery life in typical mode and 20 days in long battery mode.
Q. How is the charging technique used in Mi Band 5?
A. The new Mi band comes with a magnetic charging mechanism that replaces the need for taking the tracker out of the strap and placing it in the cradle.
Mi Band 5 Price in India
Q. What’s Mi Band 5 price in China?
A. The Mi Band 5 is priced at 189 yuan (Rs. 2,025 approx.) for the standard version, while the NFC edition is priced at 229 yuan (Rs. 2,455 approx.) in China.
Q. What’s Mi Band 5 expected price in India?
A. On the leaked box image that we got, its price was written as Rs. 2,999, which means it’d be priced under the mentioned box price. So, we can say Mi Band 5 price in India could be around Rs, 2,500.
So, these were the Mi band 5 India launch details that you need to know. Ask in comments if you have any other query!