At the level of technical specifications, almost all rumors have been confirmed. The AMOLED touchscreen grows from 0.95 to 1.2 inches, and also slightly changes the design, while remaining in line with Mi Band 4.
A new magnetic connector has also been introduced will allow you to recharge the Mi Band without separating the central body from the strap. About these, the straps of this version will not be compatible with the previous ones, probably due to the larger size of the screen.
Mi Band 5: new sport modes
As regards the software part, in addition to the new dials, 11 new sport modes and the PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) function have been added which, depending on the data collected, will give personalized information on the physical activity to be carried out to improve one’s Welfare. Finally, there is a new app dedicated to the female world that will allow monitoring of the menstrual cycle.
Mi Band 5 has changed a lot even under the body with a new heart rate sensor and a renewed barometer, both more reliable. At least as far as the Chinese market, then you can use the NFC chip for digital payments.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 will arrive in China on June 18. The price of the version without NFC is 189 CNY (about 24 euros) while the one with NFC will cost 229 CNY (about 28 euros). As for marketing in our country, arrivals are expected soon, certainly by the end of the year.