Xiaomi Mi Band 5 confirmed to have camera remote, NFC payments, female health tracking, and large display

Ricky, 09 June 2020

Building the hype for its next Mi Band fitness tracker, Xiaomi made a Weibo post confirming the new features coming on the Mi Band 5. Here are the seven features mentioned (machine translated).

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 confirmed to have camera remote, NFC payments, female health tracking, and large display
  • Extra large dynamic OLED screen
  • Magnetic charging
  • NFC UnionPay and QuickPass
  • Take pictures remotely
  • Professional sensor upgrade
  • 11 professional sports modes
  • New women's health model

The Mi Band 5 has been teased to arrive in four official colors - yellow, red, green, and black. The “Professional sensor upgrade” refers to a new blood-oxygen saturation sensor (SpO2) that would help to track stress and breathing. Alexa support has also been previously reported, though it isn’t mentioned here, it might only be supported on the global (out of China) version and it wouldn’t have a speaker for audible replies from Alexa.

New Xiaomi Mi Band 5 images appear, showing official colors

According to previous reports, the Mi Band 5 will be able to track new exercise modes including yoga, elliptical, rowing, indoor cycling, and jump roping.

The OLED screen will be larger this time around at 1.2-inches (versus the .95-inch display on the Mi Band 4). The band is arriving to China on Thursday, June 11 with a possible global launch happening sometime this summer.

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I measured those manually and with a chest strap heart monitor

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