Xiaomi Mi Band 5: Specs and features, Price and availability (Launching at 15th July )

Xiaomi launching their fitness tracker Xiaomi Mi Band 5 on 15th July. Last time, Xiaomi MI Band 4 was very popular in Bangladesh and the whole world in 2019.

In 2020, Xiaomi did not stop even in the Corona situation. Xiaomi Mi Band 5 has been launched in just 5 days. Let’s see what is in Xiaomi Mi Band 5 and why we should buy this fitness tracker.

Xiaomi Mi Band 5: Specs and features

The first start with, the Mi Band 5’s AMOLED display is slightly larger than the Mi Band 4’s. The resolution is set at 126 x 294 pixels and it supports 100% of the P3 color gamut. It comes with a 2.5D tempered glass panel that protects the screens from scratches and abrasions.

Xiaomi Mi Band 5
Xiaomi Mi Band 5

There are more than 100 new themed dials to choose from, including 544 IP-themed themes, including SpongeBob Squarepants, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Hatsun Miku, and Detective Canaan. You can customize the band interface by adding function modules based on your preferences, everyday mood, and personal style.

Also you will get

  • Outdoor running
  • Treadmill
  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Freestyle
  • Pool swimming
  • Elliptical (New)
  • Rowing machine (New)
  • Jump rope (New)
  • Indoor cycling (New)
  • Yoga (New)

Magnetic charging

In addition to the new sports mode and tracking features, the MI Band 5 also comes with a larger design tweak. Additionally, all MI bands had to pop from their silicone straps to charge. The new MI Band 5 removes that hassle and brings all-new magnetic charging to the board.

Xiaomi Mi Band 5
Xiaomi Mi Band 5

The band has a 100 mAh battery that Xiaomi claims can keep the lights on for up to 14 days on a full charge.

Women’s health and PAI scoring system

Other new features include monthly cycle tracking, breathing training, remote control for your smartphone camera, and a new PAI vital life indicator. PII is a feature borrowed from Personal Activity Intelligence and Humair Amazfit wearables. It basically gamifies health tracking with a score of 1-100 based on your daily activities and heart rate.


Blood oxygen tracking

The MI Band 5 also gets a built-in Spo2 or blood oxygen tracker. It was missing from MI Band 4 The Tracker can clearly detect your blood oxygen saturation levels every second for up to eight hours. This is a total of 28,800 readings in eight hours.

This uninterrupted SPO2 monitoring also aims to improve sleep quality. It will work in tandem with the sleep tracking function of the MI Band 5 to provide a more comprehensive sleep quality response.

Mi Global Home

Now that you know all that’s new with the Mi Band 5, here’s a quick table summarizing the specs.

Xiaomi Mi Band 5specs
Display1.2-inch AMOLED 2.5D color touchscreen
126 x 294 resolution
Water resistance rating5ATM
SensorsHeart rate sensor
SpO2 sensor
Proximity sensor
14-day battery life (advertised)
ConnectivityBluetooth 5.0
Sports modes and trackingOutdoor running
Pool swimming
Elliptical (New)
Rowing machine (New)
Jump rope (New)
Indoor cycling (New)
Yoga (New)
PAI Health Suite
Blood Oxygen
Heart rate
Women’s health
Alerts and controlsCalls
App notifications
Music controls
Remote camera control
Find my phone
Charging methodMagnetic
ColorsBlack, Blue, Pink, Orange, Purple, Yellow, Green, Gray

Xiaomi Mi Band 5: Price and availability

Xiaomi Mi Band 5

The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes bearing the same affordable price tag as its predecessor. In China, the regular variant of the Mi Band 5 without NFC will cost 189 yuan (~$26). Meanwhile, the version with NFC will come in at 229 yuan (~$32.38). Both models will go on sale in China on June 18.

Xiaomi has already announced that it’ll launch the fitness tracker in global markets in July.

According to TizenHelp, the Mi Band 5 was listed on Xiaomi’s official European websites in Germany and Portugal with a July 15 launch date but we couldn’t find those listings when we looked. Some other websites had also reported about these listings, but it seems Xiaomi has removed them now. However, the company has announced a global smart home launch event slated for July 15 at 8 AM ET and it’ll most likely see the launch of the Mi Band 5 in multiple countries.

note: We’ll update this article with more Mi Band 5 availability information as and when we know more

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