Numerous leaks and rumors are spreading about Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi Band 5, it is the new member in the wearable series of Mi, and thanks to all hoaxes and innuendos to giving us a little but a clear idea about upcoming MI Band 5. Recently, Mi Band 5 appeared online on Weibo with a teaser image showing the design of the upcoming band. The rendered image has five images of the new wearable from Xiaomi.
Also, Xiaomi has announced that the upcoming MI Band 5 will be officially available from 11 June in China. Moreover, Xiaomi also announced launching its latest and first MI Notebook for the Indian market on the same date, i.e. 11 June.
Upcoming Mi Band 5 Looks Similar to Its Predecessor
The Upcoming Mi Band 5 is expected to be similar to MI band 4 which was launched last year. Last year, Mi Band 4 was out for global sale after a few days of launch in China, we can hope this time also Xiaomi will adopt the same timeframe to launch its latest wearable globally. So, we can predict the launch date of MI Band 5 in the UK and Europe will be within a week after the band is unveiled in China.
The previously leaked design image of the watch suggests that the upcoming Mi Band 5 will preserve a similar design to its predecessor. And other leaked specs propose that the device will be made of plastic with a silicone band, its display is supposed to be flat, but it seems like the protection of the top will be curved. To read more about watch faces follow this article Images of the Rumored Xiaomi Mi Band 5 Posted Online.
Moreover, the leaked image also shows the black-color variant of the upcoming fitness tracker from Xiaomi. When we observed the leaked real-life images closely, it has been seen that the band will have a bulged-outward back. Yes, this is what we observed from the image. The charging dock will have pogo-pins to charge and its dock is made of plastic.
If we do trust over leaks so it is rumored that the upcoming Mi Band 5 will have 1.2-inch display size which is a little larger than its predecessor Mi Band 4.
The latest upcoming Mi Band 5 will be shipped with five recent activity modes as suggested by a TizenHelp report. The new activity modes will include rowing machines, yoga, elliptical machine, rope jumping, and indoor cycling. The band will also be featured with an Sp02 sensor to monitor Blood-Oxygen, another heart-rate sensor is integrated at the back of the watch. Adding to this the device will also possess water and dust resistance.
With the support of other features, this will be the first band from the Xiaomi which will be featured with a Menstrual Cycle tracker.
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The band is expected to be shipped with some other features including watch faces, camera shutter, notification panel, music control, and many more including features available in Mi Band 4. To know more about other features, follow the link Mi Band 5 to Come with Five New Sports Modes and Analog Watch-Faces
A leak suggests that the NFC feature will be absent in its International variant. The device will cost about CNY 180 ($26) in China, but it may be a bit more expensive outside of China. We cannot predict the exact amount but if we observe Xiaomi’s strategy in pricing so the device would fall under $40 in the US which will be available in Amazon.
The new watch is supposed to be shipped with the support of Alexa, Amazon’s smart assistance. This will avail you to control all of your Alexa-powered devices. Alexa’s support will be available outside of China. In China, the Band will support Xiaomi’s own XiaoAI smart assistant. Though Xiaomi’s very own XiaoAI smart assistant was also supporting Mi Band 4 in China only. To read more about Alexa’s support in upcoming Mi Band 5 follow this link Mi Band 5 Rumored to Have Amazon Alexa Support, SpO2 Sensor and More.
We can expect some more things from the band, like a more accurate heart rate sensor, attractive UI, with improved design because all of the Xiaomi’s band looks similar and simple, a plastic body surrounded by a silicon band. This time we were expecting something new but sadly if we believe rumors so Mi Band 5 will also have a plastic body surrounded by a silicon band.
What is your expectation from the band? Do you believe that Xiaomi will improve its other features including design and hardware? Let us know in the comment section.