In addition to launching a series of smartphones from the Mi 11 series, Xiaomi also presented its new Mi Smart Band 6. According to the Chinese manufacturer, the device arrives on the market with a series of improvements over the previous generation.
Thus, we have a larger AMOLED screen, with 1.56 inches and improved resolution that delivers up to 326 PPI. In addition, when it comes to design, Xiaomi didn’t want to touch a winning team, so we have the same look as the Mi Band 5.
Like its predecessors, the new Mi Band 6 still delivers monitoring of up to 30 physical exercises. With Xiaomi promising more detailed options in six of them: cycling, running, walking, and treadmills, for example.
Another important highlight is that the Mi Band 6 can also be used for sleep monitoring, in addition to offering heart rate reading for 24 hours.
Mi Band 6 also offers the measurement of oxygen in the blood (SpO2). A feature that is very important for this pandemic moment of the new coronavirus (Covid-19). In addition, Xiaomi is combining this feature with sleep monitoring to provide the user with detailed reports of their breathing at night.
This can help people who suffer from sleep apnea. The manufacturer also points out that the band is a great ally of the smartphone since it is possible to trigger the camera’s trigger, see application notifications, and control music playback.
The battery of the Mi Band 6 continues to be 14 days (125 mAh battery). While the low battery mode increases this index to up to 19 days. Finally, we have water-resistance of up to 50 meters and magnetic loading.
Mi Smart Band 6 Pricing and Availability
According to Xiaomi, the Mi Band 6 should be sold initially in China, and there is also a variant with built-in NFC to offer payments by approach. The available colors are: black, orange, yellow, olive, ivory, and blue. Below are the pricing details.
- Mi Band 6 – 229 yuan (around INR 2,536)
- Mi Band 6 NFC – 279 yuan (around INR 3,089)