Xiaomi has advanced the launch of the Mi Band 6 by three months.
At this point in the movie we all know the success of the Mi Band series, a family of smart bracelets with which Xiaomi has amazed us for half a decade, especially for a value for money well above average.
Normally, Xiaomi presents its new Mi Band at the beginning of summer, reaching the West, more or less, During the month of July. However, the Chinese firm has advanced its presentation a few months by integrating it into today’s macro-event, along with the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro, Lite and Ultra, among other announced products.
In short, this Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is official And from what we see, it seems that we are facing the perfect successor to the Mi Band 5. Thus, the new Mi Band 6 stands out above all for improved customization and up to 30 exercise modes, all of which are highly demanded by users. If you think so, let’s get to know it a little more in depth.
All the features of the Xiaomi Mi Band 6
|Screen||1.56-inch AMOLED, up to 326 nits|
|Drums||Duration up to 14 days|
|Resistance||Water resistant up to 50 meters deep, anti-fingerprint tempered glass screen|
|Sensors||3-axis accelerometer and 3-axis gyroscope, PPG heart rate sensor|
|Others||30 training modes, automatic detection of 6 sports activities, stopwatch, alarms, pulse and sleep monitoring, notification management, music control, weather information, NFC (special edition).|
More customization options for Xiaomi’s best-selling bracelet but no more battery
Although the straps of the Mi Band have always been a customizable item, this year Xiaomi will sell the Mi Band 6 for the first time with up to 7 additional colors in addition to the traditional black. In the same way, Xiaomi is committed to personalization, releasing from the beginning more than 130 covers and own styles (SpongeBob included).
It also includes the possibility that we use a photograph of us as wallpaper, which look like never before thanks to the HD panel.
Regarding its battery, with all its characteristics in operation it is reduced to 14 days (Remember that the Mi Band 5 could reach almost three weeks), including, yes, a battery saving mode as practical as the magnetic charger that it includes, also seen in the Mi Band 5.
As we saw, also, in the Mi Band 5, this new Mi Band 6 is completely waterproof and submersible up to 50 meters.
The improvements most demanded by users
One of the main novelties of this Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is none other than its AMOLED display which grows from the 1.1 inches of the Mi Band 5 to the 1.56 inch50% more, all with a maximum brightness of up to 326 nits. As a result we have a screen that occupies practically the entire front of the device, eliminating upper and lower frames.
As if that were not enough, the other important attraction of the new Mi Band is a wide addition of its training modes, which increase up to 30, with detection automatic of 6 different sports activities such as , cycling, or exercising on elliptical machines or treadmills.
To the traditional monitoring of our physical activity, sleep and pulse, the Mi Band 6 adds the monitoring of the quality of our breathing when sleeping, a function especially useful for those who suffer from Sleep apnea.
Regarding the price, it will go on sale in China for 229 yuan, which is about 35 dollars or 30 euros, a launch price very similar to its predecessors. As happened with the Mi Band 5, Xiaomi will put on sale an edition with NFC, with which we can use the bracelet to perform actions such as pay in supermarkets or interact with certain applications.
This NFC version will be priced at 279 yuan, about 35 euros to change. Of course, at the moment everything indicates that its commercialization will remain in China.
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