Xiaomi has updated its affordable fitness tracker lineup with the launch of Mi Band 6.
Mi Band 6
Mi Band is a very popular wearable fitness tracker series. Last year, the Mi Band 5 brought a lot of improvements and likewise, the Mi Band 6 brings a host of improvements.
Mi Band 6 sports a nearly 50% larger display than the Mi Band 5 along with plenty of fitness functions. So, let’s see what it has on offer!
Mi Band 6 Specifications
- Size and Weight: 47.4 x 18.6 x 12.7mm
- Display: 1.56″ AMOLED display, 152 x 486 pixels, 326ppi
- Wrist Band: TPU
- Wrist Buckle: Aluminium
- Sensors: SpO2 sensor, PPG Heart rate sensor, NFC, Accelerometer, Proximity sensor
- Battery: 125mAh,14-day battery life (advertised)
- Connectivity: Bluetooth 5.0
- Charging Method: Magnetic
- Water Resistance: 5 ATM (50m water-resistant)
- Alerts and Controls: Calls
- App notifications
- Music control
- Remote camera control
- Find my phone
- Os Support: Android 5.0+ or iOS 10.0+
Mi Band 6 Price in Nepal: TBD
Mi Band 6 Overview
Similar to the Mi Band 5, Mi Band 6 has a silicone strap that comes in various colors like Black, Orange, Yellow, Olive, Ivory, and Blue. The straps are adjustable between 155-219mm according to your wrist size and preference.
Mi Band 6 Design
The overall body of the Mi Band 6 is bigger than Band 5 as it measures 7.4 x 18.6 x 12.7mm. Like the Mi Band 6, it also comes with 5 ATM water-resistant.
Mi Band 6 now has a 1.56-inch AMOLED edge-to-edge screen with a screen resolution of 152×486. Mi Band 5 had a 1.1-inch display, so it’s almost a 50 percent increase in terms of screen real estate.
Mi Band 6 Display
The screen is covered with tempered glass with anti-finger coating as well.
The other major upgrade is the inclusion of the SpO2 sensor. This enables the band to track the blood oxygen level and allows to track breathing quality while sleeping.
Mi Band 6 Hardware
Furthermore, it still includes a PPG heart rate monitor, a SpO2 sensor, a 3-axis accelerometer, and a 3-axis gyroscope sensor. It also has an NFC edition in certain regions.
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For health and fitness tracking, Mi Band 6 features a customizable function module, 30 fitness modes, sleep tracking, stress monitoring, female health tracking, and idle alerts. It can also automatically detect 6 fitness modes: walking, treadmill, cycling, rowing machine, and elliptical.
Battery, Connectivity & Others
With a 125mAh battery, the Mi Band 6 can last more than 14 days of continuous use. And, it still uses the same magnetic charger that takes less than 2 hours to recharge the band.
Mi Band 6 Charging
For connectivity, it uses Bluetooth 5.0. Furthermore, it has remote music control, remote camera shutter, and smartphone notifications features.
The Band 6 is compatible with both iOS and Android. And, it is also compatible with the Strava app.
Mi Band 6 Price in Nepal and Availability
Xiaomi has priced the Mi Band 6 at ¥229 and ¥279 (NFC) in China. Mi Band 6 price in Nepal could be around Rs. 4,800 when it launches.
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Mi Band 6 is another affordable fitness tracker from Xiaomi. It brings a much-needed SpO2 sensor and an updated bigger display. It is surely a good update to the Mi Band 5.
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