A global version of the Mi Band 5 is expected to debut later this year.
What you need to know
- The Xiaomi Mi Band 5 is now official.
- It comes with an upgraded 1.2-inch OLED display, a magnetic charging dock, and more accurate tracking.
- The Mi Band 5 has been priced at 189 yuan ($27) for the non-NFC variant in China.
Xiaomi today launched the Mi Band 5 in China, its latest budget fitness band and a direct successor to the fantastic Mi Band 4. The latest fitness band from Xiaomi comes with an updated design and several key upgrades that make it an even more impressive wearable than its predecessor, at least on paper.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 comes with a 1.2-inch OLED display, which is 20% larger than the one on the Mi Band 4. It has 11 fitness professional sports modes with upgraded sensors for improved tracking, a built-in barometer, NFC support, improved sleep tracking, and 5 ATM…