Xiaomi Mi Band 6 launches with bigger display and SpO2 sensor
Xiaomi has introduced the successor of Mi Band 5, the Mi Band 6 in China & Mi Smart Band 6 in global markets. Apart from the naming and certain features like Watch faces, NFC, AI, they share common specs like AMOLED display, Blood Oxygen measurement.
Price and Availability
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 comes in six colours- Black, Orange, Yellow, Olive, Ivory, Blue options. The 2021 fitness tracker also has two versions- one with NFC and without NFC.
Xiaomi Mi Band 6 China:
NFC version- 279 yuan($43)
Standard(non-NFC)- 229 yuan($35)
Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 Global:
Standard(non-NFC)- 44.99 euros
Specifications and Features
The Xiaomi Mi Band 6 features a huge 1.56-inch AMOLED display. This 2.5D curved display has a resolution of 152×486 pixels, 326 PPI, and up to 450 nits brightness. Xiaomi says that the display is about 50% larger than the predecessor.
Further, the Mi Band 6 supports up to 130+ watch faces, 60+ watch faces(global), and also allows users to customize them with their photos. Like last year, Mi Band 6 also gets animated watch faces like and you can see an example of the SpongeBob watch faces below.
Mi Band 6 Watch faces(China)
Also, as mentioned above, the fitness tracker has a lot of colour options for the straps.
Mi Smart Band 6 Features
As for features, the Mi Band 6 can support up to 30 exercise modes and can auto-detect some like Outdoor running, walking, treadmill running, outdoor cycling, rowing, and elliptical training. The Mi Band 6 also supports 24×7 heart rate monitoring(PPG), SpO2(Blood Oxygen measurement).
The Mi Band 6 can also track your sleep to tell you about Sleep breathing quality, REM, and nap periods. Other tracking options include Breath exercise, Stress monitoring, Female health tracking, PAI(Personal Activity Intelligence).
Mi Band 6 5ATM water-resistant
Mi Band 6 Magnetic Charging
Mi Band 6 30 workout modes
The NFC version(in China) supports a multi-function NFC that helps in tap-to-pay on the go. As for the assistant, the Mi Band 6 has a Xiao AI assistant built-in(China). As for connectivity, it supports Bluetooth 5.0 and also has all the other necessary sensors like a 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis gyroscope.
Other features include swim-proof 5ATM water-resistant, magnetic charging, 125mAh LiPo battery, and a battery life of up to 14 days. Finally, the Mi Band 6 measures 47.4 x 18.6 x 12.7mm and has an adjustable strap length of 155 – 219mm.