Xiaomi has made a name for itself when it comes to affordable fitness bands. Their Mi Band line is a best seller, especially for its price and because it is a pretty decent wearable device, so you get more than what you pay for. The Chinese OEM has unveiled its latest product, the Mi Smart Band 6 or Mi band 6. It comes with a larger screen than its predecessor, it comes with various health and fitness related features, as well as sensors such as the now popular SpO2. sensor to monitor your blood oxygen levels.
Mi Band 6 has a 1.56-inch edge-to-edge AMOLED screen that is twice the size of the Mi Band 5. It measures 47.4 x 18.6 x 12.7mm and has a silicone strap that can be adjusted between 155-219mm to hold the body in place on your wrist. The screen has a 152 x 386 resolution that can reach up to 450 nits of brightness. It comes with a tempered glass layer with an anti-fingerprint coating. They didn’t specify which chipset the fitness band comes with, instead focusing on the sensors and the health and fitness features that come with it.
Xiaomi’s new fitness band comes with a PPG heart rate sensor and an Sp02 sensor, two important things that users are now looking for. There is also a variant that has an NFC sensor although it is a bit more expensive. Mi Band 6 also has a 3-axis accelerometer and a 3-axis gyro sensor for better tracking of your physical activities. Speaking of tracking, it has 30 fitness modes and 6 of them are automatically detected and tracked so they can be factored into your daily activity metrics.
It can not only keep track of workouts, but also has sleep tracking, stress management, a deep breathing guide function, and female health tracking. As for the battery, it has a 125 mAh battery that can last 14 days on a single charge and it will only take 2 hours to turn it back on. It is certified for 5 ATM water resistance so you can use it while swimming, showering, and other water activities like diving.
The My Smart Band 6 It has “soft and comfortable straps” that come in different colors, including black, orange, yellow, olive, ivory and blue. It is priced at ¥ 229 in China, while the NFC edition costs ¥ 279. The price for Europe is € 44.99.