Mi Smart Band 6 has been launched in China alongside several new Mi 11 series smartphones. The latest fitness tracker from Xiaomi comes with a larger display, new activity modes, and improved wellness features. In short, while it retains the design of the Mi Smart Band 5 (review), it comes in as a significant upgrade.
The latest fitness tracker has been launched in two models – NFC and non-NFC. The latter is slated for a global launch including India. Xiaomi has equipped the new launch with new additional activity modes, built-in GPS and a Pomodoro timer. Let’s take a look at all specifications of the newest fitness tracker.
Mi Smart Band 6 specifications and features
The Mi Smart Band 6 features a 1.56-inch AMOLED display with reduced bezels and 360 x 152 pixels screen resolution. The smartphone resembles last year’s Mi Smart Band 5 with a pill-shaped design and rubber straps in multiple colours. Speaking of the design, the watch supports 5ATM water-proofing.
The fitness tracker retains the heart rate sensor, women’s health mode with a period tracking function, 24-hour sleep tracker, stress monitoring and guided breathing exercises. Additionally, the latest wearable features a SpO2 sensor for blood oxygen monitoring and 24-hour BP monitoring.
As for activity tracking, the new Mi Smart Band 6 brings support for indoor fitness, indoor ice skating, HIIT, core training, stretching, stepper, gymnastics, pilates, street dance, dance, Zumba, cricket, bowling, basketball, volleyball, table tennis, badminton, boxing, and kickboxing modes.
These new modes are in addition to the 11 sports modes from the Mi Smart Band 5, including indoor/outdoor running, indoor/outdoor cycling, outdoor walk, fat reducing running, free training, yoga, elliptical, rowing machine, skipping rope, and indoor bike. This takes the total sport modes supported by the Mi Band 6 to 30.
As for smart features, the Mi Smart Band 6 comes with a Pomodoro Timer, which helps in productivity by using a time management method that keeps you away from notifications for 25 minutes. Users will also be able to control Mi Smart Home devices from the Mi Smart Band 6 directly.
Additional features include social media notifications, incoming calls, text, weather updates, music control, remote-control camera, set alarm directly on the band, and view sleep data on the fitness tracker. Lastly, Mi Smart Band 6 comes with 14–day battery backup.
Mi Smart Band 6 price and availability
The Xiaomi Mi Smart Band 6 has been priced at RMB 229 (~Rs 2,540) for non-NFC and RMB 279 (~Rs 3,100) for the NFC variant. The fitness tracker will be available in China starting tonight at 10pm.