Xiaomi launches Mi Band 6 with 156-inch AMOLED display featuring SpO2 tracking, heart rate monitoring


Xiaomi has launched the Mi Band 6. While the design is the same as the Mi Band 5, it comes with a slightly bigger display and a few new features. It has a slightly larger 1.56-inch AMOLED display and comes with more than 60 display faces. 

The band can auto-detect six fitness activities. It also has 30 exercise modes. Users can also monitor their SpO2 levels and heart rate using the band. The Mi Band 6 track users sleep with REM and track the users’ sleep breathing quality. Let’s take a look at the specifications and features of the Mi band 6 in detail.  

Xiaomi Mi Band 6 specifications and features

Like we said above, the Mi Band 6 looks like the Mi Band 5 (review) but comes with a slightly bigger display. Xiaomi says the display is 50% larger on the Mi Band 6 when compared to its predecessor. The Mi Band 6 has a 1.56-inch AMOLED display with a 152 x 486 pixel resolution giving it a pixel density of 326 PPI. The display has a claimed maximum brightness of 450 nits. It also comes with adjustable brightness modes. It sports more than 60 watch faces. The display also has tempered glass with an anti-fingerprint coating.

The Mi Band 6 is a mere 12.7mm in thickness, and the adjustable strap is 155 to 219mm. The Mi Band 6 comes in many colour options for the strap, including Black, Orange, Yellow, Olive, Ivory, Blue. It is also 5 ATM water-resistant.

Coming to activity tracking, the Mi Band 6 offers tracking for 30 fitness modes. It can auto-detection six activities, including walking, treadmill, cycling, rowing machine (ergometer) and elliptical. It also supports SpO2 tracking. While the Mi band 5 brought with it sleep tracking, the Mi band 6 tracks the users breathing quality while sleeping in addition to sleep tracking. It can also track activities like breathing exercise, stress monitoring, female health tracking PAI (Personal Activity Intelligence) and Idle alerts. Users can also use the Mi Band 6 as a shutter button for the smartphone’s camera. 

Moving over to the battery, the Mi Band 6 has a 125mAh LiPo battery. Xiaomi says the device can change in less than 2 hours and has a standby time of 14 days. The device has Bluetooth 5.0 to connect with a user’s smartphone.  

Xiaomi Mi Band 6: What’s in the box?

In the box, users get the Mi Smart Band 6, one strap, user manual and charging cable.

Xiaomi Mi Band 6: Price and Availability

The Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is priced at 229 Yuan which translates to roughly Rs 2,540 directly converted. The Mi Band 6 with NFC is priced at 279 Yuan which translates to roughly Rs 3,100 directly converted. 

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