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Xiaomi Mi Band 5 with bigger 1.2-inch AMOLED screen now official

Xiaomi just announced the newest iteration of its well-received ultra-budget Mi Band fitness watch, the Mi Band 5.
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 with bigger 1.2-inch AMOLED screen now official
Xiaomi Mi Band 5

Meet the new Mi Band 5

The new Mi Band 5 gains a larger colored AMOLED display, improved fitness tracking capabilities, and a magnetic charging dock.
The new watch faces
The new watch faces

The fitness watch now uses a 1.2-inch colored display diagonally. In comparison, it is 20 percent bigger than the 0.95-inch of the Mi Band 4 last year. Xiaomi also added over 100 new animated watch faces including characters from popular animated series such as Neon Genesis Evangelion, Case Closed, Hatsune Miku, and SpongeBob SquarePants.

Inside, the watch is an improved processor for faster and more accurate tracking. It still has the 11 fitness tracking modes, but it now has a way to track menstrual cycles for females. It can now report REM sleep beside deep and light sleep.

Also, the watch has a built-in barometer to gauge atmospheric pressure. It can also be used as a remote shutter button on a connected phone from a distance.

In China, the Mi Band 5 has NFC payment support.

Another new feature of the watch is it now has a new magnetically attaching charging dock. Mi Band 5 launched with a dual-tone strap as well.

China price with direct to PHP conversion (no taxes and duties yet):

Mi Band 5 - CNY 189 (around PHP 1.3K)
Mi Band 5 NFC - CNY 229 (around PHP 1.6K)

In China, the device is priced at CNY 189 for the regular version and CNY 229 for the NFC variant. It will be available in the said region starting June 18.

Update: In the Philippines, it is called Xiaomi Mi Band 5 and it is priced at PHP 1,790.
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