The leader in the fitness tracker segment is Xiaomi, whose Mi Bands are popular and sold in millions of copies. The announcement of Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is fast approaching and this weekend the first information about the characteristics of the wearable gadget has emerged. Among the innovations were a blood oxygen sensor and support for the Amazon Alexa voice assistant.
Following the news, the premiere of Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is expected in June and within a month the bracelet is expected to hit the global market. If we are talking about the price, then we are guided by the amount of $ 40. Most likely, this is the price of the version without NFC, and the variant with a contactless payment module may cost $ 5 more.
Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is expected to release in two versions, where one will be deprived of the NFC module, but the second will receive it. With a high degree of probability, the company will nevertheless bring a version with NFC to the world market, where this function is in great demand.
The next fitness tracker is expected to have a slightly larger screen than the Xiaomi Mi Band 5, as well as built-in GPS and heart rate monitor. Significant changes need to take place in terms of fitness functions. It is mentioned that the number of workouts will increase to 30.
Xiaomi Mi Band 6 details leaked in Zepp app code
According to RECORDER, the information of Mi Band 6 was leaked in the code of the Zepp application. (This is a smartband app.) In the firmware code of this app, the source found the words “ Mi Band 6 ”. And there was CMIIT ID registration number which passed Chinese radio certification. In addition, the code also shows that the bracelet will also inherit the product from the previous generation to support the NFC function.
In fact, a Geekdoing The MagicalUnicorn forum user shared a number of details about the Mi Band 6. It comes with the codename “Pangu”. Well, it seems that there are two variants of the bunch so far: XMSH16HM is the model number of a Chinese version with NFC and XMSH16HM seems to be a model without NFC. The latter is expected to land in both Chinese and global markets.
Xiaomi Mi Band 6 functions
The source also said that the new version of the Mi Band 6 will support Amazon’s Alexa smart voice assistant; and measuring SpO 2 blood oxygen saturation. The firmware file also displays a series of numbering patterns. We can see that the design is similar to the Mi Band 5. Also, the screen size hasn’t changed much.
The Mi Band 6 will support up to 308 notification icons for displaying chat information. Besides, there are many smartphone app icons including JD, Tmall, Meituan QQ, Douyin and others. Their notifications can also be displayed on the screen.
The Mi Band 5 currently has several built-in apps such as music, heart rate, sports, wallet, etc. The icons of the new version of Mi Band 6 show the icons of Alipay and Xiao Ai. So we expect that the sixth generation tape will have independent linked applications to achieve one-step function expansion.