This afternoon, Xiaomi released the Mi Band 5, which is still divided into standard version and NFC version. They come at prices tags of 189 yuan ($27) and 229 yuan ($32), respectively. At the same time, the price of the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 was reduced to 149 yuan ($21) and 179 yuan ($25).
Xiaomi Mi Band 5 standard and NFC variants’ differences
There is a difference of 40 yuan between the standard version and the NFC version. So many will wonder which one they should buy. What is the difference between the two except NFC? Before we start getting acquainted with their key features, you should know buying the NFC version is more cost-effective.
First, many functions of these two are identical. They include: large dynamic color display of 1.1 inches, 50 meters waterproof, 11 sports modes, new women’s health mode, 24-hour heart rate monitoring, 14 days of long battery life, 21 hours of sleep monitoring, and magnetic charging.
Spending 40 yuan more, you will get XiaoAi voice control, smart home control, and multi-function NFC. So in one sentence, you can turn on and off the lights, control Mijia air conditioners, sweeping robots, rice cookers, purifiers, and other appliances.
With the above two functions, the usage scenarios of the Xiaomi Mi Band 5 have been greatly expanded.
As for the key features, the smartband uses a 1.1-inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 126×294. It has a built-in high-precision six-axis sensor + PPG heart rate sensor. The battery provides up to 14 days of long battery life, and it supports magnetic charging. There are 11 professional sports modes, 24-hour heart rate sleep monitoring + female health (physical period, ovulation period recording, and reminder). The company also added other much popular features such as pressure monitoring, breathing training, PAI vitality index evaluation, sedentary reminder, step recording, goal setting, etc.