Xiaomi Mi Band 5 launched globally, pre-order now

Xiaomi has launched the global edition of the Mi Band 5 for €39.99 or £39.99 in the UK. The band is called the Mi Smart Band 5.

Just like the Mi Band 4, the new Xiaomi fitness band will not officially be sold in the United States. However, interested buyers might soon be able to carry the international variant of the Mi Smart Band 5 through platforms like Amazon.

If you can’t wait to get your own unit, Walmart is currently selling it for $41.99. However, note that it’s being offered via a third-party seller and that it says delivery will take about two weeks. 

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 price and pre-order

The Mi Smart Band 5 will be available in five different strap colorways, as reported by the Android Authority. The color options are as follows:

  • black
  • yellow
  • navy blue
  • orange
  • teal
  • mint green

Aside from the unit itself, the box will include one strap and a new magnetic charger. You’ll be able to pick up the Mi Smart Band 5 at €39.99 across Europe, with a €34.99 early bird price. The UK price will be announced on July 16 when the device goes on sale.

Xiaomi has launched the global edition of the new smart tracker which features a 1.1-inch AMOLED panel and 11 sports modes. It also flaunts 5 ATM water resistance and has a PPG heart rate sensor.

And for users to be more satisfied, Xiaomi makes sure that the new fitness tracker will have 125 mAh battery which supports up to 14 days of life. It also adds menstrual tracking, beneficial for all ladies.

The new Xiaomi Smart Band also supports the following features:

  • Remote photo-taking
  • Music playback
  • Find my phone
  • Phone muting and unlocking
  • Incoming call notification
  • Do not disturb
  • Event reminders
  • Weather forecasts
  • Countdown timers
  • Alarms

Xiaomi Mi Band 5 launched globally, pre-order now

On the other hand, Xiaomi Smart Band leaves out NFC, the rumored Alexa voice assistant, as well as SpO2 or blood oxygen tracking. These features will be limited to the Chinese version of the tracker only.

Ecosystem Product Launch event

Xiaomi also announced several new products besides the Smart Band. Launched at today’s Ecosystem Product Launch event, the band tracker was joined by the Redmi 9, Redmi 9A, Redmi 9C and Mi Curved Gaming Monitor among other devices.

Xiaomi will host a pre-sale event for the new Mi Smart Band 5 on July 20 at 00:00 CEST. However, the company’s corresponding UK listing does not state it officially. 

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