Xiaomi could soon launch Mi Watch Revolve and Mi Band 5 in India
The Mi Watch Revolve features a round dial and stainless steel body
Mi Band 5 succeeds Mi Band 4 from 2019
Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve and Mi Band 5 fitness tracker are going to launch in India sometime in September, as per a new rumour. The Mi Watch Revolve is the global variant of the Mi Watch Color while the Mi Band 5 will succeed the Mi Band 4 that was launched around the same time in 2019.
According to a report by 91mobiles that cites Ishan Agarwal as the source, the Mi Watch Revolve and Mi Band 5 are set to launch in India soon. The Mi Watch Revolve is expected to be unveiled in Silver and Black colour options to choose from.
Exclusive for @91mobiles: Guess what! Xiaomi is launching the Mi Watch Revolve & Mi Band 5 soon in India.
Expect Silver and Black colour variants for Mi Watch Revolve.#Xiaomi Mi Watch Revolve was launched in China as Watch Color.
— Ishan Agarwal (@ishanagarwal24) August 30, 2020
The Mi Watch Revolve is priced at CNY 599 in China which places it around Rs 6,500-mark by direct conversion. On the other hand, the Mi Band 5 is priced starting at CNY 189 which translates to around Rs 2,000. Going by Xiaomi’s reputation, we can expect the company to launch both the smart wearables at an aggressive price point in India.
Mi Watch Revolve specifications
The Mi Watch Revolve has a stainless steel casing and features 1.39-inch AMOLED screen. The Watch Revolve is equipped with a heart-rate monitoring system, sleep tracking, air pressure sensor and is certified for use by upto 5ATM waterproof levels. It comes with a 420mAh battery that Xiaomi claims can provide a 14-day backup.
Mi Band 5 specifications
The Mi Smart Band 5 features a 1.1-inch AMOLED display which is 20% larger than the previous generation Mi Band 4. The fitness trackers come preloaded with more than 65 watch faces and can be paired with up six different coloured straps. The screen also has a one-touch button which can be used to wake up the screen, otherwise, it serves as the back button.
The Mi Smart Band 5 comes with a magnetic charging dock so users will no longer have to take out the tracker from the rubber straps to charge it up every time. The fitness tracker claims to provide 14-day battery life and can be recharged from 0-100% in under 2 hours. In battery saving mode, the tracker can last for upto 20 days on a single charge.
It features 11 professional sports modes including outdoor running, treadmill, cycling, walking, freestyle, pool swimming, elliptical, rowing machine, jump rope, indoor cycling and Yoga. The tracker is also able to monitor running and walking automatically along with data points on pacing, kilometres alerts and heart-rate alerts.
The Mi Band 5 comes with a 5 ATM certification which means that it can survive 50 meters underwater for 10 minutes easily. The fitness tracker also supports 24-hour smart heart rate monitoring by up to 50% increased accuracy and also vibrates alerting wearer of irregular heart-rate.
The Mi Band 5 also comes with 24-hour sleep monitoring which offers 40% improved accuracy over the Mi Band 4 and can monitor your sleeping patterns to create data points that will help you improve your sleeping habits. It can also come in handy for music playback, finding your phone, incoming calls, SMS alerts and more.