Xiaomi Mi Band 6: What to expect from the upcoming fitness tracker

Band details have reportedly been made live on Huami’s Zepp app

Xiaomi is planning to launch its upcoming fitness tracker, the Mi Band 6, later this year. The firmware for the band has been identified in the Zepp app (formerly Amazfit), which showcases some of the key improvements over the existing Band 5.

Here are some of the features that we can expect from the Mi Band 6:

  • Larger 1.56-inch AMOLED display
  • SpO2 sensor for blood oxygen monitoring
  • 30 fitness modes, including swimming
  • 14-day battery life
  • Magnetic charging

The Mi Band 6, is the upcoming fitness tracker, also likely to be a popular choice for fitness enthusiasts and those who are looking for a stylish and affordable tracker.


Xiaomi Mi Band 6: Two models, NFC and non-NFC, with built-in GPS

The smart band is likely to come in two models – one for China (XMSH16HM, NFC) and one for the global market (XMSH15HM, most likely without NFC).

The upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is likely to come in two models: one with NFC for the Chinese market and one without NFC for the global market. The band will be manufactured by Huami, a company that is backed by Xiaomi. The Zepp app, which is formerly known as Amazfit, is a reliable source for news about the Mi Band 6.

The Mi Band 6 will have a built-in GPS receiver, which will provide reliable speed and distance data for your workouts. It will also have a larger 1.56-inch AMOLED display, SpO2 sensor for blood oxygen monitoring, and 30 fitness modes, including swimming.

Upcoming Fitness Tracker with Alexa, SpO2 sensor, and built-in GPS

According to recent leaks, Mi Band 6 has been codename as “Pangu” and it has the model number XMSH16HM. According to recent reports, the upcoming Xiaomi Mi Band 6 is also likely to come with support for Alexa, an SpO2 sensor for blood oxygen measurement, and built-in GPS. The band will also have a higher resolution watch face than the Band 5 and will add 19 new exercise modes.

The A-GPS data will be provided through the smartphone to the band for faster positioning. This means that you will be able to track your workouts more accurately, even without a cellular connection.

The Mi Band 6 is a promising upcoming fitness tracker that is likely to be a popular choice for users who are looking for a feature-rich and affordable option. Some of the new exercise modes includes:

Xiaomi Mi Band 6 (Exercise Mode)

Indoor fitnessZumba
Indoor Ice SkatingCricket
Core TrainingBasketball
StepperTable tennis
Street DanceKickboxing

Mi Band 6: 1.1-inch color display, larger display, new UI

The Xiaomi Mi Band 6 offers a 1.1-inch color display. Users can track and access their sleeping data on the band itself (currently, you can only view in the phone app). This suggests that the next generation of the Mi Band could also launch with a larger display. There are several leaks that support this, and some even suggest that the display will have a high resolution. The UI is also rumored to be refreshed with a new look. Here are some of the default watch faces:

Xiaomi Mi Band 6, the upcoming Fitness tracker with new watch faces
Xiaomi Mi Band 6, the upcoming Fitness tracker with new watch faces

Mi Smart Band 6: New features include smart home monitoring, emoji notifications, and automatic call decline

The upcoming Mi Smart Band 6 is also likely to come with several new features, including:

  • Smart home monitoring: The band will be able to monitor smart home devices that use the Mi Home platform. This means that you will be able to control your lights, thermostat, and other devices from your wrist.
  • Emoji notifications: The band will also be able to display emoji-based notifications for incoming messages and calls. This will make it easier to see what’s happening without having to take your phone out of your pocket.
  • Automatic call decline: The band will be able to automatically decline calls with a pre-defined message. This is a useful feature for when you’re driving or in a meeting and don’t want to be interrupted.

Furthermore, it is not yet clear if all of these features will be available in all regions. However, the Mi Smart Band 6 is shaping up to be a powerful and feature-rich fitness tracker.

Mi Smart Band 6: Upcoming Fitness Tracker launch date around June, but no official announcement yet

The previous generation Mi Smart Band 5 first debut in July 2021. It is now mid-2023, and there is still no official announcement for the Mi Smart Band 6. However, according to recent reports, the band is likely to be launched around June 2023.

The Mi Smart Band 6 could launch with several new features. These includes a larger display, a SpO2 sensor, and built-in GPS. It is also likely to have a new design and a refreshed UI.

Xiaomi has not yet released any official information about the Mi Smart Band 6. Hence, it is best to take this post with a pinch of salt. However, the recent reports suggest that the band is indeed in the works and that it could launch soon. Also Read: Mi Watch Lite launch earlier

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