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Mi Smart Band 6 comes to South Africa – price and details
Xiaomi has launched the next generation of its sub-brand fitness tracker, the Mi Smart Band 6, in South Africa.
The device is a successor to the Mi Smart Band 5 and includes features such as a bigger display and additional fitness mode options.
The launch comes as Xiaomi revealed a range of Redmi Note 10 smartphones also launching in South Africa. The range includes the Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 10S, and Redmi Note 10 5G.
Mi Smart Band 6 features and specifications
The fitness tracker features a 1.56-inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 326PPI resolution. The display is approximately 50% bigger than the previous Smart Band.
The display supports customisable band faces and users can choose from over 60 different themes.
The watch tracks 30 different workout types. The types include indoor training such as stretching and High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), and professional sports and activities such as gymnastics and street dancing.
It also offers auto-detection for six common fitness activities to provide accurate statistics.
Additional fitness features include blood oxygen (SpO2) measurement, active heart monitoring, enhanced sleep tracking, and stress monitoring.
The watch also offers conventional smartwatch features such as message and call notifications, weather information, and a digital clock.
The device has a 14-day battery life and features a magnetic port for quick clip-on charging.
It is certified to 5 ATM (50m) water resistance. This means you can use it when swimming, snorkelling, and showering.
Price and availability
The Mi Smart Band 6 costs R799. It is only available in black.
The device is available from nline retailers such as Takealot and Mobile in Africa.
Featured image: Xiaomi
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