Mi Band 6 has officially been launched in India. Since there was no Mi Band 4, it’s the fifth iteration of Xiaomi’s fitness band, which has become extremely popular among the masses. The all-new Mi Band 6 comes with a larger display, more sensors, better fitness tracking, and longer battery life compared to its predecessor, the Mi Band 5. Key Mi Band 6 specs include a 1.56-inch colour display, 130 watch faces, a SpO2 sensor, 15 new exercise modes, and up to 19 days of battery life with power-saving mode on a single charge. The Mi Band 6 price in India is set at Rs 3,499. We take a look at the 5 fitness bands in India under Rs 5,000 that may give Mi Band 6 a run for its money.
Mi Band 6 competitors
1. Honor Band 6 – Rs 3,999
The Honor Band 6 is the closest competitor to Mi Band 6. Apart from the fact that they both are the fifth-gen fitness bands from their respective brands, the Honor Band 6 also shares a handful of traits with the Xiaomi band, including SpO2 monitor, 14 days battery life, 5ATM water resistance rating, and AMOLED screen. That said, the Honor fitness band’s 1.46-inch screen size is slightly smaller than the Mi Band 6’s display. Coming to the fitness-related features, the Honor Band 6 has accelerometer, gyroscope sensor, and an optical heart rate monitor. The wearable has 10 workout modes as opposed to 30 on Mi Band 6. The Honor Band 6 can also track six workouts automatically. There is also sleep tracking, stress tracking, and menstrual cycle tracking on board.
The Honor Band 6 price in India is set at Rs 3,999.
2. Mi Band 5 – Rs 2,499
Another competitor to Mi Band 6 is its own predecessor, the Mi Band 5 (review). Despite being launched last year, the wearable is still a capable fitness tracker that can keep tabs on your sleep, heart rate, and activities. It has 15 built-in workout modes such as a Rowing machine, jump rope, yoga, and elliptical. The Mi Band sports a 1.1-inch AMOLED colour display with 126 x 294 resolution. The band is rated to last up to 14 days on a single charge. It supports magnetic charging as well and has over 100 watch faces to choose from. Like its successor, the Mi Band 5 also has a 5ATM waterproof rating, which makes it suitable for gym use.
The Mi Band 5 is selling in India with Rs 2,499 price tag.
3. OPPO Band Style – Rs 2,999
Next on the Mi Band 6 competitors list, we have OPPO Band Style (review). The fitness tracker’s standout feature is its design. The OPPO Band Style comes with a metal buckle design that lets users make 360-degree adjustments to the wristband. The wearable has a rectangular display and multiple strap colours. As for the specifications, the OPPO Band Style packs 12 workout modes, a continuous blood-oxygen monitor, a real-time heart rate monitor, a colour AMOLED display, and a 100mAh battery, which is rated to last up to 12 days between charges. The OPPO Band Style is 5 ATM water-resistant and is currently compatible with Android OS only. It is powered by the Apollo 3 chipset, has 16MB storage, and offers 40 watch-face designs. Additionally, the fitness band will vibrate to warn users about high or low heart rates. There is a Fat Burn mode that provides real-time guidance as well as monitors and evaluates fat-burn efficiency.
The OPPO Band Style is priced in India at Rs 2,999.
4. OnePlus Band – Rs 2,499
The OnePlus Band (review) may not pack as many features as Mi Band 6, but it gets the job done. The tracker features a 1.1-inch AMOLED touchscreen display, SpO2 monitor, 3-axis accelerometer and gyroscope, and optical heart rate sensor. It also supports a variety of exercise modes, including Outdoor Run, Indoor Run, Fat Burn Run, Outdoor Walk, Outdoor Cycling, Indoor Cycling, Elliptical Trainer, Rowing Machine, Cricket, Badminton, Pool Swimming, Yoga, Free Training. The band packs a 100mAh battery, which should last up to 14 days between charges. Lastly, the OnePlus Band has 5ATM and IP68 water and dust resistance design, which makes it more durable and sturdy than the Mi Band 5.
The OnePlus Band can be yours at Rs 2,499.
5. GOQii Vital 4 – Rs 4,999
A bit pricey, but the GOQii Vital 4 (review) has features that you won’t find on any other fitness band in the price segment, including Mi Band 6. In addition to the regular health tracking features, the GOQii wearable also comes with blood temperature and blood pressure (BP) sensors. Additionally, the wearable is lightweight, IP68 water and dust resistance certified, and packs 17 different exercise modes, SpO2 sensor, sleep monitor, heart rate sensor, and a range of watch faces. That said, the band has a below-par battery life and a slightly smaller 1.1 AMOLED display with 120 x 240p resolution compared to Mi Band 6.
The GOQii Vital 4 is priced in India at Rs 4,999.