Analysis and handling of the mi band 5 from Xiaomi.

To start

Nowadays, there are several hundred watches connected.Does it seem complicated to you to find your way through all the possible choices?

Several weak points on this watch :
– The size of his screen
– Not enough functionality for good health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

This article will help you see more clearly.

The watch that tells you about your health?

Tracking systems for connected watches have become very sophisticated, and can perfectly provide information about your physical condition.They may or may not be coupled with other devices such as the telephone or computer.
Our tests have shown that the mi band 5 is one of the least interesting models if we want to have a healthy follow-up.It may be used for simple information purposes only.

Instead of running his watch with a known system, Xiaomi decided to use his own portable operating system.This choice induces a greater difficulty to handle the different buttons and icons present.This is a different environment from what we are used to seeing.It is only after a short week that you can enjoy the different functions.
If sleep analysis is your priority, you will need to look at another model.
This connected watch is not equipped with an accelerometer.It will therefore be impossible for you to measure the number of steps you take during the day.
It can monitor your heart rate, movements and then transmit this data to the associated application.
With no ECG function, this model does not allow you to see the heartbeat curve.

A connected and practical watch

Are all connected watches gadgets or are some of them special?It is a product that is sometimes expensive, for limited use.For the mi band 5, this is what you can expect.
Xiaomi has designed a model that is cheap and may not meet the needs.She’s a long way from Apple Watch.
The battery has a power of 125 mAh, making it one of the lowest today.
Even though the manufacturer considers the service life to be up to 20 hours.
Among the list of features we would have liked is GPS.Not on this watch.
At destination, this watch is not waterproof.
No security glass has been fitted to this watch.
We appreciated the wireless charging function.You no longer need to plug in a cable to charge it.
Its touch screen allows you to navigate through the different menus of the watch.This mi band 5 is one of the watches connected for everyday life, thanks to the presence of the NFC.You’re taking it to the next level with a simple and convenient contactless payment option.
Last point about the features; this is the music function.The function is not available here.

The connected watch that will delight sportsmen and women?

The connected watch offers an interesting alternative to tracking devices, which are only oriented towards sport or health.It allows you to analyze performance in real time.Is mi band 5 a new electronic gadget?
Athletes will find no interest in this new product.Installed applications do not track data or statistics.
It is one of the watches with the lowest battery life of 125 mAh.
Also note that this watch does not have GPS.In other words, you should always have your smartphone in sync mode to keep track of your movements.
Because the watch has no SIM, only your smartphone will be able to retrieve the tracking data collected.In return for this inconvenience, you will have an extended battery life.
In addition, this smartwatch has a sensor for measuring heartbeats.
An analysis function of the calories burned is present on this model.

On the music side, it is also important to specify that this watch does not allow music to be played.

Is it suitable for all needs?

Depending on the type of smartwatch and its operating system, you will be able to install or use applications.This influences the number of applications that can be added, and the practical functionality that will result.Applications that may correspond to health monitoring but also to the measurement of performance in sports.
This model is not well placed in terms of applications.
Due to a specific operating system for this watch, you will not be able to download new applications.You will need to make sure that the applications installed by default are suitable for you.
The screen is not very pleasant to read; mainly because of its small size of 1.1 inches.The power of its battery – 125 mAh – is the worst thing about today.
Last point concerning possible new applications in addition to what is planned: this will be out of the question due to its specific configuration.On the other hand, it is an easy to use watch for entry-level applications.

mi band 5, the right choice for the right use

At the end of our tests, we can only conclude that this watch corresponds to an entry-level product.On the other hand, you know that with a very attractive price, it can be a simple choice.
The weak points of this connected watch are :- The size of his screen
– Little functionality for health monitoring
– Its daily use
– Not enough sport-oriented features
– The impossibility of putting new applications

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